VCA Veterinary Assitant in Sparks, Nevada
Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.
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Baring Blvd. Veterinary Hospital and Wellness Center in Sparks, NV is a busy 12-13 DVM full-time equivalent AAHA hospital. We have an invigorating blend of newer graduates, middle of the career DVMs, and wise “old” veterinarians whom together create a learning and challenging environment. We have rounds twice daily where we SOAP cases together and suggest options and changes to protocols. We are committed to compassionate care and modern medicine. We offer a plethora of services including, but not limited to, advanced orthopedics (TPLO, plating and external fixation) acupuncture, diagnostic ultrasound, chemotherapy, laser therapy, endoscopy, laparoscopy (ovariectomy and gastropexy). We encourage specialization within the practice. Our DVMs work hard, but earn an above average pro-sal income and receive a comprehensive benefit package.
For more information about the practice, checkout our website www.baringvet.net and our Facebook page.
Sparks is the sister city to Reno and is only 1 hour from Lake Tahoe. The area offers an abundance of outdoor activities such as skiing, boating, hiking, biking, kayaking etc. The Reno/Sparks area is a fast-growing community where companies such as Tesla and Switch are in process of building enormous facilities 15 miles east of town.
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team.
The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen.
In this position you will be supporting our Doctors and Technician team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Duties will include:
• Maintaining medical records.
• Preparing surgical suite and surgical patients.
• Filling prescriptions.
• Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging.
• Providing compassionate care and a home away from home for boarded and hospitalized pets.
At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.
• You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500 doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.
• You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.
We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more!
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!