We have a wonderful career opportunity available at Oakbank Animal Hospital! We are searching for an experienced, dynamic, and energetic Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist for a full-time position (32-40 hours/week) at our clinic. We are a busy four-doctor practice open 6 days a week, with a tightly-knit and supportive team. This is the perfect opportunity to work in a fast-paced, challenging, yet encouraging environment where learning and development opportunities are endless.
-Provide excellent, knowledgeable, professional customer care.
-Assist with starting appointments, surgery preparation and lab work.
-Answer phones, emails, and respond to client needs.
-Maintain and update client records.
-Maintain clinic social media accounts.
-Maintain cleanliness and organization of the clinic.
-Assist with patient care when needed.
As our ideal candidate, you will:
-Have successfully completed a Veterinary Office Assistant program.
-Have prior veterinary assistant experience, including knowledge of veterinary procedures and terminology.
-Have excellent customer service skills.
-Have excellent interpersonal skills.
-Be comfortable handling animals.
-Have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as organizational skills.
-Be a punctual, dependable quick learner who is able to multitask effectively.
-Be comfortable working under pressure, while keeping calm.
-Be able to work Saturdays and some evenings.
-Be able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted.
We offer competitive compensation, health and dental benefits, outstanding medical and pet supply discounts, uniform allowances, RRSP matching program, CE opportunities, and a lively and positive work environment.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Oakbank Animal Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed or religion (including religion itself), age, national origin or ancestry, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity, marital status, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $15.30-$17.00 per hour
- Discounted or free food
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- On-site parking
- RRSP match
- Store discount
- Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:
- Evening shift
- Monday to Friday
- Weekends as needed
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Oakbank, MB R5N 0A6: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Veterinary Assistant: 2 years (preferred)
- Front desk: 1 year (preferred)
- Customer service: 2 years (preferred)
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-09-29
Expected start date: 2023-10-16