Experienced General Practice Veterinary Nurse Winter Haven, Florida

About the Position

Who we are:

VHA - Veterinary Healthcare Associates is a veterinarian-owned small animal practice that encourages a self-directed and entrepreneurial work environment. For over 30 years, our privately owned practice, VHA, has proudly served the Central Florida community by delivering outstanding patient care and unmatched client service. Our practice offers a diverse and challenging caseload and the tools and equipment to manage them. We are a fast-growing, progressive, AAHA accredited team practicing in emergency, specialty referral, and primary care practice. Our mission is Helping People and Pets Become Healthy, Happy, and Healed

Our values in action:

Compassion

Integrity

Communication

Excellence

Teamwork

Empowerment

We strive to create a company culture of support, collaboration, and compassion for others. Our mission is to help people by helping their pets stay healthy, happy, and healed. To further this mission, we focus on providing high-quality medical and surgical care for companion animals well within their family’s physical, emotional, and financial capabilities.

Further, we aim to deliver this high level of care within a professional, compassionate environment and to serve as a place of hope, healing, and long-term partnerships with people and their cherished pets.

We also encourage you to take a look at our website to get to know our services and company: www.vhavets.com

APPLY NOW if you are seeking an opportunity to be a team member in the veterinary industry and work with a private hospital that is committed to bending the arc in veterinary medicine!!!

The Ideal Candidate

Primary Care Veterinary Technician Responsibilities:

The Primary Care Veterinary Technician has the ability to be a team player, multitask, quickly prioritize, problem solve, and handle stressful situations while maintaining a positive outlook. As part of the team, you are expected to provide the highest level of care by monitoring and being the patient’s advocate with regard to pain management and quality of care. The primary care veterinary technician is the veterinarian’s primary medical support. They begin the examination procedure and continue to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis, and treatment phases. They aid the veterinarians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail. They have a very significant role in communicating with and educating clients about their pets. Excellent written and oral communication, basic math skills and computer literacy is a must along with a dedication to lifelong learning and continuous improvement.

Who you are:

  • A compassionate Veterinary Technician with fantastic communication skills who wishes to be a trusted guide for our ‘hero’ pet parents.
  • A passionate team member who is committed to changing the world, one pet at a time!
  • A driven leader focused on outcomes.
  • An honest caring person who strives for a client experience unlike any other.
  • An innovator with a lifelong hunger for learning and development.
  • Veterinary Technician Certification (CVT) desirable but not required.
  • Previous On-The-Job Primary Care / General Practice experience is required when not a CVT.
  • Minimum two-year experience as a veterinary technician required, if not a CVT.


Proficient in the following (but not limited to):

Vaccine Administrations

Blood Draws

Vitals

Animal Restraining

History Taking

Surgery (preferred not required)


The Perks

Traditional Benefits:

  • Health and Wellness Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision) -Full-time team members
  • 401K Retirement Savings
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for full-time team members

Non-Traditional Benefits:

HEALTHY

  • VHA FIT
    • Fitness Center (VHA 2.0)
    • Mediation Pod (VHA 2.0)
    • Team centered wellness events
    • Full access to Mindvalley.com
  • VHA Nutritional Food Pantry
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company-paid team member life insurance and long-term disability benefits

HAPPY

  • Flexible workweek scheduling
  • Paid access to online FVMA CVA course and exam
  • CVT Scholarship Program – offered twice a year to eligible team members with current CVA designation
  • Full access to AtDove and 4ACT for continued education and training
  • Continuing Education stipend for re-certification and professional development (based on certification and licensure)
  • Yearly Uniform Allowance
  • Team Social Events
  • VHA sponsored training and development courses
  • Monthly Performance Bonus based on overall practice production
  • Bonus.ly Team Member Reward and Recognition program
  • Shift Differential for overnight/weekend shifts

HEALED

  • Additional Birthday PTO for full-time team members
  • Additional Time and Attendance Earned PTO for full-time team members
  • Career advancement opportunities, we like to promote from the inside
  • Amazing VHA Pet Benefit Team Member Discount
  • Inspirational vision and values-driven culture of “Helping People and their Pets become Healthy, Happy, and Healed!”
  • Beautiful, state of the art facility with access to the tools you need

What are you waiting for? Your search is over! You have found The VHA Way.
Apply today and find your Happily Ever After.

For more information, please visit us at www.vhavets.com

Learn more about the VHA Way: https://youtu.be/gGrkq-uoAX4

Join our tribe and help us change the world.