Overview

Company Description
East Los Angeles Dog and Cat Hospital is a well-established, progressive, fast paced small animal practice located in East LA, California. The hospital is staffed with a full-time veterinarian and additional on-call veterinarians as needed. East Los Angeles Dog and Cat Hospital offers many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients, including: Preventative Care, Surgery, Urgent Care, High, In-House Diagnostics, Digital full body radiology, Ultrasonography, Medical and/or Vacation Boarding and more.

East Los Angeles is known for its hot-summer Mediterranean climate. East Los Angeles is part of the Los Angeles and Montebello districts, and depending on preference families can choose to move into one of the largest school districts in the country and take advantage of excellent magnet and charter school placement options or can commute from any number of neighboring cities with award winning public schools. This part of Los Angeles is an ideal area in which to raise a family! From the office, you would be within an hour’s drive to the beach, to hiking trails, and any number of Los Angeles based theme parks (Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Universal Studios, and Magic Mountain). In winter, East Los Angeles is two hours from the Big Bear skiing community. Or live minutes from the office in the rapidly developing downtown corridor where investors are building restaurant and housing in the heart of Los Angeles and enjoy Disney Hall, the Broad Museum, Staples Center, and more!

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.

We’re looking for:

An Experienced or Registered/Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred
Must be able to restrain large dogs
Compassionate, Calm, Team Player, Multi-Tasker and Strong Communicator
Proficient in sample collection, obtaining medical histories, processing laboratory tests and radiographs, anesthesia monitoring etc.
Self-starter with the desire to continue to advance your knowledge and skillset.

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.

To learn more about our location, click here: East Lost Angeles Dog and Cat Hospital.

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:

An Experienced or Registered/Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred
Must be able to restrain large dogs
Compassionate, Calm, Team Player, Multi-Tasker and Strong Communicator
Proficient in sample collection, obtaining medical histories, processing laboratory tests and radiographs, anesthesia monitoring etc.
Self-starter with the desire to continue to advance your knowledge and skillset.

Required Education Level : None