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We’re looking for new veterinary professionals to join the Prairie Animal Hospital family! Scroll down to see our open positions and to apply for a role here today!

Veterinary Technician

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or higher
  • CVT designation a must
  • 2+ years in animal healthcare 
  • 2+ years in retail or restaurant industry

Duties Include:

  • Restrain pets for veterinarians and technicians
  • Monitor and collect urine and fecal samples as needed
  • Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
  • Assist Veterinarians before during and after surgery, preparing surgical equipment, administering anesthesia, monitoring patient vitals and assisting in clean up afterward
  • Clean cages, runs, boarding area and/or hospital facilities, including exam rooms, treatment room, exotics and isolation area, employee lounge, bathrooms, and doctor’s office
  • Counseling clients on animal healthcare including nutrition and home care
  • Provide emergency first aid or nursing care
  • Collect and record animal case histories
  • Perform diagnostic tests and x-rays
  • Administer vaccines, medications, and treatments
  • Preform Nail trims
  • Observing and reporting on the behavior and condition of animals
  • Fill prescriptions and discharge patients
  • Provide clean bedding, water, and litter pans for pets
  • Feed hospitalized/boarded pets as needed
  • Exercise hospitalized/boarded dogs as needed
  • Take incoming pets to appropriate areas
  • Bathe pets and prepare pets for dismissal
  • Retrieve pets that are being discharged
  • Do laundry
  • Wash and sanitize pet dishes
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

This is a full-time position. Pay rate is commensurate upon experience: $18.00-$20.00 per hour.

Veterinary Assistant

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or higher
  • 2+ years in animal healthcare 
  • 2+ years in retail or restaurant industry

Duties Include:

  • Restrain pets for veterinarians and technicians
  • Assist in the taking of x-rays
  • Monitor and collect urine and fecal samples as needed
  • Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
  • Assist Veterinarians before during and after surgery, preparing surgical equipment and assisting in clean up afterward
  • Clean cages, runs, boarding area and/or hospital facilities, including exam rooms, treatment room, exotics and isolation area, employee lounge, bathrooms, and doctor’s office
  • Counseling clients on animal healthcare including nutrition and home care
  • Preform Nail trims
  • Fill prescriptions and discharge patients
  • Provide clean bedding, water, and litter pans for pets
  • Feed hospitalized/boarded pets as needed
  • Exercise hospitalized/boarded dogs as needed
  • Take incoming pets to appropriate areas
  • Bathe pets and prepare pets for dismissal
  • Retrieve pets that are being discharged
  • Do laundry
  • Wash and sanitize pet dishes
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

This is a full-time position. Pay rate is commensurate upon experience: $12-$18 per hour

Client Service Representative

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or higher
  • 2+ years in animal healthcare
  • 2+ years in retail or restaurant industry

Duties Include:

  • Provide EXCEPTIONAL client service
  • Ability to work with clients in various emotional states
  • Answer and triage phones
  • Make client reminder calls and return calls from clients
  • Process payment transactions
  • Manage record requests between other hospitals and specialty practices
  • Take detailed messages and communicate concerns and questions to the techs/doctors
  • Set appointments and maintain schedule flow
  • Runs boarding area including, taking daycare and boarding dogs on walks, change out bedding, provide appropriate playtime, clean kennels, and feed at appropriate times.
  • Take incoming pets to appropriate areas
  • Retrieve pets that are being discharged
  • Bring retail food to the reception area
  • Re-stock reception area shelves
  • Wash and sanitize pet dishes
  • Assist in cleaning the hospital including: keeping reception desk area and lobby clean, taking out the trash and recycling, bathrooms, exam rooms, kitchens, and kennels.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

This is a full-time position. Pay rate is commensurate upon experience: $9.75-$13 per hour

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4123 West Partridge Way
Peoria, IL 61615
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Our Hours

Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month
Sun: Closed