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BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Dermatology in Midvale, Utah

BluePearl in Midvale, UT is looking for an experienced and advanced Veterinary Assistant to join our Dermatology Department.

*The primary function of the Dermatology Advanced Patient Care Associate Level II is to be responsible for treatments of stable outpatient diagnostics and treatments.

APCA II Pay: $21.20 - $31.55 / hourly

This pay band is a starting point and is dependent on experience.

We also offer competitive shift differential pay for eligible hours worked for nights and weekends.

*Shift differentials are based on a 4-hour minimum.

Why BluePearl ?

  • Our passion is pets. We offerTrupanionpet 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 educationallowance, free continuing education sessions, our ownBluePearlUniversity 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:

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

  • Paid paternityleaveas well as employer provided short-term and long-term disability.

  • Flexible work schedules.

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong interpersonal skills: able to communicate effectively with clients, doctors, management, hospital personnel, tenant specialists, consulting professionals and clients.

  • Strong organizational/time management skills: able to set, prioritize and attain goals with attention to detail.

  • Strong professional development skills: able to complete continuing education in the field of veterinary medicine concurrently with job description.

  • Strong sense of integrity: able to maintain highest ethical standards, personal responsibility and accountability and confidentiality of clients, doctors, and all staff.

  • Strong analytical thinking skills: ability to use objective data to solve problems/create solutions.

  • Follows and upholds the veterinary technology profession’s ethical codes.

  • Adheres to Employee Policy Manual, Hospital Procedure Manual, OSHA guidelines, and Safety Plan

  • Maintains proficiency of previous level clinical skills and competencies.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

● Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, and move) up to 50 pounds. Lifting higher weights requires requesting assistance from another associate.

● Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate necessary equipment.

● Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and to solve problems involving several variables.

● Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision.

● Occasionally exposed to airborne particles and illness from patients and chemicals related to animal care and office equipment.

● The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.

● Environment where pets are present.

● The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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.

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