Veterinary Technician / Assistant

  • Full-time

Company Description

Mountain Emergency Animal Center is a well-established, progressive, fast paced 4 doctor emergency animal practice located in Blue Ridge, GA. We offer services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Urgent Care, Emergency & Critical Care, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Full In-House Laboratory, and In-House Pharmacy,

People often comment on the friendliness of Blue Ridge residents. People wave and smile at each other in the street, and community events are well-attended. With dozens of volunteer organizations and nonprofits, there's an abundance of ways to get involved in the community.

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***Sign-on Bonus Available (based on experience)***

***Our Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Monday - Thursday, Friday 6:00 p.m. through Monday 8:00 a.m., and 24 hours on all major holidays

***Willing to consider Part-Time and Full-time Availability***

Job Description

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Pet restraint, triage incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.

Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.

Whether you’re looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, you’ll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.


***Our Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Monday - Thursday, Friday 6:00 p.m. through Monday 8:00 a.m., and 24 hours on all major holidays

***Willing to consider Part-Time and Full-time Availability***

We’re looking for:

  • Nights and Weekend availability
  • A high work ethic and positive attitude team member
  • Ability to arrive on-time and ready to work
  • A minimum of 1-year experience preferred
  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to communicate precisely
  • Interpret medical records and record client history accurately
  • Ability to restrain pets in a low-stress and safe manner
  • Proficient in sample collection to include blood samples, urine, fecal, and skin
  • Ability to properly set-up and process laboratory samples and tests
  • Proficient in positioning and capturing radiographs
  • Proficient in anesthesia and surgical monitoring
  • A self-starter with the desire to continue to advance one’s knowledge and skillset
  • Ability to receive in a professional manner constructive feedback to maintain hospital efficiency

Additional Information

Pay: $13-20 per hour (based on experience)

***Sign-on Bonus Available (based on experience)***

We offer our staff:

  • Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA) 
  • Time & a half pay for all major holidays
  • Uniforms provided
  • Generous Pet Discount
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL Employees 
  • Paid Bereavement Program 
  • Paid Parental Leave Program  
  • Competitive Compensation  
  • Continuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)
  • Tuition Assistance Program 
  • Access to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn Foster 
  • Career Development Opportunities 
  • Referral Bonus Program for most positions! 
  • Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Bonuses etc) 

*Note – some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.


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