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Veterinary Assistant

Company: NVA
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

General information

City: Oceanside

State: California

Hospital Name: Veterinary Urgent Care - Oceanside

Job Type: Support Staff

Employment Type: Permanent

Description & Requirements

Ethos Urgent Care in Oceanside, CA is now hiring a talented and experienced Veterinary Assistant!

About Ethos Urgent Care Center: Ethos is committed to providing a gold standard in veterinary medicine. We are excited to announce the opening of Ethos Urgent Care in veterinary medicine. Our nursing staff are an integral part of providing the highest level of care. We strive to bring together hard working, caring and intelligent people who love to serve and help the community.

Benefits of Working with Ethos:

  • Highly competitive and comparable wages based on experience and skill set. $18-22/hr
  • Partnership with Purdue VT program/scholarships
  • Competitive Vet Assistant and RVT CE allowance annually
  • VetBloom access: Race approved continuing education, training and curriculum library
  • License application and renewal reimbursement for RVT's
  • 75% Employee Pet discount
  • Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, 3 weeks accrued paid time off, CE, uniform allowance. About the Job: As a Veterinary Assistant in the Urgent Care you will be responsible for:
    • Triaging patients
    • Must be skilled in catheter placement and venipuncture.
    • Obtaining and reporting vitals, prioritizing patient treatments and delegating tasks if needed
    • Recognize changes in patient status and report to doctor
    • Utilizing different imaging modalities (radiographs, ultrasound)
    • Administer and monitor patients for anesthetic/sedation procedures Responsibilities:
      • Serve as intermediary between doctor and client for non-essential communication
      • Collect and summarize detailed histories regarding patients that present through emergency room following triage with Emergency Technicians
      • Create and present treatment plans to client
      • Communicate between doctors and technicians what treatments (blood draws, procedures, etc.) need to be done.
      • Assist doctor with patient related tasks through entirety of shift.
      • Assist with collecting deposits.
      • Manage consent forms with client.
      • Document conversations between clients and the attending doctor.
      • Handle miscellaneous prescriptions requests, client callbacks, lab work entries etc. About You:
        • 1-3 years experience in a hospital setting preferred.
        • High school diploma or equivalent required; candidates from vocational co-op programs also considered
        • Ability to read, write, and speak English is required
        • Knowledge and practical application of basic arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is required

Keywords: NVA, Oceanside , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Oceanside, California

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