Veterinary Assistant

Assistants | Peoria, IL

Seeking an independent, compassionate Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

Why Meadowbrook Veterinary Clinic in Peoria, IL?
We love your pets and we value your trust in us to provide care for such an important part of your family.  As Peoria, Illinois’ full-service, AAHA-accredited veterinary medical facility, our professional and courteous staff provides the best possible medical, surgical, and dental care. By providing compassionate care through veterinary excellence, we promote responsible pet ownership, preventative health, care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients.
 
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.
 
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 - $16 - $18 per hour, determined by the candidate's skills, experience, and qualifications.
  • 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
  • Generous pet benefits!