ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential job functions, plus roles and responsibilities will be discussed during the selection process.
These may include:
Minimum 2 years of direct experience as a veterinary technician
Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as mental reasoning and mathematical skills
Willingness to learn, be guided and pursue continuing education opportunities
Ability to be confident around animals, showing proper safety and restraint techniques
Understand the patients needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job.
An ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, and enthusiasm for helping both clients and patients. They will be committed to furthering their education, thereby providing the most advanced care to their patients.
Additionally, they will excel at collaborating with their co-workers, our specialty veterinarians, and our clients.
Our medical departments are well-staffed and equipped to handle a busy and varied caseload. We encourage growth, innovation, and additional training. Each doctor is given a full support team including a dedicated assistant and ample technicians to ensure the success of their practice.
Laurel Pet Hospital is currently comprised of general practice, emergency, cardiology, internal medicine, interventional radiology/endoscopy, and surgery. We practice in a rich and rewarding environment where patient care can be optimized and learning is continuous. This type of collaborative medicine is rare outside of a university setting.
Laurel Pet Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Laurel Pet Hospital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
By submitting an application, you certify that the facts contained in your application are true and complete to the best of your knowledge. If you are employed, false statements on your application will be grounds for termination.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Animal Care Assistant
Veterinary Technician (RVT)