Overview

Job Description
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
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.

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.

About Town & Country Veterinary Clinic

Town & Country Veterinary Clinic is a well-established, progressive, fast paced hospital looking to add a second veterinarian to their growing team. They are a small animal general practice located in Starke, FL. We offer many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Preventative Care, Surgery, Urgent Care, High Speed Dentistry, In-House Diagnostics, Digital full body and dental radiology, Ultrasonography, Endoscopy, Medical and/or Vacation Boarding and more. The hospital also participates in regular industry field trials for various new pharmaceutical medications looking to be approved. We are proud to be an AAHA accredited and Fear Free Certified hospital. Town & Country Veterinary Clinic is in Starke, FL. The medial proximity to Gainesville and Jacksonville allows for easy commute to the University of Florida, city life, restaurants, and larger retail options. You will also be close to many natural springs and forests that make it easy to enjoy hiking, rafting down the river, canoeing, fishing, hunting and more! Starke is a great place to enjoy a healthy and active work-life balance.

Required Education Level : High School Diploma or Equivalent