Veterinary Assistant>

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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VCA Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center of Kalamazoo is a 24/7/365 emergency/critical care/specialty practice, located in Kalamazoo, MI.

We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team Full-time.

Are you searching for more work life balance? We support wellness, and the ability to work on a flexible schedule. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. We create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve.

(Please take a moment to view our brief video on veterinary technician utilization from a VCA technician's point of view)

Veterinary Assitant Duties:

  • Supporting our technician teams
  • Collecting patient histories
  • Providing exceptional patient care
  • Hands Free Radiology (Associate safety a top priority)
  • Working collaboratively with team members of all hospital services

Compensation: $ 13 - 23 / hour dependent on experience and skill set

What Makes VCA Kalamazoo Unique?

Our hospital leadership team is compassionate and dedicated to your success. With a true team of experienced professionals, attainment in the pursuit of your career goals is our passion. We pride ourselves on practicing gold standard medicine and patient care directed by our Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care (VTS ECC), and an onsite technician trainer is here for additional support in your skill development

Here at Kalamazoo we work hard, and play hard too! Our vet tech week is a celebration of your dedication to patient care with contests, food, games and prizes. We often have team building events such as group paint nights, bowling, holiday egg hunts, and a crafty leprechaun that leaves behind gifts to find. These are just a few examples of how we show our gratitude to our dedicated patient care professionals.

Some of the benefits we offer:

  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
  • Infertility Benefits
  • Free NAVTA Membership & RECOVER Training
  • Discounts to Fear Free Certification & VetGirl
  • Growth & leadership opportunities
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Career development programs
  • Veterinary Technician tuition education support and scholarships
  • $750 continuing education funds for credentialed associates
  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement
  • Generous hospital discounts and product discounts
  • Employer-paid life, long- and short-term disability insurance
  • VTS Path financial, and mentorship support
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401(k)
  • Free mental health resources and wellness subscriptions (Headspace)
  • Referral bonuses
  • Competitive wage
  • 401(k)
  • Free access to Plumbs, and education platforms such as Vetfolio

The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care-with the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen.

In this position you will be supporting our Doctors team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients.

* You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500 doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.

* You will sharpen your skills-and even learn some new techniques-and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

We look forward to meeting you, apply today!

If you are looking to be part of a dynamic team, apply now!

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)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at

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