Veterinary Assistant Jobs in New Port Richey, 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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Pasco County - New Port Richey, FL (8 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
Ability to use animal handling equipment within a shelter environment, including specialized handling of dangerous, aggressive, or suspect rabid animals....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Largo, FL (22 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 005168 in Largo, Florida Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action,...
5 days ago
Clearwater Animal Clinic - Clearwater, FL (20 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
We are currently seeking to expand our technician group by adding a motivated and energetic candidate to work as a veterinary technician or assistant at Clearwater Animal Clinic. Position is full...
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7 days ago
Clearwater, FL (18 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
We are looking for a veterinary assistant to perform all aspects of routine pet care. Feed animals and monitor them. You would Assist the veterinarian and vet technicians with lab work....
9 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Largo, FL (22 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
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....
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - New Port Richey, FL
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 000322 in Trinity, Florida Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action...
25 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - New Port Richey, FL
The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient carewith the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen. In this position...
28 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Trinity, FL (5 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
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....
28 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Largo, FL (22 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
Prior experience preferred Job Summary: The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Technicians in the care of animals....
30+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Largo, FL (22 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
Prior experience preferred Job Summary: The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Technicians in the care of animals....
30+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Largo, FL (22 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
Prior experience preferred Job Summary: The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Technicians in the care of animals....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Largo, FL (22 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
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....
45+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Clearwater, FL (18 miles from New Port Richey, FL)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in New Port Richey, FL

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in New Port Richey, FL as reported by the BLS.

$24,290

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in New Port Richey, FL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.5%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)

Average Work Experience

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

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