Veterinary Technician/Assistant
Northshore Animal Hospital - Knoxville, TN

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Do you love to work with animals and people? Are you motivated with a cheerful and warm attitude? Then this might be the right fit for you!

Job duties include animal restraint and handling, assisting veterinarians with patient care, treatment and surgery, monitoring hospitalized pets, preparing prescriptions, performing routine in-house lab work, and having a primary focus on communicating with clients on medications and technical information. We believe in continuing education and would love to expand on your interests in the veterinary field!

To succeed with our office, employees must be energetic, attentive to detail, a team player, able to multi-task and willing to learn on the go. We are searching for someone who has a pleasant demeanor, is self-motivated, has exceptional written and verbal communication skills and is willing to go the extra mile to provide the best care to our patients and pet parents!

We are looking for a friendly, well educated person that has a desire to educate clients and work in a team environment.

Who we are:

We are a two doctor American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited animal hospital that believes in providing the best care to every patient and pet parent. Our veterinarians and support staff work together as a team to provide the highest level of medical care!

The Details:

The schedule would include working 4-10 hour shifts (7:15 am to 6:00 pm) one week and the following week work 3-10 hour shifts with 1- ½ day during the week and Saturday morning. This schedule may change at any time. You must be able to work weekends…please do not apply if you are not willing and able to work weekends.

Full-time employee benefits include health-care coverage for you and your pet, uniforms, retirement package, paid time off and AFLAC. All employees have the added benefit of puppy and kitty love every day!

Salary varies widely on experience, education and licensing.
Please remember that veterinary experience is REQUIRED.

Hospital is located at:
9315 S. Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922

Job Requirements:

Veterinary Experience REQUIRED
High School Diploma or Equivalent (College is desirable)
LVMT is a major plus!
Must be 18 years old to apply
Able to multi-task in fast paced environment
Able to work Monday through Friday and weekends, as required
Friendly, outgoing personality with exceptional communication skills
Customer service oriented
Ability to work with Dogs and Cats
Able to carry 40# bags of dog food
Northshore Animal Hospital is a drug free workplace. Drug test is required.
Dress code policy excludes visible body piercings, visible tattoos and hair that is an unnatural shade (pink, purple, blue...).

To apply:
Please e-mail cover letter and resume in word format include in subject line Veterinary Assistant/Technician.