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Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2018 12:04 AM

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Company Name: VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital

Job Function: Vet Tech/Assistant
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Min Experience: 1-2 Years

Job Description

  •  VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital is seeking various experienced, highly motivated Veterinary Technicians to join our well-established, AAHA-accredited, 24 Hour Emergency, Specialty and General Practice Hospital.

    Our busy, 50-doctor teaching hospital is located just minutes from the beautiful beaches of Santa Monica. We are currently located in a brand new 42,000 sq foot, state-of-the-art building. We are looking to expand quickly and will eventually be adding up to 55 doctors. We have many exciting and challenging departments within the hospital which offer many career opportunities for different individuals. We are currently hiring skilled veterinary technicians for the following departments:

    • ICU/Critical Care
    • Emergency/Triage/Outpatient
    • Surgery/Anesthesia
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Zoologic Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Overnight Emergency
    • Oncology
    • Imaging (MRI/CT)
    • Rehabilitation
    • General Practice

    The ideal candidate needs to be a team player who is friendly, outgoing, compassionate, people-oriented and has excellent communication and client service skills. Applicant must also be able to work with various different personalities and be flexible with their schedule. All candidates must work at least one weekend day.

    Applicants will be responsible for the care and treatment of unstable and/or critically ill patients; triaging emergency patients; monitoring hospitalized pets; performing patient tests; treatments and nursing care; catheter placement, blood draws, radiology, anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, and pharmacy.

    We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation (for F/T employees), 401(k), CE opportunities, a generous pet care discount and more! 

Job Requirements

Applicants will be responsible for the care and treatment of unstable and/or critically ill patients:

  • Triage of emergency patients
  • Monitoring hospitalized pets
  • Performing patient tests
  • Treatments and nursing care
  • Catheter Placement
  • Venipuncture
  • Radiology (x-rays)
  • Anesthesia
  • Surgical monitoring
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy knowledge

Strong communication skills with fellow co-workers along with clients is a must. Minimal amount of administrative duties required, but mainly for doctor assistant positions. 

Contact Person: Alana Jennings-Dunn
Phone: 3104732951 Ext. 1123
Email Address: alana.jennings@vca.com
Fax: 310-979-5400

• Location: Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, California

• Post ID: 155769147 la
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