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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant - General Practice Surgery in Loomis, California

VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic is looking for an Experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our General Practice Surgery Department. This position schedule is 4 days per week, 10 hour days.

Are you looking to be a part of a hospital team that feels like family, while having the support and resources to push your career forward? If so, we would love to connect with you! VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic ( located Northeast of Sacramento is seeking a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) or Experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our one of a kind veterinary hospital!

Our hospital campus is on nine beautiful acres in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains, set amongst oak trees, a creek and pond and shared with wildlife. We are a large, collaborative wacky family that fiercely looks out for each other and enjoys each other’s company. We like humor, wacky socks, and parties on our scenic patio. We have a strong reputation in our community, offering clients a spectrum of services from general practice, 24-hour ER services to specialty services. We have a supportive and fun team of team board-certified specialists in internal medicine, surgery, critical care, anesthesia, cardiology and radiology; as well as a large team of rock-star ER clinicians and general practice veterinarians who would love to collaborate with you.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide compassionate nursing care for all patients

  • Completing treatments for outpatient or hospitalized patients

  • Venipuncture and IV catheter placement

  • Assisting veterinarians with surgical procedures and monitoring anesthesia

  • Triaging and stabilizing incoming emergency patients

  • Participate in client communication and education, explaining administration of medications, follow-up care, diet recommendations and general animal care

VCA Animal Hospital offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance. 401(k) retirement plan, pet care discounts, paid vacation, holidays and sick days, and health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The pay range for this position is $18.00 to $26.00 per hour.

If you are a current associate, 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.

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