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Certified Veterinary Technician

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

Job Description:

Job Title: Veterinary TechnicianLocation: VCA Vitality Animal HospitalVCA Vitality is a small animal hospital with a big heart. Our team is made up of compassionate veterinary professionals dedicated to providing high-quality care for our furry patients. Our aim is to create a positive and supportive work environment that enables our team members to thrive both professionally and personally. We are looking for a skilled and passionate Veterinary Technician to join our team.Our hospital takes pride in being AAHA accredited and will be Fear Free certified by the end of this year. This achievement is a result of the hard work of our team, and we are grateful for their efforts. At VCA Vitality, we offer our services to dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, and pocket pets.Responsibilities of our Veterinary Technician Team:You will play a vital role in providing exceptional veterinary care to our patients while promoting a healthy work-life balance. We understand the importance of maintaining a fulfilling personal life alongside a rewarding career, and we are committed to supporting our team members in achieving this balance.The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: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.Schedule: Full-time opportunity with rotating Saturday's.Compensation: Starting at $23 - 26 / hour. Pay dependent on experience and licensure.Must have a current veterinary technician license in the state of Oregon or be eligible to transfer/obtain a license in Oregon.Our hospital invests in the growth and development of our Veterinary Technicians by offering:On-the-Job Training: New team members receive comprehensive on-the-job training to familiarize themselves with our hospital's protocols, equipment, and procedures. This hands-on experience is crucial for building confidence and competence.Continuing Education Support: We encourage and support our Veterinary Technicians in pursuing continuing education opportunities. Whether it's attending workshops, conferences, or enrolling in specialized courses, we believe in providing the resources necessary for our team to expand their knowledge and skills.Mentorship Programs: Our hospital fosters a culture of mentorship, where experienced team members guide and support those who are newer to the field. This collaborative approach ensures a smooth transition for new Veterinary Technicians and promotes a culture of continuous learning.Benefits of joining the VCA Vitality Team! 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 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)Apply Today! We look forward to speaking with you!Location: 4580 Commercial St S.E., Salem, OR 97302If 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

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