Veterinary Assistant

Assistants | Florence, KY

   The Pet Wellness Group is seeking a Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

 Two locations in Florence and Hebron, KY

Are you looking for a hospital where you can practice at the top of your skill set? Would you like to work with the industry’s leading veterinary professionals?

The Pet Wellness Group is proud to provide the best veterinary care in Florence, Hebron, Burlington, and Union areas. We offer a comprehensive suite of services, including Preventative Care, Diagnostics, Dental Care, Surgery (soft tissue), and Therapeutic Laser.

Our beautiful state-of-the-art facility has 3 exam rooms, a large treatment area with a separate surgical suite, and a cat-friendly wing! We’re fully equipped with all the bells and whistles, including In-House Lab, Digital Dental Radiographs, Digital X-Ray, Ultrasound, and Electrocardiogram monitors.

Why Join Us?

  • We utilize low-stress handling, and one of our doctors is Fear-Free Certified.
  • AMAZING work/life balance.
  • Excellent reputation in the community with a well-established clientele base (high compliance)
  • Gold-standard medicine & standard of care.
  • Culture – We support one another through regular team meetings and check-ins and maintain a fun, low-stress, “no drama” workplace.
  • 9 technical staff (supporting 3 doctors) that are all highly trained, plus 3 receptionists.
  • We promote continued education & training opportunities. We feel strongly about the value of a highly educated and motivated team! 

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 $15.00-$17.00 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