Our two-doctor, American Animal Hospital Association ("AAHA")-accredited, small animal practice located in Canton, Georgia is looking for a full-time veterinary assistant.
A positive attitude, team-oriented work habits and a love for animals is essential. Pet care experience is not required, but preferred.
The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinary Technicians and Veterinarians in caring for patients, providing excellent client communication and education, cleaning the examination, treatment and surgery areas and maintaining medical equipment. Some specific responsibilities are as follows: proper restraint of pets during non-anesthetic procedures such as vaccinations and venipuncture; setting up equipment, tools and pharmaceuticals for patient procedures; collecting laboratory samples for intestinal parasite screenings, urinalysis and ear cytologies; obtaining and recording patient vital signs accurately; updating medical records; assisting in dental procedures and radiology procedures.
The ideal candidate has a flexible schedule, works well in a high energy environment, is committed to compassionate care and has the strength to lift and restrain pets of all sizes. Attention to detail is of the utmost importance.
Prior pet care experience preferred
Flexible schedule, available for some weekend and holiday shifts
Computer skills, previous experience with AviMark software preferred but not required
Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures
Physically and mentally able to work efficiently in a fast paced and challenging environment
Strong communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a team, responding with grace in stressful situations
Only reliable, hard workers with a desire to learn need apply!
Must be able to restrain and lift pets of all sizes, and lift up to 50 pounds unassisted
We are an American Animal Hospital Association ("AAHA")-accredited small animal hospital located in the beautiful northern suburbs of Metro Atlanta. Our impressive facility has been established in the community since 2000. Clients of Free Home Animal Hospital receive outstanding service and excellent care for their pets. Some of the services we provide are wellness care, diagnostics, dentistry, radiology, surgery and boarding.