Prairie East Veterinary Clinic is seeking a full or part time career minded individual with a positive attitude to fill the role of veterinary assistant. In this role you will act as an assistant to the veterinarians and the veterinary technicians. In addition to a passion for animals the successful candidate must be well organized, possess the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, and maintain customer confidentiality. A positive, professional attitude is an absolute necessity. This position requires an individual who is courteous and helpful, enjoys working with people and enjoys a lot of variety in their workday. This position provides general support to the veterinary clinic. Duties include, but are not limited to: restraining animals for procedures performed by technicians and doctors, care of boarding and hospitalized animals including cage cleaning, exercise, feeding and observation for signs of illness, sterilization of laboratory and surgical equipment, administration of medication orally or topically, preparation of samples for laboratory examination under a veterinarians or veterinary technicians supervision, laundry, general cleaning and disinfection of cages and public and employee areas, and unstocking, labeling and stocking of hospital supplies. Relevant experience will be considered an asset, but is not necessary. We offer above average wages, flexible work schedules, part-time opportunities, staff discounts, bonus eligibility and a positive work environment. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic and the ability to manage their time efficiency. Most importantly, this individual must be client oriented, friendly, outgoing and willing to contribute to a team..
Skills and Abilities
Animal Care Experience
- Domestic animals/pets (cats, kittens, puppies, dogs, etc.)
- Keep records of animals treated
- Maintain inventory and order supplies
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Not required