Position Title: Veterinary Assistant Location: St. George, Utah Employment Type: Full-time, Exempt (Mon-Thurs, 40 hours/wk) Pay: $14.00 to $20.00 an hour - DOE
We are looking for a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team at the Humane Society of Utah's affordable spay/neuter and vaccine clinic in St. George! Six months to 1 year of experience in a veterinary hospital is desired. Being bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
Please read on for required skills, responsibilities and instructions on how to apply.
Full-time Veterinary Assistant needed for weekly rotation through busy high volume spay/neuter and vaccine clinic.
Must be available Monday through Thursday from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
A salary differential allowance of $0.50 per hour may be paid to bilingual incumbents fluent in Spanish.
While performing the duties of this job, veterinary assistants are regularly required to lift 50 - 75 pounds repeatedly throughout the workday and must be able to safely and properly restrain large and/or fractious animals. Assistants are regularly required to kneel, bend, twist, stand and walk for very long periods, and converse with clients to explain procedures and vaccine requirements. The assistants are regularly required to perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement. The veterinary assistant is regularly required to talk, feel the attributes of objects, grasp, push, and reach with arms or hands.
This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by management. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.
Prepare surgery packs, blood draws, insert microchips, prepare and administer vaccinations, proper low stress handling and restraint of cats and dogs, assist with surgical rechecks, assist with surgical patient check in and check out, daily cleaning. Prepare pets for surgery, surgery recovery and monitoring, provide exceptional client service, communication and education, keep all clinic work areas neat and clean.
Must be able to understand and strictly follow all verbal and written directions from the Clinic Manager and Medical Director. This list of responsibilities is not all-inclusive.
The Humane Society of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
How to Apply
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