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VCA Animal Hospitals Rehab Assistant - Experienced in Park City, Utah

VCA Powder Paws Animal Hospital is looking for a part time veterinary assistant/technician to work in our Rehabilitation department! Our hospital provides a unique rehabilitation team focused on treating and preventing injury, aiding recovery, and enhancing performance. Helping dogs live well is what drives us.

The ideal candidate would have experience as a rehab assistant in a veterinary setting and be comfortable with animal handling and restraint, familiar with general animal health and medications, and knowledgeable in canine anatomy.

As a Powder Paws Rehabilitation Assistant, you will:

  • Work under the supervision of our rehab practitioner to implement designated rehabilitation therapy plans

  • Also be comfortable working autonomously with indirect supervision

  • Communicate one on one with our clients as you work with their pet, and implement home exercise plans and other client education aspects

  • Complete digital medical record keeping and documentation as appropriate to the cases you see

  • Contact clients and follow up with scheduling appointments

  • Treat with a variety of modalities, including Under-water Treadmill

  • Aid in the cleaning and maintenance of the underwater treadmill

We are searching for a Veterinary Assistant who...

  • Holds a current rehabilitation certification – preferred but not needed

  • Has a minimum of 1 year of experience

  • Has a High School Diploma/GED

  • Experienced working in veterinary medicine

  • Can lift up to 50lbs

  • Is able to work on the floor, crawl, bend in various directions, grasp objects, reach, and squat as this is a physically demanding role

  • Canine behavior, Canine Athlete experience a plus

Our rehab services operate on Tuesday through Friday weekly and looking for coverage on Wednesdays and Fridays. You would also have the opportunity to work in one of our other departments if seeking a full time position.

At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

• You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500 doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.

• You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

Pay - DOE and certification

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