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Veterinary Assistant

Animal Medical Center of Woodland Park
Woodland Park, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $16 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Veterinary Assistant

Animal Medical Center located in Woodland Park, Colorado (near Colorado Springs) is looking for an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our Team!  

What Makes AMC Woodland Park such a great veterinary hospital? 

Our team works closely together to provide excellent care to our patients, focusing not only on the bond between the patient and client but also on being advocates for them and the families who love them. As veterinary technician, you will be a crucial member of our care team. We are a 3-Doctor practice in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado that offers general medicine, surgery, dentistry, digital radiology, and in-house laboratory.  

As a member of our team, you will receive training, continuing education, and an opportunity to rotate through the various technician assignment areas.  

Job Summary

We are looking for a compassionate Veterinary Assistant to support our veterinarian in providing excellent care to our patients. You will be responsible for assisting veterinary staff in examining and monitoring animal patients, performing administrative tasks, and maintaining clean and sanitary conditions in the exam and operating rooms. Our ideal candidate is willing to learn new skills and develop their talents as an assistant. You must have a passion for caring for animals and excellent customer service skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Care for animals by bathing, feeding, watering, and exercising
  • Assist in holding and restraining animals during exams and surgical procedures
  • Clean and sterilize instruments, equipment, and tools
  • Ensure exam and operating rooms are stocked and sterilized
  • Change animal bandages, bedding, and kennel materials
  • Ensure all cages and kennels are clean
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in collecting samples such as blood or urine for testing
  • Communicate with owners and families on surgery and recovery instructions
  • Perform administrative duties such as updating files and processing payments

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate degree or course credit in veterinary technology or animal science from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited program a plus
  • 1+ years of experience in animal care or in a clinic preferred
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Basic understanding of animal behavior and health care
  • Passion for working with animals and their owners
  • Attention to detail in order to maintain accurate patient records
  • Physical ability to restrain larger pets when necessary

Further Offerings:

Everything we do is rooted in growth, ownership, and well-being:


  • 401k (4% match!) & Financial Coaching
  • Working for a hospital clinic that has local ownership


  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Options
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D, and Short-Term Disability
  • Generous PTO
  • Pet Health Discounts


  • Employee Assistance Program (Counseling, Crisis Support, Mental Health Resources)
  • Student Debt Refinancing Programs
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • Mentorship & Leadership Training
  • State licensing fee reimbursement


We are part of an innovative network of hospitals that are owned and operated by the veterinarians working in each hospital. As a part of Suveto, we can offer ownership opportunities, leading-edge technology, and growth opportunities.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, employees may be regularly required to lift and or move up to fifty pounds as well as bend, sit, squat, or stand for periods of time. This job also includes phone and computer work which will need to be performed.

All candidates to which offers of employment are made shall upon hire successfully complete a Background Check screening prior to first date of employment.

Salary range: $33,280 - $37,440

Hourly rate: $16.00 - $18.00

All candidates to which offers of employment are made shall upon hire successfully complete a Background Check screening prior to first date of employment.

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