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Parktown Veterinary Clinic Milpitas, CA
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Veterinary Assistant

Parktown Veterinary Clinic
Milpitas, CA
Expired: August 23, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $20 to $24 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Parktown Veterinary Clinic is looking for a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

Parktown Veterinary Clinic is a dedicated and passionate animal care facility committed to deliver exceptional veterinary care. With a team of skilled and caring professionals, the clinic focuses on delivering comprehensive medical care for pets, ranging from routine wellness exams to advanced medical treatments. The clinic prioritizes the well-being of animals and strives to create a comfortable and stress-free environment for both pets and their owners by offering separate feline and canine waiting rooms.

Position Overview: The Veterinary Assistant supports the hospital by providing dedicated quality veterinary care and extraordinary service to our patients and clients. As a Veterinary Assistant, you will fully assist the DVMs and RVTs to help improve the quality of care to the patients by relieving them of technical work and achieving greater efficiency at Parktown Veterinary Clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in determining animal requirements by helping conduct animal examinations, restraining patients, and reviewing care plans and records
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering vaccines, providing wound care management, completing laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging
  • Assembling required supplies and instruments for procedures
  • Fill prescriptions and administer PO, SQ, IM, IV medications, including proper documentation, logging, and security of controlled drugs
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients' conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow procedures in catheter placement and phlebotomy

Qualifications and Skills:
  • At least 1 year of experience performing above duties
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience in surgery is a plus
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs and calculations
  • Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion
  • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors

Available Schedule: Flexible schedule, this is a full-time position
  • We are open: M-F from 8am-6pm
  • Saturdays from 8am-2pm
  • Closed Sundays

Benefits We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience ($20.00 - $24.00 per hour)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k + company match
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Professional development support
  • Mental health assistance
  • Employee discounts on veterinary services
  • Scrub allowance
  • Dedicated and passionate work environment!

Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you!

Parktown Veterinary Clinic is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Job Reference ID: CPP-0000158

Address

Parktown Veterinary Clinic

Milpitas, CA
USA

Industry

Animal

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