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Veterinary Assistant

Company: Huntsville Pet Clinic
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

We are a busy small animal practice seeking an energetic, experienced, and caring veterinary assistant to join our team. Our clinic has been serving the local community for over 50 years, with dogs and cats our primary patients. We enjoy a loyal clientele and have a friendly, professional, well-educated team. Our clinic does offer boarding for our patients, so availability to care for pets outside of our normal office working hours is a must. A successful candidate should be self-motivated with a desire to take initiative, encompass strong communication skills, and have a minimum of 1 year experience as a veterinary assistant or technician. Compensation is based on experience.A veterinary assistant must be able to effectively and accurately perform the following duties that include but are not limited to:Assist veterinarians/technicians with routine patient appointments, treatments, and surgical procedures. Applicant is expected to be able to properly restrain cats and dogs safely for examinations and treatments. Applicant must be able to lift/carry up to 40 lbs. without assistance and walk and/or stand for extended periods throughout the workday.Applicant must be able to effectively communicate to clients, receptionist, technicians, and veterinarians.Assist with in-hospital diagnostics, including laboratory testing of patient samples (including blood, urine, and feces).Assist in proper restraint and positioning of patients for x-rays.Ensure all surgical equipment is properly sterilized and stored.Prepare appointment rooms prior to scheduled patient visits.Applicant required to help with day to day cleaning and sanitizing.Assist with answering phones and greeting clients as needed in a courteous manner.Computer skills required. Applicant will need to become proficient in the use of our practice management software.NOTE: Please visit our website for application for employment www.huntsvillepetclinic.comApplicants must drop off application for employment and resume in person to front desk staff to be considered for position.Benefits include:

  • Employee pet care discountsJob Type: Part-timePay: From $10.00 per hourBenefits:
    • Employee discountSchedule:
      • Holidays
      • Monday to Friday
      • Weekend availabilityEducation:
        • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
          • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Huntsville Pet Clinic, College Station , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Huntsville, Texas

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