Experienced Veterinary Technician Assistant

VCA Antech, Inc. Brookline , MA 02445

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

  • VCA Brookline Animal Hospital is a six doctor small animal, fast paced general medicine practice in Brookline, Massachusetts. We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care. Applicant must be a reliable self-starter and motivated by a challenging, fast-paced environment. Strong candidates will have experience, a positive attitude, a friendly demeanor towards both animals and people, will be detail oriented, have the ability to multi-task and can demonstrate the importance and understanding of high quality customer service and patient care. 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:

  • Client Relations and Education

  • Nursing Care

  • Housekeeping/Maintenance

  • Examinations/Assessments

  • Record Keeping

  • Managing medical records, charts, reports and correspondence

  • Radiology

  • Laboratory

  • Pharmacy

  • Marketing

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Strong client relations and interpersonal skills.

  • Intermediate to expert computer skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Self-starter and team player.

  • The ability to integrate new information into problem-solving

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

  • The ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and be exposed to hazards associated with pets such as allergies, contagious diseases, noises, odors, bites, scratches, and animal waste.

  • Compassion for pets and people-as well as awareness and understanding of others' reactions

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

  • Scheduling flexibility to include days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Physical Demands: Ability to sit or be on your feet for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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).

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!

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 skills-and even learn some new techniques-and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

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