Opportunity for an Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician/Assistant
A Veterinary Assistant is the foundation of a solid clinical practice and the primary support of our doctors. The duties of a technician require practical knowledge of hospital procedures, policies and services; client and patient treatment protocols; hospital computer systems; and the standard procedures, records, and terminology used in a veterinary hospital.
VMSG is a world class specialty referral and emergency center providing pets with extraordinary care. Our highly qualified team delivers compassionate, comprehensive care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, which is overseen by board-certified Veterinary Critical Care specialists.
VMSG has the highest possible nurse-to-patient ratio using state-of-the-art monitoring, diagnostic, and treatment equipment.
Our services include:
We are able to attract the finest clinicians by offering:
Located one hour south of Los Angeles, San Juan Capistrano is named for the Mission that was founded here in 1776. The city is a beautiful place to live, with a variety of outdoor activities and a large recreational trail system. A large equestrian complex hosts a number of events through the year, and farmers markets operate year round.
Please see our website at www.vmsg.com to learn more about our center.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Current Veterinary Technician Registration or Certification or Appropriate equivalent work experience
Graduate of an accredited veterinary technology program (preferred)
High School diploma or equivalent
One or more years’ experience in veterinary environment, including intern assignments
Physical and Other Requirements
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals – with assistance from other staff members for animals weighing over 50 pounds)
Ability to walk or stand for 10 to 12 hours (or longer shifts, as needed); frequently working in a bent position
Ability to handle stressful situations
Ability to complete assigned tasks, even if extended work hours are required in order to do so