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Credentialed Veterinary Technician

Company: Vicar Operating
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Join The VCA North Portland Veterinary Hospital Team!Location: 3000 N. Lombard St, Portland, OR 97217At VCA Animal Hospitals, you can be the Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be! We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person's skill and personality. There's something special about you, and we are excited to learn more!Why Join The VCA Family?We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. At VCA, we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. In addition, we support a work environment where you can focus on your career, happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary communityLeadership opportunitiesCareer development programsOpportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA CharitiesContinuing education allowanceTuition support and sponsorshipsVeterinary Technician license reimbursementFree mental health and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)Referral bonusesCompetitive wageMedical, dental & vision insuranceGenerous pet care discountsLife, long and short term disability insurancePaid parental leavePaid vacation and sick time401(k)Full-time and Part-time positions availableWhy We Want You!As a member of the VCA team, you will support the Technician and Doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent-by delivering an outstanding client experience-so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. You've worked hard for your credentials (CVT, RVT, LVT), and we want you to use the knowledge that you've invested your time and talent in. The skills that will be utilized include, but are not limited to: Physical examinations and patient assessment Anesthesia monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Radiology Laboratory work Venipuncture Catheter placement Pharmacy Patient recovery Compassionate care of our hospitalized animalsReady to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you!Starting wage is $23/hour and goes up depending on years of verifiable experience.If you are a current associate, you 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. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:https://www.myworkday.com/vca/d/inst/1$9925/9925$173475.htmldCompany Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose-A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.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).VCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, genetic characteristics, physical disability, mental disability, perceived disability, medical condition, age, family care status, veteran or military status, parental status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, or any other protected status as required by law. At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. VCA will engage in the interactive process with disabled individuals who request reasonable accommodations in the workplace.

Keywords: Vicar Operating, Portland , Credentialed Veterinary Technician, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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