Veterinary Assistant

VCA Antech, Inc. Arroyo Grande , CA 93421

Posted 2 months ago

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 South County Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, small animal practice in Arroyo Grande, California.

VCA South County Animal Hospital is seeking an RVT or experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our AAHA-accredited, 4-doctor, busy practice in Arroyo Grande, California.

We're looking for a believer in the possibilities of high-quality veterinary medicine and patient carewith the experience and technical know-how to make them happen.a devoted team player who thrives in a collaborative environment, and is invested in their colleagues' success.someone who takes enormous pride in their ability to listen and speak to clients like a trusted friend.a service-minded professional who is energized by the gratitude of others and in the satisfaction of a job done right.

If this describes you, then we want you on our team!

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; filling prescriptions; performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging; and providing compassionate care and a home away from home for boarded and hospitalized pets.

As a member of the VCA family, 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 3,000 doctors, including 360+ 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 a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision coverage and paid vacation (for F/T employees only), 401(k), uniform allowance, 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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