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Veterinary Assistant

Shelbyville Road Veterinary Clinic Louisville, KY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $12 to $15 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k

Our successful, growing clinic is looking for additional team members to help us grow! We have been serving the greater Louisville area for over 30 years, treating owners and their pets as members of our family. Your primary role would be working with veterinarians and veterinary technicians to ensure that examinations, treatments, and procedures are performed efficiently and thoroughly. The ideal candidate will be outgoing and able to communicate with our clients, comfortable with appropriate restraint in a fear free setting, and open to instruction and learning new skills.

Main Job Duties

· Fear Free Restraint of dogs and cats for examinations

· Assist technicians and veterinarians with exams/procedures as directed

· Accurate and safe dispensing of medications

· Communicate with pet owners about medications, preventatives, vaccine/edam scheduling

· Maintenance of animal housing areas

· Be comfortable assisting/performing venipuncture, nail trims, anal gland expression

· Preparation of surgical supplies

· Check in and register clients and patients

· Maintain friendly and welcoming waiting room atmosphere

· Maintain concise, accurate medical records

· Other duties as directed

Job requirements:

· Strong interpersonal skills: Be able to communicate effectively with doctors, management, hospital personnel, and clients

· Strong organizational/time management skills: Be able to set, prioritize and attain goals with attention to detail

· Strong professional development skills: Have a teachable spirit, a drive to learn new skills and a good attitude

· Strong sense of integrity: Be able to maintain high ethical standards, personal responsibility and accountability and confidentiality of clients, doctors, and all staff

· Strong analytical thinking skills: Have the ability to use objective data to solve problems/create solutions

Education/Work Experience:

Any- we will consider both full-time and part-time applicants. This could be a great opportunity to explore a career in animal care of a fun part-time job as a student!

Shelbyville Road Veterinary Clinic

Address

13620 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY
40245 USA

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