Veterinary Assistant Jobs

Perform general tasks needed for animal care. Veterinary assistants work under the guidance of veterinarians and technicians to clean kennels and examination rooms as well as provide direct animal care through feeding, bathing, and exercising. They may aid in blood, urine, and tissue sample collections, as well as administer medication and/or vaccinations ordered by the veterinarian.

Veterinary assistants also support veterinarians during surgical procedures by sterilizing instruments and passing tools when asked. Therefore, they should be comfortable with the sight of blood and other bodily fluids. After surgery, they monitor animals’ condition and behavior for signs of improvement or complications.

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Banfield Pet Hospital - Murfreesboro, TN
Veterinary Assistant - 000648 Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Las Vegas, NV
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - King of Prussia, PA
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Roanoke, VA
Veterinary Assistant - 000677 Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Southfield, MI
Job Details * Veterinary Assistant 001639 Job Code Number 11261553 Job Description Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there...
15 hours ago
PETCO - El Paso, TX
Our Vetco vaccinationclinics offer a variety of preventive care services for healthy dogs and catsinside Petco and Unleashed by Petco retail stores across the US....
1 day ago
San Diego, CA
We are looking for veterinary assistants, receptionists, and licensend technicians who shares our goal of providing quality individualized care to each client and patient that walks through our door...
1 day ago
Niceville, FL
Busy vet clinic bursting at the seams with panting ducks, obstructed cats, dogs that eat beard trimmer blades, vicious macaws, boxful of baby squirrels and much much more. You must be as quick on...
1 day ago
Petco - Shorewood, IL
The Veterinary Assistant representsthe mission and values to all clients....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Westwood, MA
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 004043 in Westwood, Massachusetts Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into...
1 day ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Versailles, KY
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: cleaning cages; feeding and caring for dogs and cats; walking dogs; bathing dogs; doing laundry; cleaning and maintaining hospital premises; assisting...
2 days ago
Anacortes, WA
We are accepting resume's for FT/PT Veterinary Assistants. We are a fast-paced, active and dedicated group looking for someone to join our team!...
16 hours ago
Louisa, VA
You will be helping the veterinarians and licensed vet techs with exams, testing, X-rays, surgery, and animal care....
16 hours ago
Richmond, VA
Some of our job requirements 2 years work experience as a vet assistant in the animal care field Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience working with a large staff 2 years minimum supervisory experience...
16 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Houston, TX
Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 000201 Houston, TX Date posted: Nov 13, 2020 Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action...
15 hours ago

Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in North Bergen, NJ

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in North Bergen, NJ as reported by the BLS.

$32,440

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.5%)
  • Master's Degree (3.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.5%)
  • Some High School (2.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Assistants
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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