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VCA Veterinary Assistant FT in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.

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VCA Orchard Animal Hospital is a small animal practice in Greenwood, Colorado.

VCA Orchard Animal Hospital in Greenwood Village is currently seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant/Technician with a high level of self-motivation and integrity to join our team! We are a close-knit team who enjoys working with each other and having fun! Ideal candidates should possess: excellent people skills, animal handling and animal healthcare knowledge, and have previous experience as an assistant/technician in a veterinary hospital including experience with blood draws, lab preparation and vaccine administration. This position will divide their time between assisting doctors with physical examinations in rooms with clients, restraining animals, inputting data into medical records, dispensing medications and assisting with treatments. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively with co-workers, demonstrate respect for all animals and humans and be dependable. We offer unparalleled client service in a high tech, high quality medical environment.

Along with providing high quality patient and client care that our staff can be proud of, we encourage our staff to continue to learn and grow.

We provide continuing education opportunities, free race certified CE quarterly, Penn Foster scholarships, vacation and sick pay, holiday pay, scrubs, medical, dental, vision, 401K, flexible spending account, life insurance, and GENEROUS pet benefits.

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.

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!