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Senior Veterinary Assistant

Company: American Veterinary Group
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

UrgentVet bridges the gap between daytime general practice and emergency/overnight care, offering after-hours care for canine and feline patients without the additional expense of emergency clinic fees. Our 1-doctor practices offer care for common urgent cases, including wound management, ear infections, vomiting/diarrhea, and euthanasia. Each of our paperless clinics is specially designed to deliver efficient care and equipped with cloud-based EMR, digital x-ray, and a full suite of IDEXX in-house lab equipment.
Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to helps animals among a great team of people? Our clinic is seeking a Full-time/Part-time Senior Veterinary Assistant to help provide outstanding patient care, team leadership, and client service in a fast-paced, state-of-the-art urgent care clinic.
Daily tasks of an UrgentVet Senior Veterinary Assistant include but are not limited to patient restraint, phlebotomy, sample collection, catheter placement, laboratory analysis, drug calculation, facility maintenance, and client education.
Applicants must demonstrate professionalism, dependability, healthy and positive communication skills, and the ability to multi-task in a hands-on environment. An UrgentVet team member is an energetic people-and-pet person with excellent work ethic and social and organizational skills. Must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Full-time employees may be required to travel to Tampa, Florida for on-site training and onboarding.
Ideal Candidate:

  • Three years of experience in veterinary setting
  • Upbeat, friendly, and professional attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and works harmoniously with teammates
  • Compassionate and caring Benefits:
    • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision Options)
    • 401k Match
    • Generous paid time off (PTO)
    • Six (6) weeks of paid Parental Leave
    • One (1) Work/Life Balance day off
    • Short-term and long-term disability options
    • Supplemental insurance options
    • Discounted Veterinary Care
    • Scrub allowance
    • Hands-on and E-training
    • Professional growth opportunities
    • Tuition assistance for prospective Veterinary Technician Students
    • Tuition reimbursement for Credentialed/Registered Veterinary Technicians Requirements:
      • Prior Customer Service Experience
      • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
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Keywords: American Veterinary Group, Richmond , Senior Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Richmond, Virginia

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