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Careers and Externships

Join Our Team!

Nashville Veterinary Specialists is a well-established and continually growing 24-hour emergency and specialty veterinary practice. We offer extremely competitive salary and outstanding benefits, to include paid time off; shift differential pay for 2nd and 3rd shifts; double-pay for holidays worked; health, dental and vision insurance; annual uniform allowance; discounts on pet products and services; cell phone discounts; 401K plan; and more. Moving allowance available for qualified applicants.

We have a strong commitment to the environment and practice recycling and composting, and use solar-powered energy for our hospital. Our focus centers on the human-animal bond, and providing outstanding patient care and stellar customer service. 

Our facility includes 16,000 square-feet of state-of-the-art equipment, to provide the utmost in compassionate patient care. Please see below for our current openings for full-time positions.

Interested candidates should forward resumes to Resumes@NashvilleVetSpecialists.com. Indicate the position(s) for which you are applying.

Important: Final offers of employment will be contingent upon information received from drug screen and criminal background check for all positions.

Current Job Openings

ICU Technician
Licensed veterinary technician applicants preferred. Must have strong skillset in customer service, veterinary medical knowledge base, veterinary nursing care and exemplary attention to detail. Must have basic understanding of disease processes, pharmacology and patient treatments in which our cases are referred and hospitalized for.

ER/Overnight Technician
Must have strong skillset in customer service, veterinary medical knowledge base, veterinary nursing care and exemplary attention to detail. Must have basic understanding of disease processes, pharmacology and patient treatments in which our cases are referred and hospitalized for.

Vet Tech’s Assistant
Entry-level position. Must have strong skillset in customer service and be a team player. Duties will include walking dogs, laundry, general cleaning, assisting in animal restraint, assisting with xrays, and being that “extra set of hands” for our veterinary technicians.

Client Services Representative, 3rd Shift, Full-Time
We have two openings for Client Services Representatives (CSR) for our 3rd shift (overnights). The schedule will rotate every four weeks, working 9pm-6am, Monday–Thursday. The schedule will switch to working 7pm-7am, Friday–Sunday, for 4 weeks. At the end of the 4 weeks, it will switch back to weekdays, and so on.

We are looking for team players with stellar customer service, friendly and warm demeanors, and the ability to work in a fast pace environment. Due to the nature of our specialty veterinary hospital, applicants *MUST* have a minimum of one year of experience in a veterinary hospital in order to be considered.

There will be times you’ll be simultaneously answering phone calls, receiving appointments, and helping clients – often with multiple dogs barking in the lobby. Patience and the ability to multi-task is a must. Outstanding attendance and punctuality also required. And of course, be an animal lover.

Veterinary Externships – Nashville Veterinary Specialists is proud to offer veterinary externships to students from AVMA-accredited schools. The length can be structured to meet the needs of the veterinary student, and are available through all our specialty services. Students interested in applying for veterinary externships, or with questions, may contact Karen Marcus, HR Manager, via email at resumes@nashvillevetspecialists.com. Please note that externships are limited to one student per service at any time, and are given on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of each of these jobs. While performing the duties of any of these positions, the employee is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. The employee is often required to lift and carry animals weighing fifty pounds or more; handle dogs weighing up to 150 lbs.