Veterinary Technician Assistant @ Mohawk Alley Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, CA
Veterinary Technician Assistant
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Mohawk Alley Animal Hospital is an established 7 doctor small animal practice located in the heart of Echo Park in Los Angeles, California. We are a state of the art paperless practice, and we provide a full range of general practice services for dogs and cats, including physical exams, surgery, dental work, laboratory and digital x-ray. Our goal is to provide the best quality of care possible and to help our clients make the right decisions for their pets at every phase of their lives. We have a great team of Doctors, Technicians, and Receptionists.
A technician assistant is an entry level position. The primary function of this role is to assist the veterinarians and technicians in treating patients. The TA should be motivated to learn more technical skills, vocabulary and mathematical equations to continue advancement up the clinical ladder.
-Have at least 2 years of experience working in the treatment room of an animal hospital. Applicants with less than 2 years of experience will not be considered.
-Be able to feed and water patients, clean and disinfect cages as well as treatment room, and sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment
-Be able to obtain blood, urine and fecal samples, hold for radiology, administer oral, topical and injectable medications, assist in recovery of animals from anesthesia.
-Administer vaccines and have basic knowledge of vaccination protocols
-Fill and dispense prescribed medications and be able to discuss dosing instructions and side effects with clients.
-Communicate effectively and professionally with clients regarding treatments and procedures recommended by the doctor and the status of patients currently being treated
-Communicate effectively and courteously with other staff members and veterinarians
-Take direction well and be able to work self-directed when necessary
-Experience in a paperless practice preferred but not required
-Be able to work at least one weekend day
-Have a positive attitude and be eager to learn and grow with the hospital
Salary rate dependent on experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Job Type: Full-time
- Veterinary Technician Assistant: 2 years (Required)
- English (Required)
- Spanish (Preferred)
- One location