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Surgery Technician/Assistant

VCA Schaumburg, IL
  • Posted: July 19, 2019
  • Full-Time

Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.
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VCA Schaumburg Animal Hospital is a multi-doctor practice in Schaumburg, Illinois-located outside of Chicago in the booming "Golden Corridor."
VCA Schaumburg Animal Hospital is a multi-doctor practice in Schaumburg, Illinois-located outside of Chicago in the booming "Golden Corridor."
Our practice is a high-quality, bustling practice that has extended hours 7 days/week until 10PM. We have a great work environment with a family feel. The practice is recently went through a major remodel that will make you proud to say that you work here!
We are seeking a full-time or part-time Experienced Surgical Veterinary Technician /Assistant. Our practice is growing and we'd like you to be a part of it!
Hospital Highlights:

  • Up-to-date facility with multiple exam rooms, treatment area, exceptional surgery suite, hospitalization ward, and grooming.
  • Complete pharmacy with inventory of established pharmaceuticals
  • Digital radiology
  • Surgical laser
  • Cold laser
  • EMR - No paper files!
  • High standard of care is used in every surgery with Cardell monitoring equipment.
  • Digital dental equipment is available with fast results.
  • Tablets are used for client educational opportunities.
Qualifications:
  • Has 1 year of experience in the veterinary or medical surgical field
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Works well with minimal supervision
  • Is self-motivated
A surgery technician assistant should exhibit the following qualities:
Detail oriented, patient, good work ethic, compassionate, able to work long hours, passion for learning, fast learner, adaptive, handles change well, is calm under pressure, can multi-task, prioritizes, articulate, is able to lift 40 lbs. and is a team worker.
Instrument Care Primary Responsibilities:
Cleaning, packing and sterilization of surgical instruments. Cleanliness, organization and maintenance of the treatment areas and surgical equipment.
Animal Handling Restraint, procedural assistance, relaying information, procedural and surgical preparation, anticipation of surgeon's needs
To apply, you will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position, and three professional references. To ensure consideration, please address the following information in your application materials:
  • Describe your experience assessing animal emergency care (triage) and performing triage in an emergency situation.
  • Indicate your level of experience assisting with or independently administering anesthesia in a laboratory or clinical setting, as well as any training you have obtained through formal education or on-the-job training.
  • Provide examples of your professional experience or training assisting a veterinarian with animal surgeries including the type of surgery and your role. This recruitment will be used to fill more than one position
Pay is base off experience
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 employees 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 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! We're always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!

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