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Full-time Veterinary Assistant

Company: VCA
Location: Sparks
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Join The VCA Baring Blvd Animal Hospital Team!Location: 700 Baring Blvd Sparks NV 89434At VCA Baring Blvd Animal Hospital, you can be the Veterinarian Assistant you have always wanted to be! We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each persons individual skill and personality. Theres something special about you and we are excited to learn more!Why Join The VCA Family?We are passionate about supporting Veterinarian Assistant 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 Veterinarian Assistant 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. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your 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 community+ Leadership opportunities+ Career development programs+ Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities+ Free mental health and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)+ Referral bonuses+ Competitive wage+ Medical, dental & vision insurance+ Generous pet care discounts+ Life, long and short term disability insurance+ Paid parental leave+ Paid vacation and sick time+ 401(k)+ Full-time and Part-time positions availableWhy We Want You!As a member of the VCA team, you will support Doctors by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parentby delivering an outstanding client experienceso we can provide exceptional care to every patient. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Restraining and assisting in patient exams and routine procedures. Taking detailed medical histories and patient vitals. Filling prescriptions (as allowed by law). Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging. Providing compassionate care for our hospitalized animals. Maintaining medical records. Assisting our wonderful Doctor and Technician staff as needed. Maintaining a clean, safe hospital environment.- Assist receptionists with client/patient checking in and checking out of hospital.- Ensure that clients and pets feel welcome and comfortable.- Service as Ambassadors of creating and maintaining goodwill for the hospital.- Build rapport with clients and pets.- Greet clients and pets by name.- Help new clients completely fill out the registration form. Inform new clientsabout the hospitals services, etc.- Exceed the clients expectations of service.- If there is a delay, keep clients informed of expected waiting time.- Must support reception staff by providing telephone support to ensure thatclients calls and requests are being processed in a timely manner.- Provide support to reception staff in appointment scheduling.- Ability to effectively communicate and educate clients on general animalhusbandry and answer non-medical questions:- General dietary requirements and feeding schedules.- Vaccines.- Basic dietary recommendations.- Dental care instructions.- Routine laboratory tests, i.e. fecals, heartworm, leukemia, etc.- Housebreaking techniques.- General flea and tick control.Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you!**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$251919.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 purposeA 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.VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! Were always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!

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