Employment

If you are interested in joining the Ballston Spa Veterinary Clinic team, please review the positions described to find a good fit for you. Click on “Application” to print a copy. Then e-mail, fax or drop off in person with your resume.

APPLICATION
Email applications to jillbsvc@gmail.com

1. Veterinarian & Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) – Full Time

*Now Accepting Applications*

Seeking 6th Veterinarian & LVT for progressive small animal hospital in award winning 9000 square foot facility, open 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week. Large SX suite, dental suite with dental rads, digital radiography, ultrasound, underwater treadmill w/experienced rehab tech, fun highly trained staff. Email resume to Jill, jillbsvc@gmail.com or mail to the Ballston Spa Veterinary Clinic, 365 Saratoga Ave, Ballston Spa NY 12020

2. Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) – Full Time

*Now Accepting Applications*

Skills of a LVT include but are not limited to: Excellent interpersonal skills: The ability to deal positively with the public and co-workers. A positive, upbeat demeanor and patience is essential to perform successfully in this position. Technical writing skills, effective communication skills, client education in person and on the phone; organizational and time management skills, basic computer skills and knowledge of veterinary equipment, sterilization techniques and veterinary procedures, among others. This job requires technicians to be physically fit in order to handle large dogs when needed.

Specific work elements of the job as a LVT include but are not limited to:  Assisting with outpatient appointments; administering vaccines and medications, blood draws, bandage changes, suture removals, etc. Interacting with clients for the purpose of; medical demonstrations/education, patient updates and follow-ups, discharge instructions.

Digital Radiology; positioning patients and taking radiographs, submitting for consults via e-mail. Laboratory duties; collecting, preparing, & running or submitting samples for requested tests; reading and recording results when indicated by doctor. Preparation for surgery; anesthesia induction, maintenance, monitoring and recovering, assisting doctor in surgery as needed. Dentistry; ultrasonic cleaning and polishing, assisting doctor with dental surgery as needed, positioning for dental radiographs.

  • Education: College degree in Veterinary Technology.  Licensure in NYS to practice veterinary technology
  • Experience: Preferred
  • Physical Effort: Walking, standing, bending or stooping for extended periods or time by be necessary.  Restraining, lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs).
  • Hours of work: Currently hiring for evening shifts until 9 pm. Saturdays until 6pm. Shifts can vary based on need. Some Sundays and Holiday hours may be required on a rotating basis.
  • Salary based on experience.
  • Medical Benefits for Full Time Employees

 

3. Veterinary Client Service Representative (CSR) – Full Time/Part Time

*Now Accepting Applications*

Skills of a Veterinary CSR include but are not limited to: Excellent interpersonal skills: The ability to deal positively with the public and co-workers. A positive, upbeat demeanor and patience is essential to perform successfully in this position. Technical writing skills, effective communication skills, client education in person and on the phone; organizational and time management skills, basic computer skills ability to handle multi-line phone system; Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems; managing records, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • Education: High School Graduate
  • Experience: No prior experience necessary but helpful
  • Physical Effort: Standing, bending, stooping, lifting and carrying up to 30lbs of pet food are all required in the job.
  • Hours of work: Currently hiring for evening shifts until 9 pm. Saturdays until 6pm. Shifts can vary based on need.
  • Salary based on experience.
  • Medical Benefits for Full Time Employees

 

4. Veterinary Assistant – Full Time/Part Time

*Now Accepting Applications*

Skills of a Veterinary Assistant include but are not limited to: Excellent interpersonal skills: The ability to deal positively with the public and co-workers. A positive, upbeat demeanor and patience is essential to perform successfully in this position. Technical writing skills, effective communication skills, client education in person and on the phone; organizational and time management skills, basic computer skills and knowledge of veterinary equipment, sterilization techniques and veterinary procedures, among others. This job requires assistants to be physically fit in order to handle large dogs when needed.

Specific work elements of the job as a Veterinary Assistant include but are not limited to:Assisting with clinic appointments; restraining pets for doctors and technicians; filling and administering medication to animals based on doctor prescription; assisting the technician in the laboratory; becoming knowledgeable as to vaccine schedules and basic medications; cleaning exam rooms; maintaining supplies of clinic and taking drug inventory; assisting in radiology; maintaining cleanliness of clinic; dog walking; and helping to ensure that all patients are comfortable at all times.

  • Education: High School Graduate
  • Experience: No prior experience necessary but preferred. Medical background helpful.
  • Physical Effort: Walking, standing, bending or stooping for extended periods or time by be necessary.  Restraining, lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs).
    • Hours of work: Currently hiring for evening shifts until 9 pm. Saturdays until 6pm. Shifts can vary based on need. Some Sundays and Holiday hours may be required on a rotating basis.
    • Salary  based on experience.
    • Medical Benefits for Full Time Employees