Veterinary Assistant

Assistants | Sarasota, FL

   Seeking an independent and compassionate Assistant to join our team!

Why Animal Medical Clinic of Gulf Gate in Sarasota, FL?
Voted as 2022, 2023, and 2024's #1 Veterinary Clinic in Sarasota, we’re focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor and medical staff the ability to provide excellent service and care in addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, acupuncture, dental x-rays, in-house labs, cold laser therapy, and ultrasound.
 
Our team wants you to know...
"We are always working together to provide great care, but also to maintain a fun work environment. Our team gets along so well, which makes even the hardest of days a bit less stressful."
 
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.
 
Who are we looking for?
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skill set, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. 1 year of previous veterinary assistant experience is required; previous experience with AviMark is preferred.
 
Schedule:
This is a full-time need at 32-36 hours/week. Will work Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fridays with rotating Saturdays. 
 
Salary: 
Hourly pay between $16-$18/hr based on experience and skillset. 
 
Requirements & Responsibilities:
  • Assisting Veterinarians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians.
  • Handling and restraining pets for exams and procedures.
  • Assist in the taking of x-rays
  • Monitor and collect urine and fecal samples as needed
  • Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
  • Responsible for cleaning/maintenance of hospital.
  • Care of hospitalized/boarded pets as needed
  • Fecal parasite sample collection and preparation
  • Preparation of a prescription drug, other than a controlled substance, for dispensing
  • Surgical assistance to a licensed veterinarian
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
  • 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