Veterinary assistant needed for busy modern AAHA accredited animal hospital in Wesley Chapel, NC. State of the art medicine with intimate, family atmosphere. Emphasis on patient care, client education, innovative thinking and team approach. Fun, friendly, and energetic staff. This can be an entry level position for the right hard working candidate who is willing and eager to learn from six registered technicians and multiple assistants with years of experience.
Position Summary: Primarily responsible for providing effective assistance to veterinary technicians in all aspects of patient care and client service including but not limited to restraining animals, bathing animals, and lots of cleaning.
Qualifications Required: * High School diploma or its equivalent * Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Effectively restrain animals for veterinarians to examine and perform procedures * Obtain blood, stool, urine and bodily excretions from patients and demonstrate proper handling of specimens * Cleaning up and Disposal of animal eliminations and animal remains * Administration of oral and injectable medications * Effectively utilize in house laboratory equipment * Extensive cleaning of hospital and equipment demonstrating appropriate disinfecting techniques * Bathing animals and performing simple grooming procedures including but not limited to nail trims, anal gland expression, sanitary clips, and lion cuts * Proper handling, cleaning and maintenance of hospital equipment including but not limited to surgical instruments
Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities * Computer proficiency with Microsoft word and excel * Perform other related duties as assigned
Success Factors/Job Competencies * Strong Team Player * Time Management- the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities * Customer Satisfaction Focus * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills * Compassionate care of patients
*Salary and benefits commensurate with education, experience, and part or full time status
Job Type: Part-time