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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant in Carthage, North Carolina

Location: 7672 NC Highway 22, Carthage, NC 28327

VCA Whispering Pines Animal Hospital is hiring an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

Our canine and feline practice offers quality primary care, illness care, surgery, dentistry, and more. We are open Monday through Friday 8a-6p, Saturdays 8a-1p, closed on Sundays.

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About the Role

As Veterinary Assistant, we want you to utilize your knowledge and skills to the fullest and continue to grow. Duties will include:

  • Compassionate patient care

  • Client care and education

  • Physical assessment

  • Venipuncture

  • Catheter placement

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry

  • Radiology

  • Laboratory work

  • Pharmacy

  • Medical recordkeeping


VCA Animal Hospitals is a community of over 800 hospitals across the US, including primary care, emergency, and specialty medicine. We offer world class medicine with hometown care. Together we are taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.

We are passionate about supporting our technicians and assistants and are committed to your personal career development. At VCA, you will enjoy an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve.

Benefits we offer include:

  • Access to the people and resources of a large veterinary community

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Employer-paid short term disability insurance and life insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • 401(k) with matching

  • CE allowance for full time credentialed technicians

  • Tuition support and sponsorships for veterinary technology AAS, BAS completion and more

  • Vet tech license reimbursement

  • Free wellness and self-care resources

  • Generous hospital discounts and product discounts

  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

Interested in this opportunity? Apply! We look forward to hearing from you.

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at