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Crestwood Animal Hospital
Crestwood, KY, United States
9 days ago
Crestwood Animal Hospital
Crestwood, KY, United States
11 days ago
Crestwood Animal Hospital
Crestwood, Kentucky, United States
9 days ago

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Veterinary Assistant

Start earning PTO and Benefits within the first 30 days at  Crestwood Animal Hospital!

Crestwood Animal Hospital offers the most comprehensive, quality, caring veterinary services in the area. Our mission is “to consistently provide our patients with the highest quality veterinary medical and surgical care as well as create an atmosphere of compassion and comfort that allows clients to make the best decision for their animal companions.” Did you know we even treat the police dogs of the Oldham County Police Department?

Job Summary

We are seeking an organized, compassionate, and service-oriented Veterinary Assistant to join our team. You will support our veterinarians during examinations and medical treatments and provide direct care to our animal patients. Candidates must be comfortable working with canine and feline animals and know how to restrain them properly for evaluation and procedures. You also need to be familiar with proper cleaning and sanitizing techniques to ensure our facility is safe for our clients.

Benefits and Perks

We are dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Also available: Dental, Vision
  • PTO with carryover
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Personal Pet Discounts

What Makes Us Special

Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients while providing our clients with education and assistance in all aspects of animal care and ownership. We strive to exceed our clients' expectations by treating owners and their pets with respect, honesty, and compassion and treating all animals as if they were our own.  Our services are provided in a clean, safe, and friendly environment and our goals are to work as a team, complementing each other’s talents and retaining a positive attitude.



Requirements

Responsibilities and Duties

Our ideal candidate must be passionate about helping people and pets by offering above and beyond veterinary care, must have superb work ethic, and be upbeat and friendly. We offer an opportunity to develop your skills and be the best you can be, while you help us grow. This position requires excellent attention to detail, and skills such as:

  • Maintaining medical records
  • Filling prescriptions
  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging
  • Providing compassionate high-quality care for boarded and hospitalized pets
  • Responsible for ensuring and maintaining proper cleaning protocols for all animal care areas
  • Provide client education when appropriate
  • Alerting DVM promptly of any patient related issues
  • Feed all animals their required diet and in the appropriate rations
  • Ensure all dishes, laundry, cages are sanitized daily
  • Restock supplies
  • Excellent animal handling skills
  • Critical evaluation and observation skills
  • Have basic organizational and computer skills as well as strong technician skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with ability to compose routine correspondence
  • Possess the ability to work independently, efficiently, and calmly under challenging conditions
  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two or more years of experience as a veterinary assistant preferred
  • Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work weekends
  • Must be open to critical patient care, rehab, and surgery training
  • Experience with veterinary software (e.g. Neo, AVImark, Cornerstone) preferred

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59255154
  • Location:
    Crestwood, Kentucky, United States
  • Company Name: Crestwood Animal Hospital
  • Position Title: Veterinary Assistant
  • Job Function: Veterinary Assistant
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
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