Job: Veterinary Assistant
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We are an AAHA accredited multi doctor general and referral animal hospital. Our veterinary assistants are our doctors' support in the exam room. Our assistants do the preliminary exam set up for the veterinarian and assist in restraining patients during the exam. They have a very significant role in keeping the doctor organized and the client taken care of in a timely fashion.
Skills / Requirements
- Previous animal care background is desirable.
- Can stay calm and efficient during an emergency situation.
- Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.
- Has excellent client communication skills.
- Is able to work under stressful situations while making the client the number one priority.
- Computer skills and data input is required of this position.
- Enjoys working with animals.
- Required to obtain lab samples to be submitted to the laboratory.
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds.
- Must be able to stand, squat or bend for long periods of time.
- Required to keep exam rooms clean and stocked.