Veterinary Technician or experienced Veterinary Assistant
Happy Paws Veterinary Hospital
Location: Lafayette, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Salary: 22- 30/hr
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
Pay is negotiable based on experience, expertise, desired schedule and PTO.
Continuing education allowance and health, dental, and vision insurance. Bonuses.
Compassionate, progressive, and privately owned new small animal practice in Lafayette, Colorado is hiring a licensed veterinary technician. Happy Paws Veterinary Hospital is patient focused; always seeing ourselves, first and foremost, through the eyes of our sweet patients. We strive to make all visits happy and lessen fear and anxiety. New client exams are one hour and most established patient exams are 40 minutes. We are known for our expertise performing soft palate surgeries. Pet parents bring their cute smushy faced babies to us from far and wide. We also perform many other surgeries including gastropexy, entropion, cherry eye, anal sacculectomy and many more. Dr. Wellman is the founder and owner of the practice and is eager to mentor and teach her team as well as excited to have another professional on the team to help mentor and train the veterinary assistants.
Happy Paws has surgery specialists for our orthopedic surgeries who come to our office, as well as radiologist for ultrasounds, and internal medicine specialists for endoscopy.
Happy Paws is newly renovated. We are told often by clients that our practice is one of the most welcoming and beautiful animal hospitals they have ever seen. We have a cat hotel upstairs and our veterinary practice is on the first floor, along with our kitty adoption area. Happy Paws is happy to do discounted work for our local 501C3 rescue groups including kitties w FIP and dogs with heartworm disease pulled from high kill shelters usually located out of state.
Exceptional past veterinary work references; dedication to continuing education, a desire to educate clients and help train the team. Dental digital x-ray skills a bonus!