Want to be appreciated and expand your skills while joining a dynamic team?
Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is an AAHA-accredited practice located in Northern Virginia, near suburban Washington D.C., VA horse and wine country, and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Our 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, with the newest advancements in veterinary technology, is the optimum environment to assist a practitioner in providing the highest standard of care. We are proud to offer six exam rooms, a large treatment, and triage area, two surgical suites, a dental suite, digital radiography, including digital dental radiology, ultrasound, a full in-house laboratory and a fully-stocked pharmacy. Our support team includes Licensed Veterinary Technicians, veterinary assistants, technician assistants, client care advocates, and a full administrative team. Our practice owner is a Diplomate of the American Board of Practitioners.
Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is currently seeking a Veterinary Assistant. A veterinary assistant provides compassionate medical care to all animals and promotes their well-being by performing multiple tasks under the supervision of veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Duties will largely include, but are not limited to the following:
Collecting and preparing laboratory samples
Assisting with diagnostic imaging
Effectively communicating with clients
Keeping medical records
Recognizing animal behavior norms
Sterilizing lab and surgical equipment
Understanding pharmacology basics
Due to the nature of our profession, we promote a selfless work attitude characterized by compassion, patience, optimism and outstanding communication among employees and clients. The right candidate will be articulate, dependable, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, friendly, and love not only pets, but their people too. We uphold a work environment based upon integrity, honesty, respect, and personal responsibility.
Our hospital is open Monday through Thursday 8:00AM to 8:00PM, Friday 8:00AM to 7:00PM, and Saturday 8:00AM- 2:00PM. Weekday employee shifts are generally 7:00AM to 2:00PM and 2:00PM to closing. Availability to work on Saturdays is a must. Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is a growing practice with opportunity for advancement for qualified candidates. For our full time employees, we offer competitive benefits to include paid vacation and holidays, continuing education, and generous discounts for your pets.