Associate Veterinarian-Sign on/Retention Bonus-Lafayette, IN

Associate Veterinarian-Sign on/Retention Bonus-Lafayette, IN

VCA Animal Hospitals | Lafayette, IN, 47903, US

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VCA Aurora Animal Hospital is expanding its Neurology Service and is a seeking a Veterinary Technician! Our Neurology Service: VCA Aurora's Neurology Service primary focus is to improve a pet's quality of life by providing effective neurological treatment and supportive services. From diagnostic screening to recovery, our Neurology service offers advanced, comprehensive care to treat pets. Our neurologists are available for appointments five days a week, and have access to all specialties within the hospital, ensuring comprehensive, collaborative care. Our Neurology Technicians are exposed to diverse and stimulating caseload. They provide exceptional care to every patient from initial exam to discharge. are truly part of the team and work collaboratively with the Neurologists. Primary job responsibilities include: Provide anesthesia and nursing care for the Neurology Service Creating individualized anesthetic protocols in collaboration with Neurologists Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging (Radiology, CT, MRI, Ultrasound) Assist with all aspects of patient care from admission through discharge, including departmental rounds Communicate with clients and help manage long term patient care Help provide neurological patient education to clients Physical examinations and patient assessments Venipuncture/IVC placement Qualifications: 3+ yeas of anesthesia experience Strong skill in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia protocols and monitoring and recovery Must be able to work successfully as part of a team Ability to lift and restrain animals weighing up to 40 pounds Ability to communicate clearly with clients and staff members Schedule: Full-Time, four 10-hour weekdays. Upon complete training with the Surgery Service (commonly three months), associates will train to perform on-call surgery duties. They will be included in an on-call rotation for both Surgeons and Neurologists. Bonuses apply! Compensation: $ 22 - 30 / hour Starting range is determined by skill set and years of experience in the field/specialty. Financial growth opportunities available. Interested in becoming a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in Neurology? Our Neurologists and Leadership Team are invested in providing the supporting you to apply for, obtain, and maintain your VTS (Neurology) including mentorship, available caseload, skills development opportunities, and CE allowance. Our hospital has a Technician Training and Development Coordinator, who works closely with all Technicians and Assistants to provide aid in development, help set goals, and push our team to greatness. Benefits of joining the VCA Aurora team! Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community Leadership opportunities Career development programs Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities CE allowance Tuition support and sponsorships Vet Tech license reimbursement Free mental wellness subscriptions (Head Space and Lyra Health) Referral bonuses Competitive wage Medical, dental & vision insurance Life, long and short term disability insurance Paid parental leave Paid vacation and sick time 401(k) Pet care discount Address: 2600 W Galena Blvd Aurora, IL 60506 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