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Veterinary Technician
Hamilton Animal Hospital Huntington Beach, CA

Veterinary Technician

Hamilton Animal Hospital
Huntington Beach, CA
Expired: February 26, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $17 to $30 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Other

Hamilton Animal Hospital is looking for a Veterinary Technician to join our team! Hamilton Animal Hospital is located in Huntington Beach, CA. We are just 5 minutes away from the surf! At our hospital we offer general services, urgent care, and surgical procedures including dentistry. We are a 5 doctor practice and are open 7 days a week. 

Our Values and Mission: At Hamilton Animal Hospital our mission is to provide excellent medical care for dogs and cats in an atmosphere where patients and clients are cared for genuinely and compassionately. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients.

Position Overview: The Veterinary Technician supports the hospital by providing dedicated quality veterinary care and extraordinary service to our patients and clients. As a Veterinary Technician, you will fully assist the DVMs and RVTs to help improve the quality of care to the patients by relieving them of technical work and achieving greater efficiency at Hamilton Animal Hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in determining animal requirements by helping conduct animal examinations, restraining patients, and reviewing care plans and records
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering vaccines, providing wound care management, completing laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging
  • Assembling required supplies and instruments for procedures
  • Fill prescriptions and administer PO, SQ, IM, IV medications, including proper documentation, logging, and security of controlled drugs
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients' conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow procedures in catheter placement and phlebotomy

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • At least 1 year of experience performing above duties
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs and calculations
  • Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion
  • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors

Available Schedule: Full-time position, shifts would be Sunday-Thursday

  • We are open: M-F from 7am-7pm
  • Saturdays from 8am-5pm
  • Sundays from 9am-4pm

Benefits We Offer: 

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience ($17.00 - $30.00 per hour)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k + company match
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Professional development support
  • Mental health assistance
  • Employee discounts on veterinary services
  • Scrub allowance
  • Positive and supportive work environment!

Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you! 

Hamilton Animal Hospital is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Job Reference ID: CPP-0000212


Hamilton Animal Hospital

Huntington Beach, CA



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