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Veterinary Assistant

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Job Description

Overview


 



 


Animal Care Clinic of Randall Pointe has an opportunity for a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team! 


 


Location: 477 Briargate Dr, South Elgin, IL 60177  


Shift Details: Weekday shifts are either 6:50 am-1 pm, 1 pm-7 pm, or 6:50 am-7 pm. Availability to work two weekends per month is required - Saturday shifts are from 8 am-2 pm and Sunday shifts are from 10 am-1 pm. 


Compensation: $14.50-$15.50/hour


 


“Caring for Pets and Their People” is not just a tagline; it’s what we aim to do every day to the best of our ability.  Our South Elgin vet clinic is full-service, providing standard medical care as well as boarding, grooming, complete diagnostics, various orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries and much more.


 


Benefits we offer:


 


Industry leading payEmployee discount for veterinary care for your furry family membersMedical, vision and dental benefits package for full-time employees401k retirement plan options with company match for all staff over 21 years oldA yearly scrub/uniform allowance for all employeesFlexible schedule optionsPaid time off and paid holidays for full-time employeesShort-term disability insurance provided to all full-time employeesLife insurance and other benefit options are also available for full-time employeesEducation discount for all staff who desire to become an RVT/CVT/LVT through the Penn Foster Online program (some eligibility requirements)Free virtual yoga, fitness, and meditation classes for all employeesFree virtual registered dietitian lead wellness, nutrition, and cooking classes for all employeesCustomized learning and developmental opportunities


 


Job Summary:   The Veterinary Assistant aids and supports the medical support team in the operation of an animal facility in accordance with Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP) hospital policy and procedures. The Veterinary Assistant also provides medical care to patients as allowed in the veterinary practice act. 


Responsibilities


How you'll make an impact: 


 



  • Maintain and uphold the Core Values and Mission Statement of MVP. 



  • Assist in all daily duties for clinic care. 

  • Participate in any special cleaning duties. 

  • Provide client care by scheduling appointments, taking payments, and check-ins. 

  • Maintain excellent client communication. 

  • Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in the patient record accurately with appropriate grammar, terms, and accurate information. 



  • Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients. 

  • Answer the phones in a courteous and informative way. 

  • Provide patient care under the direction of a DVM. 


Qualifications


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 


 



  • Must be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills. 

  • Ability to demonstrate patience and composure in stressful situations, and ability to handle a fast-paced environment. 

  • Ability to stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis. 

  • The employee must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics, and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently. 

  •  The employee must also be confident around pets. 


 


We put people first and never compromise on our values. 


Apply today for immediate consideration! 


 


Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP) is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


 


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