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Veterinary Assistant

Monterey, California
USD18.00 to USD22.00 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
About Aguajito Animal Hospital

Aguajito Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Monterey, CA. Our mission is to provide excellent medical care for dogs and cats in an atmosphere where patients and clients are cared for genuinely and compassionately. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients.

Here at Aguajito, we've made workplace culture a priority at our hospital. We pride ourselves on having a very positive work environment that helps other team members thrive and learn. We are looking for a friendly, reliable, team-oriented person, with excellent customer service skills

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with patient care and treatment

Monitor hospitalized pets / Monitor/aid in caring for animals after surgery

Maintain inventory and stocking

Restrain animals during blood draws and nail trims

Aiding with routine diagnostic tests (i.e. Taking radiographs, running bloodwork, reading fecal)

Maintain & sterilize surgical instruments/equipment

Clean/Disinfect cages, kennels, exam and treatment areas of hospital

Administering medications under Veterinarian/Vet Tech supervision

Feeding/bathing animals

Customer service

Answer phones

Qualifications & Skills

Must be a self-starter, able to multitask and a team player

6 months experience

Ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals. Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Oral and written communication skill

Interpersonal skills with staff and clients, and works well in a team environment

What we offer

Aguajito offers competitive compensation as well as a benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, and 401(k).

Aguajito Animal Hospital is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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  • Job Reference: 1010172168-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Aguajito Veterinary Hospital
  • Location: Monterey, California
  • Salary: USD18.00 to USD22.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent