Ophthalmology Veterinary Assistant

Ophthalmology Brook Park, Ohio


MedVet is a fast-growing Emergency and Specialty provider with practices nationwide. We help our patients receive advanced medical treatments and innovations. Things like chemotherapy and radiation, cardiac ablations, treatments for glaucoma, physical rehabilitation, dermatology and so much more!  We are looking for collaborative and driven people to join our clinical team. 
We thrive on people living out our core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Compassion to get their job done. Use your passion to drive the MedVet experience for our clients and patients, as well as your teammates. 
We are looking for: 
Ophthalmology Veterinary Assistant 
The Ophthalmology team is unique in that it specializes in appointment-based patient care, as well as assisting and preparing for surgeries.  Ophthalmology is a fast-paced service with a high caseload, alternating between appointment and surgery days. You could assist with tonometry, corneal stains, Schirmer tear testing, as well as TPRs and chemical ablations.  
What you’ll do: 
  • Prioritize caseload and patient care and prepare and check charts for appropriate paperwork 
  • Restrain and assist during examinations 
  • Obtain vitals and perform ocular testing 
  • Assist with Venipuncture, IV Catheter placement and surgical procedures 
  • Potential for additional training in anesthesia and sedation 
  • Prepare, call in or create written prescriptions 
  • Coordinate interdepartmental communication, services, patient transfers and consults 
Who are you: 
  • Prior veterinary experience required, previous ophthalmology experience desired 
  • Proficient in calculations (drugs, constant rate infusions, unit conversions, etc.) 
  • Flexibility with work hours and able to work additional hours when necessary 
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Perks and Benefits include: 
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits 
  • Vision and Dental 
  • HSA, FSA and Independent Care Spending 
  • 401k with Employer Match 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)  
  • Shift Differentials and On-call Pay 
  • Uniform Allowance 
  • Employee Pet Discounts and Pet Insurance 
  • Elective Short-Term Disability, Life and Accident Insurance and company paid Long Term Disability 
  • Continuing Education Opportunities and Assistance Program 
  • Strong career growth and personal development opportunities 
Come as you are. MedVet is an equal opportunity employer. We are also a drug-free organization, therefore employment with MedVet is dependent upon the passing of a drug screen and background check. 
MedVet does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.