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Dermatopathology Veterinary Assistant

Company: Animal Dermatology Group Inc
Location: Tustin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Animal Dermatology Group (ADG) is the largest veterinary dermatology business in the U.S., providing the highest quality of specialty care to pets with acute and chronic skin conditions. ADG has over 20 primary practice locations and numerous satellite locations nationwide. With over 60 doctors supporting the ADG medical team, they strive to lead in clinical practice, research and education in our field. In additional to providing advanced, dermatology specialized care to patients and supporting general practice veterinarians in our geographic service areas, ADG participates in drug/product development and clinical trials. ADG also has the largest dermatology residency program approved by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology to support the training of the next generation of dermatologists.Animal Dermatopathology Services is seeking a Dermatopathology Veterinary Assistant to join our team. We are looking for someone with the following qualities:EnergeticPositiveUpbeat personalityTakes initiativeCommitment to the needs of the clinicPunctualWillingness to teach others and share ideasOpenness to diversityAdaptability to changeAccountableAble to see big pictureThe ideal Dermatopathology Veterinary Assistant will have a strong knowledge of veterinary or medical terminology, familiarity with clinical and laboratory work environments, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to complete a variety of time-sensitive tasks independently and a commitment to quality and excellence in service.Primary Duties:Manage requisitions and client/patient informationWork closely with our veterinary specialists to prepare histopathology reportsCoordinate client correspondences and invoicingOrder additional testing and stains for individual clients as neededAdditional responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining a system for archiving and retrieval of reports, specimen/slides and helping to support research study requestsEducation: High school graduate or GED. Bachelor's degree or related veterinary or medical credential preferred, such as Registered Veterinary Technician.Experience: At least three years of work experience as a veterinary technician or pathology laboratory assistant or similar veterinary/health care setting strongly preferred.Knowledge/Skills: In-depth knowledge of medical terminology, general office experience, proficiency with practice management software, MS Office, voice recognition software and transcription applications. Highly effective communication skills including excellent application of grammar, punctuation, and English usage are essential. Experience with veterinary laboratory requestions or pathology reporting systems is desirable.This position requires a mature individual who projects a professional, business-like appearance. Adaptable to a rapidly changing environment and able to work collaboratively and professionally with multiple departments. Works cooperatively with peers in shared work environment and receives constructive feedback well. Able to execute operating protocols consistently and with precision, as well as efficiently provide timely updates and recommendations on process improvements. Requires sound judgment and decision-making skills.Benefits:A 5/8 work week (Monday through Friday) with the possibility of a 4/10 work week (full-time employees only)Paid vacation (full-time employees only)Paid holidays (full-time employees only)Competitive wagesMonthly bonuses based on clinic dietary sales (full-time employees only)Medical, dental, vision, dependent care FSA, and short-term disability benefit options (full-time employees only)Various voluntary benefit offerings, including hospital indemnity, accident, critical illness, etc.401K with employer matchCE opportunitiesUniformsDiscounts on services and medications for employee pets*Some traveling may be requiredFor more information about Animal Dermatology Clinic, please visit our website animaldermatology.com!PI202141037

Keywords: Animal Dermatology Group Inc, Tustin , Dermatopathology Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Tustin, California

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