Veterinary Assistant

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Sea Girt Animal Hospital has an opportunity for a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team! 


**$1,000 sign-on bonus available!**


Location: 2129 Route 35, Sea Girt, NJ 08750 

Shift Details: This is a full time position, working weekdays (10-hour shifts from 8am-6pm or 8:30am-6:30pm), and Saturdays (only open until 1pm). 

Compensation: $16/hour


Sea Girt Animal Hospital is conveniently located in the heart of Sea Girt, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Our goal is to meet and exceed the needs of our patients and clients, improving both the quality and longevity of their lives. We believe in educating our clients and working with them as a team. Our staff strives to be friendly, caring, compassionate, knowledgeable and professional. Our New Jersey veterinarians are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of medicine, preventative care, and surgery.


We are looking for an individual who is passionate about veterinary medicine and is motivated to learn and grow! There is the potential for promotion to a Veterinary Technician position based on performance in the Veterinary Assistant role.


Benefits we offer:


Industry leading payEmployee discount for veterinary care for your furry family membersMedical, vision and dental benefits package for full-time employees401k retirement plan options with company match for all staff over 21 years oldA yearly scrub/uniform allowance for all employeesFlexible schedule optionsPaid time off and paid holidays for full-time employeesShort-term disability insurance provided to all full-time employeesLife insurance and other benefit options are also available for full-time employeesEducation discount for all staff who desire to become an RVT/CVT/LVT through the Penn Foster Online program (some eligibility requirements)Free virtual yoga, fitness, and meditation classes for all employeesFree virtual registered dietitian lead wellness, nutrition, and cooking classes for all employeesCustomized learning and developmental opportunities


Job Summary:   The Veterinary Assistant aids and supports the medical support team in the operation of an animal facility in accordance with Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP) hospital policy and procedures. The Veterinary Assistant also provides medical care to patients as allowed in the veterinary practice act. 


How you'll make an impact: 


  • Maintain and uphold the Core Values and Mission Statement of MVP. 

  • Assist in all daily duties for clinic care including, but not limited to: nail trims, ear cleanings, anal gland expressions, submitting labwork, administering subcutaneous injections, assisting with catheter placement, intubation, and surgery.

  • Participate in any special cleaning duties. 

  • Maintain excellent client communication. 

  • Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in the patient record accurately with appropriate grammar, terms, and accurate information. 

  • Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients. 

  • Provide patient care under the direction of a DVM. 



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 


  • Must be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills. 

  • Ability to demonstrate patience and composure in stressful situations, and ability to handle a fast-paced environment. 

  • Ability to stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis. 

  • The employee must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics, and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently. 

  •  The employee must also be confident around pets. 


We put people first and never compromise on our values. 

Apply today for immediate consideration! 


Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP) is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 





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