Veterinary Assistant – El Cerrito Veterinary Care JobEl Cerrito Veterinary CareEl Cerrito, CA 79676

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Are you passionate about animals and would jump at the chance to interact with all types of pets in an atmosphere where fun and compassion are the order of the day? If you want to onboard with a modern veterinary clinic where your career will flourish under the guidance of a caring DVM team, El Cerrito Veterinary Care has a place for you as our Veterinary Assistant in El Cerrito, CA.

At People, Pets & Vets, we cultivate a laid-back environment where you will work directly with skilled professionals, receiving the training needed to grow your career with the utmost confidence. As our Veterinary Assistant, you will join an outstanding and supportive work-family, all with the common goal of making sure our patients get the loving care they deserve. Best of all, you will have fun doing what you love! In return, you will receive healthcare benefits that include dental and vision, life insurance, paid time off and a company-matched 401k.

Grab this amazing opportunity to onboard with a company that cares about your success and happiness. Apply for El Cerrito Veterinary Care’s Veterinary Assistant job opening today!

Learn more about this hospital: www.elcerritoveterinarian.com

Veterinary Assistant Responsibilities

  • Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelines
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure safety of patients and people 
  • Take accurate notes and medical history of patients in exam rooms for doctors
  • Anticipate the needs of the doctor for routine exam/surgery visits; follow doctors request to fill or refill medications
  • Take temperatures, samples, vitals as requested by doctor; draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.

Veterinary Assistant Qualifications 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Advanced experience as a veterinary technician or assistant required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Strong English — written and verbal language skills
  • Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
  • Experience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred 

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Veterinarian – El Cerrito Veterinary Care – El Cerrito, CA

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Why You’ll Love This Job!

We are wild about people that share a love for animals! Join our paw-some group of veterinary professionals as a Full-Time or Part-Time Veterinarian at El Cerrito Veterinary Care in El Cerrito, CA!

**Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered**

El Cerrito Veterinary Care is a full service veterinary clinic serving the communities of El Cerrito, Kensington, Albany, Richmond, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, El Sobrante, San Pablo, other parts of East Bay and Bay area. Located along Interstate 80 for easy commuting, El Cerrito is more than just a convenient place to live just outside nearby big cities, like Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco. El Cerrito is a calm, peaceful city that is located with plenty of access to public transportation and is perfect to get away from the busy city streets. 

Led by Dr. Manprit Buttar, we are able to consistently deliver the highest quality veterinary medical, dental, surgical, and diagnostic care available in our modern, new practice.  To complement our doctors, we have a team of experienced support staff and a strong leadership group who work closely together to deliver the best care to each pet and pet parent!

Qualifications

  • DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school
  • Experienced Veterinarian or Recent Veterinarian Graduate ready to provide passionate care
  • Active, non-restricted (or ability to obtain) in California
  • Proficient in performing surgical and dental procedures preferred
  • A passion for building a trusting relationship with clients, colleagues, and community
  • Committed to ongoing personal education and assist in leading the development of others
  • Be the most trusted partner in pet care using strong communication and interpersonal skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining the individuality and medical autonomy that makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do. Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community.   

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • No On-Call or After-Hours Emergency Calls
  • Paid Time Off
  • Annual CE Reimbursement $1,500 + a $5,000 CE Bonus on your 5th year work anniversary
  • 401K With Annual Employer Match
  • Employer-Sponsored Health and Welfare Plans including Medical, Dental, Vision, and many more
  • Personal Liability Insurance Coverage & AVMA Membership
  • Pet Care Discount
  • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship

People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

Job ID: 743999847015641

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