Overview

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.
Qualifications
Schedule: 4 day work week, no weekends

Pay: $14 per hour and up, based on experience

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.
Additional information
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:

An experienced Veterinary Assistant with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred.

About Island Veterinary Clinic

Island Veterinary Clinic is a well-established, progressive 4 doctor companion animal general practice in Savannah, GA on Wilmington Island. We've been serving the community since for over 40 years and have a loyal client base and excellent tenured staff. Our goal is to create and maintain meaningful and consistent relationships with our clients and patients in order to provide the best care for each individual. We strive to maintain a “community feel” to our clinic while using advanced diagnostics and education to maintain high standards of care. We offer many services to provide the best and most comprehensive care to our patients including Wellness Services, Preventative Care, Walk-In Urgent or Sick Patient Care, General Surgery, Brand New Digital Full Body Imaging, Ultrasound, Full In-House Idexx Laboratory (Procyte, Catalyst, Coag dx, U/A analyzer, Sedivue, Snap-Pro, ECG), In-House Pharmacy, Cold Therapy Laser, Electrocautery, Medical Boarding, & more. We also offer 3 exam rooms and separate dog and cat lobbies to reduce stress on our patients. Cornerstone practice management software with 10 workstations throughout the hospital makes medical record keeping fast and efficient!

Required Education Level : None