Veterinary Assistant, Urgent Care, Oceanside

Oceanside, CA
Full Time
Urgent Care
Entry Level
ETHOS Urgent Care of Oceanside is seeking a Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

About Ethos Urgent Care Center:  Ethos is committed to providing a gold standard in veterinary medicine. We are excited to announce the opening of Ethos Urgent Care in veterinary medicine. Our nursing staff are an integral part of providing the highest level of care. We strive to bring together hard working, caring and intelligent people who love to serve and help the community.

  Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 1pm - 10pm & Saturday - Sunday 10am - 7pm

About the Job:  As a Veterinary Assistant in Urgent Care you will be responsible for:
  • Triaging patients 
  • Obtaining and reporting vitals, prioritizing patient treatments and delegating tasks if needed
  • Recognize changes in patient status and report to doctor
  • Utilizing different imaging modalities (radiographs,ultrasound)
  • Administer and monitor patients for anesthetic/sedation procedures
· Serve as an intermediary between doctor and client for non-essential communication
· Collect and summarize detailed histories regarding patients that present through the ER following triage with ER Technicians
· Create and present treatment plans to client
· Communicate between doctors and technicians what treatments (blood draws, procedures, etc.) need to be done.
· Assist doctor with patient related tasks through entirety of shift.
· Assist with collecting deposits.
· Manage consent forms with client.
· Document conversations between clients and the attending doctor.
· Handle miscellaneous prescriptions requests, client callbacks, labwork entries etc.

About You:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; candidates from vocational co-op programs also considered
  • Knowledge and practical application of basic arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is required
  • 2 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital setting required. Recent graduates with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology will be considered or students in the field.

Benefits of Working at Ethos Urgent Care, Oceanside:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short & Long- Term Disability Options, Flex- Spending Accounts, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, Generous PTO, Uniform Allowance, CE Allowance. Benefits available immediately upon hire.
  • Competitive compensation based on experience. Compensation range: $18.42 - $23.53 hourly
  • Partnership with Purdue VT Program & Scholarships
  • License application & renewal reimbursement for RVT's

Our pay ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

At Ethos Urgent Care, we strive to provide exceptional care to our patients. Without our dedicated and talented staff, we wouldn't be able to provide the level of service our patients need. We are working diligently to give our team more work/ life balance, and have working schedules to reflect that.

Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.


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