Location: Ypsilanti MI
Company Name: PetIQ
Occupational Category: 29-2056.00,Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Date Posted: 2020-03-18
Valid Through: 2020-04-17
Employment Type: FULL_TIME
Do you have a passion for pet wellness? Are you driven to make an impact in the lives of pets and the people who love them? VetIQ is growing- and we want you!
We are looking for dedicated, passionate, veterinary assistants to join our expanding Wellness Center Team.
What does a VetIQ Veterinary Assistant do?
VetIQ Veterinary Assistants are committed to pet health and wellness! The Assistant provides professional, efficient, and positive support to our clients, pets, and Doctors. They?ll answer client questions and walk them through our clinic process. Veterinary Assistants use the skills that they?ve learned with us to support the doctor in our Center, with duties including:
+ Keeping the examination areas clean and ready for patients
+ Preparing vaccines
+ Holding pets for wellness procedures and sample collection
+ Preparing samples for outside laboratory testing
+ Making recommendations for services and products aligned with our Standard of Care
+ Leading a culture of safety in your center
+ Collecting payment and reviewing discharge paperwork with clients.
Who are we?
VetIQ is the premier provider of pet wellness and non-emergency veterinary services. We deliver affordable, and convenient veterinary services in a friendly, positive environment. Our Wellness Centers provide high quality preventative and wellness pet care services, including diagnostic tests, vaccinations, preventative medications, microchipping, nail trims, and more!
Special Work Conditions
The Wellness Center is a unique, fresh environment for pet wellness! To be successful here, you should be comfortable with:
+ Working with cats and dogs of all sizes, temperaments, and breeds
+ Approaching host location's clients to educate them on our services
+ Presenting a professional appearance and positive attitude
+ Arriving on time and ready to work
+ Basic education knowledge while making recommendations to our clients
+ Working independently without direct supervision
+ Providing a superior customer experience to our clients and their pets
+ Lifting up to 150 pounds assisted, and 50 pounds without assistance
+ Standing, walking, and moving about for prolonged periods of time
What we expect from you
VetIQ wants you to love your work, and we?re seeking Veterinary Assistants who align with our core values, including Professionalism, Honesty, Teamwork, and Passion for Pets. Experience in the veterinary field is something we value, but we will teach you how to be a Veterinary Assistant on our team. Being a Veterinary Assistant at VetIQ is more than just providing support, it?s showing up every day to live our values, with a dedication to your team, and a desire to continue to develop your skills. Most importantly, it?s having that passion for improving the lives of pets and the people who love them.
+ A High School Diploma or equivalent is required
+ You must be 18 years of age or older
+ You must be able to work our Wellness Center schedule, which includes varied days and times, most weekends, and some holiday work
+ Reliable transportation to our center is required and essential to success
+ You must be able to pass a criminal background check
Starting pay is $11.00/hour.
We?re also committed to providing a safe environment for our team, by providing Wellness Center Training to all team members, in addition to monthly hands-on Pet Handling Training and education modules.
VetIQ Petcare is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We encourage applicants of all ages and experience, as we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicant's age