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Veterinary Assistant

Company: Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Why You'll Love This Veterinary Assistant Job at Cherished Companions Animal Clinic in Castle Rock, CO!
Do you find fulfillment in going above and beyond for others and helping your organization succeed? Would you like to be able to use all your talents, rather than being treated as a "gopher?" Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Do you get excited about bettering the lives of cats, dogs and their owners? We've got the opportunity for you!

About this Position
Cherished Companions is a veterinary clinic in Castle Rock, Colorado - about 30 minutes south of Denver. With four veterinarians, our team specializes in the care of cats and dogs. We're committed to delivering a comfortable, low stress experience for our pet clients and their owners, so they feel at ease from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave.

We're looking for a Veterinary Assistant... Someone who loves being a part of something bigger than themselves. Someone who is willing to go the extra mile to ensure that clients have an exceptional experience. Someone who has a strong sense of pride and ownership in the success of their veterinary clinic. Our vet techs have a lot of day-to-day variety in their work, from assisting with surgeries, to conducting lab work, to facilitating appointments.ResponsibilitiesVeterinary Assistant ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include:

  • Cleaning teeth
  • Intubating patients and monitoring anesthesia
  • Drawing blood and placing catheters
  • Laboratory diagnostics
  • Being actively involved during client visits, such as asking pet history questions of pet owners
  • Educating pet owners
  • And more!Required SkillsVeterinary Assistant QualificationsAre We a Good Fit for Each Other? Our Ideal Candidates Have a(n):
    We may be a great fit for each other if you have a:
    • Passion for customer service and pet healthcare (we're all about helping pets and pet owners feel comfortable and at ease)
    • Positive attitude
    • Strong work ethic
    • High level of energy and maturity
    • Ability to take initiative, multi-task and manage details
      You also must have at least one of the following:
      • A CVT or associate's degree in veterinary technology
      • A bachelor's degree in science (biology, pre-veterinary, animal health and science, etc.)
      • A bachelor's degree in another subject area with prior work experience in veterinary medicine
      • Must be available to work 7:45 to 7 on weekdays, and every other Saturday 7:45 to 4
        Why You'd Want This Position
        • The satisfaction of improving the lives of pets and their owners
        • The ability to "play" daily with dogs and cats
        • Interesting variety in your day-to-day work
        • Competitive wages based on your experience + education
        • Range of benefits, including health care, vision care, dental care, holiday pay, earned vacation time, discounted pet care, a retirement program with a company match, and more
        • Training so you feel comfortable with our processes
        • Culture with low drama
        • Great group of people working as a team (and a chance to establish good friendships)
          How to Apply
          To apply, drop off or email your resume and cover letter or fax to 303-688-8595. Please include three references from previous employers.

          To learn more about Cherished Companions, please visit:
          Make your talents known. Apply today!

Keywords: Cherished Companions Animal Clinic, Castle Rock , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Castle Rock, Colorado

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