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We are currently looking for a full time Veterinary Assistant

     We are in search of a Veterinary Assistant. A person with energy, self-motivation, high ethical standards, who is thoughtful, compassionate, thorough and has a good sense of humor. 

     We are one of the largest, full service small animal hospitals in the Capital District.  We currently have 10 doctors and over 60 staff.  We care for about 22,000 pets from 13,000 families.  We see about 120 patients and perform 10-15 anesthetic procedures a day.  We strive to provide the best of care for every patient.  We act as a referral hospital for some diagnostic and surgical procedures for other local hospitals.

     In addition to a "going rate" salary, we offer benefits of 3/4 of your personal health insurance premium, we combine vacation, sick and personal days into one category, and we pay you for 6 holidays a year.  There is a substantial employee benefit for your own pet care.  We are an education oriented, fun-loving, pizza-eating, group of people who love doing what they do and are proud of being one of the premier veterinary hospitals in the Capital District.  And we need you!!  Burnt Hills is a great place to live and work and even raise a family! 

Full time position includes days, evenings, weekends and holidays a must.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Basic Nursing Care (Feeding, Cleaning, and Walking).
  • Animal Restraint
  • Client Education
  • Boarder admissions.
  • Exam room Assistant
    • Patient preliminary workup
    • Cleaning ears
    • Pedicures
    • Assisting Doctors and Technicians
  • Surgical Discharge
  • Surgery prepping and monitoring.
  • Laboratory - Set up in house bloodwork including Fecals and Urines.
  • Radiology Assistant
  • Therapeutic Grooming - Bathing and shaving.
  • Cleaning & stocking of appropriate areas.

Job Specifications:

  • Education: High School Graduate.
  • Experience: No prior experience necessary.
  • Skills: Basic typing and computer skills helpful.
  • Interpersonal Skills: The ability to deal positively with the public and co-workers.  A positive, upbeat demeanor and patience is essential to perform successfully in this position.
  • Physical Effort: Standing, bending, stooping, lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs. are all required in the job.
  • Other: Working knowledge of veterinary terms would be helpful.

If you are interested in the above position please send your resume to Julie.

Our E-mail address:  bhvet@burnthillsvethosp.com

US-Mail:  Burnt Hills Veterinary Hospital 
             145 Goode Street
             Burnt Hills, NY 12027

Fax Number 518-399-3370

 Call us at 518-399-5213 to schedule an appointment!

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