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Veterinary Assistant/Non-Credentialed Veterinary Technician- Surgery

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking individuals who have strong emotional competencies; those that are self-aware, have infectious positive attitudes, and are caring toward others!Veterinary Specialty Hospital by Ethos Veterinary Health is a large, state of the art 24-hour Specialty and Emergency Hospital located in sunny San Marcos just minutes from the beach! Our hospital is proud to be an accredited member of AAHA. We are dedicated to our clients and community, the veterinary profession, and our team. We currently have full-time openings for a Veterinary Kennel Assistant.The primary responsibility of the Veterinary Assistant is to provide support and assistance to the veterinarians. The Veterinary Assistant must embody the culture of treating every client and colleague with the utmost courteous and attentive treatment possible, with a keen sensitivity to the emotional bond between owners and their pets.Responsibilities:

  • Room patients and clients and perform the appointment process with basic record keeping procedures.
  • Build and present financial treatment plans.
  • Admit patients for surgery.
  • Perform diagnostics; namely radiographs.
  • Obtain lab samples and run bloodwork.
  • Discuss home care instructions.
  • Fill and discuss medications with owners.
  • Assist with basic animal restraint.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment, including but not limited to the cleanliness of laundry, floors, and cages.
  • Provide basic animal husbandry and hygiene between patients
  • Ensure proper stocking of medical supplies and janitorial needs
  • Proper cleaning, packing, and sterilization of surgical tools and equipment.
  • Essential job functions include walking, standing, bending, lifting up to 50 pounds, writing, hearing, seeing, speaking, and sitting.Requirements:
    • Experience in General Practice or Specialty/Emergency (minimum 2 years).
    • High school diploma or equivalent required; candidates from vocational co-op programs also considered
    • Ability to read, write, and speak English is required
    • Knowledge and practical application of basic arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is required
      Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.gVd72kvKPz

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health, San Marcos , Veterinary Assistant/Non-Credentialed Veterinary Technician- Surgery, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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