Your Hometown Veterinarian Taking Care Of Our Hometown Pets.

Your Home Town Veterinarian.  Taking Care of Hometown Pets.


Metropolis Veterinary Clinic is growing!

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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

Metropolis Veterinary Clinic is a drug Free, smoke free, equal opportunity employer.

Contact Area

Our Location

7 Jon Street
Metropolis, IL 62960

Call Us

(618) 524-1817

Office Hours

Monday-Friday  8:00am – 5:00pm