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Veterinary Assistant

Company: Windy Hollow Veterinary Clinic
Location: Montague
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

At Windy Hollow Veterinary Clinic, we believe in a culture of learning and support. Our clinic has a mission of providing exceptional veterinary services in an intelligent and compassionate manner. We are counting on your help to shape the future of WHVC because, here, we know it is our employees' valuable contributions that lead to our overall success. You will benefit from a team support network while also maintaining the individuality that sets you apart. Your hard work and dedication as a Veterinary Technician will pay off as you build important relationships both within the workplace and the surrounding pet community. Add to your knowledge base and increase your skills as you work alongside veterinary professionals. As a veterinary professional you already have a pretty good idea of the day-to-day requirements of being a talented Veterinary Technician. Here are some of the key skills that we are seeking that are particularly relevant to this opportunity: Client communication and education Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure safety of patients and people Take accurate notes and medical history of patients Anticipate the needs of the doctor for routine exam/surgery visits; follow doctors request to fill or refill medications Operating Room surgery assistance Experience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, lab work, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred Your qualifications are certainly essential to your success in this role and it is expected that you will demonstrate talent and skill as a Veterinary Technician. In addition, these qualities are important to us: Patience and kindness, especially in challenging situations Never stop learning and to never stop sharing your knowledge Maintaining a positive, supportive approach at all times- great things happen when everyone cooperates Client communication skills that convey core veterinary concepts to clients in an easily understandable and highly professional way. Ability to quickly build rapport with customers, fellow team members and leadership In order to attract talented veterinary professionals like you, we have a flexible approach to remuneration based on your expertise and potential- typically this will include: An appealing salary that will reflect your abilities and future performance Paid vacation Paid sick leave Retirement Savings-with employer matching A Continuing Education allocation to assist with your Career Growth See what our clients have to say about us: A. Glazier Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Reliability, Responsiveness, Value We have brought our animal family here for many years. I have never met a more compassionate, thoughtful, and responsive group of animal care givers. This is the best place you can go for veterinary care in the area. We have only great things to say and are full of gratitude for the work of everyone at Windy Hollow! A. Keddy I can't say enough good things about the staff there. One of our dogs went through serious heartworm treatment and they were so supportive of and caring about him. We adopted a half feral dog last summer and they have been amazing dealing with her stress and anxiety in new situations. C. O'Leary I feel like I get unrushed, individual attention in dealing with my pet. The front desk staff is lovely, and the veterinary staff is knowledgeable and open to many different methods to deal with issues. My pup is always excited to go inside and come back out just as happy! Employment Type: Part Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $15 - $17 Hourly Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Windy Hollow Veterinary Clinic, Springfield , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Montague, Massachusetts

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