Bear - DE Full Time 2 months ago

Lums Pond Animal Hospitalin Bear, DEis looking to hire a full-time Veterinary Assistantto take patient histories, offer support to our veterinary doctors, and educate pet owners. Are you passionate about caring for animals? Would you like to grow in your veterinary career? Are you looking for an animal hospital that values your contributions? If so, please read on!

This animal care position starts at a competitive wage.We provide fantastic benefitsfor full-time staff, including medical, dental, long-term disability (LTD), a 401K with employer match, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and a pet healthcare discount. Additionally, this veterinary assistant position is given continued education (CE) creditsso you can keep working to advance your career in animal care. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!


ABOUT LUMS POND ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Our professional and courteous staff provides the best possible medical, surgical, and dental care for our clients’ beloved pets. Experienced in all types of conditions and treatments, we believe in promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, and educational opportunities. Beyond excellent pet care, we make our hospital comfortable and take steps toward providing a fear-free experience for each animal so that they enjoy their time and regard going to the vet as an enjoyable outing.

We owe our great reputation in the community to our staff and their high level of expertise. Thanks to referrals from our satisfied clients, we enjoy a steady stream of new business and new opportunities. To show our employees how much we appreciate their dedicated efforts, we work hard to promote a healthy work-life balance. We also provide generous benefitsand a supportive environmentthat makes our animal hospital as enjoyable for our employees as it is for our animal friends.


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A VETERINARY ASSISTANT

As a Veterinary Assistant, you provide support to our veterinarians and educate our clients on the health and care of their pets. You adhere to our “fear free” philosophy as you are by our veterinarians’ sides ensuring that our patients are safe, comfortable, and loved. You collect and record notes about patient histories with accuracy and detail. You grow in your role as you fill and review prescriptions with clients and perform in-house laboratory diagnostics.

You assist our veterinarians during procedures. Candidate must be proficient in radiology and venipuncture. Before our patients leave, you go over any healthcare instructions with our clients. You enjoy interacting with our pet owners and loving on our patients!


QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of veterinary assistant experience

Are you detail-oriented? Do you love educating clients on pet health care? Are you a strong communicator? Do you like to have fun while working as part of a team? If yes, you might just be perfect for this animal care position!


WORK SCHEDULE

The typical schedule for this full-time position is Monday – Fridaywith 1-2 Saturdays per month(with an additional weekday off if Saturday is scheduled).


ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR ANIMAL CARE TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: 19701

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