Seven Oaks Animal Hospital is in search of a skilled, compassionate individual to join our client-centered practice. The successful candidate will become an integral part of our veterinary team, assisting the doctor with pet exams, radiography, surgical anesthesia, dental prophylaxis, and utilizing basic and advanced nursing/technical skills. Every member of the Seven Oaks team is expected to demonstrate strong communication and relational skills. We place high value on the Client/Pet experience. Ongoing staff education is a priority.
The available position is for full time (must have afternoon availability until at least 6:30 pm) employment.
*Commitment to daily EXCELLENCE in patient care, client communications, professional relations, and personal performance.
*Commitment to safe, fear-free animal handling. We can teach you these skills. Rough, aggressive handling of animals is strictly prohibited.
*Fear-free Certification is required. If you not already certified, you will become Fear-Free Certified while on staff
*LVT/RVT (with current license) is preferred, but not required.
*Solid mastery of technical skills is strongly preferred.
*Flexible availability: Business hours are 8 am-6 pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri; 8 am-2 pm Wed; 9 am-2 pm Saturday.
*Reliable personal transportation and reliable personal telephone are required.
*Must have a reliable phone number and means of receiving email communication.
*Team attitude and a drive to demonstrate excellence for every client and pet
*High level of integrity and ethical standards
*Personal cell phone use is not allowed on the clock, and cell phones are not permitted on your person or on your desk while on the clock. Strict adherence to this policy is required, as this is crucial to maintaining our high level of client-focus and patient safety. Cell phone distraction during your shift can result in serious injury.
*Attendance at weekly team meetings
*Professional level personal hygiene
*Mastery of the English language, including verbal and written communication.
*Ability to accurately follow directions and problem-solve
*Must be able to pass ongoing drug testing. For the safety of our patients, we do maintain a strict drug-free, alcohol free environment, and this is enforced with frequent random drug testing.
*Physical requirements: ability to stand, crouch, or kneel for extended periods of time. Ability to lift up to 50 lb. from floor to table height. Ability to restrain a pet at ground level or at table height for examination or procedures.
*Love of pets, especially cats and dogs. Respect for the human-animal bond. Willingness to learn and consistently utilize low-stress handling techniques.
-Proficiency in standard word processing applications, such as MS Word.
-Basic use of spreadsheet applications, such as MS Excel
-Basic use of touchscreen tablets, such as iPad and Droid-based systems
-Proficiency in social media and/or producing web content is a plus, but not required.
*Participation in basic hospital upkeep duties, which are shared among all team members.
Education req: 2 yr. degree