Veterinary Assistant/Technician> at VCA

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Newark, Delaware

Job Description:

Whether you are a seasoned Veterinary Assistant, a Technician in training or experienced credential technician, we want you to use the knowledge that you've invested your time and talent in. As a member of the VCA team, you will support technician and doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent-by delivering an outstanding client experience-so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Pr

    oviding support to the entire veterinary hospital staff

  • Ensure there is a clean, comfortable environment for patients and clients

  • Ensuring that treatment areas and exam rooms remain fully stocked

  • Restrain animals safely

  • Keep accurate records and logs

  • Client education and communication

  • Triage

    * Physical examinations and patient assessment

    * Anesthesia monitoring

    * If interested - Surgical preparation and assisting

    * If interested - Dentistry

    * Radiology

    * Laboratory work

    * Venipuncture

    * Catheter placement (willing to train)

    * Pharmacy

    * Patient recovery

    * Compassionate care of our hospitalized animals


  • 1+ years of Veterinary Assistant experience

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds

  • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly

  • Must be able to respond quickly to a variety of medical situations (with training)


Full-time AND part-time opportunities available
with flexible scheduling.

Benefits Of Joining Our Family:

 Below are some of the many 


 of joining the team!

  • Career development programs

  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

  • CE allowance

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

    in becoming a CVT/LVT

  • Vet Tech license reimbursement

  • Free mental wellness subscriptions (Head Space and Lyra Health)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation and sick time

Ready to be part of a team that feels like family? Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you soon.

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at

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