Careers

Your Hometown Veterinarian Taking Care Of Our Hometown Pets.

Your Home Town Veterinarian.  Taking Care of Hometown Pets.

Careers

Beagle’s Bay Animal Hospital is growing!

CLICK BELOW to download and print a copy of our job application for any position listed below.

Below you will find a list of positions we are looking to fill.

Veterinary Assistant

Job Duties:
  • Interpret medical records and client history accurately.
  • Obtain a medical history from clients about patients to present to the veterinarian.
  • Fill and explain medications to clients,effective communication of treatment plans with clients.
  • (Client education is important as most pet owners have never experienced the situation before when dealing with sick/injured pets.)
  • Obtain accurate medical records using VetPort and VetConnect Plus
  • Schedule patients for appointments efficiently
  • Create and present financial estimates to clients.
  • Pre and Post Op patient care and monitoring.
  • Pet restraint and handling using Fear Free protocols.
  • Collection of lab samples, diagnostic imaging.
  • Accurately administer medications under the order of the veterinarian.
  • Surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.
  • Restocking of supplies, cleaning kennels, exam and treatment rooms efficiently.
Job Requirements:
  • Ability to arrive on time and ready to work.
  • Must be a self starter with the desire to advance one’s knowledge
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, client service and phone etiquette.
  • Work with a flexible schedule
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job ( Lift up to 50#) 
  • Comfortable being around aggressive/ feral animals.
  • Ability to occasionally work in a high stress emergency situation. 
  • Intermediate computer and Office suite skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and have great attention to detail.
  • Must be able to tolerate unpleasant odors and noises

Education / Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Veterinary experience : 1 year preferred

Beagle’s Bay Animal Hospital is a drug Free, smoke free, equal opportunity employer.

Contact Area

Our Location

7 Jon Street
Metropolis, IL 62960

Call Us

(618) 524-1817

E-Mail Us

web@beaglesbay.net

Office Hours

Monday-Friday  8:00am – 5:00pm