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Part time veterinary assistant or technician (Hood River, OR)

Arrowleaf Veterinary

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2920 Cascade Ave.

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compensation: $16-23/hr DOE
employment type: part-time
job title: Veterinary assistant or technician
Arrowleaf Veterinary is currently hiring for the part-time position of an experienced veterinary assistant or certified veterinary technician. This position is Monday and Friday 8am-5pm with weekends and major holidays off.

Working with animals can be a very fun and rewarding experience but can also be challenging at times - having a dedicated team to learn and laugh with is essential. At Arrowleaf Veterinary, we believe in compassion, trust, education, and more healthy days for our patients - as well as more wonderful days for our staff!

To facilitate the best care for our patients and clients, we believe that well trained, confident, and happy staff members are key. Our work culture is one of open communication, trust, learning and empowerment. We strive to offer a healthy work life balance, the opportunity for continued growth and professional development through on the job training, encouragement, and further education.

As a certified veterinary technician/assistant, skills that are required are animal handling experience (restraint of dogs and cats), ability to obtain patient history and basic vital signs, maintain laundry, general cleaning, ability to follow OSHA guidelines, excellent verbal and written communication, and a polite phone manner.

Desired skills are the ability to perform basic grooming procedures such as nail trims and anal gland expression, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, intake, and discharge of patients (surgical and non-surgical), medication administration (injectable and oral routes), running lab work, lab machine maintenance, radiology certification and familiarity with positioning techniques including OFA.

Our ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter and will demonstrate the ability and enthusiasm for continual learning and growth, teamwork, excellent patient care and a commitment to clear client communication and education.

Benefits include but are not limited to 401(k), pet discounts, vendor discounts, uniform allowance (scrubs) and CE allowances for certified/licensed technicians. We also offer bonuses for emergency hours.

No weekends, nights or holidays required. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants of any gender, sex, race, identity, religion, ethnicity, color, or age.

If you would like to apply, please send your cover letter and resume to info@arrowleafveterinary.com.
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post id: 7751504490

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