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VCA Animal Hospitals Licensed Veterinary Technician in Richland, Washington

VCA Animal Medical Center is expanding its Patient Care Team and seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician!

VCA Animal Medical Center, we help pets live long, healthy and happy lives. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners.

Location: 1530 Jadwin Avenue, Richland, WA 99354

Snapshot of the Role: Our team is dependable, adaptable, detail oriented and great multitaskers. We love to have fun and are a creative bunch. Our leadership team invests in each team member and we know that you’ve worked hard for your credentialing.

  • Assist doctors with exams, treatments and procedures.

  • Venipuncture and IVC placement

  • Administer SQ fluids, medications, etc.

  • Work in conjunction with all technical staff across the hospital to ensure hospitalized patients are receiving the best possible care and communicating frequently with the team.

  • Recognize subtle change in clinical status.

  • Discharge instructions with clients when they are able to bring their furry family member back home with them.

  • Complete estimates, basic record keeping.

  • Surgical preparation and assisting.

  • Anesthesia monitoring.

  • Dentistry.

Schedule: Full-time opportunities available, with flexible scheduling.

Compensation: Starting at $22 - 24 / hour. Pay is dependent on experience and licensure.

Benefits of joining the VCA Animal Medical Center Team!

We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. At VCA, we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. In addition, we support a work environment where you can focus on your career, happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!

  • 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

  • Free mental health sessions and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Generous pet care discounts

  • Life, long and short-term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation (2 weeks in 1st year), sick time, and holiday pay

  • 401(k) (company match)

Accreditations:

  • American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)

  • American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)

Apply Today! We value your time, and that is why we have a very quick and easy mobile-friendly application process. We look forward to speaking with you!

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 vcacareers.com

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