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10/10/2019
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DVM Intern
VCA Antech, Inc. | Shelton, Connecticut
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Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.

Our summer positions will provide you with invaluable insights into your career path post-graduation. As a valued member of our team, you will develop practical and professional skills by working closely with our licensed doctors and technicians. You will be introduced to the inner workings of our hospitals while also gaining exposure and education in some of the following areas:

Assist doctor and other hospital staff by care and cleaning of patients and facilities including completing patient treatments, assisting in surgery, and all other animal care functions as well as other tasks involved in the operations of a veterinary hospital. Must be a Current Veterinary Student.

In this position you will be supporting our Doctors and Technician team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Duties will include:

* Patient intake and history
* Triage, treatments and case dynamics
* Filling Prescriptions
* Assisting in procedures
* Hands on compassionate care duties
* Patient handling and restraint
* Assisting with laboratory and imaging diagnostics
* General hospital maintenance

At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

* You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500 doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.
* You will sharpen your skills-and even learn some new techniques-and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

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 employees 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).

About VCA Antech, Inc.

VCA Antech, Inc. (VCA) is an animal healthcare company operating in the United States and Canada. The Company provides veterinary services and diagnostic testing to support veterinary care, and sells diagnostic imaging equipment and other medical technology products to the veterinary market. It has three segments: animal hospitals (Animal Hospital), veterinary diagnostic laboratories (Laboratory) and veterinary medical technology (Medical Technology). Its animal hospitals offer a range of general medical and surgical services for companion animals, as well as specialized treatments, including advanced diagnostic services, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology and cardiology. Its laboratory network provides testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals. The Medical Technology segment sells digital radiography and ultrasound imaging equipment. (Source: 10-K)

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