Veterinary Clinic Careers
You are always welcome to visit our office and fill out an application or drop off a resume for the following positions:
- Veterinary Technician
- Veterinary Assistant
We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working, dependable, team oriented People who wish to join our team of veterinary health care professionals.
Veterinary Technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, use multiple radiology techniques, administer and monitor animals under anesthesia, assist in surgery, and perform dental procedures. Technicians must also deliver compassionate nursing care.
Veterinary Assistants are responsible for assisting the Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians. This will include helping doctors with physical examinations, assisting in the exam room, dispensing medications, helping position patients for and processing radiographs, preparing patients for surgery, providing nursing and comfort care, performing treatments and basic laboratory diagnostic tests.
Veterinary Assistants must build positive, professional relationships with clients and staff members. Veterinary Assistants should have completed or be in the process of completing their high school diplomas and must pursue significant on-the-job training.
Receptionists are the customer-relations experts in a veterinary practice. They are the clients' first impression of the practice, on the phone or in person. Receptionists must possess strong organizational skills, excellent telephone and in-person communication skills, and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Receptionists must have compassion for animals and their owners and understand the stress that patients and clients endure.
Receptionists are responsible for greeting clients, differentiating routine cases from emergency cases, scheduling appointments, entering client, patient and financial data into the computer, generating invoices and explaining them to clients, and processing payments.
Receptionists should expect to spend nearly all of their workdays at the front reception area. The position requires the completion of a high-school degree or further education, competence in the English language, patience, and a pleasant manner. Ideally, newly hired receptionists will possess computer skills and have had cashier and related front-office work experience.