Veterinary Assistant Job Description

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Veterinary Assistant Job Description

 

Job Title: Veterinary Assistant

 

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

 

Location: [Insert clinic/hospital location]

 

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking a skilled and passionate Veterinary Assistant to join our team at [Insert clinic/hospital name]. The Veterinary Assistant will work under the supervision of our experienced veterinarians and licensed veterinary technicians to provide exceptional care to our patients. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in animal care, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Assisting the veterinarian during examinations and surgeries

- Administering medications and treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian

- Collecting and analyzing lab samples, such as blood and urine

- Maintaining accurate medical records and updating patient information

- Educating clients on preventive care and treatment plans

- Maintaining a clean and organized work environment

- Answering phone calls and scheduling appointments

- Assisting with other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

 

- High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in animal science or related field preferred

- Previous experience in animal care required; experience in a veterinary hospital or clinic preferred

- Knowledge of animal behavior, anatomy, and physiology

- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work in a team environment and adapt to changing priorities

- Availability to work weekends and evenings as needed

 

If you are passionate about animal care and are looking to join a supportive and dynamic team, please submit your application today!