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VCA Animal Hospitals Emergency Triage Assistant in West Hartford, Connecticut

Emergency/Critical Care experience:

  • Assist doctor and other hospital staff by care and cleaning of patients

  • Animal handling and restraint

  • Facilitates and completes patient triage

  • Client communication for patient updates

  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging

  • Must be a team player willing to learn new techniques and treatments and to accept change.

  • Technician training as needed

  • Perform emergency care within regulatory limits

  • Dependable attendance is required

  • Any allergies to animals must be controllable through medication

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds

  • This position requires the ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a minimum 8hr day.

  • Providing compassionate care for patients

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now- We look forward to hearing from 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)

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