Imaging Technician

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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, New York, United States
30+ days ago


Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Cornell requires that all faculty and staff members, regardless of their work location, disclose their vaccination status, and provide proof of vaccination if vaccinated, immediately upon hire.

What you will do:

  • Join the dynamic and busy imaging service of Cornell University Hospital for Animals, a world-renowned veterinary teaching hospital, as a dedicated imaging service technician
  • Acquire high quality radiographs on a wide variety of animals including dogs, cats, horses, cows, goats, sheep, pigs and exotic pets like rabbits and parrots.
  • Work with board certified veterinary radiologists and residents in teaching image acquisition and quality control to veterinary students.
  • Learn the technical skills of non-radiographic modalities including nuclear medicine, CT and MRI after veterinary radiography skills mature.
  • Complete imaging orders and manage PACS for our busy caseload including ultrasounds, CT scans, MRI, nuclear medicine bone scans and I-131 cats.
  • Shape the future of veterinary care and education through collaboration with other specialty services while working with a range of patients and disease processes.
  • Cross-train in other hospital services to broaden your skills

The majority of our teaching and routine imaging occurs 8am to 6pm Monday through Friday but we will consider individuals with interest in other shifts.  Some nights, weekends and holidays may be required.

What are the qualifications?

  • Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited program or an Associate’s degree and ARRT certification. 
  • NYS licensure or eligible to be licensed required. 
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, including, but not limited to, stressful situations, prolonged standing and kneeling, moving and restraining animals that may exceed 50 lbs., and may need to work for long periods of time with arms extended.
  • New graduates welcome to apply!

What’s in it for you?

  • Rabies pre-exposure vaccination and titer costs covered by Cornell.
  • On-going career growth and advanced skill development.
    • Our LVT/RT career ladder is focused on career and specialty advancement, with financial and mentorship support.
  • 3 weeks of vacation and 13 holidays with generous holiday pay if you work on those days.
  • An award-winning employer of choice benefits program.
    • Comprehensive health care options.
    • Access to wellness programs.
    • Employee discounts with local and national retail brands.
    • Generous retirement contributions.
    • Impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program.
    • NYS Paid Family Leave
  • We invite you to follow this link to get more information:

Who we are and what we do:

The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year.

Our staff provides exceptional patient experiences during:

  • Evenings
  • Nights (includes shift differential pay)
  • Holidays (includes generous holiday pay)

Cornell University, located at the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is recognized internationally as a leader in animal medicine, public health, biomedical research, and veterinary medical education. Ranked as one of the top veterinary colleges in the nation by US News & World Report, the CVM excels in providing education and advanced training that prepare veterinarians and scientists to serve society in critical roles in clinical and diagnostic veterinary medicine, public health, scientific inquiry, and public policy.

Cornell University Hospital for Animals is our core clinical training, patient care and research unit within the CVM, composed of six diverse world-class veterinary clinical units providing primary and specialty care. Our core teaching hospital has 23 services led by board-certified veterinary specialists that are nationally and internationally renowned, providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care of animals including 24/7 emergency care. We strive to provide a diverse, inclusive and fulfilling work environment for our family of employees who are committed to outstanding patient care, client service and veterinary training.

Learn more about our Imaging Team at:

We encourage you to apply! Simply upload your cover letter and resume as one document at Workday. We welcome questions or requests for the full job description. Contact Carolyn Chow,

No visa sponsorship available for this position.

University Job Title:
Licensed Veterinary Technician I

Job Family:


Pay Rate Type:

Contract College

Contact Name:
Donna Patykula

Number of Openings:

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  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Unique applicable skills.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 58857050
  • Location:
    Ithaca, New York, United States
  • Company Name: Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Position Title: Imaging Technician
  • Practice Type: Small Animal
  • Job Function: Veterinary Technician
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree

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