Office / Veterinary Assistant Job Description


Job Opening Description
Safe Harbor Animal Hospital
September 30, 2015
Job Title:
Office / Veterinary Assistant
Additional Information:
We are seeking someone with experience in the veterinary field for this job but are willing to
train the right applicant. If you claim to possess job skills / experience we require positive and
verifiable employment references.
Please submit hand-written cover letter, resume including professional (work-related)
references, and completed job application in person at 90334 Highway 101 in Warrenton, OR.
At least eighteen (18) years of age.
Basic computer skills with knowledge of Windows.
Experience in a professional office / veterinary office highly preferred.
Should enjoy working with people and animals.
Must have reliable transportation.
Job Duties:
Assist in exam rooms, take notes.
Restrain animals, clean/sanitize room between patients.
Process invoices.
File papers/charts.
Receive payments, make change as necessary.
Data entry.
Assist with surgery preparation. Sterilization of equipment.
Lift / assist to lift up to about 50 lbs [Examples: 1) Carrying large bags of pet food to car for
customer. 2) Lifting heavy animals onto surgery table.]
Answering telephones, scheduling appointments.
Balancing register at end of day.
Additional tasks as assigned.
Schedule to be arranged, hours will vary. Approximately 20 - 30 hours per week to start.
May be scheduled to work any day of the week. Regular business hours are Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:30 pm and Saturday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. However shift hours may start earlier and
end later than that depending on volume of business. May be asked to assist with after-hours
emergencies for example. May need to assist with animal care on Sundays.
DOE; starts at $9.25 an hour


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