1205 Capitol Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97301

(503) 585-1616


info@ovvcsalem.com


Monday-Friday 
7:30am-6:00pm
Saturday
8:00am-4:00pm
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Employment Opportunities – Veterinarian

 We are looking for a compassionate, motivated and detail oriented veterinarian to join us in caring for our clients and patients. OVVC is a thriving 2 doctor, privately owned small animal practice located in Salem, OR. We have been serving Marion County since 2008. We are seeking an enthusiastic veterinarian to join our highly motivated, fun  and friendly team. We have a state-of-the-art facility and a great working environment and are a fully staffed, skilled team to complement our doctors’ abilities. We are dedicated to providing compassionate care for our patients and a positive, inclusive culture for our staff.  Compensaion is based on experience.  email drc@ovvcsalem.com or fax to 503-585-1701

Veterinary Assistant/Licensed Technician

We are looking for a compassionate veterinary technician or assistant to join our organization. Candidate will be responsible for performing administrative tasks, assisting veterinary staff in examining and monitoring animal patients, and maintaining clean and sanitary conditions in exam and operating rooms. The ideal candidate will be willing to learn new skills and develop their talents as an assistant. Must have a passion for caring for animals, and excellent customer-service skills as the veterinary assistant will work directly with animal owners.

Veterinary Assistant Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification a plus; Associate’s degree or course credit in veterinary technology or animal science from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited program a plus
  • One (1) year previous experience in animal care or in a clinic preferred but not required
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Proficient computer skills, including typing 
  • Basic understanding of animal behavior and health care
  • Passion for working with animals and their owners
  • Interpersonal communication skills to communicate with owners and other veterinary staff
  • Ability to prioritize and manage numerous different patient needs at one time
  • Attention to detail in order to maintain accurate patient records
  • Physical ability to restrain larger pets when necessary and lift 50 lb

 

We believe in providing gentle care, high quality medicine and surgery and promoting the bond between animals and their people. Gentle care means taking time to learn animal behavior and cues and recognizing the needs of every animal on an individual basis.

Salary base on experience. email marilyn@ovvcsalem.com or fax to 503-585-1701