The Veterinary Technician will be responsible for inpatient care; surgical monitoring; dental procedures (within the allowable limits provided by the law in California); radiology; sample collection and diagnostics; and client services. We are looking for applicants who have a strong work ethic and want to practice at the highest level of their abilities. Our doctors take the time with the clients and staff to explain procedures, and we expect our staff to practice the same level of caring communication in dealing with clients. Salary for the Veterinary Technician position is commensurate with experience.
Central Animal Hospital employees receive comprehensive benefits including:
- Competitive compensation
- 401K option with employer contribution
- Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
- CE allowance
- Employee pet discount
- Growth potential
The Veterinary Technician job requires a 32-40 hour work week, with possible intermittent weekends, holidays, overtime and/or evening work. Compliance with hospital safety and employee policy manual is expected. The Veterinary Technician will have frequent contact with clients and patients in a fast paced and changing work environment. He/she must be comfortable working around sick, injured, or unruly animals in an environment where the noise level can be moderately to very loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand: walk: use hands and fingers to reach or feel: climb, balance, stoop, kneel or, crouch. The employee must be able to lift up to 35-40 lbs. unassisted and up to over 100 lbs. with assistance.