Veterinary Assistant (Surgery) - Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - East County

Veterinary Assistant La Mesa, California


Position at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - East County

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center East County is now hiring a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our Surgery Team!

The ideal candidate:

  • 6 months veterinary experience in small animal medicine
  • is a team player
  • excellent communication skills
  • has a positive attitude
  • is organized and can multi-task
  • basic technical skills
Job Overview:
You will have the opportunity to assist the doctor and technicians in treating patients with advanced techniques and equipment. Some responsibilities include: clean and wrap surgical packs and instruments, setting up the ORs for surgeries, scrubbing in and assisting with surgeries, patient restraint, walk and feed patients, running lab work, clip and prep patients for procedures, assist in taking radiographs, caring for and maintaining equipment, assist with procedures, cleaning, laundry, etc.

The Vet Assistant position is full time, daytime hours, Saturdays and/or Sundays may be required.

Why work at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center East County?
We are a busy emergency/specialty hospital that takes pride in providing the best customer service and veterinary medicine in the county!  We invest heavily in our team members' growth and education.  We promote an emotionally intelligent work environment and strive to maintain a positive work-life balance.  If you are searching for a career where you provide the best service to the best people while working with the best, look no more!

Our benefits package is the best in the industry and includes health, dental, vision, life, 401k as well as paid time off and pet benefits.Apply today!  We look forward to hearing from you!

If you are passionate about providing the quality veterinary care to the best people, we want you to join our team!

Apply today!  We look forward to hearing from you!