Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Join a compassionate and caring team! Animal Hospital of North Asheville currently has an opening for a full time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).  If you have experience you will be fully allowed to use your skills. Mentoring available for RVTs wishing to increase their skills and all levels of skills are appreciated and supported.  Please see our website,, to learn more about the care and services we provide. Our hospital is quiet because we do not board pets unless for advanced medical needs which keeps our hospitalized patient numbers low and makes it easier to keep our patients calm and happy. Our hospital is state of the art, fully equipped, and proud to provide nursing care for our patients around the clock from early Monday morning until late Saturday.  Come work where you do not have the worry of leaving patients alone overnight. At AHNA, our patients have their needs met 24 hours a day. Join a team that really cares about reducing anxiety! 20 staff currently certified Fear Free. Fear Free certification is available.  Kongs and liver treats and fresh tuna abound at AHNA, and low stress care is taught.  We care about our patients!

The hospital offers, among other things, advanced dental care, laparoscopic surgery, and chemotherapy. Animal Hospital of North Asheville is also proud to be one of only a handful of Gold Standard Cat Friendly Practices in NC. We recognize that cats have very different needs than dogs and make every effort to reduce the stress that they feel outside of their home environment. We are a national award winner of the 2014 Veterinary Practice of the Year Award from Pet Plan, as well as the Hall of Fame, Best of WNC, WNC Parent family choice award winner and are Living Wage Certified.

We appreciate and value our staff, so we offer an inclusive and competitive benefits package that includes fully paid health, dental, disability and life insurance, CE allowance, Vet Folio membership, Dove membership, AAHA membership, PTO, holidays, 3% of your wages contributed by company into your 401K, uniforms provided, and more. Salary is based on experience but is among the highest in the industry. Our staff is given opportunities for in-hospital continuing education and a $500 CE allowance is provided each RVT each year to attend CE conferences. We are eager for new knowledge and ideas and welcome input from all staff members in order to constantly upgrade our care.

Qualified RVT applicants will be invited to spend time in our hospital in order to assess our working environment. We understand what a big decision it is for you to select the hospital you would most enjoy working in and will welcome you to spend the time needed to get all questions answered. Please send a resume with a cover letter explaining why you would like this job. A cover letter is required. Send your resume and cover letter to Animal Hospital of North Asheville, Inc., Attn.: Carla, One Beaverdam Road, Asheville, NC 28804. You can also fax it to 828-225-9175 or email to Applications are confidential.  Pre-employment drug screening and background checks are required before employment is offered. We look forward to hearing from you!

Animal Hospital of North Asheville Mission Statement: By embracing new knowledge and state-of-the-art technology, our mission at AHNA is to provide the highest level of medical, dental and surgical care possible; to deliver it with integrity and compassion for our clients, but most importantly, to constantly see ourselves through the eyes of our voiceless patients who understand only that we are gentle and kind; to have as our first priority, relief and prevention of their fear, pain and discomfort and to strive to minimize separation from the people they love.