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Veterinary Assistant/Technician

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VCA Antech, Inc. Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 4 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 Venice Boulevard Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, small animal practice in Venice, California.

We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant, to join our team in the beach adjacent neighborhood of Mar Vista in Los Angeles, CA. We are a general medicine, 7 days a week day practice veterinary hospital. The position is for either full-time or part-time, with a weekend shift.

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.

  • Filling prescriptions.

  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging.

  • Providing compassionate care and a home away from home for boarded and hospitalized pets.

Providing excellent client service, in a professional and respectful work environment.

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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Veterinary Assistant/Technician

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VCA Antech, Inc.