BluePearl Veterinary Assistant- Swing Shift in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Are you passionate about veterinary medicine and looking for the next step in your career? Are you looking to enhance your veterinary knowledge and skills? Do you have an interest in emergency medicine? If you are seeking a team that provides growth and hospital that inspires a welcoming culture for associates, we invite you to join our team in Grand Rapids!
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Hospital in Grand Rapids has been the premier specialty and emergency pet hospital serving West Michigan. Our specialties include Emergency, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Ophthalmology and Neurology!
BluePearl is looking for a remarkable Veterinary Assistant to support our emergency department. Our emergency and ICU staff can focus on outpatient care or dedicate their skills to hospitalized patients that have been admitted through our specialties.
Experience working in an emergency or specialty hospital is not required as we provide comprehensive training for assistants and technicians transitioning from general practice. Minimum experience of 1 years working as a veterinary assistant or technician is required. Duties are, but not limited to:
Catheter placement and blood draws
Assist with radiography and diagnostics
Assist with set-up of procedures, anesthetic intubation, sedation, and recovery
Understanding of triage and proficient knowledge of patient vital signs
Provide excellent nursing care to hospitalized patients both stable and critical
Good client communication skills and compassion is a must!
Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Organized and dependable
Bring a positive attitude and willingness to learn
Status : Full-Time
Shift : Swing Shift
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 technicians 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 his/her career.
In order 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 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.
We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
Flexible work schedules.
Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans.