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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant in Lafayette, Indiana

VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital located in Lafayette, Indiana , has opportunities available for you to join our incredible team! We are seeking Veterinary Assistants to join our expanding hospital!

Who We Are:

We are a Primary Care and Urgent Care Hospital. with a commitment to providing individualized care that our patient’s deserve. We are a full-service facility offering Preventative/Routine medical care, Urgent medical care, diagnostic testing, surgical and dental services.

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 Family:

 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 

  • CE allowance 

  • Tuition support and sponsorships * in becoming a CVT*

  • Vet Tech license reimbursement 

  • 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: 3532 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47905

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 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