Veterinary Assistant
Turvet, PC d/b/a Farrell Animal Hospital
Job Overview
2890 W Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington, TX 76013
Compensation:
$10.00 / hr to $16.00 / hr
Job Description

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Farrell Animal Hospital in Arlington, TX is looking for a veterinary assistant to join our 16 person strong team. We are located on 2890 W Pioneer Pkwy. Our ideal candidate is attentive, ambitious, and hard-working.

Job Description Summary: The Veterinary Assistant is a key member of the hospital team who supports and assists the veterinarians and veterinary technicians, ensuring the safety of pets and the continuity of quality veterinary care.

The Vet Assistant provides professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times, making sure that clients and pets are comfortable in the hospital. You will use your technical skills on a daily basis, within state practice acts and as outlined in the NAVTA guidelines for veterinary assistant skills and duties. Other responsibilities include:

·        Greet patients and their owners as they arrive, show them to an examining room and provide exceptional client experience

·        Take pets’ weight and other vital signs upon arrival

·        Collect and prepare samples

·        Venipuncture

·        Provide assistance to the Veterinarian

·        Provide patient restraint during procedures and examinations

·        Feed, bathe and care for patients who stay overnight in our facility

·        Provide assistance during radiology procedures

·        Clean and maintain the surgical room in preparation for procedures

·        Prepare instruments and medications as directed by veterinary personnel

·        Calm and soothe anxious patients

·        Adhere to hospital’s safety and wellness regulations

·        Educate clients about preventive care and our wellness plans

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with animals
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively
  • Familiarity with equipment and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift a minimum of 40 lbs unassisted
  • Strong Work Ethic

All applicants please submit a resume and cover letter in person to the Hiring Manager at 2890 W. Pioneer Pkwy Arlington, Tx 76013. We are looking forward to receiving your application. Thank you!

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About Turvet, PC d/b/a Farrell Animal Hospital
Farrell Animal Hospital in Arlington, TX is looking for someone to join our 18 person strong team. We are located on 2890 W Pioneer Pkwy. Our ideal candidate is attentive, punctual, and engaged.
Turvet, PC d/b/a Farrell Animal Hospital uses Homebase to manage their team with employee scheduling, timesheets, and applicant tracking.