Equine Ambulatory Veterinary Assistant
Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery (“ESMS”) has an immediate opportunity for a full-time Veterinary Assistant with our ambulatory practice in the Houston Metropolitan area and surrounding counties (including Wharton, Fort Bend, Waller, Harris, Montgomery, Galveston, and Brazoria). Disciplines served include race, polo, dressage, hunter/jumper, endurance, Western performance horses, and family/companion horses.
This position requires knowledge of horse husbandry. The successful candidate must be able to work safely around large animals and lift up to 75 lbs. and carry for a short distance. While the practice is mostly mobile, some hospitalization of horses is provided, and hospital care is required.
Office responsibilities include using HVMS practice management software (training provided on-the-job); telephone (making appointments, answering inquiries, etc.); invoicing; accounts receivable; MS Excel & Word; shipping & receiving; and inventory & stocking.
Qualifications: We seek a team-oriented, self-motivated and positive individual with strong work ethics. Must have excellent horse-handling, communication, customer service, and organizational skills, and be able to efficiently work in a fast-paced environment. Horse experience is a must. Veterinary practice experience is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and reliable transportation to and from work.
ESMS offers a competitive salary (including differential pay) and benefits package. If you have an innate desire to offer the highest quality of care to horses, we want to hear from you!
Background, motor vehicle records history and drug testing required.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.