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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: Vca Animal Hospitals
Location: Battle Ground
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

VCA Battleground Animal Hospital, located in Battleground, WA is looking to expand our Patient Care Team!Job Title: Licensed Veterinary TechnicianJob Overview:As a Veterinary Technician, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional care to our furry patients and supporting our veterinary team. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is not only skilled in veterinary medicine but also possesses a deep love for animals and a commitment to their well-being.Responsibilities:- Assist veterinarians in diagnosing and treating animals for various medical conditions.- Perform various medical procedures such as vaccinations, dental cleanings, and surgical assistance.- Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian.- Conduct laboratory tests and analyze results to aid in the diagnosis of illnesses.- Monitor anesthesia during surgeries and assist in recovery procedures.- Educate pet owners on proper animal care, nutrition, and medication administration.- Maintain accurate and detailed medical records for all patients.- Provide compassionate and gentle handling of animals to minimize stress and ensure their well-being.- Assist in the maintenance of veterinary equipment and supplies.- Collaborate with the veterinary team to ensure the highest standards of patient care and customer service.- Participate in continuing education and training to stay updated on the latest advancements in veterinary medicine.Qualifications:- Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT, CVT, RVT) or recent Veterinary Technician Graduate.Schedule: Full-time opportunity, 4 x 10 hour shifts.Not looking to be scheduled for 40 hours? No problem! Our leadership team believes in work-life balance and wants to work with you!Compensation: Starting at $25 - 29 / hour. Starting range is determined by skill set and years of experience in the field. Financial growth opportunities available.What makes VCA Battleground Unique?VCA Battleground Animal Hospital is proud to be an AAHA-accredited hospital that maintains a high standard of medical care and client service. Our state-of-the-art, modern facility is a beautiful place to work. We have all new equipment and plenty of space to accommodate our large team. We value every team member and encourage a work/life balance for all associates. Our doctors love to teach and mentor all support staff, and we frequently have externs and interns spending time within our hospital.Benefits of joining the VCA Battleground 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 sessions and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)Referral bonusesCompetitive wageMedical, dental & vision insuranceGenerous pet care discountsLife, long and short-term disability insurancePaid parental leavePaid vacation (2 weeks in 1st year), sick time, and holiday pay401(k) (company match)How to Apply:If you are passionate about providing high-quality care to animals and want to be a part of our dedicated team, apply today! We look forward to welcoming a new member to our veterinary family who shares our commitment to the well-being of animals.Location: 118 SW 15th Avenue, Battle Ground WA 98604If you are a current associate, you will 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.comby Jobble

Keywords: Vca Animal Hospitals, Portland , Licensed Veterinary Technician, Professions , Battle Ground, Oregon

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