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Doctor Assistant (DA)

Company: VCA Antech, Inc.
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Join our exceptional team at VCA Irvine University Park Animal Hospital!

We are seeking an energetic candidate who will be working closely with our veterinarians.

We are an AAHA accredited veterinary hospital providing high quality patient care in Irvine for over 40 years, enriching and protecting the special relationship between pets and their people. We are a full service veterinary hospital, providing boarding, bathing and grooming, staffed with a team of 30 dedicated and passionate animal lovers, including 4 veterinarians and 2 professional groomers. We are well equipped with ultrasound, laparoscopy and digital radiography, including digital dental radiography; and we offer a positive, team-oriented work environment.

The Doctor Assistant provides warm and friendly client & patient care and support to the veterinarians. The Doctor Assistant must be warm, friendly, professional, a good communicator and service oriented. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about veterinary medicine, and experience or have an aptitude developing relationships with all team members and clients. In this position you will be supporting our Doctors and all team members by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining electronic medical records

  • Checking-In Out-Patient appointments

  • Obtaining patient history, including TPR

  • Reviewing patient treatment plans with clients

  • Ensuring patient treatments are completed in a timely manner

  • Filling prescriptions

  • Returning client phone calls

  • Anticipating the needs of the veterinarian

  • Instructing clients on medication and home care

  • Providing compassionate care and a home away from home for all pets in the hospital

  • Hospital maintenance (including removal of animal waste) and ensuring that facility is neat and clean at all times-both inside and outside.

We are open 7 days a week. This position does require the ability to work at least 1 weekend day each week.

In exchange for your qualifications and abilities, we offer competitive wages, as well as very competitive benefits and career development support.

Keywords: VCA Antech, Inc., Irvine , Doctor Assistant (DA), Other , Irvine, California

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