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VCA Animal Hospitals Full Time Veterinary Assistant in Lakewood, Ohio

VCA Lakewood Animal Hospital is seeking an energetic, friendly, and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Veterinary Assistant. The Veterinary Assistant is a key member of the hospital team who supports and assists the Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians, ensuring the safety of pets, clients, and associates, while offering quality veterinary care.

Our ideal applicant must be willing to provide professional, efficient, and exceptional customer service at all times. They must enjoy people just as much as they enjoy animals. Though we would prefer an applicant with prior experience, we are willing to train the right person.

Daily tasks include ensuring that both clients and pets are comfortable in the hospital, helping to maintain the flow of patients, patient restraint, providing patient care or procedures that do not require veterinarian or vet tech assistance, ensuring that all areas of the hospital are kept clean, organized, and well stocked. Additionally, veterinary assistants are responsible for educating clients about the importance of preventative care, accurately invoicing clients, detailed data entry, and much more!

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