Petaluma Veterinary Hospital - Veterinary Assistant or RVT needed

  • Monday, March 11, 2019 1:18 PM
    Message # 7213481

    Petaluma Veterinary Hospital is looking for a Veterinary Assistant or RVT to join our team. You may only know us from our funny sign, but we are a well established (since 1946) busy, 2.5 doctor AAHA-Accredited practice that provides state-of-the-art medical and surgical service to dogs and cats.

    We are large enough to see and treat many interesting cases but small enough that you don’t feel like a number-- but as part of a team. We are fully equipped with computerized record keeping, in-house and send-out bloodwork, surgical and dental suites, digital radiography (including dental) and ultrasound. 

    Salary is competitive and based on experience level. We offer a complete full-time benefits package including medical and dental insurance, IRA matching, paid sick time, continuing education expenses, pet care discounts, uniform allowances, vacation and flexible hours.

    Qualified candidates should have the ability to do the following:
    *Obtain blood and urine samples from patients (venipuncture and cysto)
    *Place IV catheters and surgical prep
    *Monitor anesthesia during procedures
    *Give vaccines
    *Position and take x-rays

    Duties include but are not limited to:
    *Run in-house labwork
    *Take histories and vitals
    *Lift large dogs and able to properly restrain animals during examinations and treatment
    *Assist in surgery and recovery
    *Perform dental cleanings
    *Trim nails, express anal glands and remove sutures

    If you are hardworking, dedicated and motivated to work in a fun but busy environment, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Dr. Angela Smith at or fax to 707-762-9684.


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