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VCA Animal Hospitals veterinary assistant in Yucca Valley, California

VCA Yucca Valley Animal Hospital in the beautiful Hi-Desert next to Joshua Tree CA is seeking a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team! We are dedicated to delivering high quality patient care to companion and exotic pets in the Hi-Desert above Palm Springs. We are a fast paced 6 doctor general practice with urgent care. We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual to help complete our healthcare team!

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA Yucca Valley team, you will support other vet assistants, technicians and doctors by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission is to provide an excellent client experience and deliver exceptional patient care. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • All aspects of patient care

  • Physical patient assessment

  • Animal handling and restraint

  • IM, IV, SQ injections

  • Nursing care/hospitalization treatments

  • Client communication

  • Pharmacy

  • Laboratory work

  • Hands Free Digital Radiography

  • Venipuncture, IV catheter placement, IV fluid therapy

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dental cleanings/dental radiography

  • Patient Recovery

Why Join the VCA Family?

We are passionate about supporting our associates and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. 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. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!

  • Continuing education and career development programs

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Alternative work week (four 10 hour days)

  • Benefits Packages,401K, Pet Discount’s.

  • Free mental health and wellness subscriptions

  • Competitive wage

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance

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.

Compensation: $17.00 - $22.00/hr

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 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 vcacareers.com (https://www.vcacareers.com/%22http:/vcacareers.com/%22)

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 vcacareers.com

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