VCA Antech, Inc. Credentialed Veterinary Technician in Carmichael, California

VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group is seeking a Registered Veterinary Technician (or highly experienced Veterinary Assistant) to join our AAHA-accredited, 6-doctor, 24-hour advanced care practice in Carmichael, California.

Must have ER and critical care experience, initiative, good nursing skills, be a team player as well as able to work independently. Must be willing to work weekends, swing shifts and overnights.

Job summary:

Assist Doctors and other hospital staff by care and cleaning of patients and facilities including completing patient treatments, assisting in surgery and all other animal care functions as well as other tasks involved in the operations of a Veterinary hospital.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous experience or training/education working in a Veterinary hospital is required.

  • Must be friendly, outgoing, “people-oriented.”

  • Must have excellent communication skills including telephone and computer skills.

  • Must be a team player willing to learn new techniques and treatments and to accept change.

Physical requirements:

  • Dependable attendance is required.

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

  • Must be willing to work long or irregular hours under pressure conditions.

  • This position requires the ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during an 8-hour shift.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Client relations.

  • Nursing care.

  • Housekeeping/Maintenance.

  • Examinations/Assessments.

  • Record keeping.

Benefits:

We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation (for F/T employees only), 401(k), generous personal pet care discounts and more!

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