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:

Flexible Scheduling
Comprehensive Benefits (paid vacation/sick time/holidays, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, employee assistance program & personal pet care discounts)
Competitive Compensation
Paid CE Allowance & Professional Dues if licensed
Career Development Opportunities
CVT, RVT, LVT & CVPM Tuition Assistance Programs
Uniform Allowance
Referral Bonus Program
Generous pet discounts

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

About Walkertown Veterinary Hospital

At Walkertown Veterinary Hospital, we're dedicated to providing the highest standard of veterinary care for your pet. We have 3 veterinarians that understand every pet has individual healthcare needs and we strive to partner with our clients to meet those needs. Our full-service hospital cares for patients in Walkertown, Kernersville, Walnut Cove, Winston-Salem, and the surrounding areas of North Carolina. Our hospital is committed to offering our patients the latest in veterinary medicine, equipment, and technology. We have a state-of-the-art facility with a complete in-house laboratory, 2 digital radiology units, modern surgical suite with the ability to perform complex and orthopedic procedures, a class IV therapy laser and more!

Required Education Level : None