Medford Animal Hospital

Veterinary Jobs in Medford, OR

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Veterinary Jobs at Medford Animal Hospital

We are looking for veterinary professionals that are fully qualified and equipped to care for your loving pets. If you are interested in applying to Medford Animal Hospital, please upload your cover letter and resume below.

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Full-time or Part-time Veterinarian

Medford Animal Hospital, a large practice in a brand-new facility is seeking a full-time or part-time veterinarian to join our team!

Your Well-Being Matters:

We invest in our team in hopes that Medford Animal Hospital becomes a long-term career choice where there are always opportunities for growth. We offer a premier set of benefits for employees, including:

  • Your health: comprehensive medical, vision, dental, and life insurance plans with HSA option
  • Your wealth: competitive salary, 401(k) contributions, and employee discounts
  • Your time: four-day work weeks, generous paid time off, and flexible scheduling so you have time to enjoy our beautiful area full of outdoor activities
  • Your personal development: professional development assistance, ongoing mentoring, and full support from a talented and passionate staff to help you every step of the way
  • Your professional freedom: practice skills you’re already proficient in or explore areas you’d like to learn
  • Plus much more!

Your Qualifications:

  • New graduate (surgery experience a plus!) or an experienced veterinarian
  • Positive, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor
  • Experience executing high standards of care, while supporting the goodwill extended to the local community
  • Able to exhibit a true passion for fostering the well-being of pets and their families
  • State Veterinary Board License (must be in good standing)
  • Background in surgery and/or dentistry is a plus!

About Our Practice:

Medford Animal Hospital boasts a collaborative, welcoming, and fun atmosphere and upholds a mission to help the community’s pets and their people. At our drama-free hospital, we’re proud to say our clients and staff are happy. Our hospital is fully equipped and offers doggy daycare, boarding services, a state-of-the-art dual dental suite, and a dedicated feline lobby and treatment room. We have built strong bonds with families in the Medford and Ashland communities and provide personalized services such as at-home euthanasia.

Explore Southern Oregon:

Southern Oregon is full of year-round adventure and is broken down into five regions:

  • Rogue Valley (wild rivers, wine country, and mountains);
  • Umpqua Valley (rolling hills, rushing rivers, and waterfalls);
  • Klamath Basin (high country landscapes and 300+ days of sunshine each year);
  • Crater Lake (America’s deepest, bluest lake);
  • and Oregon Outback (rich forest, century ranches, and high desert)

Medford, located in the Rogue Valley, is a short drive from Crater Lake NP and home to award-winning wines, a historic downtown, specialty boutiques, and mountains of fun. Some activities residents and visors enjoy in Southern Oregon include:

Don’t Wait! If you are interested in becoming part of a practice team with an excellent community reputation and living your best, adventurous life, APPLY NOW!

 

Veterinary Technician/Assistant

Required Abilities for This Position

  • Punctual, Reliable, Positive and Professional
  • Perform all duties with a professional attitude and manner
  • Follow directions with and without supervision
  • Safely lift objects or pets of at least 40 pounds
  • Recognize different behaviors in animals
  • Learn and understand medical terminology and procedures
  • Work with computers and other office equipment
  • Typing skills (35 words per minute minimum)
  • Alphabetize and perform basic mathematics
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Control large, anxious, or angry pets
  • Adapt to the needs and styles of other assistants and doctors

Persons to Report to

1st) Lead Technician
2nd) Hospital Manager
3rd) Medical Director

As a veterinary assistant, your job entails several important aspects of our hospital, including animal care and treatment, customer service, and hospital cleanliness. By assisting the doctors, the hospital can maintain a high standard of care for our patients, which is extremely important. Utilizing skills for patient treatments, client phone calls, and client education gives the doctors the opportunity to diagnose and care for more patients. Every aspect of the patient’s care rolls over into customer service as well. By educating clients, we can give them the opportunity to provide optimum care for the life of their pets. Serving the clients beyond their expectations with our animal care, customer service, and hospital cleanliness will enable Alpine to forge strong bonds with clients and their pets.

Animal Care and Treatment Responsibilities

Veterinary assistant/technician are expected to know/learn: restraint, blood draws, setting IV and placing IV catheters (in multiple areas), vaccine preparation, TPRs, setting up x-ray and taking difficult films,troubleshooting and correcting poor x-ray films, obtaining ECG strips, subcutaneous, intravenous, and intramuscular injections, fecal, fungal, urinalysis, cytology, culture and histopathology preparation, reading fecal, cytology, fungal, urine and blood smear samples, in-house lab tests (including heartworm tests, in house chemistry panels & CBCs), outside lab preparation, culture preparation, toe nail trims, ear cleanings, anal gland expressions, suture removals, applying minor bandages, troubleshoot andmaintain anesthesia machines, critical care monitoring, maintaining emergency kit, skin scrapes (with doctor direction), corneal staining intraocular pressure and Schirmer tear tests, anesthesia induction (with doctor direction), intubation and extubation, enemas, minor bathing, mathematics (including % solutions, mEq in solution, manual drip rates), sterilization of surgical equipment, maintenance of autoclave, changing O2tanks, patient monitoring during minor (dentals, spays, neuters) and major (pyometras, exploratory, GDV) procedures, assistance of doctor during major surgical procedures (including scrubbing and gowning in), cleaning, polishing and charting teeth during dental prophylaxis, take dental radiographs, maintaining inventory, maintaining surgery, controlled drug logs, maintaining supply order board, knowledge of fluids and rates, knowledge of drugs, dosages and their usages, always maintaining a high standard of patient care, and assisting the other assistants, and doctors in any way when asked to do so.

