Veterinary Assistant

You are responsible for taking care of the animals under the supervision of a veterinarian or veterinarian technologist. You take care of feeding, bathing and exercising animals, and restrain them during testing and treatment.

What you will do

Use soft skills personal qualities to actively listen, problem-solve and exercise critical thinking when evaluating decisions and choose one with the most promising outcome. You'll have to remain calm and on task in what is often a busy and even chaotic environment with numerous distractions. You will also have to be able to lift animals and heavy objects.

  • Use your clinical skills to provide the highest level of care
  • Perform initial evaluation of pet’s health, obtain health history from clients and handle patients for examination
  • Complete lab work as required
  • Take radiographs and understand radiology safety
  • Perform intravenous catheter placement and assist in collecting samples for diagnostics
  • Use correct veterinary terminology to complete medical records and handover cases
  • Perform medical calculations
  • Administer injections and other treatments under the supervision of a veterinarian
  • Monitor anesthesia and prepare patients for surgery
  • Perform dental prophylaxis
  • Fill prescriptions for patients and have an understanding of commonly used medications
  • Communicate with and educate clients/pet owners
  • Perform duties as assigned by your team leader, such as stocking of supplies and medication.
  • Cleaning up equipment and space after procedures
  • Collaborate with veterinary team to provide the best care to patients
  • Grow, learn, teach and succeed in a happy work environment

The Right Fit

We are a thoroughbred hybrid team coming together with the single belief that we can make a lasting difference in pet care. We are redefining the way we work in a veterinary clinic and we are creating a healthy environment that nurtures, encourages and uplifts the team

  • You share the same affinity for pets and their parents, just like us
  • Minimum 2 years’ professional experience in small animal clinical setting
  • Enthusiastic team player with a patient, and positive professional attitude
  • Must be detail oriented due to the high level of quality medicine
  • Excellent communication skills

What you will get

When you join, you can expect a comprehensive benefits package waiting for you:

  • Generous salary and stock options
  • Excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision
  • 401K company matching
  • Paid PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Uniform allowance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fully stock kitchen with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Employee discount for services and retail, free membership to Dr. Treat’s One
  • Opportunities for growth, clinical advancement, and career development

Facilities and equipment

By using technology and data in a way that’s never been done before, we are building the best-in-class veterinary clinics by rethinking processes, workflows, and services that will make the lives of pets, pet parents, and care providers better.

  • Purpose built, state of the art veterinary clinics
  • Dedicated feline and canine waiting areas in line with fear free practise
  • Dog and cat specific exam rooms, treatment area with wet tables, surgical suite with electrocautery
  • Digitalized hospital and patient workflow in treatment area and digitized forms (smartflow technology)
  • Telehealth capability within exam rooms with mounted screen and video
  • In-house laboratory with brand new analyzers including digital microscopy with AI capability and ability for STAT analysis by pathologist
  • In-house pharmacy with integrated external compounding and conventional pharmacy
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