Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Coral Gables, FL

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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Veterinary Assistant

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Hollywood, FL
  • 1 day ago

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....

Part Time Vet assistant 1412

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Miami, FL
  • 5 hours ago

Educate clients about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventive care, pet health needs,hospitalservices and other issues....

Veterinary Assistant

  • Encore Vet Group
  • Miami, FL
  • 3 days ago

Pou Veterinary Group is ready to hire a full-time Veterinary Assistant to help support our fast-growing needs!...

Veterinary Assistant

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Coral Gables, FL
  • 4 days ago

You will use your technical skills on a daily basis, within state practice acts and as outlined in the NAVTA guidelines for veterinary assistant skills and duties....

Veterinary Assistant

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Miami, FL
  • 5 days ago

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....

Veterinary Assistant - Road Animal Hospital

  • Vca Animal Hospitals
  • Miami Beach, FL
  • 8 days ago

The skills that will be utilized include, but are not limited to: Compassionate patient care Client education and care Surgical preparation and assisting Anesthesia monitoring Lab sample collection...

Veterinary Assistant - 004022

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Miami Beach, FL
  • 11 days ago

Start your Banfield Career as a Veterinary Assistant Learn more about the impact you can make as...

Veterinary Assistant

  • Vca Animal Hospitals
  • North Miami Beach, FL
  • 13 days ago

Jobs Veterinary Assistant at VCA Animal Hospitals, Inc. Search All Jobs Veterinary Assistant at VCA Animal Hospitals, Inc. in Aventura, Florida Posted in Other about 6 hours ago....

Veterinary Assistant - 005114

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Pinecrest, FL
  • 13 days ago

Start your Banfield Career as a Veterinary Assistant Learn more about the impact you can make as...

Veterinary Assistant - 5044

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Hollywood, FL
  • 13 days ago

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....

Veterinary Assistant Pt

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • North Miami Beach, FL
  • 14 days ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • North Miami Beach, FL
  • 14 days ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Miami, FL
  • 15 days ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

1412 Vet Assistant (FT)

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Miami, FL
  • 15 days ago

Educate clients about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventive care, pet health needs,hospitalservices and other issues....

1412 Vet Assistant

  • Mars Incorporated
  • Miami, FL
  • 19 days ago

Educate clients about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventive care, pet health needs,hospitalservices and other issues....

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Coral Gables, FL

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Coral Gables, FL as reported by the BLS.

$31,490

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Coral Gables, FL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (19.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.6%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Assistants in Coral Gables, FL
  • Less than 1 year (43.4%)
  • None (35.2%)
  • 4-6 years (9.7%)
  • 2-4 years (8.8%)
  • 1-2 years (2.9%)

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