Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant 

University Veterinary Hospital has positions available for Full-Time Veterinary Assistants to join our team.  

If you enjoy patient care and working in a clinic that supports continuing education, a fast-paced environment, and gold-standard medicine then we are the practice for you! 

  • Are you looking to advance your career as a Veterinary Assistant? 
  • Do you have a strong passion for the Veterinary field? 
  • Do you want to work with dedicated, highly skilled veterinary professionals?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, then we want to hear from you. 

In this role you will: 

  • Calculate basic medical math. 
  • Compassionately, calmly, and gently approach and handle patients. 
  • Need understanding in the classification of commonly used medications, associated side effects, and appropriately monitors therapeutic response. 
  • Administer medications via appropriate routes and duration. 
  • Venipuncture of varying routes. 
  • Assist in holding and restraining animals during exams and surgical procedures 
  • Assist in collecting samples such as blood or urine for testing 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge & Skills: 

  • Able to read and carry out treatment orders prescribed by a Veterinarian. 
  • Ability to identify a decline in patient health status and have knowledge of basic patient emergency protocol. 
  • Experience in patient monitoring under anesthesia. 
  • Registered Veterinary Technician preferred but not required. 


  • Rotating Shifts 
  • Flexible Schedules 
  • Weekends required 
  • Night/Overnight shifts 

Physical Demands & Environment: 

  • Ability to lift 25+ pounds on a regular basis 
  • This position requires standing and walking for extended periods of time 
  • This position requires employees to interact with and handle domesticated household pets including, but not limited to, dogs, cats, rodents, etc. 

Requirements and Qualifications 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • 1+ years of experience in animal care or in a clinic preferred 
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently 
  • Basic understanding of animal behavior and health care 
  • Passion for working with animals and their owners 
  • Attention to detail in order to maintain accurate patient records 
  • Physical ability to restrain larger pets when necessary 


We are part of an innovative network of hospitals that are owned and operated by the veterinarians working in each hospital. As a part of Suveto, we can offer ownership opportunities, leading-edge technology, and growth opportunities.   


Our employment package includes paid time off, paid holidays, generous health insurance and HRA package, dental insurance, pet discounts, 401K with a true match up to 4%, and continuing education. (See more below.)   


  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans  
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Options  
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D, and Short-Term Disability  
  • Generous PTO  
  • Pet Health Discounts  


  • Employee Assistance Program (Counseling, Crisis Support, Mental Health Resources)  
  • Student Debt Refinancing Programs  
  • Continuing Education Allowance  
  • Mentorship & Leadership Training  




All candidates to which offers of employment are made shall upon hire successfully complete a Background Check screening prior to first date of employment.

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