Veterinary Assistant

Assistants | Ashburn, VA

   Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Ashburn is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic Vet Assistant to join our team! 

We are seeking career-oriented individuals who are committed to the profession, value compassionate care and teamwork, and will put forth the extra effort needed to achieve the high-quality service our clients expect. 

Why Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Ashburn, VA?

Caring Hands Animal Hospitals are large, well-equipped, AAHA-accredited facilities. We offer convenient hours six days a week and have an open-door policy to provide excellent service to our clients. Our full-service hospitals offer state of the art care for our patients including computerized patient records, digital radiography, and in-house laboratory.

Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this community.

Veterinary Assistant Qualifications/Requirements

The primary role of all Caring Hands Animal Hospital employees is to ensure that our clients and patients experience top-notch customer service and excellent patient care.  Specific responsibilities of the Veterinary Assistants include:

  • Provide patient care under the direction of a DVM
  • Be proficient in a variety of medical skills and techniques ranging from but not limited to: restraining, taking vitals, administering vaccines, sample collection, etc.
  • Knowledgeable of the different departments in the hospital including laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills.
  • Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in the patient record accurately with appropriate grammar and terms
  • Strong Client Communication and Education.  Ability to review medical records, estimates and/or discharge instructions with clients
  • To perform this job successfully it will be necessary to become proficient in the use of the practice management software
  • Maintain a clean and orderly facility.

Qualified applicants will have the following traits & abilities:

  • Previous relevant experience desirable
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Excellent communication skills, and teamwork abilities
  • Strong computer skills
Benefits:
We’re dedicated to your well-being and-$offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
  • Competitive salary of between $18.00-$23.00 per hour dependent on skills and experience. 
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance for licensed technicians
  • Guardian voluntary benefits