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Veterinary Assistant - Emergency

Company: Metropolitan Veterinary Associates
Location: Norristown
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFind out what MVA can do for your career! Come join a team that cares about your career, happiness, and your future. Metropolitan Veterinary Associates (MVA) is a different kind of hospital in that we have personal and professional rewards you will not find anywhere else.Our team members make us extraordinary, and they (and YOU, if you join us!) are always top priority. At MVA you will help to make life better for pets and families at the largest, privately- owned specialty, emergency, critical care hospital in our region.Advance your career with top-of-the-line medicine and diagnostics in our state of the art 25,000 square foot hospital that is home to 13 specialty departments.MVA has excellent employee benefits, just to name a few: health insurance, generous paid time off, employee recognition program, education assistance, continuing education allowance, team member focused training to reach personal and professional goals, team events, and a great work atmosphere. *(See below for all of the benefits we offer!)For more information, check out our website -- > www.Metro-Vet.comWe are looking to add to our growing hospital and are in search ofVeterinary Assistants with approximately a year of experience with dog and cat handling/restraint in a clinical atmosphere to join our Emergency Department.The Full Time midshiftschedules we are hiring for are:Sunday through Wednesday 4pm - 2amThursday through Saturday 2pm - 2amDaily responsibilities and job requirements:Experience and comfort with patient (dog and cat) restraint and handling required Basic knowledge of small animal medicine (proper restraint/handling, diagnostics, laboratory testing) Sound knowledge of medical terminology, procedures, and disease processes Assist Nurses and Doctors in appointments, procedures and diagnostics Assist with anesthesia, surgery and discharge preparation Communicate with clients, and team members (verbally and written) Patient care responsibilities including laundry, husbandry, walking dogs, cleaning cages Proficient computer skills Perform digital radiographs Stocking of supplies in various locations throughout the hospital Ensure cleanliness and integrity of the hospital Attention to detail, organization and a calm demeanor required Ability to focus, prioritize and multitask in a fast paced, environment Fear Free handling: safe, stress free interactions for team members, clients, and patientsOur top tier benefits include:

  • Midshift and weekend schedules eligible for shift differentials
  • Leading industry compensation
  • Education Assistance Program & tuition reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance available
  • Flexible hours - encouraging a solid work life balance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • $200 annual scrub/shoe allowance
  • Continuing education paid time off and allowance (for licensed and non-licensed team members)
  • Retirement plan including matching funds
  • Team member recognition, and reward platform through WorkTango
  • Employee discount (20% off services, supplies at cost)
  • Pet bereavement day paid
  • Pet adoption reimbursement
  • Pregnancy related and Parental leaves provided at 100% pay
  • Team members snacks, coffee, fresh fruit provided daily
  • Mentorship with a team dedicated to Education and Development
  • Emotional support and well-being benefits for team members
  • Unlimited growth potential
  • Everyone is on a first name basis in our inclusive, friendly, comfortable work environment
  • A strong focus on team member well being
  • Team member eventsSalary: From $17.50 per hourr "passion for animals"

Keywords: Metropolitan Veterinary Associates, Philadelphia , Veterinary Assistant - Emergency, Healthcare , Norristown, Pennsylvania

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