Company : VCA Animal Hospitals
Country: United States
Location : Sandpoint, Idaho
Post: Mon, 06 Nov 2023 20:09:07 GMT
Expires: Mon, 04 Dec 2023 23:59:59 GMT
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VCA North Idaho Animal Hospital in Sandpoint, Idaho is looking for our next Certified Veterinary Technician!
VCA North Idaho Animal Hospital:
Our hospital values creating a team-oriented and supportive environment for all associates. We believe that this approach leads to a positive and inclusive workplace, benefiting both staff and patients.
Our hospital sees a diverse range of small animal species, including birds, pocket pets, reptiles, and even backyard chickens. We are proud to hold AAHA accreditation and prioritize Fear Free treatment for our patients. Our services include acupuncture, therapeutic laser, behavior training and consultation, dentistry, advanced ultrasound imaging, reproduction, echocardiogram, and orthopedic care. We strive to provide comprehensive care to all of our clients.
Why We Want You!
Our Certified Veterinary Technicians provide excellent patient care with a focus on wellness and client education with opportunities to develop their dream career. We provide the tools and resources for our licensed technicians to specialize in the areas that are passionate to them. The skills that will be utilized include, but are not limited to:
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:
· Assist doctors with exams, treatments and procedures.
· Venipuncture and IVC placement
· Administer SQ fluids, medications, etc.
· Work in conjunction with all technical staff across the hospital to ensure hospitalized patients are receiving the best possible care and communicating frequently with the team.
· Recognize subtle change in clinical status.
· Discharge instructions with clients when they are able to bring their furry family member back home with them.
· Complete estimates, basic record keeping.
· Surgical preparation and assisting.
· Anesthesia monitoring.
· Plus so much more!
Requirements: Must have a current veterinary technician license in the state of Idaho or eligible to transfer/obtain a license in Idaho. Minimum 1-2 years’ experience working in a general practice. Fear-Free certified a plus but a sense of humor is a requirement.
Schedule: Full-time opportunity, 4/10’s, one weekend per month. Open 6 days a week. M-F 7:30am to 5:30pm, Sat 8:00am-3:00pm and no after hour emergencies or call shifts.
Compensation: Starting at $22 – 25 / hour. Pay dependent on experience and licensure. 2-weeks paid vacation, CE benefits, and professional development being offered. Relocation Assistance available for the right candidate.
Benefits of joining the VCA North Idaho Team!
We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians 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 Technician career has to offer. 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. In addition, we support a work environment where you can focus on your career, happiness, and the patients you serve.
Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team for full-time associates (part-time benefits may vary)!
Paid vacation (2 weeks in 1st year), sick time, and vacation pay
Free mental health sessions (Lyra) and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)
Medical, dental & vision insurance for you and your family
Health saving account, and Flexible spending account
Generous pet care discounts plus discounts on Mars, Royal Canin, Hills, and more
Life, long, and short-term disability insurance (company paid)
Paid parental leave for new parents
401(k) (company match)
Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
Opportunities for growth and leadership roles at VCA, Mars, and other divisions of Mars
Dedicated onboarding and development support
Associate-led equity, inclusion, and diversity groups
Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities
Free Continuing Education through our online WoofU
Tuition support and sponsorships
Location: 320 South Ella Ave, Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
Our location in Sandpoint, an incredible all-season resort town in the Inland Northwest, offers a plethora of outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy. The natural beauty is easily accessible, making it an ideal spot for quality living for both our patients and associates. We strive to maintain a healthy work-life balance for all.
Are you excited to join a team that values collaboration and support? We’re eager to get to know you and see how we can grow together.
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 (url removed)