Overview

Company Description
Affordable Animal Hospital is a full-service provider of quality companion animal medical care to Compton, California, and the surrounding areas. Our mission is guided by kindness and compassion where our team delivers the care to each pet that they would want their own pet to receive. Not only do we administer care in the clinic, but we also push for owner education and provide a wide range of guidelines and information available to assist clients following their visit

We specialize in preventative care, dentistry, and surgeries. Our experts provide individualized vaccine programs based on age, breed, and environment. We perform regular checkups with nutritional and behavioral counseling to monitor the overall health of our clients. Affordable Animal Hospital is well versed in handling surgeries in our innovative surgery suite, whether that involves orthopedic procedures, dental work, or spays and neuters.

There is much to discover in the geographical center and oldest city in Los Angeles County: Compton. Compton is a diverse city that presents residents with excellent work/life balance, affordable housing, and economic opportunity. Recent growth has attracted many young professionals and middle-class families to settle down in Compton’s neighborhoods. Public transportation and the freeway system allow you convenient access to LA’s museums, amusement parks, beaches, and entertainment centers.

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Job Description
Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Animal restraint, triage of incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.

Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.

Whether you’re looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, you’ll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.
Qualifications
We’re looking for:

A high work ethic and positive attitude team member
Ability to arrive on-time and ready to work
A minimum of 1-year experience preferred, CVT/RVT/LVT a bonus
Weekend availability
Exceptional customer service skills and ability to communicate precisely
Interpret medical records and record client history accurately
Knowledge in preventative care, surgical procedures, and hospital flow
Ability to restrain pets in a low-stress and safe manner
Proficient in sample collection to include blood samples, urine, fecal, and skin
Ability to properly set-up and process laboratory samples and tests
Proficient in positioning and capturing radiographs, positioning for dental radiographs are a plus
Proficient in anesthesia and surgical monitoring
A self-starter with the desire to continue to advance one’s knowledge and skillset
Ability to receive in a professional manner constructive feedback to maintain hospital efficiency
Additional information
We offer our staff:

Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL Employees
Paid Bereavement Program
Paid Parental Leave Program
Competitive Compensation
Continuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)
Tuition Assistance Program
Access to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn Foster
Career Development Opportunities
Referral Bonus Program for most positions!
Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)
*Note – some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.

WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Animal restraint, triage of incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.

Required Education Level : None