Veterinary Surgical Technician
Advanced Veterinary Care Center - Lawndale, CA

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Advanced Veterinary Care Center (AVCC) is a multi-specialty referral veterinary hospital serving veterinarians and pet owners throughout Southern California. We also provide emergency care and services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our medical staff consists of board certified specialists in cardiology, internal medicine, oncology, surgery, and a specialist in acupuncture and chiropractic. We are a teaching hospital and offer a 1 year rotating internship in small animal medicine / surgery and a 3-year cardiology residency program. AVCC's mission is to provide high quality, compassionate care to its patients and exceptional service to clients and referring veterinarians. AVCC's main facility is located south of Los Angeles, in the City of Lawndale 'The Heart of the South Bay'. The South Bay encompasses the cities of Torrance, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, the Palos Verdes Peninsula and other neighboring communities. We are seeking an experienced Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) to work as a surgery technician on the day shift. The ideal candidate will be proficient in all aspects of advanced animal care to include, but not limited to: animal restraint, administering treatments, placing catheters, taking x-rays, drawing blood, and running lab tests. The candidate will have previous experience in an operation room suite, monitoring anesthesia and vital signs and be proficient in the cleaning, sterilizing and maintaining of instruments, making packs, setting up the operating room, and providing pre- and post-operative care. The technician will be compassionate about working with animals, work well with others, possess strong work ethics, and be able to work with and support staff doctors and boarded specialists in the care and treatment of animals under our care.
Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 5+ yrs experience preferredPrevious experience in a veterinary hospital setting requiredHigh school graduation required; some college Team player with a 'Can do attitude' Attention to detail and strong communication skills Able to participate in a rotating surgery on-call schedule We offer competitive compensation and employee benefits that include: medical, dental, vision care, life insurance, AFLAC, 401K Profit Sharing, paid time off and pet care discounts. If you meet or exceed these requirements and desire to work with a team of dedicated professionals who are making a difference, please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration to jhemker@advancedveterinarycarecenter.com or fax it to Jim Hemker at (310) 542-8098. For additional information visit us at http://www.advancedveterinarycarecenter.com/.

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