Job Vacancy Oncology Department Doctor’s assistant VCA Animal Hospitals

Job title: Oncology Department Doctor’s assistant

Company: VCA Animal Hospitals

Job description: Are you looking to be a part of a hospital team that feels like family, while having the support and resources to push your career forward? If so, we would love to connect with you! VCA Encina Veterinary Medical Center is seeking a Doctor’s Assistant to join our one-of-a-kind Emergency/Specialty/GP Hospital. We are searching for animal loving, dedicated, detail orientated candidates with a passion for providing top of the line customer services, to join our Client Care Team as Doctor’s Assistants.

As a Doctor’s Assistant, you will assist the doctors in day to day duties and be the direct liaison between our clients and their doctor. Scheduling appointments, making treatment plans, client education, discharge’s etc.

Whether it is in our oncology, internal medicine, emergency or general practice department, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and be exposed to a wide variety of cases.


As a general practice, multi-specialty and emergency small-animal veterinary hospital, our community depends on us to care for their beloved pets during chronic ailments and emergency situations – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our veterinary specialties include: Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Oncology, Surgery and Emergency/Critical Care. Our days are both rewarding and filled with excitement – and we’re looking for the right candidates to join our team!

Featuring in-house lab, digital radiographs, ultrasound, CT scanner, in-house pharmacy, surgical suite and ICU, we pride ourselves on our dedicated and compassionate staff and our team of amazing assistants, technicians and interns. We work as a team to ensure each and every patient is cared for utilizing the very best of veterinary medicine and customer service – we want each and every client of ours to have an EXCELLENT experience with us while making their pets feel better. We are a fast paced animal hospital that, also being a teaching hospital, provides an amazing learning environment and a rewarding caseload.


We are looking to hire experienced Doctor’s Assistants needed in our busy state-of-the-art hospital. Shifts include day time and evening, as well as weekdays and weekends/holidays (we work as a team).

Ideally seeking candidates with a minimum of 1-3 years of current veterinary hospital experience, preferably in emergency veterinary medicine, although this is not a must. Any customer service experience is welcomed.

Your position as a DOCTOR’S ASSISTANT at VCA Encina Veterinary Medical Center will include but not limited to: answering phones on a multi-line phone system, making appointments across multiple departments and doctors, checking clients in and out, talking with clients regarding their pets and family, creating and presenting financial estimates to clients, discussing finances with clients, processing and collecting payments, filling medications and or communicating with pharmacies regarding prescriptions and refills, stocking pharmacy, following up with clients regarding their pets, help triaging calls from clients who may have an emergency or urgent care situation with their pets, requesting records from other hospitals, and assisting your assigned doctor in their appointments and their patient’s needs.

Both full-time and part-time positions are available. All shifts are between 8-10 hours long and all available schedules include weekend shifts. After 30 days, you will begin to become eligible for benefits such as health, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K plan, allowances for uniforms and CE (continuing education), vacation days, holiday pay, and personal veterinary care discounts.

If you are looking to join a positive environment where learning is encouraged, work with animals and amazing people, improve upon existing skills or build new ones, and you believe you can thrive in a fast-paced and exciting environment, please apply! We’d appreciate the opportunity to get to know you and see if we’re a good fit for you.

Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:

  • VCA hospitals are former private-practices that retain the spirit that made them successful
  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
  • Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists
  • Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.
  • WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Technicians
  • Robust Clinical Studies program
  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

VCA adds value to your compensation package with the following:

  • Competitive wage
  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
  • Opportunity to teach and mentor
  • 401(k)
  • Life and Long Term Disability insurance

Ready to be part of a team that feels like family? Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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$264692.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.

Expected salary:

Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Job date: Wed, 25 May 2022 00:38:30 GMT

Apply for the job now!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *