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VCA Veterinary Technician/Assistant in Des Moines, Iowa

Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.

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Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Complex in Des Moines, IA is a full-service hospital that is open seven days a week. We offer a variety of services to meet your pets needs inlcuding our Pet Resort, Cat Hospital & Rehabilitation Center. Our advanced hospital includes an on-site Diagnostic Laboratory, Pet Dentistry, Vaccinations, Advanced Canine Orthopedics, DNA Breed Testing, Stem Cell Treatment, Feline Hyperthroid Treatment, Heartworm Prevention, Animal Chiropractic & Acupuncture, Class 4 Laser Therapy, Complete Pet Rehabilitation Facility, Senior Pet Care adn Pet Pharmacy.

JOIN OUR FAMILY!

Are you looking to be a part of a hospital team that feels like family, while having the support and resources to push your career forward? If so, we would love to connect with you! VCA Avondale Veterinary Hospital in Des Moines, IA is seeking either a credentialed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant to join our one-of-a-kind 7-Doctor practice!

VCA Avondale has something for every career path! We perform ultrasounds, orthopedic surgeries, and advanced dentistry, in addition to excellent preventive medicine. We even have a Rehabilitation and Laser Therapy Center! If you are a fan of felines, we have a separate cat only hospital section where our feline friends can get the best of care in a calm, quiet environment. We also have a great boarding facility that includes deluxe vacation suites and offers Doggie Day Care and Grooming. If there is an area you want to grow in, we are here for you!

Our hospital has been serving the Des Moines community for over 45 years. We are AHAA accredited and believe in providing the best possible care to our patients. We are a Gold Standard Feline Friendly practice and are seeking accreditation as a Fear Free practice as well.

At VCA Avondale, you can be the Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be! We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person’s individual skill and personality. There’s something special about you and we are excited to learn more! If you are an experienced Veterinary Technician or Assistant looking for the next step in your career, our team is ready to partner with you.

Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:

  • VCA hospitals are former private-practices that retain the spirit that made them successful

  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

  • Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists

  • Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.

  • WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Technicians

  • Robust Clinical Studies program

  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

VCA adds value to your compensation package with the following:

Competitive wage

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance

  • Opportunity to teach and mentor

  • 401(k)

  • Life and Long Term Disability insurance

Ready to be part of a team that feels like family? Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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 employees 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).

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!

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