Veterinary Laboratory Assistant/Technician

Brooklyn, NY
Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group – Assistants /
full-time /
Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group (VERG) is seeking a skilled Laboratory Assistant/Technician to join our team. VERG is a state-of-the-art 24-hour Emergency Care & Specialty hospital with board-certified doctors in each department. Come learn, work hard, and enjoy being a part of a fun-loving team bringing optimum medical care to our clients and patients.

We know there are a lot of animal hospitals out there, so why choose us?

    • A place to grow: Our commitment to training and Medical Advancement means you’ll have the opportunity to grow your skills and knowledge as well as providing a path for advancing your career.
    • A team to support you: At each shift, you’ll find colleagues ready to work together — we’ll be here when you need an extra hand, a moment to laugh, or a shoulder to cry on.
    • A focus on your work-life balance: We’re committed to offering a benefits package that supports your life and wellbeing and thanks you for the care you give our patients every day. A typical schedule consists of a mix of 10 and 12 hour day shifts.
    • Great Location- VERG is in the trendy part of Gowanus/Park Slope region of Brooklyn, where there is plenty of shops, a plethora of restaurants, and much more! 10-minute walk from all major subways!

Our benefits package:

    • Competitive salary and bonus potential
    • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, along with a company contribution to an HSA account
    • Paid parental, family, and medical leave
    • Flexible scheduling
    • 401k with company match
    • Continuing education allowance & professional development stipend
    • Paid time off, including a bank of PTO and floating holiday time

What will you do?

    • Process and prepare diagnostic samples
    • Utilize in clinic equipment to include but not limited to:
    • blood gas and electrolyte analyzer
    • CBC machine
    • Blood chemistry analyzer
    • Digital cytology machine
    • Clotting and cross typing for blood transfusions
    • Maintain accurate records
    • Explains medical conditions, treatment options, and recommended care
    • Assists Primary Care doctors with administrative tasks and client follow-up
    • Maintains a clean hospital environment to ensure the safety of patients, staff, and clients
    • Carrying of objects up to 25lbs
    • Occasional to frequent standing and walking
    • Occasional sitting
    • Close eye work(computers, typing, reading, writing)
    • Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and tasks
    • Perform other duties as assigned

What do you have?

    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Compassionate and empathetic towards animals and their owners, and co-workers
    • Ability to handle stressful situations and remain calm under pressure
$22 - $28 an hour
salary based on skills and experience.
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