(Applications in person are required for this current opening! The application can be emailed but should be dropped off in person. MUST have previous veterinary assistant experience as outlined below.)
EXCEPTIONAL people person needed to join our team!
Small companion animal veterinary clinic in Augusta, GA is seeking an outgoing, personable, and motivated individual for Veterinary Assistant.
You will be assisting veterinary with routine and emergency animal care procedures, working face to face with clients, record keeping, and working in close proximity with other employees.
A team player is a must! A customer service personality is a must! Someone who is physically capable of dealing with all sizes and personality levels of cats and dogs is a MUST!
Previous veterinary assistant experience is required, with those candidates who are flexible and willing to work hard to learn the position given top priority. We are looking for someone who is efficient,organized, and detail driven with a friendly and customer service oriented personality. Business workload varies day to day. You will need to be self-motivated and take direction well. We expect our assistants to work as a team! Although you may be assigned one position within the team for a day (in-patient, out-patient, floater) you should be willing to assist where you are needed. This promotes a smooth work-flow, balanced work load for all involved, and satisfied clients who are seen in a timely and efficient manner.
Job skills and duties include: answering and making phone calls, making appointments, filling prescriptions, cleaning, engaging new and old clients, handling difficult clients, and working around animals (and all the noise and mess that comes with them!) Medical skills will include but are not limited to: Intake and discharge of surgeries, vaccine administration, blood draws, catheter placements, assisting with pre-med and induction, lab workups, attending to hospitalized patients, assisting with appointments, restocking supplies and receiving supply shipments, performing callbacks, cleaning exam rooms and your work areas. You must also have skill in appropriate animal restraint, with varying levels of difficulty.
MUST have reliable transportation and reliable work ethic. The position is FULL TIME.This will include a set schedule and vacation time after a year of employment. We use the Cornerstone Veterinary system.
Come work with us today!
Position starts at $12.00/hr with regular raises possible based on experience and work output.
**NOTE: If you are not able to work M-F 7:15-5:45 or later (if needed for emergencies), and at least 3 Saturdays per month with a Wednesday or Thursday off, and do not have previous Veterinary Assistant experience... please DO NOT apply.
See job posting for requirements needed for this position.
Additional Salary Information: Salary as listed is starting. Raises based on probation completion, experience, and dedication to work.
About Aidmore Animal Clinic
Aidmore Animal Clinic is proud to serve the Augusta GA area for everything pet related. Our veterinary clinic and animal hospital is locally owned and run by Drs. Lynn Simons and Katrea Howard, who are licensed, experienced Augusta veterinarians.
Aidmore Animal Clinic was established in 1957. The original hospital was located on Wrightsboro Rd. until moving to our present location in 1986. Drs. Lynn Simons and Katrea Howard were associate veterinarians practicing at Aidmore Animal Clinic for several years. They purchased the animal hospital in 1998.
Our team is committed to educating our clients in how to keep your pets healthy year round, with good nutrition and exercise. Aidmore Animal Clinic stays on top of the latest advances in veterinarian technology and above all, remembers that all animals and pets need to be treated with loving care in every check-up, procedure, or surgery.