Veterinary Assistant – Riverside Animal Hospital JobRiverside Animal HospitalKelso, WA 89160

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Are you passionate about animals and would jump at the chance to interact with all types of pets in an atmosphere where fun and compassion are the order of the day? If you want to onboard with a modern veterinary clinic where your career will flourish under the guidance of a caring DVM team, Riverside Animal Hospital has a place for you as our Veterinary Assistant in Kelso, WA.

At People, Pets & Vets, we cultivate a laid-back environment where you will work directly with skilled professionals, receiving the training needed to grow your career with the utmost confidence. As our Veterinary Assistant, you will join an outstanding and supportive work-family, all with the common goal of making sure our patients get the loving care they deserve. Best of all, you will have fun doing what you love! In return, you will receive healthcare benefits that include dental and vision, life insurance, paid time off and a company-matched 401k.

Grab this amazing opportunity to onboard with a company that cares about your success and happiness. Apply for Riverside Animal Hospital’s Veterinary Assistant job opening today!

Learn more about this hospital: www.rahkelsovet.com

Veterinary Assistant Responsibilities

  • Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelines
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure safety of patients and people 
  • Take accurate notes and medical history of patients in exam rooms for doctors
  • Anticipate the needs of the doctor for routine exam/surgery visits; follow doctors request to fill or refill medications
  • Take temperatures, samples, vitals as requested by doctor; draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.

Veterinary Assistant Qualifications 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Advanced experience as a veterinary technician or assistant required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Strong English — written and verbal language skills
  • Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
  • Experience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred 

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Veterinary Front Office Receptionist – Riverside Animal Hospital JobRiverside Animal HospitalKelso, WA 88613

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Would you enjoy spending your days surrounded by happy people who are compassionate about animals? Are you an advocate for all creatures, great and small, and would love the chance to be a voice for them? If so, you have found your ideal place with Riverside Animal Hospital in our Veterinary Front Office role in Kelso, WA!

In this Veterinary Front Office position, you will be immersed in an atmosphere that is both inspiring and fun, and where you can gain new perspective and insight that will propel you along your chosen career path. Your team of professional co-workers will feel more like an extended family that genuinely cares about helping you achieve your goals. Pet owners will appreciate your knowledgeable assistance, and our furry clients will thank you with licks and smiles. In return for your valuable input, you will receive benefits that include medical, dental and vision, a 401k with a company match, life insurance and generous paid time off.

Turn your passion for animal advocacy into success! Apply for Riverside Animal Hospital’s Veterinary Front Office opening today!

Learn more about this hospital: www.rahkelsovet.com

Veterinary Front Office Responsibilities

  • Greet all clients with a positive greeting; answer phones; take messages and answer basic client questions
  • Know the range of services the practice provides and the species it treats; advise clients/recommend services for their pets; provide estimates
  • Differentiate and prioritize between routine cases and emergency cases and alert staff accordingly
  • Understand and use special record notations, and make appropriate notes in patient records
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Maintain medical records, establish or understand medical record filing systems
  • Handle all cash transactions including deposits and invoicing

Veterinary Front Office Qualifications 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Advanced animal care, client/customer interaction, receptionist experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to use medical abbreviations

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Associate Veterinarian – Riverside Animal Hospital **Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered** – Kelso, WA

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Why You’ll Love This Job!

Not all superheroes wear a cape, but we think our team members wear one every day! Join a passionate bunch of veterinary professionals as a Full – Time New Grad OR Experienced Veterinarian in Kelso, WA! 

**Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered**

We are a full-service small animal general medicine practice, providing comprehensive pet care to the Longview and Kelso communities.  We have proudly been serving our community since 1976. We offer a broad range of services for companion, rabbits and small animals. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suite, dental suite, and a pharmacy. 

At Riverside Animal Hospital, you will work with experienced professionals. Whether you wish to have an experienced partner in practice or need reliable mentorship there is a place for you as an Associate Veterinarian. 

