Company: VCA Antech, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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.
VCA Acacia Animal Hospital and Pet Resort seeking full-time
Veterinary Assistant to join our skilled technician team at our
AAHA-accredited small animal, exotic and holistic practice in
This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team and
expand your knowledge while working in a fast-paced environment!
You will be challenged to use your know-how and skills to the best
of your ability with a team that will support you along the
- Minimum 2 year of experience in veterinary medicine preferred
but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with
- The ideal candidate will be a team player who is friendly,
outgoing, people - oriented and has excellent communication and
client service skills.
Previous experience in the veterinary field is desired but not
required. We are looking for the right individual who is driven,
positive, reliable and creative. The Veterinary Assistant position
is a great place to start if you are curious about or want to get
into the Veterinary field.
Duties include, but not limited to:
- Provide quality patient care while maintaining a Fear Free
- Patient restraint during examinations, injections, treatments,
- Maintain hospital cleanliness and building upkeep
- Prioritize tasks and change when needed
- Have the ability to multitask
- Surgical instrument cleaning/packing
- Surgical suite prep and clean
- Work collectively in teams and alone
- Keep hospital supplies stocked
- Process laboratory samples
- Run in hospital blood work panels
- Assist Veterinarians and Technicians with tasks
- Basic computer knowledge
- Verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
- Triage and critical thinking
Keywords: VCA Antech, Inc., Escondido , Veterinary Assistant, Other , Escondido, California
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