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Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Hospital Modesto, CA

Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Hospital
Modesto, CA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $16 to $22 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Veterinary Technician


We're looking for a Veterinary assistant to add their passion, skills, and education to our team. We believe in hiring individuals with diverse perspectives, ideas and cultures who use their expertise in a way that benefits pets, clients, teams, and communities.

We are a small animal (canine and feline) veterinary hospital, looking to fill positions for a full time Registered Veterinary Technician. We are seeking candidates with previous veterinary experience. Candidates must be licensed, with a positive attitude, effective communication and ability to work well in a team. We provide surgical and wellness service for the general public.

The anticipated starting hourly rate for individuals expressing interest in this position is $16 to $22 per hour. Rate to be determined by the schedule, location, experience, skills, and abilities of the applicant.


In this role you will:

  • Deliver exceptional, compassionate nursing care to patients utilizing a variety of technical skills, including diagnostic sample collection, catheter placement, venipuncture, radiography, dental radiology.

  • Support veterinarians to ensure exceptional veterinary care during preventative, injury and illness visits

  • Advocate for patients, and educate clients

  • Assist with patient procedures and surgeries, including anesthetic induction and monitoring, pre and post operative patient care, surgical suite, instrument, and equipment care

  • Obtain health history from clients and ensure documentation is accurate and complete within the electronic medical record

  • Willingness to guide, mentor, and support fellow team members

  • Constantly advance your knowledge base and skill set


Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1-year professional experience as a veterinary assistant preferred

  • Must possess excellent communication skills, the ability to problem solves and handle multiple tasks

  • Must have the ability to adjust to changes in the environment and able to handle stress in a calm manner

  • Must be a team player, have patience and maintain a positive attitude.

  • Must be detail oriented due to the high level of quality medicine.

  • Must be able to lift and restrain pets of at least 40 pounds, and work on feet most of the day.

Benefits and Perks: Subject to Employment Status

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options, all start first 60 days after hire

  • PTO and Paid Holidays



Veterinary Hospital

Modesto, CA



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