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Staff Veterinarian

Eastbay SPCA

The Eastbay SPCA is looking for a Part-time (20 hours) Veterinary Assistant. The position is responsible in assisting the veterinarian, registered veterinary technician and spay neuter manager on staff. Responsible for providing excellent client care as well as excellent animal care at our facility at all times. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, client service support, animal restraint, surgical preparations, recovery of animals, vaccinations and thorough cleaning of the surgery area and kennels as needed throughout the day. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assist veterinary staff with intake and discharge of spay/neuter surgical patients • Assist veterinary assistants with surgical preparation of spay/neuter surgical patients • Monitor and maintain patients under anesthesia • Utilize available monitoring equipment for patients under anesthesia • Perform intubation on a variety of breeds, sizes and ages of dogs and cats • Assist veterinary assistants with recovery of spay/neuter surgical patients including the extubation of patients and temperature monitoring • Restrain animals appropriately and safely. • Keep spay/neuter facility clean, tidy and disinfected at all times (including but not limited to treatment, surgery, runs, cages, lobby, exam rooms) • Keep spay/neuter facility stocked with supplies at all times (including but not limited to treatment, surgery, runs, cages, lobby, exam rooms and bathroom) • Maintain, clean and sterilize instruments and packs; includes use of proper instrument handling and autoclave use as well as notifying technician staff of instruments in need of sharpening, repair or replacement • Properly and accurately prepare all client records in preparation for spay/neuter, examination and other veterinary services as needed • Assist customer service with monitoring voicemail, answering phones and scheduling of appointments for the spay/neuter facility • Acknowledge and greet all clients in a professional and timely fashion when assisting with customer service and other client interactions • Providing client education and support as needed • Enter shelter charges in Intravet on a daily basis • Assist with the preparation of prescriptions for shelter animals as directed by the staff veterinarian or RVT • Perform all other duties as needed

Contact Information Laurene Drewry HR 8323 Baldwin Street Oakland, CA 94621 925-837-3951 career@eastbayspca.org http://www.eastbayspca.org/careers

Closing Date: January 18, 2014


Posted: November 18, 2013

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