Veterinary Assistant - 001199

Banfield Pet Hospital Denver , CO 80208

Posted 3 weeks ago

Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant. While working closely with other pet health care professionals at Banfield, you 'll have the chance to advocate for pets and educate clients on all aspects of pet health.

In addition, if your goal is to advance in your career, you 'll have access to a variety of learning and development opportunities along the way. Job Description Summary: The Veterinary Assistant is a key member of the hospital team who supports and assists the veterinarians and veterinary technicians, ensuring the safety of pets, clients and other associates, and the continuity of quality veterinary care.

Preferred Education/Licenses: Certificate of completion from a NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant program or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Preferred Experience: Must be able to perform all required skills of NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant programs at a level that aids in the efficiency of the practice. A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Assistant The Vet Assistant provides professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times, making sure that clients and pets are comfortable in the hospital.

You will use your technical skills on a daily basis, within state practice acts and as outlined in the NAVTA guidelines for veterinary assistant skills and duties. Other responsibilities include: Helping maintain the flow of patients Communicating with the veterinarian and vet techs Carrying out or setting up procedures that do not require veterinarian or vet tech assistance Adhering to hospital standards that keep pets safe, and the treatment areas, exam rooms and labs clean and organized Educating clients about our Optimum Wellness Plans and the importance of preventive care Mentoring other members of the hospital team Commitment Beyond Qualifications Every associate including the Vet Assistant has an important contribution to make to the veterinary team.

We 're looking for Vet Assistants who are dedicated to their work, have a positive attitude and use our Five Principles -- Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom ' as their guide. In addition, our Vet Assistants are: Action Oriented Customer Focused Good Listeners Effective Communicators Caring for Those Who Care:

Benefits for a Banfield Veterinary Assistant When it comes to benefits, we support your personal wellness and professional development. We offer a wide range of perks and programs that help you take care of yourself and your family "including your pets. Pay Range for this role is $13.00-21.60/hour.

Specific pay rates are dependent on experience, skill level, and education of the candidate, as well as geographic location. Pay rates for salaried positions may differ based on schedule worked. Banfield offers an industry competitive benefits package and continues to invest in and evolve benefits programs that meet the health, wellness and financial needs of our associates.

We are excited to announce our new Paid Parental Leave for 2021. Our benefits package also includes: Medical, Dental, Vision Basic Life (company paid) & Supplemental Life Short and Long Term Disability (company paid) Flexible Spending Accounts Commuter Benefits

  • Legal Plan

  • Health Savings Account with company funding 401(k) with generous company match

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • Student Debt Program (for FT DVMs) Continuing Education allowance for eligible positions

  • Free O

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