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Veterinary Technician Assistant

Company: Northridge Amc
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionNorthridge Animal Medical Center, or NAMC is a well-established small animal general practice with 1 full time and 1 part time veterinarian. Were proud to offer our clients a full-service facility where our mission is to provide progressive, compassionate and affordable veterinary care. Our team is highly trained and prepared to offer our clients the most complete and innovative veterinary care for their pets, such as wellness care, urgent care, general surgery, orthopedic procedures, dentistry, acupuncture, chiropractic care and more!Our facility maintains cutting edge equipment such as a complete Idexx in-house lab, digital imaging for both whole body and dental, cold therapy laser and more! We aim to maintain a friendly and cohesive working environment with top quality medicine, where the team feels more like family and our clients, more like friends.Come, check us out in Northridge, CA. We have beautiful botanical gardens, spacious parks, and are a convenient twenty-minute short drive to Universal Studios if youre into theme parks or have kids. The outdoors here are truly amazing, but if the weather does not permit outdoor activities, or thats just not your thing, Northridge also offers many shopping centers, restaurants, museums, and performing arts centers. This is a wonderful place to enjoy a healthy and active work-life balance!To learn more about us, click here!Job DescriptionJob duties include, but are not limited to:Pet restraint, triage incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.Whether youre looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, youll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.QualificationsWere looking for:An experienced Veterinary Technician Assistant with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred.Compassionate, Calm, Team Player, Multi-Tasker and Strong CommunicatorMust be able to properly restrain pets.Proficient in sample collection, obtaining medical histories, processing laboratory tests and radiographs, and anesthesia monitoring are a bonus!Self-starter with the desire to continue to advance your knowledge and skillset.Bilingual English/Spanish preferredSPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS+ Ability to sit or stand and work at a computer for long periods of time.+ Ability to be confident around animals (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc. Candidate to confirm species treated with practice leadership for additional clarity.)+ Client needs and work volume may occasionally require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position may require special working hours, including working weekends, evenings and/or holidays.+ Must have mental capacity and processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.+ The noise level in the work environment is moderately high. Ear plugs will be available upon request.+ Job requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform required duties while working.+ Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.+ Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate other equipment as required.+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.+ Hospital teammates are routinely exposed to a variety of animals that may bite, kick or scratch, and on occasion, may be exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological or zoonotic hazards and/or medication/controlled substances.Additional InformationPay range: $18-20/hrComprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)Employee Assistance ProgramPaid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL EmployeesPaid Bereavement ProgramPaid Parental Leave ProgramCompetitive CompensationContinuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)Tuition Assistance ProgramAccess to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn FosterCareer Development OpportunitiesReferral Bonus Program for most positions!Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)Hiring eligibility may be contingent to a candidate authorizing and completing a satisfactory background check.*Note some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Originby Jobble

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