BluePearl Veterinary Assistant – Patient Care in Orange Park, Florida

Affiliated Veterinary Specialists, a BluePearl partner is hiring an exceptional Veterinary Assistant – Patient Care – Vet Assistant in the Orange Park, FL location.

Are you a skilled, knowledgeable and committed Veterinary Assistant looking to take your career in Veterinary Medicine to the next level? Do you have strong social skills and passionate about becoming a part of a dynamic and rewarding team? If you have a minimum of two years of veterinary technical experience in the areas of anesthesia, radiography, IVC placement and surgical equipment, please check out this opportunity.

Our full service canine rehabilitation and sports medicine program is looking for a veterinary technician to add to our team. Rehabilitation certification or training is preferred, but we are happy to provide training for the right candidate. Interested applicants must have veterinary technician experience, a high standard of patient care and excellent client communication skills. We strive to treat our clients and patients like family in a professional, warm and caring environment.

The primary function of the Veterinary Assistant is to be responsible for assisting higher-level technicians and doctors with restraint and triage.

Essential responsibilities and tasks

  • Approaches and handles patients according to safety protocols and core values.

  • Able to address client concerns and answer them appropriately.

  • Understands and provides safe restraint for cooperative canine and feline patients during examination or procedures, including radiology, ultrasound and anesthetic induction.

  • Performs and recognizes normal physical exam parameters of temperature, heart rate, pulse quality, respiration and mucous membranes.

  • Performs all in-house laboratory diagnostics.

  • Ensures hospital working areas are cleaned, stocked and maintained in accordance with hospital policy.

  • Other duties as assigned

Who are we?

BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, groundbreaking healthcare.

We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere.

Your success is our success.

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training .

Additional Benefits:

  • health benefits options

  • competitive compensation

  • flexible hours

  • scrub allowance

  • opportunity to bring your dog to work

  • additional training

  • unlimited growth potential

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Job Category: Technicians

Requisition Number: VETER07071

Posted: 2018-05-17T21:18:42.289Z

Full Time

Location: Orange Park, FL, USA