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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary EMERGENCY Doctor's Assistant in Los Angeles, California

VCA Animal Specialty Group (ASG) is seeking an experienced Doctor’s Assistant (DA) for our ER dept. ASG is located at the 5 and 134 freeway split.

Primary skills required for this position:

  • Triage patients, including STAT calls as needed

  • Communicate with clients to obtain histories, explain estimates, discharges and euthanasia paperwork

  • Create estimates to clients

  • Help maintain the flow of the doctor's schedules & triages

  • Create treatment sheets on iPads per doctor's instructions

  • Fill prescriptions to go home with clients

  • Answer calls, and send and receive emails/text messages

  • Manage daily tasks (lab & radiology reports, filing, call backs/updates, enter charges, export Smart Flow discharges into Woofware, etc.)

  • Ensure patients are clean and comfortable

  • Help clean and maintain the overall treatment floor and hospital

Why You Should Consider VCA Animal Specialty Group:

  • Shifts are 10 hrs 4 days per wk.

  • Hands on patient handing opportunities once trained

  • Competitive compensation from $22-$28

  • Complete benefits package, including medical/dental/vision insurance (after 30 days of employment), Accrued vacation and sick time, Paid holidays *, 401k (with company matching), Generous employee pet discounts, health and wellness resources, and much more!

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