VCA Animal Hospitals Job Listings

Seeking Licensed Veterinary Technician
date posted 8.13.19
Position Offered | Vet Technician | Vancouver | Washington

Come join our awesome team!! VCA East Mill Plain Animal Hospital is a 7 Doctor, AAHA-accredited General, Avian and Exotic practice in Vancouver, Washington. We are seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team.


We are an ever growing, busy hospital with state of the art equipment and a shared passion for high quality medicine. Our employees are Fear Free © certified and we are searching for a candidate with the same standards and drive to do better for our patients and their people. Becoming a Fear Free © certified hospital is one of our goals in the near future!


We encourage our employees to become involved in the hospital, and help to create a work culture that people want to be a part of.


THE COMPANY


At VCA, your pet’s health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal. VCA has over 750 animal hospitals located in 43 US states and 5 Canadian provinces. There are opportunities to participate in VCA Charities events and efforts, and VCA now has over 222 Pet Food Pantry locations in 2 countries!


THE POSITION


We value our Licensed Technicians and really utilize them for what they went to school for!


Technical skills must include but are not limited to:

 

  • Anesthesia
  • Dentistry
  • Radiography (including dental)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Catheter placement
  • Patient care
  • Medical record documentation
  • Client education
  • Laboratory knowledge
  • Restraint skills
  • Verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize duties
  • Work collectively in teams and alone
  • Phone etiquette
  • Triage and critical thinking


THE LOCATION


Vancouver, Washington is located on the north bank of the Columbia River and is the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. We are surrounded by gorgeous green, mountains and wildlife, and close to the mountains and coast! Nearby Portland, Oregon is a great city to explore with amazing food, breweries, music, outdoor activities, galleries and museums, parks, local produce and maker markets, sports and more!


WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY


  • Competitive pay
  • Pet care discounts for employee pets
  • A choice among three medical plans, three dental plans and two vision plans
  • Health Savings Accounts (HAS) and both healthcare and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Company paid life insurance and the option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Short term and long term disability plans
  • Free CE opportunities
  • 401(k) plan with company match

Ability to transfer within VCA hospitals across North America



 

Ad contact:
Marie Montgomery
Vancouver, WA
Phone: 3608920032

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Experienced Veterinary Technician Needed
date posted 8.9.19
Position Offered | Vet Technician | Los Angeles | California

Fantastic opportunity for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our AMAZING and FRIENDLY team at VCA Coast Animal Hospital in the heart of Hermosa Beach!

The ideal candidate:

*Must have 2-3 years Veterinary Technician experience

*Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

*Team Player

*Strong communication skills and superior customer service skills

Job Overview:

Position available for a full time, experienced Veterinary Technician. RVT certification is required. Responsibilities require proficiency in Phlebotomy, IV Catheter Placement as well as Surgical, Dental, and Anesthesia experience. The ideal candidate will also possess great client communication skills, attention to detail and a desire to work in a great team atmosphere. Salary will be based on the level of experience.

Why work at VCA Coast Animal Hospital?

VCA Coast Animal Hospital is a great place to work and learn! We have a fun, fast paced facility with a friendly & positive working environment. We are also walking distance from the beach with an awesome sunset every evening. If you would enjoy taking your lunch break at the Hermosa Beach pier daily than VCA Coast is the hospital for you! 

We also value honest and direct communication between staff, management and clients. We are community centered, we honor the client/patient relationship and we respect people and pets. We are looking for smiling faces with compassionate, exceptional and superior client service skills and with "Can Do" attitudes.

 

If you are willing to accept the challenge of performing with an outstanding team of service oriented professionals, Please Submit a Cover Letter and resume to julio.canahuaty@vca.com

We look forward to hearing from you!



 

Ad contact:
Julio Canahuaty
Hermosa Beach, CA
Phone: 310.372.8881
Fax: 310.372.6497

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Full Time LVT or Exp Assistant Position
date posted 8.8.19
Position Offered | Vet Technician | Eastern/Spokane | Washington

VCA North Division Animal hospital is looking for an LVT or experienced assistant to join our team in beautiful Spokane, Washington. We offer a dynamic work environment with the opportunity to work alongside highly skilled technicians, assistants, and doctors.  As a 7 day a week practice with extended hours we offer 4 day work weeks, flexible scheduling, and an understanding of work-life balance. 

Compensation package includes health insurance, dental insurance, uniforms, retirement savings, CE allowance for LVTs, and generous discounts for your furry family members. Full benefits offered at 30 hours per week!

Our AAHA accredited hospital practices high quality medicine and offers numerous no-cost educational opportunities through local lectures and our own Woof University. We also offer in-house training and mentorship that includes technical and professional skills so you can utilize and grown your skills. VCA North Division has up to date patient care technologies such as:

·        Electronic medical records

·        Digital dental X-ray

·        Ultrasound

·        Endoscopy

·        Multi-parameter anesthesia monitoring including capnography

A successful candidate will have

·        Technical skills such as IV catheter placement, phlebotomy, anesthesia monitoring, and client communication

·        The desire to work as part of a team

·        An attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

·        A desire to utilize and grow their knowledge, skills, and abilities

Spokane offers numerous outdoor activities and a 4 season climate. Hiking, camping, river rafting, fishing, lakes, and snow sports are all available within a short distance. Affordable cost of living, excellent medical facilities, an array of restaurants, thriving live music scene, and easily accessible airport all make Spokane an ideal and convenient location for a good quality of life.


Please contact Shenandoah Marr, LVT

509-467-5230

Shenandoah.marr@vca.com



 

Ad contact:
Tami Stokes
Spokane, WA
Phone: 5094675230

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Veterinary Technician Assistant
date posted 8.6.19
Position Offered | Vet Technician | Boston South | Massachusetts

VCA South Shore Weymouth Animal Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician Assistant to work at our busy, 24-hour emergency/referral/multi-specialty and general practice in South Weymouth, Massachusetts.


You will be supporting our Doctor and Technician team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload. 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 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.


Day to day responsibilities of the veterinary technician assistant include: feeding and caring for dogs and cats, walking dogs, bathing dogs, restraint and handling of dogs and cats for minor procedures, cleaning cages, cleaning and maintaining the hospital premises, cleaning hospital instruments and equipment, restocking supplies, setting up supplies for basic procedures and assisting our doctors and technicians when necessary. Essential skills for the veterinary technician assistant include: knowledge of proper restraint and handling techniques of dogs and cats, proper husbandry techniques for dogs and cats.


Candidates for this position must be organized, flexible, ability to work independently in addition to being a team player. We manage high caseloads in a fast-paced environment so it is also important that the candidate be able to work efficiently in times of stress.


Must have a flexible schedule and be available to work weekends and some holidays.


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




 

Ad contact:
Wendy Hart
Weymouth, MA
Phone: 781-337-6622
Fax: 781-337-0069

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Busy Animal Hospital seeks experienced Vet Assistant/Vet technician
date posted 8.5.19
Position Offered | Vet Technician | Austin | Texas

South Austin Veterinary Hospital looking for experienced Veterinary assistant/ Veterinary technician 

Candidate will believe in high quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with 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 for boarded and hospitalized pets.

 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.

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




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Ad contact:
Erica Garza
a, Tx
Phone: 5124447518
Fax: 5124447541

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