Overview

Company Description
Hammond Veterinary Services is a full-service state of the art companion animal hospital in Hammond, LA. We pride ourselves in providing top-notch, personalized medical care in an environment that is both welcoming and comfortable! Our hospital is both AAHA Accredited and an A+ Rated Business through the Better Business Bureau.

We have the best technology available for our patients and regularly provide wellness and preventative care, sick and urgent pet care, general surgery, dentistry, digital radiology, ultrasound, orthopedic procedures, boarding and more! Our team is reliable, well trained, efficient, and supported and we have great clients who remain loyal through generations.

Hammond is located in the southern region of Louisiana about 45 min from Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The homestyle town is known for its many great local restaurants, culture, rich history, and antiques galore! Outdoor enthusiasts will love being out on the bayou fishing, hunting, and exploring. This growing region sits near a beautiful coastal shoreline, which makes for another great recreation resource.

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Come visit and check us out…. you won’t want to leave!

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Pet restraint, triage incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.

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.

We’re looking for:

An experienced Veterinary Assistant with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred.
Compassionate, Calm, Team Player, Multi-Tasker and Strong Communicator
Must be able to properly restrain pets.
Proficient in sample collection, obtaining medical histories, processing laboratory tests and radiographs, and anesthesia monitoring are a bonus!
Self-starter with the desire to continue to advance your knowledge and skillset.
Pay: $15,000.00 – $30,000.00 per year

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.

WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

An experienced Veterinary Assistant with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred.
Compassionate, Calm, Team Player, Multi-Tasker and Strong Communicator
Must be able to properly restrain pets.
Proficient in sample collection, obtaining medical histories, processing laboratory tests and radiographs, and anesthesia monitoring are a bonus!
Self-starter with the desire to continue to advance your knowledge and skillset.
Pay: $15,000.00 - $30,000.00 per year

Required Education Level : None