Equine Veterinary Assistant

3H Equine Hospital and Mobile Veterinary Services – New Hill, NC

3H Equine Hospital is looking to add 2 new assistants to our rock star team. Two of our assistants have been accepted into vet school so we will need to fill their positions. We are a fun, hard-working group, that are passionate about horses, medicine, and people. We are looking for candidates that embody our team orientated approach. This position requires you to work outside or in a barn, every day so must be able to adapt to climate changes. is a must. Hours vary by day depending on the schedule so flexibility with hours. Our 2 assistants that are leaving for vet school are absolute rock stars and will be able to help with the training. See the job description below and contact us if you are interested in learning more about our team and the positions available.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY: Be the right hand to the doctor ensuring that all needs are met in order to provide the best in patient care and customer service.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The responsibilities of the veterinary assistant, include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Safely drive a 3H vehicle to appointments
  • Set-up for procedures
  • Assisting doctors with their exams and procedures
  • Ability to retrain for examination and treatment
  • Set-up and take radiographs using proper technique and safety measures
  • Obtaining blood and other biologic samples and properly submitting them to reference laboratory
  • Proficient with PMS and can accurately create invoices
  • Ability to interact with the client in a professional manner
  • Knowledge of common medications and procedures
  • Ability to administer SQ and IM injections
  • Calculated truck inventory and restocking
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with horse handling skills that can include walking, jogging, lunging etc.
  • All other duties assigned.

    Physical requirements for this position:

    Ability to stand for long periods of time

    Ability to work in all seasons and weather conditions

    Ability to lift, put down, or move up to 60 pounds

    Ability to restrain 1300 pound animals

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $10.00 to $12.00 /hour

    Experience:

  • horse: 3 years (Preferred)
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