Job Post

Veterinary Assistant

Company Name: Larimer Humane Society
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Location: Loveland, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Operations

Regular Full-Time (40 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly, OR
Part-Time (20-25 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly

We’re seeking applicants for a Veterinary Assistant at our Loveland, CO  location.  The position provides clinical and administrative support for the Veterinary Services Department.  Duties include restraining animals for procedures, assisting with animal surgery prep, monitoring vital signs of patients, preparing treatment areas, cleaning and sterilizing areas and equipment, administering vaccinations and medications and more.  Minimum of 6 months applicable work experience in a veterinary clinic and/or animal shelter clinic or completion of a Veterinary Assistant certification or associate degree program required.  Minimum of 6 months applicable direct animal handling experience required: restraining animals, cleaning cages, administering medication, etc.  Previous surgical assistant experience preferred.  Previous Veterinary Assistant experience a plus as is euthanasia experience.  Weekly schedules are full-time (40 hrs) or part-time (20 – 25 hrs), include a weekend shift and are subject to change due to business need.  Shift hours can range from 7am to 7pm.  Emergency hours may be implemented during emergency situations. Overtime and holiday shifts will be required as needed.  Proven bilingual English/Spanish reading, writing, speaking and understanding a plus and includes a wage premium.  View the full job description for more information.  Include resume, salary requirements and days and times of availability with your application.

Expected hiring range is $17.50 to $18.50 per hour. Closes October 30, 2023 or when filled.

Larimer Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision, short term/long term disability and life insurance, matching 403b retirement plan, paid time off and discounts. Larimer Humane Society conducts criminal and DMV background checks and requires drug testing of all employment candidates.

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