BowieRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Bowie jobs

Veterinary Assistant (PT)

Company: Southern Veterinary Partners
Location: Bowie
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Highway Veterinary Hospital has been serving the community of Bowie, Maryland since 1981. Our full-service animal hospital is outfitted with the most advanced veterinary equipment and a passionate health care team that loves every individual animal entrusted in our care. We welcome both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Beyond a commitment to surpassing customer expectations, our most defining trait is the connection we make with every pet and their owner. All who arrive at our doors may enter as clients but walk out as family. If you are a passionate and caring team player please apply today! - The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Credentialed Veterinary Technicians in the care of animals, the hospital, and all medical equipment and machinery. Assistants will help maintain a clean, efficient, and healthy environment for animals being treated or boarded at the hospital. The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients.

  • Assist doctors and credentialed veterinary technicians with appointments, prepping patients for surgery and minor procedures, and pro-actively -set up any equipment and or tools to be used for a patient
  • Collect and prepare laboratory samples such as fecal, urine, and ear cytologies
  • Restrain animals in a safe, efficient and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures -
  • Obtain accurate vital signs on patients -
  • Document any changes of a pet's condition and vital signs appropriately in medical records and notify doctor or veterinary technicians of any unusual medical or behavioral problems -
  • Communication with all aspects of the medical team from the front Customer Service Staff to the Kennel Technicians
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the hospital including kennels and runs, treatment areas, exam rooms, and surgery suite -
  • Care and maintenance of all medical equipment including laboratory machines, surgical packs, anesthesia machines, and any other tools that are essential to daily operations
  • Communicate with clients per hospital policy in a compassionate and professional way on either the status of their pet, or any questions they may have -
  • Perform other duties as assigned by doctors, receptionists, and veterinary technicians to assist in the smooth flow of the daily operation of the hospital
    • High School diploma or GED certificate -
    • Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts
    • Knowledge of medical procedures and animal handling
    • Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations
    • Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment
    • Excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required -
    • Must be dependable, demonstrate strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
      • 1k Sign On Bonus -
      • Competitive Salary based on experience
      • Retirement Plan (401k)
      • SVP offers educational assistance for qualified teammates to enroll in AVMA-CVTEA accredited veterinary technician programs
      • Teladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7
      • Discounted Veterinary Care
      • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
      • A large network of over 4,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth -
      • Opportunity to make an impact in your community while -tackling -a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals -among a great team of people!#SUPPORTSJ

Keywords: Southern Veterinary Partners, Bowie , Veterinary Assistant (PT), Healthcare , Bowie, Maryland

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Maryland jobs by following @recnetMD on Twitter!

Bowie RSS job feeds