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
***Our Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Monday – Thursday, Friday 6:00 p.m. through Monday 8:00 a.m., and 24 hours on all major holidays

***Willing to consider Part-Time and Full-time Availability***

We’re looking for:

Nights and weekend availability
An experienced Veterinary Assistant with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred, but we are willing to train!
Professionalism and able to come to work on time with a willing to work attitude!
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
Pay: $13-15 per hour (based on experience)

We offer our staff:

Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)
Time & a half pay for all major holidays
Uniforms provided
Generous Pet Discount
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. 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:

Nights and weekend availability
An experienced Veterinary Assistant with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred, but we are willing to train!
Professionalism and able to come to work on time with a willing to work attitude!

About Mountain Emergency Animal Center

Mountain Emergency Animal Center is a well-established, progressive, fast paced 4 doctor emergency animal practice located in Blue Ridge, GA. We offer services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Urgent Care, Emergency & Critical Care, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Full In-House Laboratory, and In-House Pharmacy.

People often comment on the friendliness of Blue Ridge residents. People wave and smile at each other in the street, and community events are well-attended. With dozens of volunteer organizations and nonprofits, there's an abundance of ways to get involved in the community.

***Our Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Monday - Thursday, Friday 6:00 p.m. through Monday 8:00 a.m., and 24 hours on all major holidays

***Willing to consider Part-Time and Full-time Availability***

Required Education Level : None