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Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2024 06:31 PM

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*\*\*\*\*\*RECENT PAID TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR FULL-TIME TECHNICIAN POSITION. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE DOES NOT APPLY.\*\*\*\** *Descriptions:* *FULL-TIME VETERINARY TECHNICIAN (THIS IS NOT A SEASONAL POSITION)* Thornton Animal Hospital in Opelika, AL is hiring an exceptional _Veterinary Technician_! This is a full-time opportunity. *Recent Experience is strongly preferred for full-time position* and pay is dependent upon experience, ability and licensure (if applicable). There is future growth potential in this position for the right candidate. TAH is a drug-free workplace. *No telephone calls please.* *PART-TIME VETERINARY ASSISTANT (THIS IS NOT A SEASONAL POSITION)* Thornton Animal Hospital in Opelika, AL is hiring an exceptional _Veterinary Assistant_! This is a part-time opportunity. Experience is preferred. This position is with a private employer and is independent of the University's scheduling, requiring weekend and holiday availability. TAH is a drug-free workplace. *No telephone calls please.* *\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\** Veterinary Technician/Assistant needed to assist the doctors and to ensure the best possible care for our patients and clients. They have direct contact with our patients and must love to work with animals and be dedicated to the care and comfort of animals. * Are you looking for long-term employment? * Are you looking for an opportunity to work with some of the best veterinary medicine professionals? *Required qualifications/experience:* * Our ideal candidate will have a strong history in the veterinary profession. Recent experience is required. * Experience using Avimark is desired. * High School Diploma is a minimum requirement. *Desired personality Characteristics:* * Our ideal candidate must be outgoing, and able to talk to anyone about their pet! * We need you to be enthusiastic with the attitude of “make things go right” and the desire to “always make it an exceptional experience.” * You should be eager to learn new things. * You must have an A+, outgoing (and positive!) attitude even when stressful situations arise. * At all times, a veterinary technician must maintain a warm, yet professional appearance and demeanor. * Applicants must have a professional work ethic, positive personality, self-motivation, excellent organizational skills and have the ability to multi-task efficiently. * If you are _not_ a people-pleaser, this position will be difficult for you. * Ability to take ongoing direction and training is necessary in order to learn the many detailed specifications of this job. * A strong work ethic is needed to be successful in this position. If you tend to be absent from work often, success in this position would be impossible. * Looking to grow in a position with the growth of the hospital. A person who is a “job-hopper” or always looking for the next best opportunity to come along should not apply. *As a Veterinary Technician/Assistant:* * You will be focusing on client services at all times. Whatever a client needs, we provide to our best abilities, and your ability to anticipate needs is paramount. * You are always offering a friendly smile, strong eye contact and an approachable demeanor. * You are a compassionate listener. * You speak clearly, slowly, and calmly in person and on the telephone in a way that clients easily understand. * You will assess immediately upon arrival each client’s rare need, as well as the pet’s general condition. * You will offer emotional support and resource materials to grieving clients in a compassionate and discreet manner. * We need you to have amazing customer service skills, ensuring our clients are happy, returning, and referring others. * You will be required to rotate weekends, as well as holidays with other employees as needed. * You compassionately, calmly and gently approach and handle our patients according to safety protocols and our core values. * You understand our hospital estimates and can clearly present and explain them to our clients. * You have patience and empathy to address client concerns. * You will educate clients in the areas of their pet's health and appropriate home care. * You prepare medications according to discharge orders with concise directions for our clients. * You will learn our vaccine protocol and assist the doctor in preparing vaccines for patients. * You will be responsible for maintaining accurate and thorough medical records. * You will clean and disinfect areas of the hospital as often as is necessary to maintain high standards of care. * You prepare patient meals, clean patient cages and bedding, and maintain litter boxes. * You will assist the doctors in treatments and safely approach/restrain cooperative patients as needed during treatments. * You will provide routine attention to patients, including walking dogs. * You observe patients for obvious signs of health concerns and report any findings to senior staff. * You can effectively clean and maintain hospital equipment and tools. * You will quantify patient voids and report findings to senior Veterinary Assistant or Technician. * You will remove and wash soiled laundry and keep clean laundry stocked. * You will patrol facility regularly to ensure cleanliness. * You will complete daily checklists as set up by your Supervisor. * You will perform other duties, as assigned, by your Supervisor. *Pay is dependent upon experience, abilities and licensure (if applicable).* Check out our website www.thorntonanimalhospital.com to get more information about our practice. Please email resume, references and availability to Practice Manager through Indeed. If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you directly. No telephone calls please. We look forward to hearing from you! Job Type: Full-time Pay: $9.00 - $15.00 per hour Schedule: * Holidays * Monday to Friday * Weekends as needed Education: * High school or equivalent (Required) Experience: * Paid Veterinary Hospital: 1 year (Preferred) License/Certification: * Veterinary Technician License (Preferred) Ability to Relocate: * Opelika, AL: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person


Price - 22500 - 28500

• Location: Opelika, AL Opelika, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9076133535 Auburn

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