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Position:  Skilled Veterinary Assistants Needed
Location:  San Jose, CA
Job Id:  106
# of Openings:  1

Skilled Veterinary Assistants needed for day time and emergency shifts
 
South Bay Animal Hospital and Pet Resort is a brand new, state-of-the-art veterinary practice and pet resort in the heart of Silicon Valley. We are a very progressive small animal practice, with new, modern equipment including all-digital imaging and records, laser therapy, ultrasound, and CT! We also provide Emergency Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
 
We are seeking candidates for full-time employment for both daytime and emergency / overnight shifts. This position is specifically for candidates who have experience working in a veterinary hospital or are currently enrolled in an AVMA-accredited Veterinary Technology program. 
 
The skilled assistant (TA level2) should be able to perform basic skills including, but not limited to:
 
Venipuncture
IV catheterization 
Radiographic imaging
Administer parenteral injections and oral medications
Dental prophylaxis under the supervision of the DVM
Administer vaccinations and knowledge of basic wellness for dogs and cats
Monitor anesthesia on routine / elective procedures
 
Though we are a very large facility, it is important for us to maintain a culture of family with our clients, pets and staff. We are looking for individuals who enjoy their clients, are thorough, and will take their time to ensure client satisfaction as well as the overall well-being of each pet.
 
Emergency Shift times vary and can be scheduled as early as 1pm (i.e. 1300-2400) and can be scheduled to end as late as 4am (i.e. 1700-0400)
Day time shifts also vary and can be scheduled as early as 4am (i.e. 0400-1500) and can be scheduled as late as 10pm (i.e. 1100-2200)
 
The position requires weekends and some holiday shifts. 
 
We offer a competitive salary, benefits package, bonuses, alternative scheduling and continuing education.
 
Family-work balance is important to us! South Bay Animal Hospital & Pet Resort participates in alternative work scheduling providing 4 shifts of 10 hours and three days off a week to full time employees!! 

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