Veterinary Assistants-Make a difference!
Company: North Shore Animal League America
Location: Staten Island
Posted on: November 22, 2021
North Shore Animal League America is the leader no-kill animal
rescue and adoption organization in the world. We are located in
Port Washington, NY and are a non-profit organization and since
1944, the League's mission has been saving the lives of pets
through adoption, rescue and advocacy initiatives. Every year, the
League reaches across the country to rescue, nurture and adopt over
20,000 pets into happy and loving homes. Over the years, the League
has placed over to 1 million puppies, kittens, cats and dogs into
carefully screened homes.
We are seeking full time Veterinary Assistants to support
Veterinarians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians in their daily
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with medical examinations. Restrain and handle patients as
Administer oral topical, eye and ear medications bandage
Know vaccine and testing protocols. Prepare outside lab tests.
Fecal and urine sample collection and run/read fecal tests.
Prepare surgical packs using autoclave.
Identify animals in need of medical attention.
Document treatments in treatment record.
Clean and maintain holding areas, exam rooms and equipment, clean
cages, water bowls, litter pans and do laundry.
Feed, exercise groom and weigh patients. Perform special diet
Collar, process and transport animals to other areas of facility
Stock medical and non-medical supplies.
Monitor animals in oxygen cages
Qualified candidates must possess 1+ years experience or applicable
education experience. Hands on animal experience is required.
Must be able to multi-task and perform in a fast paced
Ability to handle and control animals.
Must possess strong communication, organizational and interpersonal
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