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VCA Animal Hospitals Doctor Assistant in South Pasadena, California

VCA TLC Pasadena Veterinary Specialty and Emergency is at it again! Known for industry-leading medicine, we support our community and network of veterinary professionals in the greater Los Angeles area with education, peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and relationship development. We are a fast paced hospital that provides an amazing learning environment and a rewarding caseload. We pride ourselves on our dedicated and compassionate technical and non-technical staff as well as our team of amazing specialists, senior clinicians, and interns. Team members who have a strong desire to learn and great communication skills are a must. Currently seeking applicants for a Doctor's Assistant for our growing Emergency and Specialty Hospital.

Doctor's assistants have the opportunity to be a part of providing critical care services and excellent customer service while working alongside our veterinarians within a great learning environment. We are seeking highly organized individuals with strong multi-tasking and customer service skills. This position involves heavy communication with doctors, technicians, front office, our client liaison, and the clients. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. Experience with computers and multi-line phone system is required. Current experience (within the last 2 years) in veterinary medicine, either as a DA or veterinary technician, is highly recommended. Experience in specialty medicine is a huge plus!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour

Daily responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Obtain initial patient histories from the client

Transcribe physical exam findings, lab results, imaging reports, etc. into patient medical records

Create financial estimates

Client communication and education

Performing client/patient follow-up phone calls

Create and process prescription refills

Maintain medical records

Review discharge instructions with clients

Complete lab submission forms

This is a full-time position that utilizes five 8-hour shifts per week, and pay rates are determined by experience level and credentials. Available schedules do include working weekend shifts. Compensation for this position ranges from $18/hr - $24/hr dependent on education, experience, credentials, location, nature of practice, schedule and additional responsibilities.

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

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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