Veterinary Assistant

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort   Farmington, PA   Full-time     Veterinary
Posted on January 13, 2023
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Essential Tasks 

  • Successfully and safely restrain patients with the use of PPE when necessary.
  • Monitor patients under anesthesia
  • Assist in office duties, including cleaning and organization
  • Track and organize medical records
  • Follow OSHA and AVMA standards.
  • Deliver compassionate nursing care
  • Provide accurate and current client education
  • Draw vaccinations for pets
  • Prepare surgery packs and other needs for daily veterinary care
  • Client communication regarding incoming patient/triage
  • Direct client to the exam room and confirm the past patient history
  • Keeping up to date on veterinary standards and protocol

Qualifications 

  • Competence in the English language
  • Computer skills
  • 0-4 years of related work experience

Physical Requirements 

  • Ability to be confident around clients and their pets
  • Ability to stand for an entire shift; walk, stoop, kneel, crouch for extended periods; and climb and manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
  • The associate is routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch and, on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards, and medication/controlled substances.

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