If you have a strong work ethic, great customer service skills, and a desire to positively impact animal welfare, the Baltimore Humane Society encourages you to apply. Experience may be required in some instances, however nothing beats initiative and a willingness to apply your talents!
Veterinary Assistant for the Baltimore Humane Society’s Spay-Neuter and Wellness Center (Full Time)
The Veterinary Assistant is a member of the Baltimore Humane Society’s medical team, and reports to the Veterinary Medical Director. The Veterinary Assistant is part of a team that is responsible for the medical care of all shelter residents, the medical care of foster animals, and the preventive care of patients seen through the BHS Wellness Center. The position involves preparation and administration of medications, implementation of medical treatments, feeding and care of sick animals, handling and restraint of dogs and cats for veterinary examinations, computer entry of all medical data, and education of the public on all aspects of preventive veterinary care including spay/neuter procedures. Additional responsibilities include keeping the medical center clean, organized, and stocked of all medical supplies. This is a full time position starting immediately. The hours are Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.
The candidate must have strong people skills, get along well with others, have a positive attitude, take initiative, posses the ability to multi-task and learn quickly. Knowledge of basic preventative veterinary care including vaccines, feline and canine diseases, and Spay/Neuter terminology is preferred but not required. Candidate should be proficient with Microsoft Software (Word) and possess basic computer skills. Familiarity with AviMark computer software is a plus but not required. Candidate must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours and lift/carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help
Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to Dr. Mary Zink at email@example.com.
Click here for an employment application. Completed employment applications can be mailed, faxed, or emailed (no walk-ins please!) to:
Baltimore Humane Society
1601 Nicodemus Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136