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BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Ophthalmology in Ann Arbor, Michigan

BluePearl Pet Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI is now hiring for an energetic, passionate, and driven Veterinary Assistant to join our Ophthalmology department!

  • Do you work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment?  

  • Would your peers describe you as patient, respectful, and compassionate?  

  • Are you eager to make a difference for animals and provide premier patient care?

If you answered yes to these questions, we want to hear from you!

As an Ophthalmology Veterinary Assistant, you will be responsible for treatments and diagnostics of stable ophthalmology patients.

As a n Ophthalmology Veterinary Assistant:

  • You compassionately, calmly, and gently approach and handle our patients according to safety protocols and our core values.  

  • Recognition abnormal heart and lung sounds.

  • Appropriately restrain aggressive canine and feline patients.

  • Able to place peripheral over-the-needle catheter in all peripheral vessels.

  • Set up constant rate infusions (CRI).

  • You understand our hospital estimates and can clearly present and explain them to our clients.

  • You prepare medications and our patients/clients for discharge with concise directions for our clients.

  • Set up for ocular ultrasound and retinal camera.

  • Set up and assist with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures which may include:

  • Eyelid tacking

  • Corneal debridement and burr/grid keratotomy

  • Cryoablation

Why BluePearl?

  • Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.

  • We encourage you to grow with us. Our associates are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in their career.

  • To transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.

  • We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options.

  • Parental leave benefits

  • Flexible work schedules

  • 401k and retirement planning

  • Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans

  • A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment

  • We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and each applicant will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance , and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.