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Veterinary Assistant

Demanes Animal Hospital
Peoria, IL
Expired: October 26, 2022 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistants are valuable members of our medical teams and play a crucial role in patient care and client service. You will work closely with doctors and technicians to increase the efficiency within our hospital as well as the level of care we provide as a team. Come thrive in an environment that encourages learning and continued grow within the profession.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Animal handling and restraint

Assist doctors and technicians with medical treatments, diagnostic tests, and procedures

Obtain health history from clients, ensuring documentation is accurate and complete

Maintain cleanliness of treatment and patient areas

Restock and organize medical supplies

Continually advance your knowledgebase and skill set

Skills and Qualifications:

2 years of professional experience in a veterinary clinical setting (CSR, kennel attendant, vet assistant, other), preferred

Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to problem solve and handle multiple tasks

Must have the ability to adjust to changes in the environmentand able to handle stress in a calm manner

Must be a team player, have patience and maintain a positive attitude.

Must be detail oriented due to the high level of quality medicine.

Must be able to lift and restrain pets of at least 40 pounds, and work on feet most of the day.

Benefits and Perks:

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options, all start first of the month after hire

401K with company match

Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options included

Long Term Disability options

Short Term Disability, paid for by employer

Complimentary Life Insurance $15,000; with options to purchase additional voluntary benefits for self or family

Generous Continuing Education allowance with paid CE days off

Personal Pet Discounts

PTO and Paid Holidays

Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Demanes Animal Hospitalhas proudly served Peoria and the surrounding area for more than 20 years. Our full service veterinary medical facility has become the premier center for your pet's health care needs, both diagnostic and preventative. Our highly trained staff provides quality veterinary care and customer service, so you and your pet become part of our family. We enjoy caring for all types of pets.

We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.

Employment Type: Full-Time


Demanes Animal Hospital

Peoria, IL



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