Albany Animal Hospital, Inc. is looking for an exceptional individual to join our team in the role of Veterinary Assistant. We provide medical care to small animals, exotics and wildlife.
Located in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley, Albany is only a little more than an hour away from Portland, Eugene and the Pacific Coast. If you enjoy hiking, backpacking, snow skiing and beach combing, these activities and more, are all within reach.
This full time position requires a commitment to providing patients and clients with the highest standard of care. Customer service skills are highly desirable! Your skills will be utilized to the fullest.
Work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm (Start and end times may vary slightly, depending on needs of patients.)
High School diploma or GED
Minimum 2-3 years experience in an employment setting (ie. clinical veterinary medicine, emergency/critical care and/or animal shelter medicine).
A suitable combination of experience and higher education may substitute for the above.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualities:
Take personal responsibility as well as display integrity on the job
Be reliable, punctual and many times, self-directed
Have the ability to handle stressful situations with compassion including the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, without sacrificing attention to detail or safety
Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Be motivated to learn
We offer competitive pay and benefits, including major medical w/ vision, matching retirement, sick time and personal PTO, CE and more. Wage DOE.
Albany Animal Hospital is a drug-free workplace. Passing a pre-employment drug test is required as a condition of employment.
If you are interested in this position and meet our qualifications please click on the APPLY NOW button and submit your cover letter and resume with 'CVT' in the subject line.
You may also fax your cover letter and resume to ATTN. OM at (541)926-5554.
No phone calls please.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, restrain, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. The employee may often be required to lift, carry and handle animals weighing up to fifty pounds or more.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive wage DOE. Excellent benefit package including major medical and vision, sick time and PTO, vacation, CE, generous pet benefit and more.
Albany Animal Hospital is a full service practice striving to bring affordable and state of the art, quality medicine, in a caring and compassionate setting. Our doctors and support staff love what they do and it shows in the treatment and care provided, not only to our patients, but also to their owners. We strive to better educate our clients and the general public on the importance of preventat...ive care and wellness for the companion animals in their life. Our goal is to build lasting relationships and bring value to our customers dollar.