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Surgery Veterinary Assistant

Ethos Veterinary Health
Honolulu, HI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Veterinary Emergency + Referral Center of Hawaii (VERC) is an advanced 24-hour veterinary emergency and specialty hospital. Our dedicated board-certified specialists and highly-trained emergency professionals provide a collaborative approach to veterinary medicine. Supported by our modern, state-of-the-art facility, we offer a full in-house laboratory, ultrasonography, CT, MRI and electrochemotherapy.

At VERC, our mission is to provide the highest standard of emergency and specialty medicine, offering the most comprehensive and progressive patient care on the Hawaiian Islands.

About the job: As a surgery veterinary assistant you will be responsible for assisting with:

  • Anesthetic monitoring including intubation/extubation of patients, monitoring patients, and trouble shooting machines
  • Obtaining and preparing various blood samples for diagnostic testing
  • Providing knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and applications
  • Performing sterile scrub and assist doctors throughout surgical procedures including abdominal explores, cruciate repairs, fracture repairs, thoracotomies and both laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgeries
  • Applying knowledge of normal patient vitals for awake, sedated and anesthetized patients
  • Advocating for the patient, providing exceptional comfort, diagnostic, surgical, and nursing care to all patients

About your skills:

  • Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids and CRI's
  • Understanding and review of medical records pertinent to patient care
  • Familiarization with surgical terms and some hands-on experience in veterinary surgery department
  • Possession of AVA is preferred
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long term relationships with colleagues, clients and community is required
  • Maintain a positive outlook and ability to work well in a busy environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to deliver exceptional client service

Benefits- Compensation is based on experience and skill level. Full time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, and a generous CE allowance.

Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.

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Ethos Veterinary Health


Honolulu, HI
96814 USA



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