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Veterinary Assistant, Internal Medicine

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWheat Ridge Animal Hospital (WRAH) is an energetic, multi-disciplinary emergency/specialty referral practice in Wheat Ridge Colorado. We are looking for a motivated, highly trained veterinary assistant that is seeking a challenging position dedicated to quality patient care for our Wheat Ridge location. About the Job: The Internal Medicine Veterinary Assistant is responsible for the general nursing care and treatment of animal patients. Primary responsibilities will include assisting the IM technicians in duties to provide support, and facilitate technician effectiveness. The IM assistant will take direction from the technicians and perform duties under the supervision of the technicians.Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform basic animal restraint and provide basic animal husbandry
  • Assist with consults in exams rooms
  • Knowledge of basic record keeping procedures
  • Provide updates on IM patients to their owners as necessary
  • Ensure cleanliness of the Treatment areas and equipment
  • Maintain stock in the exam rooms
  • Maintain inventory of IM-specific supplies
  • Maintain IM equipment
  • Assist in treatment when needed
  • Recognize the need for help and contact the appropriate staff member
  • Ensure proper stocking of medical supplies and janitorial needs
  • Demonstrates an ability and awareness to keep hospital areas clean and neat, maintain a safe and clean work environment including but not limited to the cleanliness of laundry, floors and cages
  • Assist with follow up phone calls as neededMinimum Qualifications:
    • High School education or equivalent
    • 1 year experience of related job experienceAbout You:
      • A strong desire to learn and apply knowledge/skills learned to daily work life.
      • Ability to communicate effectively both written and oral.
      • Ability to demonstrate technical procedures as outlined in the WRAH assistant protocols.
      • Demonstrate reliability and follow-through with all work related tasks / projectsBenefits of Working at WRAH:
        • We work in a caring and supportive environment in a geographic location that offers an outstanding quality of life
        • Compensation is based on experience and highly competitive
        • Full-time benefits include paid time off, health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, 401k, association dues, wellness care and pet insurance for your pets, CE allowance, uniform allowance, and scholarships for technician certification.Compensation is based on experience: $16 - 22/hrWheat Ridge Animal Hospital recognizes the complex nature of support needed for both clients and staff members in the animal care industry. As a hospital focused on continuous learning, development, and quality of life betterment, we have added a full time Social Worker to our staff. The primary focus of this role is to help our clients with their grieving process and assist our employees with their emotional well-being. Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.Powered by JazzHRcgNkR3KBrR

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health, Denver , Veterinary Assistant, Internal Medicine, Healthcare , Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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