CatTails Feline Health Center is accepting applications for a part time Veterinary Assistant. The qualified applicant must hold a certificate of completion from an accredited course in veterinary assisting or equivalent experience in a veterinary clinical setting. Duties include, but not limited to:
Assist veterinarian or technician in restraint and treatments Assist in basic front desk operations and client services Assist in feline diet ordering Unpack and stock Inventory, hospital supplies, pharmacy Order all cleaning supplies for the hospital Maintain grounds and exterior of windows as needed (where not provided by property maintenance) Clean surgical suite, pre and post-surgery Clean treatment/exam areas after each patient Operating autoclave/Instrument sterilization Ensure and assist other staff members in hospital cleanliness at all times Note and report all hospitalized animal health changes to the veterinarian or technician Perform nursing care for all hospitalized patients, including feeding/watering, kennel /litter box cleaning, and generally maintaining comfort and cleanliness Perform basic grooming of patients, such as shaving and bathing when needed Assist technician in cleaning, packing, and generally maintaining, and sterilize surgical packs Assist in keeping accurate hospital medical records Assist in performing digital radiographs Setting up for surgery, dental procedures and anesthesia Clean laundry and dishes, vacuum/mop daily Assist in maintaining supplies ordering list and shelving items when they arrive Complete daily/weekly/monthly general in-hospital maintenance/cleaning Assist in collecting lab samples and preparing lab requisition paperwork Processing lab samples that are run in the hospital Assist in collecting temperature, pulse, respiratory rate, and weight on patients Assist in monitoring patients during and following anesthesia Remove rubbish daily from cans throughout clinic Maintain ability to trim cats’ nails (at least on calmer patients) Assist in marketing, and promote a positive hospital image inside and outside the hospital A genuine appreciation and love for cats!
Contact Our Practice Manager, Guy DuFort Phone: 719-575-0007 email: [email protected]
Please include your resume with your contact information if inquiring by email
Or apply in person at our office: 202 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. - Suite A Colorado Springs, CO 80906