Overview

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Our Veterinary Assistants begin at an entry level position. A typical day requires lots of stocking and cleaning of the entire hospital. As the veterinary assistant learns the flow and ways of the hospital, progression to animal restraint and assisting of other support staff is required. You will at times also interact with pets and their owners; thus, customer service skills are key. You will work directly with the rest of our veterinary team to assure patients and clients receive the best care possible.

Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.

Whether you’re looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, you’ll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.
Qualifications
We’re looking for:

A high work ethic and positive attitude team member
Ability to arrive on-time and ready to work
Computer skills a must! We are a paperless practice!
Pays attention to detail and is a fast learner
Exceptional customer service skills and ability to communicate precisely
Ability to restrain pets in a low-stress and safe manner
A self-starter with the desire to continue to advance one’s knowledge and skillset
Ability to receive in a professional manner constructive feedback to maintain hospital efficiency
A minimum of a high school degree or equivalent, and must be 18 years of age or older
Desired Qualifications:

A minimum of 1-year experience preferred
Flexible scheduling Monday through Friday
A willingness to grow in the Veterinary field
Avimark experience
Experience working in an AAHA accredited veterinary hospital
Additional information
Job Type: Full-time

Hospital Hours: Monday – Thursday 7 am – 7 pm, Friday 7 am – 6 pm

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8-hour shifts, We are Closed on Weekends!!

Pay: based on experience

We offer our staff:

Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL Employees
Paid Bereavement Program
Paid Parental Leave Program
Competitive Compensation
Continuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)
Tuition Assistance Program
Access to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn Foster
Career Development Opportunities
Referral Bonus Program for most positions!
Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)
*Note – some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

A minimum of 1-year experience preferred
Flexible scheduling Monday through Friday
A willingness to grow in the Veterinary field
Avimark experience
Experience working in an AAHA accredited veterinary hospital

About Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital

Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital is founded on the motto “Trust Our Family with Your Family!” We are deeply committed to each of our employees and clients and treat them as if they were members of our own family. We don't just promote a 'family-like' culture, we ARE a family. We are one of three locations founded by Dr. Melissa Magnuson. Located in Windham, New Hampshire, we are an AAHA-accredited, small animal general practice seeing dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and pocket pets. We provide services varying from wellness and sick appointments, surgical procedures, dentistry, radiology, ultrasounds, companion laser therapy, in-house laboratory diagnostics, and much more. We are searching for the best veterinary assistants who want to feel valued for the work they do and make a difference in the lives of people and their pets. We are a fun-loving, busy, well-oiled machine, super organized, peaceful, practice seeking likeminded teammates. If you are driven to succeed in a position that rewards through building customer connections, you thrive in a busy environment, seek a career where your contributions help strengthen the human-animal bond and you are eager to learn, you may be the team member we are seeking!

Required Education Level : None