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Veterinary Assistant - Wake Forest, NC

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Job Type
19 May 2023

Join us on our journey to transform pet care and improve the health and happiness of Wake Forest's pets, pet parents, and veterinary caregivers. Our goal is lofty and requires confident, friendly, resilient professionals dedicated to making a difference in all the lives they touch each and every day.

Petfolk is recreating the veterinary journey from the ground up with technology and design at the very center. We're revolutionizing how we work and take care of pets with beautifully crafted physical and digital spaces. We are bringing together people with the biggest hearts and brightest minds to make pet care the way we dreamt it could be.

As a Petfolk Veterinary Assistant, you'll be responsible for improving the lives of pets in the Wake Forest area by assisting the care team and working with pet parents. Veterinary Assistants will be utilized to their fullest extent and are expected to continue to learn and grow with Petfolk. High end technology, digital access to information, strong team relationships, and an extraordinary ecosystem of pet caregivers will equip you with the tools you need to thrive. Our collaborative staffing approach ensures that your position with Petfolk is tailored to your strengths and professional desires.

Our team members are the heart and soul of our mission, and are comfortable wearing a few hats. Ideal candidates share our core values, believe in Fear Free/force free handling, excel in communication, love to collaborate, are adept at implementing and executing gold standards, continually learn, grow, and explore possibilities. Our team enjoys connecting with pet parents and ensuring high-quality patient care with exceptional client experiences.

You love working with pets and people, and they love working with you even more
2+ years in the pet ecosystem
Assist in multiple procedures providing care for animals including physical examinations, dental procedures, surgery, administration of vaccinations, euthanasia, etc
Help with pet parent (client) education, inventory maintenance, and general facilities upkeep.
Bilingual in Dog (Woof) and Cat (Meow)
Tech-savvy, adaptable, and solutions focused problem-solver that thrives in a fast-paced environment
Fear-free or low-stress handling ambassador
Lifelong learning mentality

Equity Compensation: At Petfolk we want employees to own equity in the company. As part of your compensation package, you will be offered stock shares that will grow in value over time.

Generous Paid Time Off Policy: We believe everyone does their best work when they are able to pursue their non-veterinary passions and spend time with family, so we make time-off a priority.

Paid Holidays: Family time and downtime are important! Petfolk provides four paid holidays annually, with no expectations of on-call or overnights.

Health Insurance: Your health is a top priority, so we offer medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees and dependents with multiple plan choices and generous contributions towards premiums for both the employee and dependents.

Life Insurance & Disability: Petfolk offers Basic, Voluntary, & AD&D life insurance as well as short-term and long-term disability.

Fear Free Veterinary Certification: Fear Free veterinary visits are core to the Petfolk philosophy, and we believe in treating all creatures with kindness and respect. Each team member will receive Fear Free training and certification at no cost.

Continuing Education: Petfolk employees are encouraged to be life-long learners.

Petfolk Dress Code: We like to look sharp, so all employees will receive branded Figs scrubs.

Petfolk Swag: We will send you and your furry family members Petfolk branded swag to rep proudly.

Employee discount on Petfolk services: We understand the stress and concern a sick pet causes. Petfolk proudly provides discounts on wellness and illness services, food, and medication for employee pets.
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  • Job Reference: 1010175514-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: petfolk
  • Location: Wake Forest, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent