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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant in West Islip, New York

Join the Sunrise Veterinary Team!

Location: 521 Sunrise Highway West Islip NY 11795

At VCA animal hospitals, we are looking to add (full time or part time) Veterinary Assistant to the team! We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person’s individual skill and personality. There’s something special about you and we are excited to learn more! We are a growing and expanding hospital and looking to grow our team to help as many pets as possible!

Why Join the VCA Sunrise Veterinary Group?

We are passionate about supporting veterinary 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 assistant career has to offer. At VCA 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 the VCA team, you will help create and maintain 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.

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:

  • Compassionate patient care

  • Client education and care

  • Pharmacy and medication administration

  • Lab sample collection and processing

  • Diagnostic imaging

  • Medical recordkeeping

The salary range for this position is $17-$25 / hour based on experience

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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