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Registered Veterinary Technician - Internal Medicine

VCA Animal Hospitals
Los Angeles, California
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Closing date
Jan 17, 2022

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Contract Type
Organization Type
Private Practice
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Job Description:

VCA Animal Specialty Group located at 4641 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039 is a very busy, fast paced, referral based emergency and specialty hospital.

We specialize in 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 candidates that believe in high quality patient care. We're in search of Licensed Technicians to work in our Emergency and Specialty departments.

We are looking for qualified Credentialed Veterinary Technicians and Assistants that believe in high quality, compassionate care.

Ideal candidates are proficient at the following:

· Venipuncture and Cystos

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

· Taking radiographs

· Anesthesia induction (if RVT), monitoring and recovery for major and minor surgeries

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

· Triage patients

· Be familiar with the CPR process

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

· Blood type, cross match, and administer transfusions

· Calculate and prepare pressor CRIs

· Preparation and assisting during major surgeries and/or minor procedures

· 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 You Should Consider VCA Animal Specialty Group

Your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

· 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!

· Work in a high level, fast paced environment.

· Work and grow in a cohesive team environment.

· Have and maintain complete satisfaction in everything you do daily.

· You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500+ doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.

· You will sharpen your skills-and even learn some new techniques-and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

Shifts are 10 hours 4 days/week

Signing bonus offered

At VCA we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and want to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work.

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