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5 May 2022

Full-Time Veterinary Assistant

PETA – Posted by petalife Ashland, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Position Objective:

To support veterinary staff members and to provide the highest quality of care possible to veterinary patients in a humane and professional manner

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Promote the humane care and treatment of animals

• Assist with admitting patients to the clinic on a daily basis

• Work within established policies and procedures under the veterinarian’s direction to assist with the following duties:

o Restraining clinic patients during surgical preparation

o Performing surgical and post-surgical monitoring of patients through discharge

• Assist with inventory management and equipment maintenance

• Assist in the maintenance of all program files and records

• Participate in special events

• Comply with applicable state and federal laws established by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


• Two years of veterinary clinic experience

• Demonstrated ability to assess the health and well-being of patients

• Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrated effective organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail

• Proven ability to deal professionally with a variety of people

• Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times

• Willingness and ability to maintain a flexible work schedule

• Ability to lift patients, equipment, and supplies weighing up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis

• Ability to stand, stoop, walk, and bend for many hours during the day

• This position requires proof of the COVID-19 full vaccination

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 28 days.

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