Veterinary Dental Technician

Our goal is to provide exceptional client services and ensure personal job fulfillment for our staff. Come join a team that fosters career growth and work/life balance.

We’re Looking to Develop and Grow with You!!

We’ve all been there…working tirelessly to only become what feels like a cog in the big wheel. We’re not about that. CVETS was founded by husband-and-wife team Mike and Tracy Schlicksup to provide a veterinary hospital that was capable of providing the highest level of medicine while helping the team grow and thrive. We want you to feel valued and heard in your career in vet medicine.

CVETS, Columbia Veterinary Emergency Trauma and Specialty, is a specialty/ER hospital looking to add an Experienced Dental Licensed Veterinary Technicians to our team.

CVETS, Columbia Veterinary Emergency, Trauma, and Specialty, is a privately-owned 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital in need of nurses! The hospital opened as a 9,000 square foot facility in May of 2018 and is growing rapidly. The facility included a dedicated ICU, multiple operating rooms, a radiology suite, dedicated facilities for endoscopy, chemotherapy administration and special procedures, and ultrasound. Our specialties include 24-hour emergency care, surgery, anesthesia, radiology, cardiology, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology, and dentistry.

In June of 2023, we opened the additional 17,000 square foot hospital expansion! With the addition of the new facility, we now boast 5 operating rooms, including a minimally invasive suite with fluoroscopy, 17 total exam rooms, in-building MRI, a 28-slice CT, physical therapy (underwater treadmill), I-131 treatment, a 35-person conference suite, separate GI and respiratory isolation units, and dedicated suites for oncology, internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology, dentistry, and ophthalmology.

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The Perfect Work/Life Balance

  • Your Schedule: Our hospital and its staff have been designed with a culture aimed at exceptional client services and personal job fulfillment. Our nurses work set, non-rotating schedules to ensure a healthy work/life balance.

Competitive Benefits and Compensation

Tell us about your goals and we will help you accomplish them. Below is a list of benefits that we offer to help you live your best life.

  • Sign-on bonus and relocation packages available
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Discounted pet care
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Reimbursement of liability, licenses, and specialty dues

Criteria for sign-on bonuses are as follows:

  • 1: Technicians must be licensed
  • 2: Must have at least 2 years of extensive dental experience

Education Requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • One year of experience in the veterinary field

About the Columbia Area

  • Prime Location: CVETS is located in Columbia, SC which is South Carolina’s capital city. Columbia was ranked in the “Top 50 Best Places to Live” by US News and World Report for good reason. Columbia is home to many fabulous local restaurants, breweries, museums, and nightlife. Go kayaking on the rapids of the Saluda River, check out local artwork at the world-class Columbia Museum of Art, and try out the craft beer at some of Columbia’s breweries to get the full experience.
  • Features of Columbia, SC:
  • Affordable Cost of Living
  • Trendy Restaurants and Breweries
  • Excellent Schools and Universities
  • Warm Weather
  • Day Trips for Days: Columbia is only a 1.5 hour drive from the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston, known as The Holy City, is known for its history, seafood restaurants, shopping, and romantic appeal. If you’re thinking about a mountain weekend, Lexington/West Columbia is only a 2.5 hour drive away from Asheville, NC. There you can check out the beautiful blue ridge mountains, see the Biltmore Estate, and enjoy lots of craft beer at Asheville’s famous breweries.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $21.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Columbia, SC 29223: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Veterinary Technicians: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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