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VCA Veterinary Technician - Bal-Coeur Animal Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri

Location: 550 North New Ballas Road, Creve Coeur, MO, 63141

VCA Bal-Coeur Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to join the team at our AAHA-accredited 4-doctor practice in St. Louis, MO!

About Us

At Bal-Coeur we provide routine and advanced medical care, surgery, dentistry and more, in an updated modern facility. We see dogs, cats, and other small animal pet species, and offer boarding and grooming as well.

Our caring team believe in providing the best possible care to our patients, personalized services to all of our clients and patients and consider them our extended family. Our hospital has been serving the community since 1978.

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We are passionate about supporting our veterinary technicians and assistants and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a veterinary career has to offer.

We are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve.

Some of the many benefits we offer:

  • Access to the people and resources of a large veterinary community

  • Advancement and leadership opportunities

  • Career development programs

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Access to free mental health care, life assistance program, resources like Headspace, etc.

  • Fully employer-paid life, long-term and short-term disability insurance

  • Paid vacation, paid sick time, holiday pay

  • Paid parental leave

  • Continuing Education allowance for full time credentialed veterinary technicians

  • CE and learning opportunities for all associates

  • Tuition support and sponsorships including Veterinary Technology AAS, BAS completion and more

  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

  • Generous hospital discounts for your pets, a variety of other discounts

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Referral bonus opportunities

  • Opportunities to give back through VCA Charities and local animal shelter partnerships

What You’ll Do

In this role, you will support our team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients.

Whether you are a credentialed veterinary technician (RVT, CVT, LVT, LVMT) or a technician in training, we want you to use the knowledge and skills you have gained. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Physical examinations and patient assessment

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry

  • Radiology

  • Laboratory work

  • Venipuncture

  • Catheter placement

  • Pharmacy

  • Patient recovery

  • Medical recordkeeping

  • Compassionate patient care

  • Client care and education

Interested in this opportunity? Apply Now! We look forward to hearing from you.

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:$9925/9925$209319.htmld

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®.

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 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, genetic characteristics, physical disability, mental disability, perceived disability, medical condition, age, family care status, veteran or military status, parental status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, or any other protected status as required by law. At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. VCA will engage in the interactive process with disabled individuals who request reasonable accommodations in the workplace.

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!