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VCA Animal Hospitals Part-time Veterinary Assistant in Wakefield, Massachusetts

Part-time veterinary assistant

At VCA Wakefield Animal Hospital, we value teamwork and fun in a supportive and inclusive culture. There is something special about you, and we are excited to learn more! Our AAHA-accredited, 12-doctor general and exotics practice is located in a new, state-of-the-art facility just 20 minutes north of Boston and 20 minutes south of New Hampshire.

What makes VCA Wakefield different?

  • We have a meditation room that doubles as a lactation room for new moms, and we offer free subscriptions to Headspace and mental health support through Lyra Health.

  • 4 of our doctors worked here before they went to vet school.

  • 4 more of our doctors completed externships here while in vet school.

  • Many of our vet assistants and CVTs joined us after completing tech externships or after working as client service representatives.

  • When it comes to Fear Free™, we put our money where our mouth is. Our new (December 2020) facility is designed with separate entrances, lobbies, exam rooms, holding areas, and treatment areas for dogs and cats/exotics.

  • We have iCalm music piped throughout the lobbies, exam rooms, and holding areas.

  • All of our doctors and more than half of our associates are Fear Free™ Certified, and we’ll pay for your Fear Free™ Certification and veterinary technician classes to become eligible for the Veterinary Technician National Exam.

  • We see 52.5% dogs, 25% cats, and 22.5% exotics (including reptiles, birds, small mammals, and aquatics).

  • About 15% of animal hospitals are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association, a distinction we’ve held for more than 40 years.

  • We offer opportunities to give back through strong shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

The successful candidates will share our commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional client service. We will consider part-time tech candidates that are available some evenings and weekends.

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