Lollypop Farm is a growing humane society where our veterinary staff cares for 10,000 animals annually. While the Vet Assistant team is currently fully staffed and we are not currently hiring for the position, we are inviting candidates to submit a résumé and or application for a Vet Assistant position to keep in our Talent List for future openings.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: To assist the veterinarians and technicians by facilitating the effective and efficient operation of the clinic for animal treatment and surgery by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. (1)
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent education.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with employees throughout the organization.
CONTACTS: Frequent contact with other clinic staff and shelter staff.
TECHNICAL SKILLS/TOOLS: Beginner experience with PC, ability to learn PetPoint software. Autoclave, cleaning supplies and clippers.
SUPERVISORY: Frequently use the assistance of one or several others in performing job duties.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job .(1)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, handle, feel, speak, hear, see, balance, stoop, kennel, crouch and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.(1)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic chemicals. Employee is occasionally required to work near moving mechanical parts and electrical wiring. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
(1) Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must exhibit Lollypop Farm’s core values: