Job DescriptionWe are growing and looking for talented and enthusiastic team members! AAHA-accredited ...
Job DescriptionWe are growing and looking for talented and enthusiastic team members! AAHA-accredited small animal practice located in Leesburg, VA seeks to add to our patient care team. Fully equipped facility with a focus on client services and the highest level of patient care offers a great development opportunity for the right individual looking to join a devoted and seasoned team, including 5 Licensed Veterinary Technicians. Please have prior experience in a veterinary or animal related field. Applicants seeking Part-time also encouraged to apply. Experience with IMPROMED is a plus! Veterinary Assistant: As an essential member of the medical care staff the Veterinary Assistant will carry out doctors orders for medications and treatments. Maintain care for and control patients in situations that may be less than ideal. The Veterinary Assistants primary responsibilities are to respond to and communicate the clients concerns and needs, provide care for the patients and to assist both the Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians. To learn more visit Basic Job Requirements:Vet Assistant Good client communication and telephone skills Basic computer skills/literacy and a willingness to learn. Multi-Task patient care and hospital maintenance Able to work on feet all day. Able to work together as a team. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor, able to lift at least 40lbs without assistance. Understand proper methods of restraint. Basic understanding of animal behavior Understand cleaning and disinfecting methods, and the use and care of cleaning materials and equipment. Care for and treat sick and injured animals and their families with empathy Ability to recognize patients in distress Basic Math Skills Basic English, Reading, Writing and Verbal Skills Ability to work flexible schedule and e/o Saturday. Regular week days can be arranged. Company DescriptionOur Veterinary Hospital opened June 1, 1999. We are located in the same building as Old Mill Boarding Kennel. Old Mill is a full service Veterinary Hospital. It is the goal of our friendly and knowledgeable staff to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for their patients. Our practice owner Dr. Chris Hussion is committed to his mission in creating an environment of comfort, compassion and education for patients, their families and his team members. Old Mill Veterinary Hospital is an AAHA accredited hospital. Our accreditation status makes us unique and ensures the best care possible for your pets. To become an AAHA accredited hospital, our health care team and facilities must comply with AAHAs strict standards.Full service medical and surgical veterinary hospitalPreventative MedicineCold Laser TherapyBehavior & Nutrition Consulations...and much more, all under one roof!