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Veterinary Assistant II, III, IV
Gallatin Veterinary Hospital Bozeman, MT

Veterinary Assistant II, III, IV

Gallatin Veterinary Hospital
Bozeman, MT
  • $18 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Veterinary Assistant Position Bozeman, MT

AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association)AccreditedHospital Fear Free Staff

Our Teamat Gallatin Veterinary Hospitalislooking to add an experiencedVeterinary Assistanttoour team.GVHis in Bozeman, Montana. We are a5-doctorgeneralpractice, open Monday through Saturday. Work/Life balance is a priority.We have a beautiful hospital for our clients,patients,and team members.If you enjoy working in a demanding environment with ample opportunity to have your skills utilized, we have a place for you!Candidates must have a passion for veterinary medicine that drives them to provide the highest quality care possible. The ability to prioritize and multi-task is key for this position.This position is not entry-level, and we will foster an environment for you to grow even more!

PositionSummary:The Veterinary Assistant supports and assists the Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians, ensuring the safety of pets and clients, and the continuity of quality veterinary care. They work to keep pets safe and comfortable during their visit.

What you'll do (Essential Functions):
Foster a culture built on our values: Respect, Learning, Do the Right Thing, WOW Service, and Fun
Clean, disinfect, and prepare exam rooms, medical equipment, and surgery between each appointment
Obtain initial patient information, medical histories, vaccination records, and the reason for the pet's visit. Document patient information, and update records
Calm, soothe, comfort, and restrain pets before, during, and after procedures
Take note on examination results and updates records as directed by veterinarians
Provide the owners education, resources and information on how best to care for pets in general, at the Veterinarian's direction, for specific conditions, and after various procedures
Monitor and track pet's physical status and vital signs following surgery
Monitor, record, and report the physical condition and vital signs of the hospitalized pets
Clean and disinfect cages, pens, runs.
Respond to general questions from clients
Perform and set up procedures that do not require Veterinarian or Veterinary Technician assistance
Examine pets, performing basic health checks, looking for signs of disease, illness, or injury, and treat them under the direction of the Veterinarian
May administer medication, perform routine laboratory tests, fill prescriptions, and educate client on use and side effects of medication under the direction of a Veterinarian or Veterinary Technician
Provide professional, efficient, quality care and exceptional service to clients while maintaining maximum productivity
Support a practice environment that promotes collaboration and teamwork and ensures the delivery of quality, compassionate, effective, and efficient health care to pets
Comply with all practice policies, quality assurance guidelines, and minimum standards of care
Perform other duties as requested

What we're looking for(Essential Qualifications):
High School Diploma or GED required
Professional Licenses/Certifications:
Certificate of completion from a NAVTA-approved Veterinary Assistant program preferred
One year of experience in a pet care setting required

Skills, Ability and Knowledge:
Broad knowledge of animal science
Basic knowledge of pharmacology
Proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Outlook, Word and industry internet sites
Basic written, verbal, and active listening communication skills with a customer-oriented approach
Basic mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses
Basic analytical, critical thinking, judgement, and problem-solving skills
Compassion and empathy for both pets and pet owners
Interact with a variety of clients and employees in a professional, caring, compassionate, and tactful manner
Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Strong organizational and time management skills, including managing multiple priorities
Handle and maintain sensitive and confidential information with discretion
Maintain a calm demeanor in a work environment that fluctuates from orderly to fast paced and stressful


Salary: From $18.00 per hour DOE, merit increases as well as annual reviews.


  • Monday throughSaturday, 4 day workweek

  • Flexible scheduling

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay opportunities

Work Location: Bozeman, MT


Paid time off

401(k) with employer match

Life, Health, Dental and Vision insurance

Generous Employee Discount

Quarterly Bonus Potential

Partnership with Penn Foster Veterinary Technology Degree Program, eligible after 1 year of employment for tuition Assistance/Reimbursement
- We foster an environment of learning & growth at GVH and strive to help you advance in your career through education & experience!

And much more!!!

We are the longest running veterinary clinic in the valley.This is an opportunity for an individual tojoin an exciting and fun small animal practice with a high standard of medical care.If interested, pleasesubmityour information to

If you are applying from out of state, please include a cover letter with your resume to be considered.


Gallatin Veterinary Hospital

Bozeman, MT



Posted date

Over a month ago

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