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Veterinary Technician/Assistant

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Website Veterinary Innovative Partners

Veterinary Innovative Partners

Company : Veterinary Innovative Partners

Country: United States

Location : Ossining, New York

Post: Sun, 05 Feb 2023 05:25:46 GMT

Expires: Sun, 05 Mar 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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Hudson Veterinary Hospital is looking for a Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant to care for animals and support Veterinarians. You’ll play an important role in bringing comfort to our furry patients and ensuring the smooth running of our facility. One of the most important responsibilities is to ensure all areas are clean, for animals and humans alike. We’ll also rely on you to assist the Veterinarian in examinations and operations.

Responsibilities

Clean cages and bathe animals

Sterilize equipment and clean examination tables and rooms

Restrain animals during examinations or vaccinations

Administer medication prescribed by Veterinarians (e.g. by mixing it with food)

Help in cases of emergencies

Handle administrative duties such as scheduling appointments or calling patients in the examination room by priority

Keep accurate records and logs

Reassure clients that their pets are being cared for and explain issues (e.g. lack of appointments, insurance matters)

Assist with kennel patients and operations when needed

Requirements

Proven experience as a Veterinary Tech/Assistant or similar position working with animals

Excellent communication skills

Patient and caring personality

Ability to follow instructions properly

Comfortable being around animals (cats, dogs)

Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (e.g. lift up to 40 lbs)

Availability to occasionally work in emergencies

High school diploma; a certificate from a Veterinary Assistant program is a plus

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees to include competitive pay, group health insurance with dental and vision options, PTO, uniform allowance, employee pet discounts, and eligibility to participate in our 401k plan.

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