Veterinary Assistant - Neurology (18.00-21.00/h))

Veterinary Assistant - Neurology (18.00-21.00/h))

VCA Antech, Inc. | Loveland, CO, 80538, US

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description:

VCA Veterinary Specialists of Northern Colorado is seeking an experienced, Veterinary Assistant to join the Neurology Team at our AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency/specialty referral practice located in Loveland, Colorado. We are a well-established and growing specialty referral hospital serving communities in Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Kansas since 2000. We pride ourselves in offering the highest quality medicine, meticulous patient care, and compassionate, client-centered customer service at all times - day and night. VSNC is fully equipped to receive any small animal veterinary patient needing emergency care.

As a hospital, we believe in supporting everyone on our staff and recognize that without each team member's participation in our vision, we cannot succeed. Our veterinary assistants and technicians play a vital role in our hospital as they are often the first hands on our patients. At VSNC you will be caring for a variety of cases. Your duties will include but are not limited to:

* Compassionate care of our patients
* Assistance with triage
* Venipuncture
* Intravenous catheter placement
* Management of patients on oxygen supplementation (oxygen chamber, flow-by or nasal cannula)
* Familiarity with best practices in veterinary CPR
* Obtaining digital radiographs
* Performing general anesthesia and monitoring (SpO2, CO2, non-invasive and invasive blood pressure monitoring, EKG monitoring); Patient recovery from anesthetized procedures
* Patient assessment and monitoring of vital parameters
* Reconstitution and administration of intravenously or subcutaneously delivered medications
* Accurate and efficient prescription preparation
* Clear, effective, and compassionate communication with clients and referring veterinarians

At VSNC we believe in supporting life-long learners and career advancement. As such, VCA offers a VTS program and Penn Foster scholarships to those interested in seeking advanced certifications in their technical area of expertise. We are also committed to developing our team with dedicated, professional, and positive people. We believe in a positive and healthy culture and that is what we strive for each day.

In addition to joining an incredible team at VCA VSNC, our location at the foot of the Rocky Mountains is ideal. Camping, skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, mountain biking, boating, and almost every outdoor activity you can think of is available close to your doorstep. Outdoor activities not your forte? We still have you covered! Denver is less than an hour away with world-class museums, nationally known sports venues, and easy access to the Denver International Airport. Whatever your interests are outside of work, you can find and enjoy them in Northern Colorado!

We offer competitive benefits and salary based on industry standards as well shift differentials. We evaluate each applicant on an individual basis. If interested in this opportunity, please click the "Apply" link below. If you think this would be an ideal opportunity for someone you know, click "Share." We do have other CVT positions available at VSNC and are accepting applications -so please apply to discuss!

At VCA we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and want to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work.