Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Assistant - Internal Medicine in Woburn, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, located in Woburn, MA, is looking for a motivated, experienced veterinary assistant that is seeking a challenging position dedicated to quality patient care.
About the Job: The Internal Medicine Veterinary Assistant is responsible for the general nursing care and treatment of animal patients. Primary responsibilities will include assisting the IM technicians in duties to provide support, and facilitate technician effectiveness. The IM assistant will take direction from the technicians and perform duties under the supervision of the technicians.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Perform basic animal restraint and provide basic animal husbandry
Assist with consults in exams rooms
Knowledge of basic record keeping procedures
Provide updates on IM patients to their owners as necessary
Ensure cleanliness of the Treatment areas and equipment
Maintain stock in the exam rooms
Maintain inventory of IM-specific supplies
Maintain IM equipment
Assist in treatment when needed
Recognize the need for help and contact the appropriate staff member
Ensure proper stocking of medical supplies and janitorial needs
Demonstrates an ability and awareness to keep hospital areas clean and neat, maintain a safe and clean work environment including but not limited to the cleanliness of laundry, floors and cages
Assist with follow up phone calls as needed
A strong desire to learn and apply knowledge/skills learned to daily work life.
Ability to communicate effectively both written and oral.
Demonstrate reliability and follow-through with all work related tasks / projects
About Us: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital's mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business, and promotion of the human-animal bond. We strive to bring together caring, warm and intelligent people who love to serve and help and are among the best in their field.
Benefits of Working at Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital:
Compensation is based on experience and skill level.
Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.
Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.
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