Countryside Veterinary Services is currently seeking an experienced equine veterinary assistant or registered veterinary technician to join our team. We are searching for a highly motivated team player who loves providing the very best in care to our equine patients. Qualified candidates must be compassionate, reliable and thrive in a fast paced environment.
OTHER MAJOR DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Provide proper restraint and handling of horses.
Feed, clean, water and groom hospitalized patients.
Assist in surgeries and advanced diagnostic imaging procedures.
Maintain accurate client/patient records.
Administer medications to patients.
Properly monitor patients, noticing and documenting any changes.
Provide excellent customer service and appropriately address client concerns.
REQUIREMENTS At least 1 year experience of equine handling is required. This is a very physical job and it involves being exposed to outdoor elements, Applicants must have the ability to lift 40+ lb. as well as jog horses for extended periods of time. Registered technician preferred, but not required.
BENEFITS Salary offered is dependent on experience and education. We offer a strong benefits package including: Health insurance, paid holidays, long and short term disability, 401(K), an employee discount and paid vacation after 1 year of employment. Uniforms are also provided. CE assistance available for Registered Veterinary Technicians.