Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

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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Pathway Vet Alliance - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Position at Animal General The team at Animal General is searching for a Vet Assistant to join us! Our Ideal Candidate: We are seeking an upbeat, self-starter with handling experience and...
9 hours ago
Oradell Animal Hospital, Inc. - Paramus, NJ (5 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
They are essential to client education (teaching people how to give injections, fluids, or other treatments to their pets at home), as well as client counseling on topics such as diabetes, feeding tubes...
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2 days ago
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
handling and restraint Must be able to lift 50lbs Must be able to multitask and have good communication skills Veterinary assistant experience 2 years Possess good customer service skills High School...
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5 days ago Animal Medical Center
VCA Animal Hospitals - Norwood, NJ (11 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
At VCA Old Tappan Veterinary, you can be the Veterinary Assistant/Client Service Representative you have always wanted to be!...
5 days ago
Aspca - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
You will partner with the Director, Medical Operations to ensure compassionate, quality animal care is provided by the Adoptions Veterinary Assistants for all canines and felines care for by the Adoption...
6 days ago
Veterinary Emergency - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Job Information Veterinary Emergency Group Veterinary Assistant (PT) - Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York Part-Time Veterinary Assistant Veterinary Emergency Group is hiring a part-time Veterinary Assistant...
6 days ago
Petco - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Job Information Petco Hospital Veterinary Assistant in Staten Island, New York C ome work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!...
8 days ago
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
The Animal Medical Center is looking for a full time Dispensary Technician to assist in filling prescriptions, all other clerical and other duties applicable to the dispensary. Responsibilities:...
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8 days ago Animal Medical Center
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Qualifications: Veterinary assistant experience in a Veterinary Specialty Hospital preferred Demonstrated ability to provide quality patient care, technical services and teamwork Ability to work collaboratively...
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8 days ago Animal Medical Center
National Veterinary Associates - Valley Cottage, NY (19 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Job Description KENNEL AND ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION CORE JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must be extremely flexible with scheduling, scheduling needs to be determined by scheduling supervisor Provide EXCELLENT...
9 days ago
The Pet Health Centers @ North Shore Animal League America - Port Washington, NY (19 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
North Shore Animal League America is currently seeking Experienced Veterinary Assistants to play a crucial role in our everyday mission to provide quality care to our patients, both within our shelter...
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9 days ago The Pet Health Centers @ North Shore Animal League America
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Animal Medical Center is looking for veterinary assistants to assist during patient care in multiple departments....
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9 days ago Animal Medical Center
Veterinary Emergency Group - White Plains, NY (19 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Job Information Veterinary Emergency Group Emergency Veterinary Assistant in White Plains, New York Emergency Veterinary Assistant WHO WE ARE: Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is a rapidly growing,...
9 days ago
Veterinary Emergency - New York, NY (8 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Job Information Veterinary Emergency Group Emergency Veterinary Assistant - Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York The family you will be joining Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed...
9 days ago
Veterinary Emergency Group - Clifton, NJ (3 miles from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Job Information Veterinary Emergency Group Emergency Veterinary Assistant- Clifton, NJ in Clifton, New Jersey Veterinary Emergency Group is hiring a Veterinary Assistant for a busy animal hospital....
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

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

$32,440

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 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 Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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