Veterinary Assistant Job at Destination Pet, LLC, Murray, UT

  • Destination Pet, LLC
  • Murray, UT

Job Description

Welcome to Destination Pet. We are One Pack- a united team working together to elevate the love and lives of pet families. Our pet-obsessed professionals create a connected care network of trustworthy partners who bring creative innovation every day. We are revolutionizing the pet industry. Join us!

We are seeking a veterinary assistant to join our team at Murray Hill Pet Hospital! The right candidate must be friendly, outgoing and people oriented. Must be a self-motivated team player who is attentive to detail, effective at oral and written communication, and demonstrates strong technical skills.

CORE RESPONSIBILITES (include but are not limited to):
  • Ensuring that clients and pets feel welcome and comfortable.
  • Assisting veterinarians to provide compassionate nursing care.
  • Cleaning, maintaining, and preparing surgical instruments and equipment.
  • Maintaining accurate medical records.
  • Filling prescriptions as directed by a veterinarian and explaining prescription directions.
  • Assisting receptionists with check-in and checkout procedures and providing telephone support.
  • Performing various laboratory tests.
  • Keeping our facilities clean and well maintained.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Expertise & Experience:
  • 1+ years of clinic experience as a veterinary assistant.
  • High school diploma.
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Must frequently lift 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand, walk and climb stairs frequently.
  • Must be able to work on computer system and work multi-line telephone.
  • Must be able to handle dogs on leashes.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with exposure to disinfectant/sanitation chemicals, animal dander and excretions.
  • Must be comfortable restraining animals during medical examinations.

REPORTS TO: Practice Manager

PAY: $17-22/hour DOE.

Destination Pet LLC affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Destination Pet LLC endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, we provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our recruitment team.

At Destination Pet, we're all about creating a workplace that's bursting with diversity and inclusivity. We don't play favorites or judge folks based on skin color, religion, gender, age, disability, or any other protected characteristics. Our hiring decisions are solely based on what you can bring to the team. So, we're throwing the door wide open for all like-minded candidates who believe in celebrating and honoring diversity and inclusion. Ready to join our pack?

Job Tags

Holiday work, Local area, Weekend work, Afternoon shift,

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