Technician Assistant>
VCA

Concord, New Hampshire

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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We're growing! VCA Capital Area Veterinary Emergency and Specialty is seeking a Technician Assistant to join our team. We are a 24-hour emergency and speciality hospital, with shifts available any time of day or night. We have positions available in ER, ICU, and specialty departments. We are seeking an individual who is positive, energetic, eager to learn, and works well on a team. Duties include:

  • Restraining animals for doctor and technician
  • Administering medications under the supervision of the technician
  • Assisting with obtaining lab samples
  • Running labs on our in-house machines (including learning how to troubleshoot machines)
  • Cleaning kennels and replacing bedding for hospitalized patients
  • Offering food and water to hospitalized patients under the supervision of the technician
  • Walking hospitalized patients under the supervision of the technician
  • Assisting with sedated or anesthetized procedures as needed (set up and break down, cleaning, moving patients in and out of O/R, etc.)
  • General cleaning duties inside and outside the hospital, including laundry, sweeping/mopping, restocking medical supplies, maintaining medical equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and be able to effectively communicate with others in a fast-paced environment.

What Makes VCA CAVES Unique?

We not only care for our canine, and feline companions but here at VCA CAVES we also work with multiple local wildlife rescuers and rehabilitators to provide care to nature's most wild, and most in need. We have had the pleasure of assisting hawks, eagles, owls, turtles of all shapes and sizes, fawns, opossums, wild turkeys, porcupines, snakes and more!

Please take a moment to view our hospital video below and learn a bit more of why Capital Area Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Animal Hospital is the right choice for you!

https://vimeo.com/595388524/d3db078aa2

(Brief video on life as a technician with VCA from a technician's point of view)

https://vimeo.com/684755121/10c909cbf5

Potential Schedule: Full-time (Four, 10 hour), (Three, 12 Hour)

Compensation: $ 15-17 / hour dependent on experience and skill set

The Culture at VCA CAVES

We are passionate about our teams health and wellness and continue to foster a culture where asking questions is welcome, and training is the expectation. At VCA CAVES 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 while supporting a work-life balance.

We not only work hard, we play hard too. Meet us for our family fun summer Olympics, Halloween costume parties, week long scavenger hunt and our holiday ugly sweater competition. Don't forget the family vibe when we bring pot luck dinners where everyone can participate. Have you seen our Vet Tech Week? This is a small sampling of the gratitude we show our team for being the most compassionate, dedicated veterinary medical professionals around.

The Benefits Continue to Grow!

  • Leadership opportunities (career growth potential)
  • Generous pay differential for overnight hours
  • Hefty discounts to VetGirl, and Fear Free Certification
  • Free NAVTA membership
  • $750 CE allowance for credentialed technicians
  • Licensure tuition support and scholarship opportunities
  • LVT license reimbursement
  • Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)
  • Referral bonuses
  • Competitive wage
  • VTS career path financial support
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Life, long and short term disability insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Infertility Benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 401(k)
  • Free access to Plumbs, and educational platforms such as Vetfolio

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.

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)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com



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