Job Summary
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
$19 - $30 Hourly
Job Description

Veterinary Emergency Technician

TrueCare for pets is a 24-hour emergency and specialty animal hospital located in Studio City, CA. We are hiring for Veterinary technicians in our emergency department. With all the advantages of an established, well-managed practice, combined with opportunities for personal and professional growth, this may be your time. We currently offer specialty and emergency services with board certified specialists in oncology, internal medicine, surgery, and emergency critical care. We’re a group of hard-working professionals that care deeply for animals. Let’s discuss how we can have fun and grow together. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.


  • Minimum 3 years of veterinary technician experience
  • RVT license preferred
  • Knowledge of veterinary medicine and terminology
  • Ability to communicate calmly, clearly, and effectively with both staff and clients
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to handle high stress situations
  • Knowledge of vital signs and when to alert a doctor regarding patient status.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Ability to perform veterinary technician duties. Including but not limited to: venipuncture, IV catheter placement, basic drug calculations, fluids and CRIs, radiology.
  • Obtain and run/process lab samples.
  • Monitoring and treatment of critical patients
  • Providing critical care and treatments to hospitalized pets
  • Understanding of isolation protocols
  • Monitoring anesthesia
  • Assisting veterinarians with exams, procedures and ultrasounds.
  • Knowledge of how to set up various emergency procedures (laceration repairs, unblocking, taps, etc.).
  • Restraint of both dogs and cats
  • Comfortable with IV/IM/SQ injections
  • Urine collection via cystocentesis (K9 and feline)
  • Stocking and cleaning

Veterinary experience required. Please do not apply if you have no experience as this position requires a lot of medical knowledge.

We offer competitive salary and benefits! SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE

Job ID: 338682061

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