The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting in the care and treatment of ill and/or injured animals at Orange County Animal Care. Examples of Job duties include but are not limited to:
Under the direction of the Veterinarian and supervision of the Registered Veterinary Technician, provide medical care to animals, assist in conducting physical examinations; and assist with admissions, discharges, and surgical releases.
Assist with surgeries by ensuring correct equipment and instruments are at hand and monitoring anesthetic machines.
Maintain records of animal treatments and monitor feeding, care, and physical conditions of animals.
Maintains effective interactions with the public. Answers routine animal care questions.
Euthanizes impounded animals by the injection of appropriate substances when medical conditions or behavioral defects adversely affect the animal or public safety.
Location: Orange County, CA