Our practice is growing and is in need of additional team members.
All applicants must apply online through People, Pets and Vets.
Full Time Veterinary Assistant - Experience Preferred
Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital is looking for a highly motivated person to work part-time or full-time as a Veterinarian Assistant. Expierance perferred, but with the right candidate, not required. If you are someone that has experience working with people and a sense of caring toward animals, has the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and quickly and a willingness to help out wherever needed and the ability to follow instructions and tasks to completion with accuracy and promptness and minimal supervision, then you might be the perfect candidate! We are seeking mature, motivated people with good communication skills and an interest in contributing to the community. Creativity and a positive outlook are valued.
Responsiblities include: Clean and stock exam, treatment, surgery, and lab areas daily. Clean and maintain kennel areas. Care for and monitor boarders and Humane Society cats. Assist the doctor/technician with restraint and treatment of patients. Set up surgery room, clean up after surgery; Clean and sterilize instruments and equipment. Help monitor hospitalized patients. Greet clients. Admit boarders, help admit patients. Fill and refill prescriptions, after appropriate training. Help maintain inventory of pet foods and supplies; Add items to the Want List as needed; Identify expired drugs and supplies. Assist with producing, developing, labeling, and filing radiographs; Send radiographs out for review. Other duties as assigned by the doctors and production staff.
Job Requirements/Skills/Physical Demands:
- Client education
- Patient care and treatment
- Assisting with general hospital maintenance and cleaning
- Help maintain inventories of medical supplies and pet foods
- Ability to work on feet all day
- Ability to lift 40 pounds
- Hours include some evenings and weekend shifts
- Flexible work schedule
- Excellent pet-care benefits
- Health insurance
- Paid vacation/sick and holidays
- Simple IRA retirement plan
- Continuing education reimbursement
Note: *Applicants should be at least 18 years of age and have reliable transportation to and from employment. All Applicants must pass a criminal background and reference check prior to employment. We are a Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Free workplace.
Click here to access People, Pets and Vets online application portal.