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Veterinary Assistant w/ Sign On Bonus

Company: Southern Veterinary Partners
Location: Eagle
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Mountain Animal Hospital Center and Mobile Veterinarian is located in Eagle, CO and has been serving the community for 28 years. Our Vail Valley Veterinary practice is a full-service animal hospital and mobile unit with on-call emergency care and preventative veterinary care for both small and large animals. We re equipped with the latest, state of the art equipment to provide only the most optimal veterinary care, including digital radiography for small animals and horses, orthopedic specialty surgeries, cancer surgeries, complex wound care and intensive care hospitalization. Here at Mountain Animal Hospital Center and Mobile Veterinarian, we are dedicated to ensuring that pets have prompt, quality, compassionate, yet affordable pet care when needed. We pride ourselves on being friendly with all your pets, whether clients have been with us for years or are brand new. If you are a passionate and caring team player, please apply today! We are offering a sign-on bonus of $1000 to qualified candidates!The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Credentialed Veterinary Technicians in the care of animals, the hospital, and all medical equipment and machinery. Assistants will help maintain a clean, efficient, and healthy environment for animals being treated or boarded at the hospital. The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients. Assist doctors and credentialed veterinary technicians with appointments, prepping patients for surgery and minor procedures, and pro-actively set up any equipment and or tools to be used for a patientCollect and prepare laboratory samples such as fecal, urine, and ear cytologiesRestrain animals in a safe, efficient and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures Obtain accurate vital signs on patients Document any changes of a pet s condition and vital signs appropriately in medical records and notify doctor or veterinary technicians of any unusual medical or behavioral problems Communication with all aspects of the medical team from the front Customer Service Staff to the Kennel TechniciansMaintain the cleanliness of the hospital including kennels and runs, treatment areas, exam rooms, and surgery suite Care and maintenance of all medical equipment including laboratory machines, surgical packs, anesthesia machines, and any other tools that are essential to daily operationsCommunicate with clients per hospital policy in a compassionate and professional way on either the status of their pet, or any questions they may have Perform other duties as assigned by doctors, receptionists, and veterinary technicians to assist in the smooth flow of the daily operation of the hospital High School diploma or GED certificate Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shiftsKnowledge of medical procedures and animal handlingMust have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and ExcelMust possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situationsMust have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environmentExcellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required Must be dependable, demonstrate strong work ethic, and a willingness to learnMust be able to lift up to 50 pounds Pay range of $13.00-$20.00/hourHealth Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)Retirement Plan (401k)Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D) Short Term Disability Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)SVP offers educational assistance for qualified teammates to enroll in AVMA-CVTEA accredited veterinary technician programsTeladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7Discounted Veterinary CareEAP (Employee Assistance Program)A large network of over 4,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth Opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals among a great team of people!#LVTSJ Associated topics: animal care assistant, animal care attendant, animal care technician, attendant, vet attendant, vet technician, veterinary assistant, veterinary attendant, veterinary technician, technician

Keywords: Southern Veterinary Partners, Vail , Veterinary Assistant w/ Sign On Bonus, Other , Eagle, Colorado

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