Veterinary Assistant Job at All Pets Veterinary Hospital, Nashua, NH

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  • All Pets Veterinary Hospital
  • Nashua, NH

Job Description



All Pets Veterinary Hospital is founded on the motto “Trust Our Family with Your Family!” We are deeply committed to each of our employees and clients and treat them as if they were members of our own family. We don't just promote a 'family-like' culture, we ARE a family. We are one of three locations founded by Dr. Melissa Magnuson. Located in Nashua, New Hampshire, we are an AAHA-accredited, small animal general practice seeing dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and pocket pets. We provide services varying from wellness and sick appointments, surgical procedures, dentistry, radiology, ultrasounds, companion laser therapy, in-house laboratory diagnostics, and much more. 

We are searching for the best veterinary assistants who want to feel valued for the work they do and make a difference in the lives of people and their pets. We are a fun-loving, busy, well-oiled machine, super organized, peaceful, practice seeking likeminded teammates. If you are driven to succeed in a position that rewards through building customer connections, you thrive in a busy environment, seek a career where your contributions help strengthen the human-animal bond and you are eager to learn, you may be the team member we are seeking! 

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Job Description



Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Our Veterinary Assistants begin at an entry level position. A typical day requires lots of stocking and cleaning of the entire hospital. As the veterinary assistant learns the flow and ways of the hospital, progression to animal restraint and assisting of other support staff is required. You will at times also interact with pets and their owners; thus, customer service skills are key. You will work directly with the rest of our veterinary team to assure patients and clients receive the best care possible.

Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.

Whether you’re looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, you’ll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.

Qualifications



We’re looking for:

  • A high work ethic and positive attitude team member
  • Ability to arrive on-time and ready to work
  • Computer skills a must! We are a paperless practice!
  • Pays attention to detail and is a fast learner
  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to communicate precisely
  • Ability to restrain pets in a low-stress and safe manner
  • A self-starter with the desire to continue to advance one’s knowledge and skillset
  • Ability to receive in a professional manner constructive feedback to maintain hospital efficiency
  • A minimum of a high school degree or equivalent, and must be 18 years of age or older

Desired

Qualifications

:

  • A minimum of 1-year experience preferred
  • Flexible scheduling Monday through Friday
  • A willingness to grow in the Veterinary field
  • Avimark experience
  • Experience working in an AAHA accredited veterinary hospital

Schedule:  Flexible scheduling (Monday through Thursday 7:00am – 7:00pm, Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm), We are Closed on Weekends!!

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
+ Ability to sit or stand and work at a computer for long periods of time.
+ Ability to be confident around animals (i.e., dogs, cats, etc. Candidate to confirm species treated with practice leadership for additional clarity.)
+ Client needs and work volume may occasionally require more than 40 hours per week and special working hours to complete essential duties of this job
+ Must have mental capacity and processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
+ Job requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform required duties while working.
+ Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
+ Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate other equipment as required.
+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
+ Hospital teammates are routinely exposed to a variety of animals that may bite, kick or scratch, and on occasion, may be exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological or zoonotic hazards and/or medication/controlled substances.

Additional Information



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
  • Continuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)
  • 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) 
  • *Hiring eligibility may be contingent to a candidate authorizing and completing a satisfactory background check.

*Note – some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.

WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Part time, Remote job, Flexible hours, Weekend work, Monday to Friday, Monday to Thursday,

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