Job Description

The Veterinary Care Assistant is responsible for being an important liaison between the medical team, the animal care and adoptions teams, and our volunteer and foster community. The Veterinary Care Assistant is an active participant in the day-to-day functions of the League which includes: aiding in surgery and recovery; having a strong grasp on shelter-acquired diseases and treatments; understanding, improving and creating protocols; dispensing and administering medications; answering questions about treatment from the animal care team as well as foster program volunteers. As part of our adaptation to changes in the world around us, providing increasing telemedicine and community services will also be a part of this role. The Veterinary Care Assistant works under the leadership of the Veterinary Director and within the policies and guidelines of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. This position is based in Arlington, Virginia.

This is a full time job

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Claudia West
Human Resources Manager

Closing Date: Monday, August 31, 2020

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