Veterinary Assistant- Surgical
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: Mon-Fri 9-4pm
Salary: $12.50 hourly
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 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.
The Veterinary Assistant is a member of the Baltimore Humane Society’s medical team, and reports to the Veterinary Surgical Director. The Veterinary Assistant is part of a team that is responsible for the medical care of all surgery patients. The position involves assisting with intake and discharge of surgical patients, handling restraint of dogs and cats for veterinary examinations, assisting the surgical tech with preparation, monitoring, establishing a sterile surgical field, cleaning and packing of surgical instruments and additional tasks needed within our surgical center. Additional responsibilities include keeping the surgical center clean, organized, and stocked of all medical supplies.
Benefits: Health, dental and vision insurance offered, plus paid time off. Staff receive a 20% discount through our Spay/Neuter & Wellness Center.
Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume to Dr. Christina Barrett at email@example.com.