Wilmington Animal Healthcare is a busy, 7 doctor, full-service AAHA accredited veterinary medical facility. We offer comprehensive preventative and medical care to dogs and cats (and a little wildlife). We are currently seeking a capable veterinary assistant to join our team full time! The ideal candidate will be a reliable team player who is confidant, compassionate, communicative, courteous, self-motivated, and eager to learn and have a positive attitude. Adaptability and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment are must-haves.
Qualified candidates must be able to work a (weekly) rotating schedule between the hours of 7a and 6p and every other Saturday 7:45a-12p, with one full weekday off. This position is physically demanding and requires the ability to lift at least 40#, kneel, crouch, stand for long periods of time, have good manual dexterity and pay close attention to detail.
Job responsibilities include client communication/education, animal handling and restraint, assisting veterinarians in exam rooms, maintaining accurate detailed medical records, performing basic laboratory procedures, radiography, preparing and administering vaccines and medications, medical care for hospitalized patients, sample collection, maintaining a clean and organized work environment.
We offer comprehensive benefits including health insurance, IRA, PTO, uniform allowance and discounts on pet products and services. Compensation will vary based on skill level and experience. Experienced candidates are preferred, but we are willing to train the right person!
Please submit a resume in person. We will not reply to phone calls or emails.
We look forward to meeting you!
Mission Statement: To provide the most advanced and compassionate health care available to pets, and to provide exceptional service to clients at every visit.