Veterinary Technician/Veterinary Assistant Position
VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital
March 6, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital is seeking experienced and highly motivated registered veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants for various specialty and emergency departments in our well-established, AAHA-accredited, 24 Hour Emergency, Specialty and General Practice Hospital. We are a very busy doctor teaching hospital 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 have many exciting and challenging departments within the hospital which offer many career opportunities for different individuals.
The ideal candidate needs to be a team player who is friendly, outgoing, compassionate, people-oriented and has excellent communication and client service skills. Applicants must also be able to work with various different personalities and be flexible with their schedule. Applicants must have a positive attitude, be hard working, self motivated, able to multitask, and want to be a part of a team environment. All candidates must be able to work weekends and holidays and have a flexible schedule.
You must be able to take initiative in case management and work well without direct supervision. Our busy hospital is one of the largest veterinary hospitals in the country and is equipped with state of the art monitoring and diagnostic equipment. We place high value on a close knit work environment and emphasize continuing education. Our hospital is also staffed with board certified veterinarians in many specialty departments, including Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgery, Cardiology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Behavior and Physical Therapy.
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!
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.
Additional Salary Information: negotiable
About VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital
Welcome to VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, one of the largest private small animal hospitals in the country. Since 1984 our hospital has been serving pet owners and their pets in Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Orange and Ventura counties and the surrounding communities. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the many resources available at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital for all of your pet's health care needs. VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital is a full-service medical facility. We provide complete wellness care for all of your pet’s life stages from birth through his/her senior years. If a pet medical issue or emergency should arise, we can help! To learn more about our hospital’s extensive Emergency/Critical Care and Specialists’ services, please visit our specialty website at this link: VCA WLA Animal Hospital Emergency/Specialty Whether a minor problem or the most complex, our emergency/critical care and specialty teams are fully prepared and equipped to address any health issue that your pet may be experiencing. Our staff utilizes the most advanced, state-of-art diagnostic technology, enabling them to arrive at a diagnosis and implement tre...atment quickly. And we offer the most current medical therapies and procedures available anywhere to help your pet get well! Our hospital's compassionate and expert medical team has years of experience in companion animal medicine, and their goal is to partner with you to provide the most comprehensive and best quality medical care so that your pet lives a longer, healthier and happier life. Our facility also has the finest support staff available. Our technicians and front office personnel are highly-trained professionals, and they all are primarily concerned with the health of your pet and providing you with outstanding client service. If you have questions or concerns about your pet, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to meeting you and your pet and to serving you both for many years to come.