**Veterinary Assistant (original)

Veterinary Assistant Columbus, Ohio


Position at Beechwold Veterinary Hospital

Veterinary Assistant     

Columbus, OH     

Full-time and part-time available     

More than a word, care is present in everything you do. At Beechwold Veterinary Hospital, a Thrive Pet Healthcare partner, we take action to empower your best care for pets, their families, and yourself.      


We are a community of 400 clinics forming an extraordinary network of unparalleled resources and people. Through outstanding learning and career options, comprehensive benefits, and abundant support, you’ll be nurtured and appreciated for who you are and what you bring to the table. We come together in both the joys and heartaches of our profession to lift each other up through laughter and empathy.      


And, we have plenty of fun along the way!     


Who we are     

At Beechwold Veterinary Hospital, you’ll feel the warmth and openness of a small clinic, while having the opportunity and support of a united network.      


We offer primary care for dogs and cats in Columbus, OH and surrounding areas. We are proud to be AAHAA accredited and Feline-friendly certified. Our staff is comprised of individuals passionate about the very best in Veterinary care in order to improve the quality of life for our patients.      



Provide your best care with more bridges and less barriers.     


Beechwold is looking for a  Veterinary Assistant to join us as part of the Thrive Pet Healthcare community.      


As a Vet Assistant you’ll play an important role in pets lives by providing end-to-end care for our precious patients. Your life-changing work will range from the hands-on care of facilitating outpatient treatments and performing laboratory tests, to support services including admitting and discharging patients.     


Role Responsibilities:

  • Uses sound judgment when making decisions about patient care
  • Responds quickly and calmly to emergencies
  • Maintains high standards of patient care
  • Communicates clearly with the veterinarians, other hospital personnel, and clients to ensure that patients receive the care they need
  • Must be friendly and flexible in the face of varying expectations from clients and coworkers
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize tasks well, and think creatively
  • Provide for patient and client comfort by keeping the hospital clean and presentable
  • Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. 
  • May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste, and contagious diseases
  • Other duties as assigned
Experience & Skills Requirements:

  • Possesses strong communication skills
  • Is compassionate and empathetic
  • Works well on a team
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Experience in a veterinary hospital setting is required



You’ll Grow With Us     

Here, you can grow your career as best fits you through access to comprehensive learning and skillset programs. You can build your skills and earn credentials through:     


      Our vast, diverse, and free library of continuing education courses - ThriveU     

      Live, virtual interactive workshops to develop valuable leadership skills      

      A program to designed to teach you the fundamentals of running a pet hospital      

      ​​​​​​​Earn your AVMA-CVTEA Accreditation and become a Vet Tech through our fully accredited distance learning program for veterinary technicians     

      Scholarship opportunities and tuition reimbursement       


And, with so many locations nationwide, you can find and move into any specialty, hospital type, or environment. Join us and provide your best care at a clinic that is deeply rooted within its community and bolstered by the resources of Thrive Pet Healthcare.     


Benefits – our care in action     

We provide benefits spread comprehensively across your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing designed to meet your needs as a unique individual. Some key benefits for full-time employees include:     


      ​​​​​​Paid time off including 8-weeks of full-pay parental leave, bereavement to grieve both humans and pets, and time off for new pet adoptions     

      Top quality medical, dental, and vision insurance plus health savings account and flexible spending account ​​​​​​​     

      Pet perks including free exams, discounts on products and services, and more at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations     

      Generously subsidized backup and ongoing care support for children, adults, and pets     

      Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions     

      401k with employer contribution and no waiting period     

      Continuing education and development support through our library of free CE courses and paid time off to complete     

      Scholarship opportunities and student loan support program     

       and so much more!     


At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.