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Veterinary Assistant

Location: Hampton
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

We are a full service facility hospital servicing dogs and cats.. Our mission is to concentrate on serving and improving animal welfare.. We are seeking a new Veterinary Assistant to join our team. Your role will be to concentrate on serving and improving animal welfare. We believe that our pets are not just pets, but are members of our family and they should receive the same humane care that we expect from our doctors... You will report to our Office Manager. What You Will Do: Assist veterinarians in providing care for animals - Handle and restrain animals during examinations and procedures - Administer medications and treatments as directed by veterinarians - Prepare and maintain examination rooms and surgical areas - Perform laboratory tests and collect samples for analysis - Take and develop x-rays - Clean and sterilize equipment and instruments - Provide post-operative care to animals - Educate pet owners on proper animal care and nutrition Hold patients to ensure proper positioning or safety. Monitor patients to detect health problems. Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments. Give medications or immunizations. Build and maintain relationships with clients and key personnel within our client company Monitor patients to detect health problems. Hold patients to ensure proper positioning or safety. What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: Veterinary Assisting Recordkeeping feeding, grooming & weighing animals basic husbandry Animal Restraint sterilization of equipment Blood Work TPR Medication Administration Vaccine Administration Surgical Preparation Animal Handling Why You'll Love Us: We unite around a common cause that brings the team together and ensures everyone is working toward the same goal. Diversity and inclusion are priorities for every aspect of our company. Salary range for this position is $14 - $16 per hour. We offer the following benefits: Health Insurance Vacation Leave Paid Time Off PERSONAL PET CARE DISCOUNTS SIMPLE IRA DEI Statement: We prioritize diversity and inclusion in our workplace as well as our hiring practices. We are committed to employing people from various backgrounds with unique perspectives and experiences. We recognize that input from all voices informs innovation and strengthens our business. EOE Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $14 - $16 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: MERCURY ANIMAL HOSPITAL, INC., Hampton , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Hampton, Virginia

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