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Veterinary Technician Assistant

Animal Medical Center Hattiesburg, MS

  • Posted: May 24, 2017
  • Full-Time


"At the Animal Medical Center, we strive for excellence in pet healthcare,

while exceeding our client's expectations, in a Christ-centered environment"


Fast-paced, state-of-the-art, 24-7 veterinary hospital in Hattiesburg, MS, is seeking an outgoing, highly motivated nightshift veterinary technician assistant with exceptional people skills to join our veterinary technician team. As the oldest veterinary practice in Hattiesburg, you will be representing a well-established veterinary practice committed to excellence.


As a veterinary technician assistant you will continue to establish excellence in pet healthcare by:

  • Answering multiple telephone lines with proper Animal Medical Center greeting, in a cheerful tone
  • Directing phone calls to proper team members and ensuring messages taken are followed through
  • Assist in performing lab work, digital radiographs, treatments (some being very technical such as feeding tubes, urinary catheters, chest tubes, etc)
  • Assist surgery team by cleaning, prepping, and sterilizing surgery packs.  Prepare and clean surgery room
  • Learn and utilize Cornerstone veterinary software for invoicing and patient records
  • Work closely and respectfully with other team members in the veterinary practice to ensure a positive client experience
  • Organize and maintain cleanliness in treatment room, pharmacy and exam rooms. Ensure proper disinfection protocols are followed
  • Educate pet owners about Animal Medical Center services and products according to the standards of Animal Medical Center
  • Organize and be able to accurately record treatment and patient records
  • Walk dogs and recognize signs of illness.  Maintain cleanliness of kennels in treatment room
  • Restrain pets for veterinary technicians


At Animal Medical Center, we strive to exceed our client's expectations by providing excellent service.  Skills you would need for this position are:

  • Excellent customer service skills both written and verbal
  • Love people as much as you love pets
  • Available to work day/night shifts and on weekends, holidays; and work a rotation for 8-12 hours shifts
  • The shift times are 4:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. 
  • Access to internet to receive schedule and communication emails from Animal Medical Center
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, be able to lift up to 50 pounds and more assisted
  • Be a career minded individual looking for a profession in veterinary technology.

Preferred skill is previous veterinary experience, however, it is not required


  • All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future
  • Hourly pay is commensurate with experience 
  • This position can advance to team member becoming a veterinary technician
  • The work schedule can be demanding: nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Dependability and being flexible is essential
  • Benefits such as medical insurance, vacation, and retirement is available for full time team members
  • Upon conditional offer of employment, you successfully complete a drug screen and background check
  • Due to the number of telephone calls inquiring on application status, we are not able to return every phone call. Be assured that we review every application received.  You will either receive a telephone call for a phone interview, an email inviting you to take an assessment for questions related to the position, or email referring to why your application has not gone further in the application process. If you do call about your application status, a message will be taken and forwarded to the proper personnel, however, a follow up phone call cannot be guaranteed. 


Animal Medical Center


Hattiesburg, MS
39402 USA
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