Veterinary Assistant – Woodlands Animal Hospital – Oldsmar, FL

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Title: VETERINARY ASSISTANT – JOIN OUR DYNAMIC & SUPPORTIVE TEAM!

Welcome to Woodlands Animal Hospital!

Join our compassionate and caring team serving our beloved pet community. Woodlands Animal Hospital is a privately-owned, small animal hospital that is rapidly growing in Oldsmar, FL. We are seeking a Veterinary Assistant to join a cohesive team dedicated to providing optimal pet healthcare and customer service that meets and exceeds the expectations of our clients. Grow with us in a work environment fostering a positive practice culture that is supportive, team-focused, and geared toward professional development.

Now Hiring: Veterinary Assistant

Positions Available: 1

Level of experience: A minimum of one to two years of prior experience working in a veterinary practice required including animal restraint experience.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5:00pm, One Saturday Per Month: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Competitive Pay Compensation Based on Experience

Our comprehensive services include wellness care, dentistry and surgery, digital dental and radiology, in-house lab and cytology, cold laser therapy, ultrasound, echocardiogram, and much more. We also provide emergency care during open hours.

We are looking for dedicated team members who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, have a positive attitude, are responsible and caring and possess excellent customer service skills. We seek individuals who want to grow and be part of a “family”, not just have another job.

Primary Job Responsibilities Include

Care for boarding and hospitalized animals, including cage cleaning, exercising, feeding, and observation for signs of illness.

Restrain patients for procedures performed by technicians or doctors.

Feeds each animal as prescribed by attending doctor, recording appetite +/- and signs of illness.

Release animals to their owners as directed by the doctor or technician. Ensure that every animal released is clean, properly groomed, and looking better than on arrival.

Receive animals to be admitted for hospital care as directed by the doctor or technician. Ensure that each animal has proper identification, including name tags, cage cards, and medical record in the appropriate place.

General cleaning of public and employee areas of hospital, general cleaning of walking areas and memorial park to maintain clean, odor-free, and attractive environment. Housekeeping and laundry duties for all areas.

Maintaining a professional, cheerful, and helpful attitude when interacting with pet owners.

Assist the Client Service Representatives when necessary, carrying food for clients and retrieving food or other supplies for CSRs and clients.

Work well with all employees and ensure that your actions support the hospital, the doctors, and the medicine that we practice.

Follow OSHA regulations.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Be efficient, courteous, polite, and helpful to all clients under all conditions.
  • Adhere to all expectations outlined in our General Policies Standards
  • Be a team-player in all aspects of our practice operations.
  • Possess excellent customer services skills in-person and on the telephone.

We offer a company culture that is accepting and highly focused on customer service.

If interested in being a team member at Woodlands Animal Hospital as a Veterinary Technician, please submit your resume and a cover letter providing a description stating why you are interested in a position with us. We look forward to hearing from you!

Don’t forget to visit and “Like” us on Facebook at: @WoodlandsAnimalHospital

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.00 – $13.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Veterinary Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Animal restraint: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

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