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VCA Animal Hospitals Certified Veterinary Technician in Salem, Oregon

VCA Vitality Animal Hospital located in South Salem, Oregon is looking for a Certified Veterinary Technician to join their 3.5 doctor general practice !

We need an experienced or newly Certified Veterinary Technician to provide excellent patient care with a focus on wellness and client education. A competitive wage DOE, 2-weeks paid vacation, CE benefits, and professional development being offered. Must have a current veterinary technician license in the state of Oregon or eligible to transfer/obtain a license in Oregon.

Schedule: Full-time opportunity. Five 8-hour shifts. Monday-Saturday, closed Sunday.

Compensation: Starting at $23 - 26 / hour. Pay dependent on experience and licensure.

Location: 4580 Commercial St S.E., Salem, OR 97302

What makes VCA Vitality Unique?

We are a small clinic with a big heart. We have a teaching culture and an inclusive, friendly team. We see dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and pocket pets. Our busy hospital is focused on quality medicine and performs surgeries five days a week. We are proud to be AAHA accredited and will be Fear Free certified by the end of the year.

At VCA Animal Hospitals, we are looking to add full or part-time team members to our hospital! We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person’s individual skill and personality. There is something special about you and we are excited to learn more!

South Salem is located within 1 hour of Portland, Oregon. We have tons of history in our downtown district with fun shops and boutiques. We are close to many outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, snowboarding, and surfing. For a little tranquility, check out Silver Falls, a lovely water feature with a walkway underneath.

Benefits of joining the VCA Vitality Team!

We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. At VCA, we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. In addition, we support a work environment where you can focus on your career, happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!

VCA Animal Hospitals offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, pet care discounts, paid vacation, holidays and sick days, health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials.

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA Vitality team, you will support Doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. 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. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Physical examinations and patient assessment

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry

  • Radiology

  • Laboratory work

  • Venipuncture

  • Catheter placement

  • Pharmacy

  • Patient recovery

  • Compassionate care of our hospitalized animals

Apply Today! We look forward to speaking with you!

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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)

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