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VCA Animal Hospitals Medical Oncology - Veterinary Assistant in San Leandro, California

VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists is seeking a Veterinary Assistant for our Medical Oncology Services !


VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialist

14790 Washington Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578

Medical Oncology:

At VCA BAVS, our oncology team designs an individualized treatment plan for each pet patient using the most advanced and effective treatments, much like those used in human medicine.

Even better, today’s cancer treatments are often much quicker with far fewer side effects, so pets remain comfortable and happy throughout treatment.

Skills that our Veterinary Assistant's in Medical Oncology utilize, but are not limited to:

  • Physical examinations, patient assessment, and collecting patient histories

  • Processing laboratory samples in-house

  • Preparing laboratory samples for outside labs

  • Managing medical records, reports and correspondence

  • Assist with Diagnostic Imaging (Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scans)

  • Assist with patient recovery

  • Pharmacy

  • Collecting detailed patient histories at check in for oncology consults

  • Venipuncture/catheter placement

  • Knowledge and experience with chemotherapy drugs and safety protocols

  • Safe animal restraint and handling

  • Strong multi-tasking skills

  • Effective verbal, listening, and communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members of all hospital services

Schedule : Full-Time opportunities available, (5) 8-hour shifts


Starting range is $ 22 to $ 30/ hour

VCA Animal Hospitals 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, health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials.

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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