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We are Hiring a Vet Assistant

July 16, 2013

Are you interested in equine health care and want a job in a fast-paced environment with an interesting caseload? We are looking for an individual with excellent horse handling skills to become a full-time, contract veterinary assistant at our Mohawk Raceway location on a short-term basis, to begin early-mid August until the end of October. Employment beyond October is a possibility, contact us for more details!

This position at our clinic on the Mohawk backstretch involves receiving and admitting patients, creating invoices and collecting payments, assisting the veterinarians with various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, restraining horses, setting up and running the imaging equipment, and general housekeeping of the work areas. Excellent customer service skills, computer skills, and horse knowledge and handling experience are vital to this role.

This position entails full-time hours - 8 hours a day, Monday to Friday. No weekend work is required. McKee-Pownall offers an exceptional supportive work environment along with competitive wages. Please submit your resume and cover letter to or drop it off with Dr McKee at the Mohawk clinic. McKee-Pownall will cover the cost of an ORC license for the successful applicant.