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Veterinary Technician

Company: VCA Animal Hospitals
Location: Shawnee Mission
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

JOIN OUR TEAM!Are you looking to be a part of a hospital team that feels like family, while having the support and resources to push your career forward? If so, we would love to connect with you! VCA Cherokee Animal Hospital in Overland Park, KS is seeking a licensed Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 2-doctor GP practice!VCA Cherokee has been serving Overland Park and its surrounding areas for over 50 years. During that time, we have developed a reputation for strong medicine and superior customer service. We are looking for someone who can lend his/her skills to our current team of 2 licensed Technicians to enhance these attributes even further.Why Join the VCA Family?We are passionate about supporting our veterinary technicians and assistants and are committed to your personal career development. We create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve.Some of the many benefits we provide:Access to the community and financial resources of a large veterinary groupLeadership and advancement opportunitiesMedical, dental & vision insuranceEmployer-paid short term disability insurance and life insurancePaid parental leavePaid vacation and sick time401(k)CE allowance for full time credentialed techniciansTuition support and sponsorshipsVet Tech license reimbursementFree wellness and self-care resourcesGenerous hospital discount for your pets and product discountsOpportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA CharitiesAccepting all applicants, regardless of practical experience. We are willing to mentor new graduates.Why We Need YouAs 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 they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals.You've worked hard for your credentialing 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:--- Venipuncture--- catheter placement--- radiology (digital)--- anesthesia monitoring--- physical examinations and patient assessment--- surgical preparation and assisting--- dentistry and digital dental radiology--- laboratory work--- pharmacy--- patient recovery--- compassionate care for our hospitalized patientsWhy You Should Consider UsAt VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.--- 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.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

Keywords: VCA Animal Hospitals, Kansas City , Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Shawnee Mission, Kansas

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