    Qualifications

    • DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school
    • Open to experienced and new practitioners.
    • Active, non-restricted veterinary license in WA or ability to attain one.
    • Invested in building trusting relationships with clients, colleagues, and community.
    • Mindset and desire to grow skills and the desire to mentor staff to keep them growing and excelling.
    • Comfort or desire to grow in the surgery suite (soft tissue, spay/neuter).
    • Take pride in offering unmatched attentive care, ensuring our communication with our clients is clear and understood.
    • Strong proficiency or desire to be proficient in dentistry, soft tissue surgery, and internal medicine.

    Additional Information

    About Kelso, Washington: Tucked away in southwest Washington near mountains and ocean beachesclose enough to Portland’s urban lifestyle of culture, nightlife, shopping, great food trucks, and brewpubs, but just outside of the hustle and bustle and traffic. Kelso offers a great small-town community feel and is only two hours from ski slopes in (White Pass in Naches, WA, or Mt. Hood in Government Camp, OR). If skiing is not your thing, there is also access to rivers for fishing, kayaking, rafting, or day hikes within 30-minutes.  Plus, the pristine coastal beaches of WA and OR are only an hour and a half away!

    Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining the individuality and medical autonomy that makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do. Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community.   

    What’s in it for you?

    • Competitive Compensation Package
    • No On-Call or After-Hours Emergency Calls
    • Paid Time Off
    • Annual CE Reimbursement $1,500 + a $5,000 CE Bonus on your 5th year work anniversary
    • 401K With Annual Employer Match
    • Employer-Sponsored Health and Welfare Plans including Medical, Dental, Vision, and many more
    • Personal Liability Insurance Coverage & AVMA Membership
    • Pet Care Discount
    • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship

    People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

    Job ID: 743999834867613

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    Licensed Veterinary Technician – Riverside Animal Hospital**Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered** – Kelso, WA

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    Why You’ll Love This Job!

    Not all superheroes wear capes, but we sure think our staff at Riverside Animal Hospital wears one every day!  Join a passionate bunch of rock-star veterinary professionals as a Veterinary Technician, saving the greater Kelso area, one pet at a time! 

    **Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered****Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered**
     
    Riverside Animal Hospital is a full-service small animal pet care facility providing comprehensive veterinary services in Longview and Kelso, Washington. Our team offers a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technology, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, DR flat panel digital x-ray, fully equipped surgical and dental suites, and a well-stocked pharmacy.  From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for pets in our community.
     
    We are a dedicated team of veterinary professionals and our Veterinary Technicians are an integral part of our hospital team. We pride ourselves on having a positive team environment, professional and experienced support staff, and solid leadership.

    Schedule: Full-time or Part-time

    The ideal Veterinary Technician will be a driver of hospital procedures and workflow, focusing on creating an outstanding customer experience and taking pride in offering unmatched compassionate care. You will establish a movement of patients and clients through appointments and procedures. Your ability to educate and communicate effectively to your team and the clients are crucial for outstanding patient-care!

    Responsibilities: 

    • Proficiency in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophies
    • Perform quality full body and dental radiographs for subsequent evaluation by DVMs
    • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with coworkers and clients
    • Obtain and record patient history and client communication in a professional, detailed manner
    • Provide surgical discharges and home care instructions to clients after patient procedures

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Veterinary Technician Certification or License (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) preferred (but not required), valid LVT credentials in Washington, or pending credentials within 3-6 months.
    • Candidates who do not possess Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure, but have relevant experience with a strong desire to become licensed within 2-3 years, are encouraged to apply. Tuition Assistance for the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician program is available for qualified candidates.
    • Ability to assist in animal restraint, lift up to 40 lbs., and work on your feet all day

    Additional Information

    We also serve clients from Castle Rock, Toledo, Woodland, and Cathlamet.

    Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining individuality and medical autonomy which makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do! Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community. 

    What’s in it for you?

    • Competitive Compensation Package
    • No On-Call or After-Hours Emergency Calls
    • Paid Time Off
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Annual CE Reimbursement / LVT/RVT/CVT License Reimbursement
    • 401K With Annual Employer Match
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability & Life Insurance
    • Hospital Indemnity, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
    • Pet Care Benefits for your personal pets
    • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship
    • VTNE Exam Fee reimbursement

    People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

     

    Job ID: 743999834863718

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