VCA Veterinary Specialists of Northern Colorado is seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join the Emergency /CC Team at our AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency/specialty referral practice located in beautiful Loveland, Colorado.
We are a well established and growing, AAHA accredited, 24-7 emergency and specialty referral hospital serving the front range of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Loveland, Colorado since 2000. We pride ourselves in offering the highest quality medicine, meticulous patient care, and compassionate, client-centered customer service at all times – day and night. VSNC is an attractive, modern facility overlooking the Rocky Mountains.
The hospital is fully equipped with an in-house laboratory, advanced patient monitoring equipment, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, on-site CT scanner, rehabilitation services, and on-site MRI.
As a hospital we are very interested in taking necessary steps to continue our growth. We have a very busy and well-established hospital looking for knowledgeable, energetic, and passionate technicians to help us provide our clients with a high touch and great experience. Our team is the backbone of our hospital and without everyone’s skills, knowledge and fun-loving personalities we can’t succeed.
Our E/CC technicians are responsible for the care and triaging of those emergent and critical cases. You’ll be involved in a variety of cases ranging from basic nursing care to advanced/critical care of our patients. This includes but is not limited to: triaging patients, administering treatments, anesthesia/sedation client communication, radiographs, and CPR.
We’re a teaching hospital and we want to train the best and the brightest for our future. VCA offers a VTS program and Penn Foster scholarships to those interested.
The range for this position is $18.00-$21.00/h and we offer a $4/hr. shift differential for our overnight technicians. Overnight shifts will be required for this position. As we continue to grow we are more than ever, committed to developing our team with dedicated, professional, and positive people. We believe in a positive and healthy culture and that’s what we strive for each day.
We empower our team members to be independent and, most importantly, we trust them. At VSNC in Loveland, CO. you can be in the mountains within 30 minutes to enjoy all the sports and outdoor activities your heart could desire. Outdoors isn’t your thing? Not to worry, Colorado is in top ranking for Craft Breweries and the food scene is amazing.
We offer competitive benefits and salary based on industry standards and we evaluate each applicant on an individual basis. We have other openings available and are taking applications, please apply! If interested in this opportunity, please click the “Apply” link below. If you think this would be an ideal opportunity for someone you know, click “Share.”
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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 vcacareers.comRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:
• catheter placement
• anesthesia monitoring
• physical examinations and patient assessment
• surgical preparation and assisting
• laboratory work
• patient recovery
• compassionate care for our hospitalized patients