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Veterinary Assistant

Company: People, Pets and Vets
Location: Grass Valley
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Why You'll Love This JobAre 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, Best Friends Animal Clinic has a place for you as our Veterinary Assistant in Grass Valley, CA.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 Best Friends Animal Clinic's Veterinary Assistant job opening today!ResponsibilitiesVeterinary Assistant ResponsibilitiesClean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelinesBe familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmissionAssist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure safety of patients and peopleTake accurate notes and medical history of patients in exam rooms for doctorsAnticipate the needs of the doctor for routine exam/surgery visits; follow doctors request to fill or refill medicationsTake temperatures, samples, vitals as requested by doctor; draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.Required SkillsVeterinary Assistant QualificationsMust have a high school diploma or equivalentAdvanced experience as a veterinary technician or assistant requiredExcellent communication skillsPossess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environmentStrong English "-- - - written and verbal language skillsAnimal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience requiredExperience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred

Keywords: People, Pets and Vets, Roseville , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Grass Valley, California

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