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Veterinary Tech

VCA Far Country Animal Hospital

This is a Full-time position in Palmer, AK posted May 15, 2021.

Join the VCA Far Country Animal Hospital Team!
Location: 2701 N Liahona Dr. Palmer, AK, 99645

We are a small animal, AAHA accredited general practice in the beautiful Matanuska Valley. Come enjoy the Palmer area with its artistic community, scenic views and rich local culture. We are an expanding team seeking to grow, learn and be the best that we can be. Our team values empathy, humor, work-life balance, compassionate patient care, integrity.

The successful candidate will be a believer in high quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with the expertise, experience and technical know-how to make them happen. Familiarity with AAHA requirements and Fear Free Certification are an added bonus. Pay ranges from $17 and up and will be commensurate with experience and skill.

At VCA, you can be the Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be! We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person’s individual skill and personality. There’s something special about you and we are excited to learn more!

Why Join The VCA Family?

  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Career development programs
  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities
  • CE allowance
  • Tuition support and sponsorships
  • Vet Tech license reimbursement
  • Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)
  • Referral bonuses
  • Competitive wage
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Life, long and short term disability insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 401(k)

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. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Venipuncture
  • Catheter placement
  • Radiology
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Physical examinations and patient assessment
  • Surgical preparation and assisting
  • Dentistry
  • Laboratory work
  • Pharmacy
  • Patient recovery
  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you!

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Employment Type: Full Time
Bonus/Commission: No