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Veterinary Technician

VCA Animal Specialty Group Los Angeles, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 to $28 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

VCA Animal Specialty Group is a very busy, fast paced, referral based emergency and specialty hospital. We specialize in multiple departments, including Neurology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Cardiology and 24 Emergency. We are located at the border of Glendale and Downtown, Los Angeles, approximately 10 minutes from the LA Zoo.

 

We are looking for qualified candidates that believe in high quality, compassionate care.

 

Ideal candidates are proficient at the following:

· Venipuncture and U/S Guided Cystos

· IV catheter placement, including sampling catheters and double/triple lumens

· Taking radiographs

· Anesthesia induction (if RVT), monitoring and recovery for minor emergency procedures

· Patient care (completing hourly treatments on critical and noncritical patients)

· Triage patients

· Be familiar with CPR

· Manage critical patients (recognize and respond to patients in distress)

· Blood type, cross match, and administer transfusions

· Calculate and prepare CRIs

· Processing and evaluating in house and outside lab samples

· Filling prescriptions

· Communicating with clients (discharging, histories, demonstrations, etc.)

· Restrain for exams, xrays, catheters, anesthesia induction, sample collections, etc.

Why Should You Consider VCA Animal Specialty Group? VCA ASG is a teaching hospital. We pride ourselves on providing each individual associate with personal and professional growth. Your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

· We offer competitive pay along with a complete benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation (for F/T employees only), 401k (with company matching), generous personal pet care discounts, and much more!

 

Shifts are 10 hours 4 days/week

* Shift differential may be offered for overnight shifts

VCA Animal Specialty Group

Why Work Here?
ASG is a teaching hospital that will provide each employee one on one personalized growth!

Address

4641 Colorado Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA
USA

Industry

Animal

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