Customer Service Responsibilities

At all times, maintain a warm, positive, yet professional demeanor and appearance. Be proficient in all of the hospital’s protocols. Veterinary assistants/technicians are expected to: assist receptionists assisting receptionist in answering phones, taking and passing messages on to appropriate staff members, client education, invoicing and checking out clients, prepping client and exam rooms for doctors, obtaining appropriate patient history, filing and maintaining charts, appropriate record keeping, knowledge of computer system, filling prescriptions, prepping and pulling charts, preparing rabies, health, and other certificates, checking in surgeries, drop-offs, and procedure patients, discussing procedure quotes, discharging surgery and procedure patients, assisting in client-present euthanasia, physically assisting clients with multiple pets or purchases, providing information for over-the-counter, prescription food, and nutritional products, maintaining compassion, sympathy and professionalism during high-stress situations.

Hospital Cleanliness Responsibilities

Keep the hospital; vacuumed, mopped, and garbage emptied, follow daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly cleaning task lists, maintain surgical instruments and surgical suite, maintain lab equipment (including CBC machine, blood machine, and microscope), laundry, kennel cleaning, proper dilutions for cleaning solutions, maintaining cleaning supplies, cleaning windows and doors, replenishing supplies (including paper towels, garbage bags, etc.), knowledge of patient isolation protocols, and overall maintenance (both inside and outside of the hospital).

Emergency Situations

During an emergency situation, the veterinary assistant/technician’s job is to help with chest compressions and mechanical breathing and act as the “drug pusher” alongside other assistants/technicians should the doctor give the orders. The ability to place an IV catheter and perform emergency duties is required. This requires a strong knowledge of how to perform CPR, knowing the signs of impending cardiac and respiratory arrest, and the different routes to give emergency drugs (including blood products), as well as the ability to respond calmly and quickly, especially with clients.

How This Position is Part of the Team

By assisting the kennel assistants, receptionists, and doctors, we can maintain a high standard of care for our patients. Every aspect of the patient’s care involves customer service as well. Serving the clients beyond their expectations with our animal care, customer service, and hospital cleanliness will enable us to forge a strong bond with our clients and their pets.

It is not a complete list, but it is meant to serve as an outline and starting point of your duties and responsibilities. Some tasks may be assigned to specific staff members to complete. Some tasks may be added or removed from this list if it is deemed necessary for the safety and well-being of our patients. I have read the above job description and have been given a copy to keep in my employee binder to refer to at any time. I understand that my review will be based, in part, on my ability to perform the tasks listed above.

Please send resumes to medfordanimalhospitalinc@gmail.com or drop them off at 3540 Lone Pine Rd. Medford Or, 97504, Attn: Molly McDermott.

Kennel Assistant

Required Abilities for This Position

  • Punctual, Reliable, Positive and Professional
  • Perform all duties with a professional attitude and manner
  • Follow directions with and without supervision
  • Safely lift objects or pets of at least 40 pounds
  • Recognize different behaviors in animals
  • Learn and understand medical terminology and procedures
  • Work with computers and other office equipment
  • Typing skills (35 words per minute minimum)
  • Alphabetize and perform basic mathematics
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Control large, anxious, or angry pets

Persons to Report to

1st) Kennel Manager
2nd) Hospital Manager
3rd) Medical Director

As a kennel assistant, your position includes several important aspects of the hospital; animal care, treatment, customer service, and hospital cleanliness.

Animal Care and Hospital Maintenance

Kennel assistants are expected to; restrain, obtain fecal and urine samples, basic bathing animals, maintain cleaning supply inventory, knowledge of contagious diseases and isolations protocol, maintain safety when walking patients and opening cages, stocking supplies throughout the hospital, continuously maintain a high standard of patient care, and assisting Veterinary Assistant, Veterinary Technicians, and Doctors when asked to do so.

Customer Service Responsibilities

At all times, maintain a warm, positive, yet professional demeanor and appearance. Be proficient in all the hospital’s protocols. Use appropriate professional language when recording charts. Accurately record medication lists and communication between clients and in ezyVet. Have a working knowledge of ezyVet, assist clients with multiple pets or large purchases, and prepare patients to follow discharge instructions with clients. It is also vital that kennel assistants maintain compassion, sympathy, and professionalism during high-stress situations.

Hospital Cleanliness Responsibilities

Keep the hospital; vacuumed, mopped, and garbage emptied, follow daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly cleaning task lists, clean surgery tables and trays, clean and maintain all sinks, laundry, and kennels, and knowledge of proper dilutions for cleaning solutions, cleaning windows and doors, replenishing supplies (including paper towels, garbage bags, air fresheners, etc.), cleaning conference room/break area, vacuuming all carpeted areas, ground maintenance including sweeping/shoveling sidewalks, and overall maintenance of the hospital to keep it looking and smelling clean.

Emergency Situations

During an emergency situation, the kennel assistant’s job is to help the veterinary assistant or veterinary technician as needed and help clean up once the emergency has subsided. This requires a strong knowledge of where important supplies are located throughout the hospital, as well as the ability to respond calmly and quickly, especially with clients.

How This Position is Part of the Team

By assisting the veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, receptionists, and doctors, we can maintain a high standard of care for our patients. Every aspect of the patient’s care involves customer service as well. Serving the clients beyond their expectations with our animal care, customer service, and hospital cleanliness will enable us to forge a strong bond with our clients and their pets.

By no means is it a complete list, but rather it is meant to serve as an outline and starting point of your duties and responsibilities. Some tasks may be assigned to specific staff members to complete. Some tasks may be added or removed from this list if it is deemed necessary for the safety and well-being of our patients.

Please send resumes to medfordanimalhospitalinc@gmail.com or drop them off at 3540 Lone Pine Rd. Medford Or, 97504
Attn: Molly McDermott

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