Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.
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VCA McClave Animal Hospital is a well-established, AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency/general practice in Reseda, Californialocated in the heart of the San Fernando Valley.
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team.
The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient carewith the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen.
In this position you will be supporting our Doctors and Technician team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Duties will include:
Maintaining medical records.
Preparing surgical suite and surgical patients.
Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging.
Providing compassionate care and a home away from home for boarded and hospitalized pets.
Make certain all patients are kept clean and as comfortable as possible.
Assist in treating hospitalized animals under veterinary supervision.
Continuously monitor all patients admitted to the hospital.
Ensure all patients are clearly identified including entry on hospital day sheet, cage card,
and ID collar.
Assist veterinarians to direct traffic (patients and care) and leverage staff time.
Efficiently organize daily duties and medical-surgical procedures to best utilize staff's
medications, follow-up care, diet recommendations and general animal care.
At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.
You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500 doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.
You will sharpen your skillsand even learn some new techniquesand explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.
We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more!
Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!
The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).
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