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Part Time Veterinary Technician Assistant who loves animals and people
All Valley Pet Hospital Santa Maria, CA

Part Time Veterinary Technician Assistant who loves animals and people

All Valley Pet Hospital
Santa Maria, CA
  • $18 to $25 Hourly
  • Part-Time
Job Description
We are looking for a new addition to add to our already amazing team. We are looking for a candidate that loves working with animals, and the people that come with them. To be eligible for hire, you will need 1+ years working in the animal medical field.

Our Core Values at our hospital:
Compassion: We believe pets are family members and should be treated with love and dignity. We are proud to be a family-owned business. We welcome your family to our family.
Continued growth and learning: Extensive research and the use of best practices keep us at the forefront of companion animal care. We embrace life-long learning.
Communication: Communication is a foundational value because it combines our desire to partner with our clients while ensuring we are always delivering the highest level of care. We seek clear, intentional, and effective communication and feedback between each other and our community.
Respect: Mutual respect is the foundation for all interactions and relationships at All Valley Pet Hospital. Collaboration: We foster positive, collaborative relationships and interactions with doctors, staff, and clients.
Passion: We are committed to our purpose: making a difference in the lives of pets and the people who love them.
Educators: We share what we know and contribute to the growth of others: each other, our clients, our profession and our community.

Job duties:

The purpose of this position is to ensure quality care for pets and promote greater efficiency by relieving technicians and veterinarians of technical and administrative work. The Technician Assistant performs a variety of patient- and client-care duties and conducts patient assessments, oversees animals recovering from anesthesia, and performs procedures and treatments.

The Technician Assistant uses sound judgment when making decisions about patient care, responds quickly and calmly to emergencies, and maintains high standards of patient care. This person communicates clearly with the veterinarians, other hospital personnel, and clients to ensure that patients receive the care they need. Technician Assistants are friendly and flexible in the face of varying expectations from clients and coworkers. They multi-task, prioritize tasks well, and think creatively.

Technician Assistants strongly believe in the quality of care provided and communicate this sense of assurance to clients. The Technician Assistant provides for patient and client comfort by keeping the hospital clean and presentable and may provide training to other members of the healthcare team.

Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste, and contagious diseases.

Primary Responsibilities

Patient Care

Provides compassionate patient care, keeping patients clean, dry, and comfortable.

Alerts the veterinarian(s) to changes in patients condition.

Recognizes patients with contagious disease and follows relevant procedures.

Provides safe and effective patient restraint.

Medicates patients.

Uses proper safety techniques and positioning for radiological procedures.

Monitors and recovers patients from anesthesia.

Assists veterinarians and technicians in surgery and dentistry.

Performs basic emergency care, CPR, and intensive care as needed.

Assists with and documents patient treatments.

Walks, cleans, and feeds patients.

Sets up and assists with procedures, such as IV catheterization, blood draws, and other common treatments.

Bathes patients as needed.

Assists with patient admits and releases as needed.

Ensures patients leave in better condition than when they arrived (e.g., clean and with IV catheter removed).

Maintains knowledge of drugs and their uses.

Calculates drug dosages and fills prescriptions accurately; asks for guidance if necessary.

Assists with lab tests as needed.

Completes medical records accurately and efficiently.

Performs procedures such as pedicures and fluid administration.


All Valley Pet Hospital

Santa Maria, CA
93454 USA



Posted date

Over a month ago

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