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Veterinary Assistant - Penny Paws VCO - DFW

Company: People, Pets and Vets
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Why You'll Love This JobAre you passionate about animals and would jump at the chance to interact with all types of pets in an atmosphere where fun and compassion are the order of the day? If you want to onboard with a modern veterinary clinic where your career will flourish under the guidance of a caring DVM team, Penny Paws VCO - DFW has a place for you as our Veterinary Assistant in Grand Prairie, TX.

At People, Pets & Vets, we cultivate a laid-back environment where you will work directly with skilled professionals, receiving the training needed to grow your career with the utmost confidence. As our Veterinary Assistant, you will join an outstanding and supportive work-family, all with the common goal of making sure our patients get the loving care they deserve. Best of all, you will have fun doing what you love! This is an outside, part-time, weekends only position.

Grab this amazing opportunity to onboard with a company that cares about your success and happiness. Apply for Penny Paws VCO - DFW's Veterinary Assistant job opening today!

Learn more about this hospital: www.pennypaws.com
ResponsibilitiesVeterinary Assistant Responsibilities

  • Clean and straighten pop up clinic tables to prepare for walk-in patients
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure the safety of patients and people
  • Anticipate the needs of the doctor for basic prevention visits; follow doctors requests to fill medications and vaccines
  • Take temperatures, weight, draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.Required SkillsVeterinary Assistant Qualifications
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Experience as a vet technician or assistant preferred
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
    • Bilingual a plus
    • Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
    • A valid TX Driver's License to be able to drive company vans to and from site if needed preferred

Keywords: People, Pets and Vets, Grand Prairie , Veterinary Assistant - Penny Paws VCO - DFW, Healthcare , Grand Prairie, Texas

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