Bay Road Animal Hospital is looking for a full time veterinary assistant to join our veterinary team. We are seeking a self-motivated team player with highly developed skills in animal care. We have 2 locations in Sarasota, FL and have been in business since 1961. We practice the highest quality small animal veterinary medicine in Sarasota and are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Our ideal veterinary assistant has experience in the veterinary field and communicates very well with clients and coworkers and also has a high work ethic. Pay depends on level of experience. Our hours of operation are 7:30AM -- 5:30PM M-F and 8:00AM -- Noon on Saturdays. Candidate must work weekends on a rotational basis.
-Kennel: Care of boarding and hospitalized animals including cage cleaning, exercising, feeding, observation for signs of illness, parasites and disease control, laundry, bathing and dipping procedures, keeping animals clean.
-Hospital Physical Plant: General cleaning of public and employee areas, building and yard maintenance to maintain clean, odor-free, and attractive environment. Housekeeping and laundry duties for all areas.
-Animal: Ability to restrain for procedures performed by technicians or doctors, knowledge of common diseases, their symptoms and means of transmission, administration of oral medications, assessment of change in animal status.
-Client Relations: Professional, cheerful, and helpful attitude when contacting pet owners, knowledge of preventative health care recommendations to answer questions and assist in marketing veterinary services from which their pet would benefit.
-Reception: Knowledge of cashiering out-patients, boarding and hospitalized patients from admission to discharge, knowledge of patient folders, vaccine schedules, other front desk procedures in order to assist receptionists.
-Assisting: Animal restraint, nail trimming, ear cleaning, client education, prescription filling and computer transaction entry during office hours or treatment times.
-Inventory: Unpacking, labeling and stocking of hospital supplies, ordering, purchasing and stocking of cleaning and office supplies, kennel supplies budget control and efficiency management
• High school graduate
• 35-40 hours a week available to work including Saturdays from 7:30 -- Noon and rotating Sundays
• Animal handling experience
• Computer proficiency
• Kennel assistant experience
• Pet bathing experience
• Veterinary practice software proficiency
• Idexx Cornsertone experience
• Discounted veterinary care
• Medical benefits after 3 months
• Continuing education opportunities
• Paid holidays
• Paid vacation
• Paid Uniforms
Look at our website for more information on our hospitals. www.bayroadanimalhospital.com.
If we feel like you are a potential match for our team, we will contact you.