Overnight Veterinary Assistant

Full Time VCA Anderson Animal Hospital Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Position Assistant
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Practice Small & Exotic
  • Qualifications Student (CO positions only)

Job Description

Located in beautiful Lakewood, CO, VCA Anderson Animal Hospital is a busy, well established, 4 doctor practice, which cares for small animal, avian and exotic patients. Our hospital offers state of the art medical equipment, overnight nursing care, and boarding. We are currently seeking a full time overnight Veterinary Assistant, preferably with experience in the field, to become a welcomed member of our team. We offer flexible working hours and this position primarily cares for hospitalized and boarding patients after regular business hours. VCA Anderson fosters a professional, family-like atmosphere for our employees as well as our clients. We value teamwork, respect, open communication, shared knowledge and ideas, flexibility, as well as the desire to deliver the best medical care and excellent client service. Duties will include:  maintaining medical records, filling prescriptions, performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging, housekeeping/maintenance, providing compassionate care and a home away from home for boarded and hospitalized pets.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Previous experience or training/education working in a veterinary facility.

• Must be friendly, outgoing, “people oriented.”

• Excellent communications skills.

• Must be capable of being cross-trained for front office receptionist duties that will be

expected in the job.

• Telephone and computer skills are necessary.

• Must be a team player willing to learn new techniques and treatments and to accept


Physical Requirements:

• Dependable attendance is required.

• Any allergies to animals must be controllable through medication.

• Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

• Must be willing to work long or irregular hours under pressure conditions.

• This position requires the ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a

minimum 8-hour day.

• Visual acuity sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people and understand

written directions.

• Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand, give information in person and over

the telephone.

Please check out our website at http://vcahospitals.com/anderson and we look forward to meeting you!

Interested candidates please apply at: https://vca.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Lakewood-CO/Overnight-Veterinary-Assistant_R-22975

Job Type: Full-time

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