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Veterinary Assistant
Sahara Pines Animal Hospital Las Vegas, NV

Veterinary Assistant

Sahara Pines Animal Hospital
Las Vegas, NV
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Veterinary Assistant

Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary

Sahara Pines Animal Hospital is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital located in Las Vegas, NV. As a smaller clinic we can provide personalized high-quality service for our patients and clients.

We are looking to expand our team with a caring, self-motivated, and reliable Veterinary Assistant. We provide a positive and collaborative work environment where finding the right fit is just as important as having the right skill set for private practice.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Care for animals by bathing, feeding, watering, and exercising
  • Assist in holding and restraining animals during exams and surgical procedures
  • Clean and sterilize instruments, equipment, and tools
  • Ensure exam and operating rooms are stocked and sterilized
  • Change animal bandages, bedding, and kennel materials
  • Ensure all cages and kennels are clean
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in collecting samples such as blood or urine for testing
  • Communicate with owners and families on surgery and recovery instructions
  • Perform administrative duties such as updating files and processing payments

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in animal care or in a clinic preferred
  • Friendly disposition with good communication skills
  • Physical ability to restrain pets when necessary (ability to lift and carry 50lbs without assistance)
  • Dental radiographs and charting experience preferred
  • Surgical prep experience preferred
  • Radiology experience preferred
  • Attention to detail in order to maintain accurate patient records
  • Experience with Impromed software is a plus
  • Fear Free Certified (training available)
  • Flexible schedule that allows a 4-day work week with alternating holiday responsibilities to promote work-life balance.


Sahara Pines Animal Hospital

Las Vegas, NV



Posted date

Over a month ago

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