Veterinary Technician Neurology

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Company 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. If you are a current employee, 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: VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital is a well-established, AAHA-accredited, 24-Hour Emergency, Specialty and General Practice Hospital in Los Angeles, California. VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician to work in our Internal Medicine department at our 24-hour emergency/multi-specialty practice in Los Angeles, CA. If you are looking for a career with an organization that is forward thinking and advanced in medical treatment and care for patients, then look no further! We are looking for an outstanding Veterinary Technician to work with our team. The candidate should value teamwork and collaboration. Technicians here are utilized to their fullest potential and have many opportunities for growth and development. About Us: VCA WLA Animal Hospital is located in Los Angeles, CA, three miles from the coast. We offer 13 specialties including: Emergency & Critical Care, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Cardiology, Oncology, and Zoo Med. We offer multiple advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities such as MRI, CT and Radiation Therapy. Summary of Job Description and Function: – Assist with diagnostic testing including: sample collection, venipuncture, radiography, submitting and running lab work – Perform sedation and anesthesia for MRI, CT and other procedures – Assist in patient procedures: preparation of patients, instruments, equipment – Fill medications – Plan, organize, and manage the daily flow of services – Maintenance of equipment used in Neurology service – Ensure documentation is accurate and complete – General nursing care – Additional duties as assigned Qualifications: – 2+ years of experience, RVT preferred – Proficient in calculations (drugs, constant rate infusions, unit conversions, etc.) – Flexibility with work hours and able to work additional hours when necessary – Availability to be on-call and work some weekends/holidays – Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment – Excellent verbal and written communication skills 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 employees 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 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! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!