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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Seeking a Veterinary Assistant Part time!

Location: 226 S. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia are looking to add part time Veterinary Assistant to the medical team! Our AAHA-accredited facility has been helping felines live long and healthy lives for more than 40 years. We deliver the best medical care for cats and the best experience for the cat owner.

Our veterinarians, technicians, assistants, and support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best preventive and healing care.

Why join the VCA the Cat team?

We are passionate about supporting veterinary technicians and assistants and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a veterinary technician career has to offer. We are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!

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

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Career development programs

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

  • Continuing education allowance

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

  • Free mental health and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Generous pet care discounts

  • Life, long and short-term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation (2 weeks to start) and sick time

  • 401(k)

  • Full-time and Part-time positions available

Why We Want You!

As a member of VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia, you will support technician and doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so we can provide exceptional care to every patient.

You have worked hard to gain your experience and we want you to use the knowledge that you have invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Compassionate patient care

  • Client education and care

  • Pharmacy and medication administration

  • Lab sample collection and processing

  • Diagnostic imaging

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Dentistry

  • Medical recordkeeping

The salary range for this position is starting at $17/hour

We value your time, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. Apply today on our mobile-friendly application. We look forward to speaking with 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 vcacareers.com

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