Veterinary Assistant (CARE)

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 12, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Veterinary Assistant (CARE)

Job Description:

The Multi-Service Veterinary Assistant works with veterinarians and technicians to provide patient care and administrative support in the Small Animal Hospital. This individual will work one-on-one with clients, patients and hospital staff and must be able to develop friendly, professional relationships and maintain a positive attitude throughout all interactions. This position is responsible for assisting the veterinary technicians and clinicians with various patients throughout the specialty services. The assistants would be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the rooms and equipment as well as maintaining inventory and stock in these rooms. Individual should genuinely care about people and animals, possess excellent communication skills, highly organized, strong public relations skills, initiative to problem solve, active listening skills, and confidence in handling customer interactions, relationship building skills, projecting a professional image, and good interpersonal skills. Must be outgoing, full of enthusiasm and a team player.

Expected Salary:

$15.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma/GED or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and reference letters.

This is a CARE position offering limited benefits, including health insurance and paid time off.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes; Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, bend, kneel, pull, push, twist and stand for an extended period of time.