Mars Petcare Career Pathways

Job Information

VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant in Charleston, South Carolina

VCA Charles Towne Animal Hospital is hiring an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

Location: 850 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407

Check out our website here:

About Us

We are an AAHA-accredited 2-doctor practice in Charleston, SC, offering a variety of services including Primary Care, Surgery, and Dentistry. We are located in the West Ashley area of Charleston, close to great restaurants, shopping, and the Greenway trail. Our team practices hands free radiology and low stress handling.

Our hours are Monday through Friday 8am- 6pm, Saturdays 8am - 3pm, closed Sundays.

About the Role

As Veterinary Assistant, you will help create and maintain a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our patients and clients. Skills will include, but not limited to are:

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Dentistry

  • Venipuncture and catheter placement


  • 1 or more years of experience as a Veterinary Assistant

  • Strong technical skills with desire to continue to learn and improve

  • Strong emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues and pet parents

  • Able to work well independently as well as part of a team


VCA Animal Hospitals offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, pet care discounts, paid vacation, holidays and sick days, health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The starting salary for this position is $16 / hour

Interested? Apply today!

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse 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