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VCA Animal Hospitals Primary Care Veterinary Assistant in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Are you looking to be a part of a dynamic nursing team, while having the support and resources you need to advance your career?

Look no further! Our multi-doctor Primary Care Service is a bustling & diverse Team dedicated to providing high-quality medical care with a home-town feel. We are seeking a positive and motivated team-player who can help us reach the next level. Our hospital is growing by leaps and bounds and we are currently seeking experienced technicians and assistants to join our team! Interested? Read on!

We serve out-patients, in-patients, and urgent care needs for all types of companion animals. So whether you have experience with exotics or want to gain the knowledge and skills needed to care for the pocket-sized, scaled, slithering, or feathered patients— we see them all! (Even a pet turkey… on Thanksgiving—no, seriously, it happened!)

Do you enjoy dental cleanings, surgical nursing, and anesthesia? Welcome! Our Primary Care Service performs lots of routine surgeries and dentals 4-5 days per week.

Are you eager to learn about our specialty and Emergency/Critical Care services as well? What are you waiting for?! Vet Care offers tons of opportunities to spend time with other services. It’s simply who we are— a dynamic group that supports each other; a true collaborative team!

Want to be where you can do all and see it all? This. Is. The. Place!

VCA Vet Care includes both Primary Care (a.k.a. GP) and several specialty services, including Oncology, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Radiology, Emergency & Critical Care, and Internal Medicine. This is an amazing place to grow your career in veterinary medicine—you will get hands-on experience with a vast variety of cases and have the opportunity to learn from many, many helpful and knowledgeable people.

We offer competitive pay, benefits (medical/dental/vision/retirement), and we’re even down to discuss relocation assistance if you’re moving from a distance.

Why else should talented techs and assistants join our VCA Vet Care Team?

We are passionate about supporting our Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants, and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA Vet Care is a member of a larger community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. We have a supportive, highly involved management team and top-notch, experienced techs in every department. We offer support that you will be able to lean on from day one.

We are committed to equality, inclusion, and diversity. We are dedicated to being a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. In addition, we intentionally cultivate an environment where you can focus on your patients, your Team, and your career development.

Here are even more benefits of joining our VCA Veterinary Care :

· Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

· Leadership opportunities

· Career development programs

· Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

· Continuing education allowance

· Tuition support and sponsorships

· Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

· Mental health resources through Lyra Health (up to 12 free therapy sessions per year!)

· Mental wellness subscriptions through Head Space for meditation

· Referral bonuses

· Medical, dental & vision insurance

· Generous pet care discounts

· Life, long and short-term disability insurance

· Paid parental leave

· Paid vacation and sick time

· 401(k)

· Branded Winks scrubs provided

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

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