Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant Englewood, Colorado


Position at Hampden Family Pet Hospital

$500 Sign-On Bonus!

Hampden Family Pet Hospital in Englewood, CO is looking for a Full-Time Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

About you: The Veterinary Assistant role is an integral part of our hospital. The Veterinary Assistant works closely with the receptionists, technicians, and veterinarians to keep all appointments on schedule. We are looking for someone who is professional, displays exceptional customer service, responsible, ability to multi-task, detail-oriented, quick learner, self-motivated, dependable, team player, able to lift 50 pounds, flexible with work schedule, cooperative, and upbeat personality.

Job Duties: Checking patients into exam rooms, taking a full medical history, animal restraint, light cleaning, stocking, filling medications, taking digital x-rays, assisting our technician team as neededOnce you have become a senior assistant and have completed the tier system, your role will expand to learning how to perform blood draws, vaccination administration, catheter placement, running lab work, fluid administration, and assisting with surgical procedures.

Hours: Schedule will be (4) weekdays from 8am-6pm and Rotating Saturday’s from 8am-2pm.

Experience: 1-year Veterinary Assistant experience preferred, but not required.  Experience in a boarding facility or animal shelter is a plus.

Wage: $15.00-$17.00 per hour

Why work at Hampden Family Pet Hospital?

We are an AAHA accredited state of the art facility that provides not only general practice, but also specialists in dermatology, oncology, dentistry, cardiology/radiology, and orthopedics. We utilize laparoscopy, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. We have two digital x-ray machines, as well as digital dental x-ray.

We promote an emotionally intelligent work environment and a positive work/life balance. We invest heavily in our employees with many opportunities for growth and development! We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental, vision, & life insurance, paid parental leave, matching 401(k), PTO, generous pet discounts, and much more!