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Veterinary Surgery Assistant

Company: Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center
Location: Central Point
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: DOESouthern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center is looking to add a new Veterinary Surgery Assistant to our team! The surgery department sees a variety of cases and provides the highest level of care using the latest in veterinary medicine. This position is primarily scheduled Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for 12 hour shifts (4 DAY WEEKENDS!!!!) The ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least one year experience working as veterinary assistant or technician (required)
  • Have experience in specialty veterinary medicine (preferred)
  • Work as a team player in group settings as well as be able to work individually
  • Demonstrate strong communication and fast problem-solving skills in stressful situations
  • Have a passion for improving quality of life for animals
  • Excel at multitasking in a fast paced environment
  • Be dependable, trustworthy with strong work ethic and a willingness to continue learningDuties to include:
    • Assist our board-certified surgeons in the care of surgical patients, preparing for surgical procedures and assisting with pre- and post-op care for patients
    • Helping with surgical instruments, cleaning, packing and sterilizing
    • Performing all laboratory in-hospital procedures and to prepare specimens for outside laboratories
    • Taking patient histories, vital signs, and weights on patients and assist with consults and other appointments
    • Delivering strong and professional customer service to clients, and more!What to Expect:
      • Great Learning Environment: Not only will you have the opportunity to see a variety of cases virtually guaranteeing no two days are the same, but you will have a chance to learn from our highly trained doctors, board-certified specialists, and our dedicated Technical Supervisors.
      • Friendly/Inclusive Culture: Our team is working hard to create and maintain an environment where everyone feels welcome and treats each other with respect and kindness. We foster team building opportunities with employee sponsored events; such as crafting, hiking, gaming and more.
      • Teamwork: Our team ALWAYS pulls together for the best of each patient. All hands on deck, coming together, working as a team even during the hardest of days.
      • Quality Medicine: Our team of Doctors and Technicians utilize state of the art equipment to perform advanced techniques providing excellent care and treatment services.What We Offer:
        • Sign on bonus for CVTs
        • Relocation Assistance available for CVTs
        • CE Reimbursement
        • Paid Licensing Renewal
        • Uniform Reimbursement
        • Quarterly Bonus Opportunities
        • Generous Shift Differentials
        • Paid Time Off
        • Paid Sick Leave
        • SIGNIFICANT Employee Pet Discount (up to 75% off all services + free vaccines)
        • 100% Tuition Reimbursement for students enrolled in a Penn Foster program
        • 401k w/ Employer Match
        • Medical/Dental/Vision
        • Disability Insurance
        • Life Insurance
        • And MORE!Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center, Medford , Veterinary Surgery Assistant, Healthcare , Central Point, Oregon

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