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Veterinary Assistant

Company: Spencer Springs
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Spencer Springs Animal HospitalSpencer Springs Animal Hospital is located in Las Vegas, Nevada and focuses on being #1 in patient care as well as providing the very best client service to our pet owners. We are a compassionate team of 3 Veterinarians, LVT's and hospital personnel looking to add another highly motivated Full-Time Veterinary Assistant!At Spencer Springs we have an on-site IDEXX laboratory including urinalysis machine and full pharmacy. Our skilled veterinary staff offers complete dental care, routine and advanced surgery, general medicine, laser therapy and diagnostic care. We value preventive medicine and strive to keep vaccinations and other preventive care needs affordable for our clients.Due to the high pace of our practice, we are looking for applicants with at least 6 months to 1 year of Veterinary Assistant experience. The Veterinary Assistants assist the Veterinarians with patient care and treatment, monitor hospitalized pets, maintain inventory, prepare prescriptions, perform routine in-house lab work, educate clients regarding veterinary care and assist with procedures. Candidates must have a positive and enthusiastic attitude, ability to work in harmony with a team, strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task, take initiative, a well-rounded technical skill-set and a passion for excellence in patient care.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with patient care and treatment
  • Monitor hospitalized pets / Monitor/aid in caring for animals after surgery
  • Maintain inventory and stocking
  • Restrain animals during blood draws and nail trims
  • Aiding with routine diagnostic tests (i.e. Taking radiographs, running bloodwork, reading fecal)
  • Maintain & sterilize surgical instruments/equipment
  • Clean/Disinfect cages, kennels, exam and treatment areas of hospital
  • Administering medications under Veterinarian/Vet Tech supervision
  • Feeding/bathing animals
  • Customer service
  • Answer phonesQualifications & Skills -
    • Must be a self-starter, able to multitask and a team player -
    • Prefer 6 months - 1 year of experience, but not required
    • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals. Ability to lift 40 lbs. -
    • Oral and written communication skill -
    • Interpersonal skills with staff and clients, and works well in a team environment -What we OfferSpencer Springs offers competitive compensation as well as a benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, and 401(k)Spencer Springs Animal Hospital is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: Spencer Springs, Las Vegas , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Las Vegas, Nevada

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