Wheaton Animal Hospital: Employment

Current Openings:

Veterinary Technician

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The Pet Experts is a progressive, multi-hospital veterinary group in Illinois. We seek to achieve the highest quality of veterinary medicine and customer service possible. Our four veterinary practices stand above the rest and offer an extremely rich career experience for our team members.

Brief Position Description:

The Veterinary Technician directly impacts doctors’ productivity by assisting the doctors to the fullest possible extent, helping to improve the quality of care given to the patients and aiding the doctors in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work at The Pet Experts.

The Veterinary Technician assists in multiple procedures providing care for animals including physical examinations, dental procedures, surgeries, immunizations, euthanasia as well as client education, marketing and inventory maintenance. The technician assists in exam rooms by taking patients’ histories, vital signs and weight; preparing vaccines; collecting samples and running diagnostic tests; providing client education; and assisting with animal restraint.

Technicians also may see their own appointments for procedures such as suture removal, nail trim, vaccine administration when a doctor exam is not required, long-term medication monitoring testing, surgery admission and discharge. This position requires a working knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs, common diseases; their symptoms, means of transmission, treatment and prevention, and other basic preventative health care recommendations.

This is an overview of the position and the job responsibilities listed do not encompass the entire position.

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**High school diploma or equivalent and 1-3 years veterinary assistant or veterinary technician experience required. Veterinary Technician License (LVT) preferred.**

The Pet Experts is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the practice to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. The practice will conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. The practice will take action to employ, advance in employment and treat qualified veterans and disabled veterans without discrimination in all employment practices.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.00 - $17.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We are currently offering curbside services only.

Education:
High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:
Veterinary Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)


Kennel Technician

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The Pet Experts is a progressive, multi-hospital veterinary group in Illinois. We seek to achieve the highest quality of veterinary medicine and customer service possible. Our five veterinary practices stand above the rest and offer an extremely rich career experience for our team members.

Brief Position Description:

The Kennel Attendant provides daily care, feeding and exercise of boarding and hospitalized pets. He or she also pays close attention to pets’ status such as signs of stress and changes in eating or elimination habits, promptly notifying technicians and veterinarians when a pet needs medical attention.

The Kennel Attendant interacts with clients in person and by phone. Proper record documentation and accurate completion of boarding forms and cage cards is critical. A Kennel Attendant must pay close attention to details, understand and follow proper feeding, medication, administration, and sanitation procedures and monitor boarding and hospitalized pets.

See what it's like to work on a team of motivated, compassionate people.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.00 - $13.00 per hour

Benefits:
401(k)
Dental insurance
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Schedule:
Day shift
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Night shift
Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:
Bonus pay

Education:
High school or equivalent (Preferred)


Veterinary Receptionist

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The Pet Experts is a progressive, multi-hospital veterinary group in Illinois. We seek to achieve the highest quality of veterinary medicine and customer service possible. Our four veterinary practices stand above the rest and offer an extremely rich career experience for our team members.

Brief Position Description:

The purpose of this position is to serve as the Receptionist at The Pet Experts, focusing in client service and communication. He or she is the first and last contact with the hospital and key to creating first and lasting impressions. The Receptionist must have exceptional client service and communication skills, be computer literate, handle payment and financial issues, have the ability to multi-task, project a friendly attitude and possess confidence to deal with stressful situations.

Representatives support veterinarians, technicians, veterinary assistants, groomers and kennel staff in daily patient and client care. They communicate with clients in person and by phone and email. They perform record keeping duties, perform clerical duties related to patient care and treatment, and provide miscellaneous support to the veterinary practice manager and health care team.

These service functions include, but are not limited to, reception (visitor and telephone), maintenance of veterinary medical records, accounts maintenance, cash processing, data entry, word processing and mail service.

This position requires a practical knowledge of hospital organization and services, the basic rules and regulations governing visitors and animal patient treatment, data transcribing, word processing, and a practical knowledge of the standard procedures, veterinary records and terminology used in the hospital. Regular attendance and timeliness are an essential function in order to fulfill the requirements of this position.

See what it's like to work on a team of motivated, compassionate people.

**High School Diploma or equivalent and three years receptionist experience required. Prior veterinary experience preferred.**

The Pet Experts is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the practice to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. The practice will conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. The practice will take action to employ, advance in employment and treat qualified veterans and disabled veterans without discrimination in all employment practices.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.00 - $14.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We are currently offering curbside services only.

Education:
High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:
Veterinary Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
Front Desk: 1 year (Preferred)


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