Overview

Company Description
Wedington Animal Hospital is a well-established, progressive, fast paced 8 doctor general/emergency/small animal/exotics practice located in Fayetteville, AR. We offer many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Wellness Services, Preventative Care, Urgent Care, Emergency & Critical Care, General & Orthopedic Surgery, Internal/External Medicine, Digital Full Body and Dental X-Ray, Dedicated Dental Suite, Ultrasound, Full In-House Laboratory, In-House Pharmacy, Cold Therapy Laser, Medical and/or Vacation Boarding, Grooming & more.

Wedington Animal Hospital is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a part of the Northwest Arkansas Region, a fantastic community that is growing rapidly. Fayetteville recently enjoyed the ranking of 4th best city to live in the United States in the US News and World Report Best Places to Live 2021. (https://realestate.usnews.com/places/arkansas/fayetteville)

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Fayetteville attracts outdoorsy types with its abundance of state parks, acres of community green space, playgrounds, parks and walking trails. The metro area also boasts a first-class performing arts center, an active local food movement, live music venues and a dynamic festival scene.

People often comment on the friendliness of Fayetteville 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.

We’re looking for:

Veterinary Assistants- Experience is preferred but not required
Compassionate, Calm, Team Player, Multi-Tasker and Strong Communicator
Fast learner and self-starters needed with the desire to continue to advance your knowledge and skill set.
Proficient in sample collection, obtaining medical histories, processing laboratory tests and radiographs, anesthesia monitoring etc. is preferred but not required
Morning, evening, and weekend shifts available

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
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.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Triage of 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.
Qualifications
Experienced Veterinary Assistant with a minimum of 1-year experience preferred but not required.
Additional information
WE ARE AN 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:

Veterinary Assistants- Experience is preferred but not required
Compassionate, Calm, Team Player, Multi-Tasker and Strong Communicator
Fast learner and self-starters needed with the desire to continue to advance your knowledge and skill set.
Proficient in sample collection, obtaining medical histories, processing laboratory tests and radiographs, anesthesia monitoring etc. is preferred but not required
Morning, evening, and weekend shifts available

Required Education Level : None