Veterinary Assistant

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Part-time or Full-time Veterinary Assistant needed for busy high volume spay/neuter and walk-in vaccination clinic. Six months to 1 year of experience in a veterinary hospital is desired.

PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING WORK SCHEDULE BEFORE APPLYING: Work hours vary. Our normal business hours are 7:15 AM to 6:15 P.M. Monday - Saturday. Availability to work any of these hours Monday - Saturday *is required*. No evening or Sunday hours.

A salary differential allowance of $.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. Technicians 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 technicians are regularly required to perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement. The veterinary technician 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.

 

(Not all Inclusive) Prepare surgery packs, blood draws, insert microchips, prepare and administer vaccinations, assist with owner requested euthanasia. Prepare pets for surgery, surgery recovery and monitoring, release pets to their owners, 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 Staff Veterinarians and the Clinic Director.

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.

 

Please email a current resume to clinic@utahhumane.org and reference Veterinary Assistant in the Subject Line of your email.