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Veterinary Technician/ Assistant - Ophthalmology

Company: VCA
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Join our Ophthalmology Team!

Do you have a passion for feline medicine? Are you eager to grow your skills in a specialized department? VCA City Cats is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician or Assistant to join the ophthalmology team part time. We are located in historic Arlington, Massachusetts and our growing hospital includes a board certified Veterinary Ophthalmologist offering medical and surgical services as well as two full time General Practice Veterinarians.

We are seeking an experienced professional to work exclusively with our ophthalmologist.

Three day work week -20-25hrs
No Weekends
Focus on administrative duties such as (schedule and referral management, pharmacy oversight, exam room support, and client communication)

VCA City Cats Hospital is a newly renovated facility equipped with feline friendly/fear free reception and exam rooms, and state of the art dental and surgical suites. Our newly redesigned boarding area includes comfortable condo-style accommodations with views of downtown Arlington to satisfy even this most discriminating of our feline friends.

Credentials preferred but not required, as well as experience with low-stress and/or Fear Free handling and restraint techniques.

Why Join The VCA City Cats Family?

We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. We create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA 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
Continuing education allowance
Tuition support and sponsorships
Veterinary Technician license reimbursement
Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)
Referral bonuses
Competitive wage
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Life, long and short term disability insurance
Paid parental leave
Paid vacation and sick time

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent-by delivering an outstanding client experience-so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. You've worked hard to gain experience and we want you to use the knowledge that you've invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

Physical examinations and patient assessment
Anesthesia monitoring
Surgical preparation and assisting
Laboratory work
Catheter placement
Patient recovery
Compassionate care of our hospitalized animals

The salary range for this position is $19 - $25 / hour based on experience.

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know 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.

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 %%veterinary%%

Keywords: VCA, Arlington , Veterinary Technician/ Assistant - Ophthalmology, Professions , Arlington, Massachusetts

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