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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician Assistant Surgery in Bedford Hills, New York

VCA Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center is excited to announce we are growing! To better support the pets and people in our community we are adding to our Surgery team!

We are looking for a Veterinary Assistant with experience in the surgery department . This is a great opportunity for a Veterinary Assistant who wants a challenge and the opportunity for growth. As a Surgery Assistant , you will utilize your knowledge and cultivate new skills while collaborating with a team of like-minded professionals.

Potential Schedule: Full time (4)10 hour shifts, holiday rotation

Compensation: $17 - $20 / hr based on skill set, experience, and licensure status (CVA)

Please take a moment to preview our hospital: https://vimeo.com/740542918/0c83921b9f

Surgery Veterinary Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Collecting patient histories

  • Autoclave and gas sterilization

  • Aseptic technique, and sterile field knowledge

  • Pet parent communication

  • Cleaning, restocking, and patient handling

  • Feeding, walking, watering, & sharing love with our patients

  • Hands Free Radiology (Associate safety a top priority)

  • Working collaboratively with team members of all hospital services

  • Providing compassionate care for all patients

Please view our 3-minute video on how VCA empowers our veterinary technicians!

https://vimeo.com/684755121/10c909cbf5

What Makes Katonah Bedford Unique?

We are a 24/7/365 Hybrid hospital. Supporting the general practice teams, and offering specialty services such as cardiology, surgery, oncology, and internal medicine. It is the best of both veterinary worlds! Cutting edge medicine coupled with puppy kisses, and kitten love. We are located in Westchester County, and a short train ride into Manhattan, or Greenwich CT, and close to area beaches!

Our hospital leadership team is compassionate and dedicated to your success.

We truly care about the health and wellbeing of our team and often have scheduled masseuse days, and team building activities. We work hard, and play hard too! Our vet tech week is a celebration of your dedication to patient care with contests such as door decorating, games, and speaking everyone’s love language with exceptional meals and treats for all shifts.

VCA Total Rewards Benefits Package:

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Free NAVTA Membership & RECOVER Training

  • Discounts to Fear Free Certifications & VetGirl

  • Growth & leadership opportunities

  • Medical, dental & vision

  • Veterinary technician education tuition 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

  • Free mental health resources and wellness subscriptions (Headspace)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Infertility benefits

  • Competitive wage

  • 401(k)

  • Free access to Plumbs , and education platforms such as Vetfolio

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. You’ve worked hard for your credentials (CVT, RVT, LVT) and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in.

VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a 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.

Candidates must be positive and motivated. The hospital team meets frequently, and your ideas and suggestions are encouraged to help us continue to grow. Our team takes pride in fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and recognition while being adaptable, goal driven and engaged. We work hard to protect our culture and assure we hire associates that are going to have the determination to rise above obstacles, wear multiple hats and work as a team.

Our team has a shared devotion to provide progressive medicine with compassion as a driving force and we are eager to welcome a like-minded individual!

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team?

Apply now!

We look forward to getting to know you!

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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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 vcacareers.com

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