Rochester Veterinary Hospital located in Rochester Hills, MI is seeking Veterinary Assistant to join our practice. This position can be hired as either FT or PT basis.
Assists the veterinarian with office visits and exams, takes care of the everyday needs of pets in the hospital and helps maintain the hospital facility, keeping it neat and clean.
Job Requirements/ Skills/ Physical Demands
An employee in this position must have a sense of caring for animals, be able to lift approximately 50 pounds, walk dogs of up to 130 pounds.
Provide compassionate care for pets
Restrain pets for veterinarians and technicians
Assist in the taking of x-rays
Monitor and collect urine and fecal samples as needed
Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
Clean cages, runs, boarding area and/or hospital facilities, including exam rooms, treatment room, exotics and isolation area, employee lounge, bathrooms and doctor’s office
Maintain reception area in a neat and sanitary condition
Provide clean bedding, water and litter pans for pets
Feed hospitalized/boarded pets as needed
Exercise hospitalized/boarded dogs as needed
Take incoming pets to appropriate areas
Bathe pets and prepare pets for dismissal
Retrieve pets that are being discharged
Re-stock ward with food from food room
Bring retail food to reception area
Re-stock reception area shelves
Wash and sanitize pet dishes
Perform other duties as assigned
National Veterinary Associates - 20 months ago