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Veterinary Assistant, Oncology

Ethos Veterinary Health
Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital (WRAH) is an energetic, multi-disciplinary emergency and specialty referral hospital in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. We are looking for a motivated and experienced veterinary assistant who is seeking a challenging position dedicated to quality patient care.

About the Job: The oncology veterinary assistant is responsible for the general nursing care and treatment of animal patients. The oncology assistant will take direction from and perform duties under the supervision of certified veterinary technicians and doctors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing basic animal restraint and patient care
  • Assisting with and taking radiographs
  • Assisting with consults in exams rooms
  • Prepping patients for ultrasound
  • Assisting with anesthetic procedures
  • Admitting and discharging patients
  • Drawing blood and placing IV catheters
  • Basic record keeping
  • Client communication
  • Ensuring cleanliness of the treatment areas and equipment
  • Maintaining inventory of oncology specific supplies
  • Understanding and following chemotherapy safety guidelines and protocols

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School education or equivalent
  • At least 1 year experience in the veterinary field required

Compensation is based on experience, $16-22/hr.

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


Wheat Ridge, CO
80033 USA



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