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Veterinary Assistant

Jeffersonville, Indiana
Job Type
19 May 2023
Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistants are valuable members of our medical teams and play a crucial role in patient care and client service. At Allison Lane, you will work closely with doctors and technicians to increase the efficiency within our hospital as well as the level of care we provide as a team. Come thrive in an environment that encourages learning and continued growth within the profession.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Animal handling and restraint
Assist doctors and technicians with medical treatments, diagnostic tests, and procedures
Obtain health history from clients and ensure documentation is accurate and complete within the electronic medical record
Maintain cleanliness of treatment and patient areas
Restock and organize medical supplies
Constantly advance your knowledgebase and skill set

Skills and Qualifications:

2 years of professional experience in a veterinary clinical setting (CSR, kennel attendant, vet assistant, other), preferred
Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to problem solve and handle multiple tasks
Must have the ability to adjust to changes in the environment and able to handle stress in a calm manner
Must be a team player, have patience and maintain a positive attitude.
Must be able to anticipate and be detail oriented due to the high level of quality medicine. Must be able to lift and restrain pets of at least 40 pounds, and work on feet most of the day.

Benefits and Perks:

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options, all starting first of the month following date of hire
401K with company match
Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options included
Long Term Disability options
Short Term Disability, paid for by employer
Complimentary Life Insurance $15,000; with options to purchase additional voluntary benefits for self or family
Earn your Vet Tech certification with tuition reimbursement, available for eligible employees
Personal Pet Discounts
PTO and Paid Holidays
Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Founded in 1973, Allison Lane Animal Hospital has become a vital part of the Jeffersonville community by serving our clients and their pets with compassionate and top-notch care. We pride ourselves on providing a 'mom and pop' atmosphere where clients feel like family while practicing high-quality, practical medicine. We recognize that our team works hard, so we make sure to take care of each other and that we need time to play and enjoy life too! Being close to Louisville, we have great restaurants, parks, sports, and theatre and a 15-minute drive in the opposite direction offers great hiking and biking!

We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.
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  • Job Reference: 1010172681-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Allison Lane Animal Hospital
  • Location: Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent