This two doctor small animal practice is seeking a part time Veterinary Nurse or Nurse Assistant with some experience. Individual must be motivated, dedicated and a good communicator. We love to teach and an eagerness to learn is welcome and required. Circle of Life provides excellent care for local pet owners who are dedicated and compliant with recommendations. All staff attends regular continuing education events in order to ensure familiarity with current standards of care and available treatments.
Our Veterinary Clinic was founded as a feline hospital and we continue to take great pride in recognizing this awesome species and their unique needs. Dogs of all sizes are welcome as well as the recent addition of exotic critters and pet farm animals.
Our daily schedule is purposefully designed to provide individual, educational and enjoyable visits with our clients and their pets. We provide in house laboratory, radiology, surgical and dental care to all of the species we care for.
This position will have flexible hours including weekends and evenings. Our hours are a nice compromise between convenience for our clients and an excellent quality of life for our employees. Although we love having our patients with us, we refer all patients in need of monitoring and overnight care to local emergency and specialty hospitals with whom we have formed excellent relationships. There will be no emergency responsibilities.
We serve local clients who are shut in with at home concierge services for their pets. These appointments are scheduled with ample lead time to prepare for coverage. Employee will be expected to participate in these services as well.
We value communication ability above all else at Circle of Life. Other skills can be taught. All employees must be able to share ideas and concerns in a professional and kind manner. It is also a job requirement to discuss with clients in person, on the telephone and via email with compassion, caring and concern.
We also insist that all staff have a love for cats. Our patients are equal feline and canine in number with a growing addition of special species. Gentle and safe handling of all patients is a requirement during all office hours and procedures. Training will be provided.
Successful employee will be responsible for surgical preparation and anesthesia assistance. These skills are not required upon hire, but a willingness to learn and enjoy our surgery experience is a must.
Weekend shared responsibilities will also be necessary. We have office hours 6 days a week including Saturday. All staff are responsible for maintaining and taking pride in a clean and odor free hospital.
Circle of Life Veterinary Clinic is a two veterinary hospital located in New Britain, Pennsylvania, serving local community members. We provide outstanding medical and surgical care for cats, dogs and many special species. We have office hours 6 days a week, including Saturday hours. Available are, in house full laboratory equipment, radiology, a surgical and dental suite and housing for recove...ring surgical patients. We do not hospitalize patients overnight. We do have local options for Critical Care and ICU referrals in local specialty practices, where we have outstanding communication and strong relationships. Circle of Life has also served as a temporary home for feline friends who are placed in their forever homes thru a local rescue organization.