Calling all veterinary technicians!

Are you looking for a new clinic? Want to work in a learning-oriented environment? Do you want to belong to a clinic that is closed on the weekends to protect your work/life balance? You may be a great fit for Oak Hills Veterinary and Salem Cat Clinic in West Salem, Oregon! http://www.oakhillsvetclinic.com

We are an AAHA certified general practice open Monday-Friday. We have one full-time doctor who sees dogs, cats, and pocket exotics like rabbits & guinea pigs. Our team works hard to coordinate patient care and manage our schedule so we don’t become overloaded but we can still treat as many patients as possible! We encourage a love of learning and training for each team member.
We work hard to ensure our patients are as relaxed as possible during their appointments and procedures, which is why we have separate canine and feline entrances to the lobby. Our practice consists of four exam rooms, surgery suite, a small feline treatment area, a larger canine/feline treatment area, separate canine and feline kennel rooms, a radiograph area, ultrasonography, and more!

If you are curious, detail-oriented, interested in learning and honing your skills, and are a team player, we want you! We are looking for someone passionate about providing the best medical care possible for our patients and clients. Previous veterinary assistant or technician experience is preferred.

Typical work week is four 10hrs with no appointments between 12:00pm-2pm for lunch, calls, and catch up.

  • Generous pay based on experience & skillset
  • 401K with 3% employer matching
  • Health and eye insurance
  • PTO
  • Shoe and scrub allowance annually
  • Generous pet care discount
  • paid CE opportunities
  • In clinic training and a commitment to every team members success (really, it’s true!)
  • Culture that is dedicated to supportive team culture and continual education & growth
  • We focus on our team so that we can serve our patients and clients with the highest standards and care possible
  • THE MOST AMAZING CLIENTS WHO SEEK THE BEST CARE FOR THEIR PETS! They allow us to practice advanced medicine!
  • Salem Cat Clinic is within our practice: Providing specialized focus on feline medicine
    • AAFP accredited practice
  • Two experienced veterinary technicians currently on team
    • One soon to graduate from Penn Foster
    • They are dedicated and hardworking as are our veterinary assistants
    • Committed to supportive and positive learning
    • We work hard and invite others who are like to jump in and get tasks accomplished!
  • Opportunities to build your skills with:
    • ultrasound
    • endoscopy
    • anesthesiology
    • Laser therapy
    • radio-surgery
    • cryotherapy
    • surgery assisting and scrubbing in
    • dental x-rays, dental OAT, extractions, and home health dental care & pet owner education
    • Proficiency with in house laboratory, collecting samples, and researching  specialist test protocols
    • Cornerstone PMS
    • Opportunity of growth including, but not limited to learning HR, practice management, advanced low stress handling skills, etc.
    • We love to teach and support each team members areas of interest!

We also accept veterinary technician students & assistant applicants and pay is based upon experience and skillset.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Low stress animal handling, excellent communication skills with teammates & clients, phone etiquette, computer skills, problem solving skills, ability to work in fast paced environment, technician skills (phlebotomy, placing IVC's, ability to safely provide Dr. directed treatments, handling biologic samples for lab submissions and WILLINGNESS TO LEARN AND GROW!

About Oak Hills Veterinary Clinic & Salem Cat Clinic

AAHA & AAFP accredited practice with focus on canine, feline, and small mammal medicine. We strive to EXCEED pet owner expectations. Happy client, every time!

Required Education Level : High School Diploma or Equivalent