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Veterinary Assistant - Emergency

Company: Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - East County
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center East County is now hiring -Veterinary Assistants and Technicians to join us! -
We are a -24 hour -Emergency and multi-specialty veterinary hospital in La Mesa with supportive leadership, structured training, and opportunities for growth! -
Schedule: -
Full time, Day or Swing Shifts in the Emergency/Critical Care Department. -
A regular Saturday or Sunday shift will be required as we are 24 hour hospital. -

This is a great opportunity to continue to grow and learn in an emergency -and multi-specialty -environment. - - -
Our ideal applicants will -hold or -be actively working towards their CA RVT license. - -
Pay and benefits: -$18 - $29/hr -depending on experience and skillset, + shift differentials. - -
We invest heavily in our employees with many opportunities for growth and development! -
We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, paid time off, continuing education, licensing reimbursement, generous pet discounts, and much more! -
What are some of the -core skills we are looking for you to have -that we can help you build upon? -

  • Proficient in venipuncture for dogs and cats - -
  • Proficient in IV catheter placement -
  • Proficient in restraint -and safe animal handling -
  • Perform thoracic and abdominal radiographs for dogs and cats -
  • Knowledge of triage and common emergency cases -
  • Ability to obtain and understanding of normal vital signs for dogs and cats. -
  • Knowledge and training in RECOVER CPR protocols
  • Solid understanding of medical terminology and pharmacology
  • Set up patients for hospitalization and assist the Doctors and -teammates -with hospitalized patient care -from post operative recovery to critically ill patients. - -
  • Doppler blood pressure -
  • Exceptional communication skills with -Doctors, teammates and clients. -
  • Fill medications as prescribed by Veterinarian. - -
  • Maintain lab flow sheets for patients -
  • Run in house lab work -eg. -CBC, Chemistries, blood gases, -coags, snap tests among others. -
  • Restock, clean and maintain clean and safe hospital environment. - -
  • Set up and clean up for multiple emergency procedures. - -
  • Anesthetic monitoring experience around -eg. -Foreign body surgery, laceration repairs, urethral obstruction. - -
  • Exposure to handling and care for exotic species that come through our hospital. - - -Interested in learning and growing in an emergency and multi-specialty environment? -
    We look forward to hearing from you! -
    #LI-LC1 -PandoLogic. Keywords: Veterinary Assistant, Location: La Mesa, CA - 91944

Keywords: Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - East County, La Mesa , Veterinary Assistant - Emergency, Healthcare , La Mesa, California

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