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VCA Experienced Full Time GP Veterinary Technician in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.

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VCA Palmetto Animal Hospital is a well-established, multi-doctor practice in sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

VCA Palmetto Animal Hospital in Myrtle Beach, SC is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join the General Practice team at our AAHA-accredited 24/7 ER and GP hospital.

This is an excellent opportunity to use your technician skills, work with a dynamic, highly-skilled team, and expand your knowledge in a well-reputed veterinary hospital!

Our state-of-the-art facility includes digital radiology (whole body and dental), ultrasound, endoscopy, surgical laser, cold laser therapy, dedicated dental suite and multiple surgical suites. You will be challenged to grow and learn with a team that will fully support you along the way!

Why Join the VCA Family?

We are passionate about supporting our technicians and are committed to your personal career development. We create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits offered:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life insurance and HSA/FSA Plans

  • 401(k) through Fidelity with annual corporate match

  • Free CE available online and in-person

  • CE allowance for Credentialed employees: CVT- $750/year, VTS-$1000/year

  • Generous pet discounts

  • Provided Uniforms

  • Paid Sick Days, Holidays, and Vacation Time accrual

  • Paid Bereavement Leave

  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Short-Term Disability Pay

  • Cigna Life Assistance Program Access

  • Multiple Paths for Professional Development, including

  • -Career Development Scholarships/Reimbursement for attaining Credentials

  • -Management & Leadership Training

Why We Want You:

The ideal candidate will be a team player who is a friendly, dependable, positive multi-tasker with excellent communication and client service skills and strong emotional intelligence.

Prior experience in surgery, anesthesia, and nursing care is required. Experienced technicians are asked to think analytically through patient needs and the disease process in order to deliver the highest quality care.

Skills that will be utilized include:

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

Our GP Technicians work four 10-hour days per week with our busy General Practice Clinicians within the hours of 7am-7pm. As a 24/7/365 Department, weekend and holiday shifts are required.

If you see yourself being a part of a great team of dedicated animal lovers committed to excellence and the human-animal bond, apply now- We look forward to hearing from you!

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!