Vet Assistant/Front Desk

TriCity Animal Hospital - Port Coquitlam, BC (30+ days ago)

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Our successful and growing animal hospital needs a Vet Assistant/Front Desk Clerk to join our animal loving team. We run a medium paced clinic that sees patients during regular daytime hours. The ideal candidate will be willing to work as late as 8 PM weekdays and 6 PM weekends on at least 2-3 shifts per week as well as one weekend shift. We're looking for someone who is familiar with dogs and cats. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with animals and with communicating with our patients' owners.

Responsibilities Include

- assisting veterinarian

- greet patients and owners showing them to examining room

- take pets information, weight and other vitals upon arrival

- provide patient restraint during procedures and examinations

- feed and care for overnight patients

- provide assistance during radiology procedures

- clean and maintain surgical room in preparation for procedures

- prepare instruments and medication as directed by veterinary personnel

- clean and maintain hospital

- answer telephone and book appointments

- adhere to hospital's safety and wellness regulations

- **Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

- **Must be comfortable with blood, urine and feces

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • vet assistant: 1 year

Required language:

  • English