Emergency/Critical Care Assistant

Jan 21, 2019

Welcome to Animal Emergency and Specialty Center (AESC)! We are a 24/7 emergency care veterinary hospital that provides care 365 days a year. Our AESC team is growing and we are looking for motivated, positive and compassionate individuals to join our ER Team!

Overall Responsibility: ER Assistants provide excellent technical skills and a strong knowledge of emergency procedures in vet medicine.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare exam rooms for each visit, including tools needed for each exam.
  • Retrieve patient charts from client services or referring department on behalf of the technicians when asked.
  • Obtain other vitals, lab work, and diagnostics as needed per doctors or technician orders.
  • Perform and assist with all aspects of animal restraint for exams and procedures.
  • Care for hospitalized patients - administer medications, monitor vital signs, other duties as ordered by the treating veterinarian or treating ER technician
  • Clean kennels, runs, wet tables and all other areas of the treatment area and hospital as needed.
  • Assist in Ultrasound if needed.
  • Laundry
  • Basic grooming as needed.
  • Other duties as needed.

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required. At least 1 year of animal experience preferred.

Physical Requirements: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Benefits: We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) w/matching, short and long-term disability, bereavement leave for pet loss and much more!

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour