Veterinary Assistant - Parker Way Veterinary Clinic
Company: Parker Way Veterinary Clinic
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Why You'll Love This Job
Are you passionate about animals and would jump at the chance to interact with all types of pets in an atmosphere where fun and compassion are the order of the day? If you want to onboard with a modern veterinary clinic where your career will flourish under the guidance of a caring DVM team, Parker Way Veterinary Clinic has a place for you as our Veterinary Assistant in Mount Vernon, WA.
At People, Pets & Vets, we cultivate a laid-back environment where you will work directly with skilled professionals, receiving the training needed to grow your career with the utmost confidence. As our Veterinary Assistant, you will join an outstanding and supportive work-family, all with the common goal of making sure our patients get the loving care they deserve. Best of all, you will have fun doing what you love! In return, you will receive healthcare benefits that include dental and vision, life insurance, paid time off and a company-matched 401k.
Grab this amazing opportunity to onboard with a company that cares about your success and happiness. Apply for Parker Way Veterinary Clinic's Veterinary Assistant job opening today!
Learn more about this hospital: www.parkerwayvet.com
Veterinary Assistant Responsibilities
Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelines
Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure safety of patients and people
Take accurate notes and medical history of patients in exam rooms for doctors
Anticipate the needs of the doctor for routine exam/surgery visits; follow doctors request to fill or refill medications
Take temperatures, samples, vitals as requested by doctor; draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.
Veterinary Assistant Qualifications
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Advanced experience as a veterinary technician or assistant required
Excellent communication skills
Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
Strong English - written and verbal language skills
Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
Experience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred%48205280% %%veterinary%%
Why You'll Love This Job
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