Vet Assistant Job at VCA Animal Hospitals, Woodland Hills, CA

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  • VCA Animal Hospitals
  • Woodland Hills, CA

Job Description

VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley is seeking an experienced Vet Assistant to complement our talented team in Woodland Hills, California. The position is in our Emergency Department, full-time, 10hr shifts 4 days/week, swing and/or overnight with the flexibility to work at least one weekend shift.

Are you passionate about delivering quality, compassionate health care to animals who require comfort right away? Do you want to be part of a newly remodeled practice that delivers an atmosphere of well-being to their associates as much as to their patients? We are looking for individuals with experience who enjoy supporting advanced medicine with a unified, supportive like-minded team and dedicated hospital leadership.

The hourly range for this position is $22-$25, with a shift differential of $2/hour. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials.

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Qualifications

* Minimum of 4 years experience in an emergency or urgent care setting

* Ability to navigate high paced workflow with a sense of urgency

* Exceptional interpersonal skills

* Able to be part of a collaborative team-oriented environment

* Comfortable to ask for help & clarification when needed

* Posses a high attention to detail

* Able to perform skills including:

* Venipuncture

* Catheter placement

* Bandage/splint positioning

* Wound care

* Radiology

* Anesthesia set up

* Patient Assessment/Triage

* Laboratory processing

* Pharmacy

* Patient recovery

* Care for hospitalized patients/follow treatments plans

* Calculate and administer medications, including fluid bolus & CRI

Why choose VCA?

As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, including:

Health & Wellness

* Innovative associate health and wellbeing department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)

* 401k retirement savings plan with company match

* Health/dental/vision insurance, which includes infertility benefits, gender affirmation services

* Paid parental, vacation and sick leave

Professional Development

* Continuing Education Allowance for Credentialed Technicians

* WOOF University - offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff

Additional Benefits

* Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets

* Wide range of discount programs from pet food, cell phone services 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 associates 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)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

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 associates 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).

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Shift work, Night shift, Weekend work,

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