Veterinary Technician or Assistant -- Students and Alumni Welcome
Date Posted: January 28, 2023
Deadline: September 30, 2023
Organization: Lake Town Animal Hospital
Location: Columbia Area
City: Chapin, SC
Website: View Website
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Wages/Salary: $14-22 per hour
Hard-working and Ready to Learn
Attention to detail
Dependable - reports to duty on-time and ready to work
Lake Town Animal Hospital is a privately-owned and operated veterinary practice that enjoys a drama-free culture where dedicated, compassionate veterinary healthcare professionals work together with mutual respect and genuine consideration for one another. We are seeking an experienced veterinary technician or assistant to join our team in Chapin, SC. We are proud to offer exceptional medical and surgical care for dogs and cats, with a focus on client education and dedication to strengthening the human-animal bond. We are the only Fear Free Certified team in our area (training provided).
Our ideal team member would have at least 2 years experience, demonstrate a commitment to outstanding patient care and customer service, have a desire to learn and grow as a veterinary healthcare professional, and display a strong work ethic and positive attitude. Applicant must be detail-oriented and have strong communication skills.
Duties include, but are not limited to: doctor support, in-patient care, client education, surgical/exam room assistance, anesthesia preparation, monitoring, and recovery, dental prophylaxis, in-house lab work, IV catheter placement, venipuncture, animal restraint, radiography, and medication administration and prescription handling.
Must be able to utilize a computerized records system (e-Vet Practice familiarity is a plus). Reliability is a MUST. Physical requirements include the ability to stand for long periods, frequent crouching/kneeling, and the ability to lift 40 pounds.
Benefits include: Simple IRA opportunity with employer match, uniform allowance, holiday pay, health insurance, paid time off, pet care benefits, CE and Fear Free training.
Please include a cover letter and resume with your response. We strive to maintain excellence in the care and service we provide, while enjoying the profession we are privileged to be a part of! We are NOT a corporation -- we are a family -- come join us at LTAH!
119 Amicks Ferry Road
Chapin, SC 29036
Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.