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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

VCA Chicago North Animal Hospital is looking to expand its team with a Veterinary Assistant!

*Who We Are: *

VCA Chicago North Animal Hospital is located in Irving Park/Avondale neighborhood of Chicago, IL. We are proud to be AAHA accredited and practice Low-Stress Handling

Job Snapshot:

Whether you are a seasoned Veterinary Assistant or a Technician in training, we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. The skills that will be utilized include, but are not limited to: 

  • Providing support to the entire veterinary hospital staff

  • Ensure there is a clean, comfortable environment for patients and clients

  • Ensuring that treatment areas and exam rooms remain fully stocked

  • Restrain animals during examinations or vaccinations

  • Keep accurate records and logs

  • Sterilize equipment

  • Observing patients for obvious signs of health concerns and reporting any findings to senior staff

Schedule: Full-time opportunities available with flexible scheduling. 

Benefits Of Joining Our Team :

 Below are some of the many  benefits  of joining the team!  

  • Leadership opportunities 

  • Career development programs 

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

  • Free mental wellness subscriptions (Head Space) 

  • Referral bonuses 

  • Competitive wage 

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance 

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance 

  • Paid parental leave 

  • Paid vacation and sick time 


6 + months experience working in a Veterinary Clinic or enrolled in a Veterinary Assistant or Veterinary Technician Program.  


Location: We are located at the intersection of Addison and Elston, which is just a few miles away from Wrigley Field and right off the Kennedy Expressway.

It's time to apply

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you! 

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