*$1,000 Hiring bonus to be paid out after 90 days.*
Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital (WRAH) by Ethos Veterinary Health is an energetic, multi-disciplinary emergency/specialty referral practice in Wheat Ridge Colorado. We are looking for a motivated, Veterinary Assistant that is seeking a challenging position dedicated to quality, compassionate client and patient care.
Maintain a clean, healthy environment for the patients, clients and staff
Maintain a stocked hospital
Assist with and restrain patients for examinations, and special procedures.
Prepare patients for procedures (clipping, scrubbing, positioning on table, connecting to monitoring equipment, etc).
Maintain equipment and inventory, including cleaning, wrapping, sterilizing and organizing.
Proper handling, completion of paperwork, and submission of laboratory samples.
Assist in the production of quality radiographs safely and efficiently.
Willingness and ability to work with a rotating staff of doctors and technicians
All other duties and responsibilities of a veterinary assistant
Proper animal handling and restraint
Basic understanding of medical terminology and abbreviations
Work well under pressure and during high levels of stress
Excellent communication skills
Flexible work hours weekend and holiday hours required
Works well individually and in a team setting
Ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds
Graduate of veterinary assistant program and/or designation of AVA not required but is a plus
Is reliable, organized, and provides a high level of care to our patients and our clients
Will act as a representative of the hospital at all times, displaying consideration, courtesy, compassion, and professionalism in all interactions
Schedule: This is an overnight position
Benefits of working at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital by Ethos:
We work in a caring and supportive environment in a geographic location that offers an outstanding quality of life
Compensation is highly competitive
Full-time benefits include paid time off, health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, 401k, association dues, wellness care and pet insurance for your pets, CE allowance, uniform allowance, and more.
Additional benefits and support for AVA candidates.
Take advantage of our flexible work schedules and excellent shift differential pay
About Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital by Ethos Veterinary Health
Ethos Veterinary Health is a national network of veterinary hospitals providing specialty and emergency care for pets. Ethos is focused on advanced veterinary medicine, along with providing high-quality, compassionate care that improves the lives of pets and their owners.