We are always on the lookout for talented professionals. If you have a background in veterinary medicine or have recently graduated from an animal sciences program and would enjoy working in a very fast paced hospital, we would like to hear from you.
Currently, we are looking for a Veterinary Assistant to join our team.
A Veterinary Assistant directly handles inpatient and outpatient care, working in coordination with technicians and veterinarians. In the exam room the assistant takes patients’ history, vital signs and weight; prepares vaccines; collects samples and runs diagnostic tests; provides client education; and assists with animal restraint. Assistants also may see their own appointments for procedures such as nail trim, sample collection & testing for long-term medication monitoring, surgery admission and discharge appointments. Assistants maintain the cleanliness of the hospital and clean all kennels, taking all hospitalized dogs outside to urinate and defecate. Assistants provide daily care and feeding of hospitalized pets. Assistants directly impact doctors’ productivity, client service and patient care. Assistants play a key role in communicating with clients in person and by phone for follow-up care and patient monitoring. This is a full time position in which attendance is essential; some Saturday mornings required. Experience is preferred, but not required. This is a full time position in which attendance is essential.
Resumes are welcome, but we do ask that you fill out an employment application as well. You may fill out an application in person, or mail it to:
Kimberly Crest Veterinary Hospital
Attn: Julia Rodriguez, Hospital Manager
1423 E Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52807
All applications and resumes will be kept and considered for open positions for a period of one year. EEO.