Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Union, 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 (10 miles from Union, 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 (14 miles from Union, NJ)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
17 hours ago
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (16 miles from Union, NJ)
Animal Medical Center is looking for veterinary assistants to assist during patient care in multiple departments....
Parkview Animal Hospital PC - Passaic, NJ (13 miles from Union, 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 (15 miles from Union, NJ)
Candidates must have knowledge as a veterinary assistant as they will be assisting doctors with patient exams....
PetCo - Totowa, NJ (16 miles from Union, 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 (13 miles from Union, 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 (5 miles from Union, NJ)
The Veterinary Assistant represents the mission and values to all clients.?...
8 days ago
Oradell Animal Hospital, Inc. - Paramus, NJ (20 miles from Union, 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 (14 miles from Union, 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 (14 miles from Union, 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 (16 miles from Union, 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:...
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (16 miles from Union, 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...
Veterinary Emergency - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, 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...
16 days ago
ASPCA - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, 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...
20 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Union, NJ

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

$32,440

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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