Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant San Jose, California


Position at San Jose Animal Hospital

San Jose Animal Hospital, a Thrive Pet Healthcare partner, is hiring a Veterinary Assistant to join our amazing team!     
We pride ourselves on being transparent and providing high-quality services. We invest heavily in creating a clean, modern hospital with friendly, professional staff.      
Established in 1972, San Jose Animal Hospital has been a local establishment for over 40 years. We're excited to be one of the larger and highest rated clinics in Santa Clara County.   
The Ideal Candidate:  
  • Has love for cats and dogs
  • Has a willingness to learn and further your skillset
  • Has experience working with animals

Job duties include:     

  • Assist veterinarians and technicians in the care of animals
  • Restrain pets
  • Perform nail trims
  • Maintain and utilize laboratory equipment and tests
  • Light kennel duties
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Checking patients in and out

Required skills:     

  • Love for animals
  • Understanding of animal behaviors
  • Exceptional communication with coworkers and clients
  • Attention to detail
  • Minimum 1 year working with cats and dogs (preferably in a veterinary setting)
Why work at San Jose Animal Hospital?     
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • PTO
  • CE Allowance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401k match
  • Discounted pet care and pet allowance
  • Transportation stipend

We invest heavily in our employees with many opportunities for growth and development! We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, paid time off, continuing education, generous pet discounts and much more!

Compensation negotiable based on credentials and experience with an hourly pay rate starting at $19 - $23 / hour. The actual rate offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.