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Veterinary Assistant

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bend, OR
  • $20 - $25/hr. USD / Year
  • Salary: $20 - $25/hr.

Website East Bend Veterinary Hospital

East Bend Animal Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

We are looking for dependable and flexible team players who are committed to excellent client service and exceptional patient care. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who love animals, have a friendly/positive personality, and enjoy connecting with others. Prior veterinary assistant experience is preferred, though we are happy to provide training for the right candidate.

This is a flexible full-time or part-time role that will require evening and Saturday coverage. We currently operate 7am-7pm on weekdays and 8am-5pm on Saturdays.

We’re Looking For:

  • People with a passion for helping animals (we see small animals, pocket pets, and exotics)
  • Team players with exceptional communication and multi-tasking abilities
  • Detail-oriented individuals with great organizational skills
  • Personable and professional individuals who enjoy connecting with clients as well as the team
  • Individuals who take initiative and are willing to lend a helping hand
  • Eager to learn about the veterinary field (terminology, procedures, medical conditions, etc.)
  • Interest in becoming Fear Free certified (we’ll cover the costs!)

Some of the responsibilities for this role:

  • Client service and communication
  • Front desk duties including scheduling appointments, managing phones and email
  • Over the counter sales and financial transactions
  • Gentle patient handling and restraint
  • Venipuncture, placing IV catheters and administering injections
  • Assisting with anesthetic and surgical procedures
  • Laboratory and pharmacy duties
  • Hospital cleaning

Our full time benefits and compensation:

  • Compensation: $20 – $25/hour (based on experience)
  • Bonus Package: $500 for veterinary assistants with 3+ years of current experience
  • Health insurance: Medical, dental, and vision insurance (HSA option)
  • Paid time off: 80 hours of annual PTO with increases in accrual up to 120 hours, plus sick time and holidays!
  • Pet discounts: Generous employee discount as well as 20% off for immediate family
  • Flexible 4/10 schedule
  • Uniforms are provided
  • 401k options
  • Life insurance and disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career growth potential

Get To Know Us:

East Bend Animal Hospital is a busy 7-doctor practice that is proudly Fear Free certified and has an excellent support team (including multiple CVTs). Our entire staff understands the importance of relationships building and treats our patients and each other like family. Our team’s culture is focused on positivity and respect, where we do our best to ensure everyone enjoys their time at our hospital. Multiple members of our staff have been with us for years, and we truly utilize our team to their fullest to ensure career satisfaction and continued growth. East Bend’s veterinary surgeons provide all routine services as well as tumor/lump removal, bone/fracture repair, cryptosporidiosis treatment for reptiles, digatherm thermal imaging, digital radiology, and exotic pet surgery. We are also proud to be one of the few clinics in Oregon to offer Class IV high intensity laser therapy! As we grow, we are looking forward to welcoming new members onto our incredible hospital team.

Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you!

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