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Veterinary Assistant / Technician

New York, NY
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $20 to $25 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Well established animal hospital looking for a FT/PT veterinary assistant/technician with prior experience in this field. This is a non-corporate practice. Our work day is divided between medical cases and surgeries. We provide a warm and friendly work environment with a dedicated staff and a great team spirit. Profit sharing plan offered for qualified employees. Some staff members have been with us for more than 20 years. No after-hours emergencies. Our hospital is easily accessible by public transportation. Please send your resume to Looking forward to hearing from you.

Veterinary Technician Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet clients and obtain contact information and pet medical histories
  • Bring animals back to the exam room and perform an initial evaluation of their health
  • Provide assistance to the veterinarian during examinations, surgeries, and other procedures
  • Handle basic care duties, such as cleaning and dressing wounds, administering medication, collecting samples, and checking vitals
  • Assist with diagnostic imaging and lab work, including blood tests and analysis of urine samples
  • Provide food and water to animals retained more than a day and observe any unusual health issues
  • Sterilize tools and restock examination and operating rooms
  • Inform and educate families about at-home care for their pets
  • Update patient files and handle other administrative duties as necessary

Veterinary Technician Requirements and Qualifications

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology, animal science, or a related field from an accredited program
  • 1+ years of veterinary experience
  • Working knowledge of standard industry tools and equipment
  • Solid understanding of animal behavior and healthcare
  • Passion for working with animals and their owners
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Able to restrain larger pets when necessary
  • Flexible schedule



New York, NY
11218 USA



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