Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Port Orchard, WA

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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Talent Care - Edmonds, WA (20 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment Strong English written and verbal language skills Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience Experience with...
1 day ago
National Veterinary Associates - Poulsbo, WA (14 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
POSITION DETAILS JOB TASKS: Patient care for feline and canine patients in a multiple DVM practice Possesses skills for work including vital/history taking, client education, treatment plan prep/review...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Federal Way, WA (22 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
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....
4 days ago
Vashon, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
We are looking for a Veterinary Assistant to join our busy predominantly small animal practice on Vashon Island....
5 days ago
KITSAP Humane Society - Silverdale, WA (13 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Our veterinary assistants must be efficient at time management and able to thrive in a high volume, fast-paced environment with multiple priorities....
6 days ago
PetCo - Federal Way, WA (22 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
6 days ago
SAIC (Science Applications Int.) - Silverdale, WA (13 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Job Description Description SAIC is looking for a Marine Mammal Assistant for our Silverdale, WA location. In this role, the successful candidate will be required to perform preparation of...
7 days ago
PetCo - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
11 days ago
Seattle Veterinary - Seattle, WA (17 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Seattle Veterinary Associates is seeking an experienced full-time veterinary assistant....
Pathway Vet Alliance - Lynnwood, WA (22 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
VSC is growing and currently hiring veterinary assistants for: Internal Medicine, Emergency, Radiology, Surgery, Neurology and Oncology If you are a visionary who wants to use your technical skills;...
12 days ago
Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Elliott Bay Animal Hospital (EBAH) is seeking a motivated veterinary assistant seeking long-term, full-time employment with an established veterinary practice in the Greater Seattle area....
18 days ago
Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Are you passionate about animals? Do you want to be part of a caring team that makes a difference in the lives of pets and their owners? If so, Rainier Veterinary Hospital may be the right...
18 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
We have a commitment to animal care and want to share that with you....
22 days ago
PetCo - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
22 days ago
Summit Veterinary Referral Center - Tacoma, WA (21 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Summit Veterinary Referral Hospital is hiring Veterinary Assistants to join our amazing team!...
27 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Port Orchard, WA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Port Orchard, WA as reported by the BLS.

$34,030

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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