Veterinary Assistant - Veterinary Cancer Group LA

Veterinary Assistant Culver City, California


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Position at Veterinary Cancer Group LA

Veterinary Cancer Group LA is hiring full-time Veterinary Assistants to join our amazing team!

Why work at VCG LA?
Veterinary Cancer Group of Los Angeles is a progressive oncology only practice that strives to improve the quality of life for pets with cancer and the people that love them.  As one of the most reputable and sophisticated oncology practices in the world, with board-certified radiation and medical oncologists, state-of-the-art equipment, and a certified residency program, we continuously encourage learning and advancing our team members skill sets.  We promote an emotionally intelligent work environment and a positive work/life balance. We invest heavily in our employees with many opportunities for growth and development! We offer generous health benefits including medical/dental/vision plans, 401K, life insurance, paid time off, desirable work schedules, competitive pay, continuing education, professional uniforms, and generous pet discounts! At Veterinary Cancer Group of Los Angeles you are eligible to bring your dog to work, collaborate with other specialty veterinary practices in our City of Angeles campus, volunteer at charitable events, participate in an engaging work environment and be mutually supported by your co-workers.

Veterinary Cancer Group of Los Angeles is one location of the four within Veterinary Cancer Group and we are growing! Our doctors and teams support each other throughout LA and Orange Counties, giving us a unique ability to be available to our clients and patients seven days a week. We are passionately committed to improving the lives of pets with cancer by providing in-depth information and access to the latest treatments available. We participate in research and trial studies to bring opportunities to our patients not readily available and provide hope and guidance to our clients during a most stressful time. We do more than care for pets; we care for the families who love them.

The Los Angeles practice is located in Culver City, a hub of arts and entertainment as well as small versatile businesses on the edges of the Westside only minutes away from the beach!

Check us out on Facebook and Instagram! @vetcancergroup

Job Overview:
Our Veterinary Assistants provide vital medical support for our RVTs and Doctors. They must be friendly, personable, professional, courteous, and capable of handling multiple tasks and patients at a given time. Comfortable with a wide variety of patient temperaments and a thirst for knowledge and eagerness to build technical and medical skills is a strong foundation for future professional development. Some experience is preferred but we are willing to train. No chemotherapy or other cancer experience necessary. 

With an opportunity to grow into a Doctor’s Assistant position or as a licensed Technician, this unique role is the heart of our patient care experience and may be just the beginning of an amazing and rewarding career!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide patient restraint for examinations and procedures
  • Administer medications and injections
  • Perform routine procedures such as blood draw, urine collection, and radiographs
  • Run laboratory tests and EKGs
  • Provide medical entries, calculations and enter billing charges into the patient’s electronic medical record
  • Communicate with team members, doctors and client on services or treatments being provided
  • Additional duties as assigned

Apply today!  We look forward to hearing from you!