Veterinary Assistant - Chiquita Animal Hospital


Job Description
VCA Chiquita Animal Hospital is hiring experienced Veterinary Assistants to join our team in beautiful Cape Coral!About UsWe are a client focused 5-doctor practice, seeing canine, feline, and exotic species patients. We pride ourselves on being an environment that places importance on learning and development, so if you are currently enrolled in a technician certification program, we would highly encourage you to apply!Check out our website here: Why VCAWe are passionate about supporting our technicians and assistants 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 career has to offer.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.Some of the many benefits we offer:Access to the people and resources of a large veterinary communityAdvancement and leadership opportunitiesCareer development programsMedical, dental & vision insuranceAccess to free mental health care, life assistance program, resources like Headspace, etc.Fully employer-paid life, long-term and short-term disability insurancePaid vacation, paid sick time, holiday payPaid parental leaveContinuing Education allowance for full time credentialed veterinary techniciansCE and learning opportunities for all associatesTuition support and sponsorships including Veterinary Technology AAS, BAS completion and moreGenerous hospital discounts for your pets, a variety of other discounts401(k) retirement planReferral bonus opportunitiesOpportunities to give back through VCA Charities and local animal shelter partnershipsWhat You'll DoIn this role, you will support our team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients.Skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:Compassionate patient careClient care and educationPatient handling and restraintSurgical preparation and assistingAnesthesia monitoringDentistryRadiologyLaboratory workVenipunctureCatheter placementPharmacyMedical record keepingInterested in this opportunity? Apply!We look forward to hearing from you.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. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:$9925/9925$247092.htmldCompany 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 purpose-A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.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).VCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, genetic characteristics, physical disability, mental disability, perceived disability, medical condition, age, family care status, veteran or military status, parental status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, or any other protected status as required by law. 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. VCA will engage in the interactive process with disabled individuals who request reasonable accommodations in the workplace.