We are seeking a full time veterinary assistant to join our extraordinary team in a busy multi-doctor veterinary hospital in Hood River, Oregon. Our nicely renovated facility prides itself on possessing: digital radiography, 5 exam rooms, a dental machine and digital dental radiography, numerous anesthesia machines and monitors, electronic medical records, shared space with a board certified surgeon, a dedicated staff, and wonderful clients.

Responsibilities may include but aren't limited to: assisting with examinations, treatments, dental procedures, and surgeries, providing animal restraint, performing in-house diagnostic testing, taking x-rays, engaging in client communication, and performing cleaning duties. Working some Saturdays is required. All employees receive health and dental insurance, as well as retirement benefits with an employer match, and pet care discounts. Compensation is very competitive (DOE), and we are dedicated to the training and professional growth of our employees.

Our ideal candidate has: a positive, can-do attitude, the ability to take initiative while also being a team player, effective communication skills, and a devotion to excellent patient care and customer service.

The Columbia River Gorge boasts world class mountain biking trails, unsurpassable wind sport opportunities, beautiful hiking locales, alpine and nordic skiing, an abundance of wineries and restaurants, and scenery that never gets old.

If you want to put your love of pets into action, and experience a satisfying, fast-paced work environment, all while living in an incredible location- send your resume to: animalhospital@gorge.net