Charleston Veterinary Referral Center (CVRC) has immediate openings for veterinary assistants for daytime/evening/overnight shifts (full time and part time available). This is an entry level position in the field of veterinary medicine, and no prior experience is required, only a love of animals and desire to offer excellent pet owner and patient care in a team based environment.
We are seeking motivated, intelligent, mature individuals who have strong communication skills and the ability to participate as key team members in delivering excellent medical care and client service.
Providing compassionate care to sick and injured pets
Restraint of patients for exams and procedures
Assisting doctors and veterinary technicians in performing medical procedures (including obtaining x-rays, running laboratory machines, taking patient vital signs, etc.)
General husbandry of patients (feeding/watering/walking/changing bedding)
General hospital upkeep and stocking
For evening/overnight positions, client care responsibilities including accepting payments, completing paperwork and answering phone calls are also required.
Strong work ethic
Love of animals
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work as a member of a team
Have own transportation
Strong communication skills
We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, pet insurance, paid vacation, 401k, continuing education opportunities, and uniform allowance.