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Veterinary Assistant

Company: Best Friends Animal Hospital
Location: Talent
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Full Vaccination (base + booster) required Veterinary Assistant Locally owned small animal Veterinarian Clinic in Talent, OR is looking for a reliable, friendly, detail-oriented and motivated person to be apart of our dedicated team of professionals. Must be willing to work together with both doctors and other clinic positions to better help our patients and their humans. Must be able to lift 40 pounds. All team members work hard to help each other with daily tasks to ensure we all make it to the end of the day happy and reassured we made a difference in the lives of our patients. * The veterinary assistant helps the veterinarians with patient exams, animal restraints, treatments, help monitor and care for hospitalized patients, maintain hospital inventory, prepare and administer prescriptions, perform in-house lab testing, and help educate clients on treatments and patient care. Experience in the animal care/veterinary field is preferred. Team outings and get-togethers are a regular occurrence. * * Please respond with your resume and cover letter attached via email. * * We have both full-time and part-time positions available for individuals with veterinary field experience. There are growth options and benefits. Have to be full time to apply for health, retirement and PTO benefits. Pay is based on experience and proficiency. * * Primary Responsibilities Obtain and document accurate medical concerns/pertinent health history for the doctor during exams Communicate effectively with clients Provide accurate information to clients concerning fees, hospital policies and procedures. Educate clients regarding preventive healthcare and vaccination recommendations. Be comfortable discussing treatment plans and testing recommended by the veterinarian. Demonstrate warmth and professionalism in all interactions with clients. Exercise compassion and care for all patients. Restrain animals in a safe, efficient and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures. Help obtain any lab samples that may be needed to treat patients. Ensure all procedures, chart notes and charges are correctly documented into the medical record. Prepare and label specimens appropriately for both in and out house testing Be comfortable administering patient treatments/medications as directed by the doctor Help the team manage clinic inventory during day to day use Accurately dispense prescription medications as directed by a veterinarian. Appropriately disinfect exam rooms and kennels between patients Restock, clean and straighten exam rooms after client/patient visit Demonstrate initiative and teamwork in everyday duties. Ensure that all work stations are organized and clean. For safety, we will ask for proof of vaccination for any in-person interview.' ' Work Remotely No Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $18 - $24 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Best Friends Animal Hospital, Medford , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Talent, Oregon

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