We are looking for an EXPERIENCED Veterinary Assistant for a fast-paced veterinary practice in Ellenwood, GA. If you are interested in joining our team and have EXPERIENCE as a Veterinary Assistant, please submit a resume and references. Applicants should be professional, speak clearly, spell and punctuate correctly, have excellent computer skills and be comfortable with electronic medical records. Avimark experience is helpful but not required. Position is available immediately. We are a Drug Free Workplace. Background check and drug test are required for employment.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of the procedures used for receiving, treating, and scheduling patients, for ordering medical supplies, and requesting laboratory tests.
Knowledge of the use, care, and storage of veterinary instruments, materials, and equipment.
Knowledge of sterilization techniques to sterilize various instruments and materials.
Knowledge of the instruments, materials, and standardized procedures used in the full variety of treatments to make preparations and provide "tableside" assistance.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. The employee is often required to lift and carry animals weighing fifty pounds; handle dogs weighing up to 150 lbs.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to hazards associated with aggressive patients; hazards associated with infected animals and controlled substances; exposure to unpleasant odors and noises; exposure to bites, scratches, and animal wastes; possible exposure to contagious diseases.
About Fairview Animal Hospital
We are a small animal hospital located in Ellenwood. We are committed to the highest standards of patient care and customer service.