Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Rutherford, 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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PetVet Care Centers - Staten Island, NY (13 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Responsibilities Position Overview: The veterinary assistant provides support to the veterinarians and technicians in their daily tasks by cleaning and maintaining equipment, feeding, exercising and...
20 hours ago
PETCO - New York, NY (7 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
16 hours ago
The Pet Health Centers @ North Shore Animal League America - Port Washington, NY (21 miles from Rutherford, 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...
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (8 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Animal Medical Center is looking for veterinary assistants to assist during patient care in multiple departments....
Parkview Animal Hospital PC - Passaic, NJ (2 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
restraint and general animal care Receptionist/CSR Experience required Flexible with scheduling - evening and weekend shift availability required Demonstrated passion for patient care and client service...
Oradell Veterinary Group of Hasbrouck Heights - Hasbrouck Heights, NJ (3 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Candidates must have knowledge as a veterinary assistant as they will be assisting doctors with patient exams....
New Hyde Park, NY (23 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
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4 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Larchmont, NY (19 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
5 days ago
PetCo - Totowa, NJ (7 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! Healthier pets. Happier people. Better world. Our vision might sound lofty, but...
6 days ago
Morris Animal Inn - Morristown, NJ (20 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Prior work experience as a veterinary assistant or technician is highly preferred. · 2+ years’ experience in customer/client service handling a wide variety of inquires, preferably in a pet care setting...
PetCo - Clark, NJ (17 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
The Veterinary Assistant represents the mission and values to all clients.?...
8 days ago
Oradell Animal Hospital, Inc. - Paramus, NJ (8 miles from Rutherford, 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...
Aspca - New York, NY (7 miles from Rutherford, 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...
13 days ago
Petco - New York, NY (7 miles from Rutherford, 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!...
14 days ago
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (8 miles from Rutherford, 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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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Rutherford, NJ

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

$32,440

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Highest Education Level

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

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