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Job Title

Veterinary Technician

Company : VCA

Location : Little Falls, NJ

Created : 2020-10-24

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.If you are a current employee, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:/vca/d/inst/1$9925/9925$88395.htmld Welcome to the Little Falls Animal Hospital! At our hospital we strive to give your pet the most comprehensive medical care in any situation. In addition, we pride ourselves on being compassionate and understanding. Armed with the latest technology, we can diagnose (using x-rays, ultrasound, or blood work)and treat all conditions within one facility. Also at our disposal, is a state-of-the-art dental department, complete with an intraoral digital x-ray system and the latest diagnostic tools. Our veterinarians and certified dental technician will perform all the necessary dental procedures (from simple extractions to root canal therapies)to make your cat, dog, rabbit or ferret have a healthy mouth. Our pharmacy is fully stocked to aid in your pet's treatment. We also offer a full line of natural supplements. In addition, we can turn your pet's medications in a specially flavored liquid. This makes medicating your pet less stressful for them and much easier for you. We also carry a full line of Hills foods including all their therapeutic Science Diets, as well as other prescription diets. We also offer high quality foods for birds and ferrets. Consult with our knowledgeable veterinarians to find out what diet is best for your pet. Exotic pets are welcome at LFAH! Our vets are trained in current avian and exotic procedures. Your winged friend, reptile or pocket pet will enjoy a comfortable stay in our specially equipped exotic ward. At Little Falls Animal Hospital, our emphasis is on disease prevention! We consider the annual/biannual exams the most important thing you can do to keep your pet healthy.At this time we will check all body systems, make dental and dietary recommendations and discuss any diagnostic tests that may be necessary. We strongly advise that all pets be vaccinated with distemper and Rabies according to the recommendations of AAHA and the AVMA. No animals will be admitted into the hospital without current vaccinations.Other vaccinations and yearly preventative health measures are recommended and will be discussed with you by a member of our healthcare team. Whatever your pet's health problem, we at LFAH are dedicated to making your companion healthy, in a caring environment, with the least amount of stress possible. Remember a healthy, good quality of life depends as much on you as it does on us. Please do not hesitate to ask questions about procedures, medications, fees, alternative approaches or anything else that comes to mind. We encourage your participation in your pet's health care. Welcome Again!! We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen. Why We Need You As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals. You’ve worked hard for your credentialing and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: • Venipuncture • catheter placement • radiology • anesthesia monitoring • physical examinations and patient assessment • surgical preparation and assisting • dentistry • laboratory work • pharmacy • patient recovery • compassionate care for our hospitalized patients Why You Should Consider Us 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!