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Veterinary Assistant

Company: VCA
Location: Sanibel
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Location: 1530 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957VCA Sanibel Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team!About UsOur 2-doctor practice is located on beautiful Sanibel Island. We see dogs, cats and exotics species, offering primary care, illness care, surgery, dentistry, radiology and more. We are growing and have plans to expand!Check out our website here: https://vcahospitals.com/sanibelWhy VCAWe are passionate about supporting our technicians and assistant and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a veterinary career has to offer.We are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve.Some of the many benefits we offer:

  • Access to the people and resources of a large veterinary community
  • Advancement and leadership opportunities
  • Career development programs
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Access to free mental health care, life assistance program, resources like Headspace, etc.
  • Fully employer-paid life, long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation, paid sick time, holiday pay
  • Paid parental leave
  • Continuing Education allowance for full time credentialed veterinary technicians
  • CE and learning opportunities for all associates
  • Tuition support and scholarships including Veterinary Technology
  • Generous hospital discounts for your pets, a variety of other discounts
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Referral bonus opportunities
  • Opportunities to give back through VCA Charities and local animal shelter partnershipsAbout the RoleAs Veterinary Assistant, you will support our team by creating a calm, compassionate environment for our patients and clients. Skills you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:
    • Client care and education
    • Surgical preparation and assisting
    • Anesthesia monitoring
    • Dentistry
    • Radiology
    • Diagnostics
    • Laboratory sample collection and processing
    • IV catheter placement
    • Fluid therapy setup and maintenance
    • Exam room assistance
    • Pharmacy
    • Medical recordkeepingInterested in this opportunity? Apply!We look forward to hearing from you.If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:https://www.myworkday.com/vca/d/inst/1$9925/9925$243589.htmldCompany Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purposeA BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.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 associates 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 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, genetic characteristics, physical disability, mental disability, perceived disability, medical condition, age, family care status, veteran or military status, parental status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, or any other protected status as required by law. At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. VCA will engage in the interactive process with disabled individuals who request reasonable accommodations in the workplace.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! Were always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!

Keywords: VCA, Captiva , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Sanibel, Florida

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