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VCA Animal Hospitals Experienced Veterinary Assistant in Westmont, Illinois

VCA West Suburban Animal Hospital is looking to expand its team with an Experienced Veterinary Assistant!

Who We Are:

For more than 70 years, we have been providing the highest quality medical care with kindness and compassion for our patients as well as our clients. We are very proud of the medicine we practice and the quality of care we provide for all of our patients.

We are a full service medical facility offering general wellness, hospitalization, advanced surgical services including orthopedics, laparoscopy, dentistry, surgical laser, ultrasound, cold laser therapy, stem cell therapy as well as Exotic and Avian care.

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 and Lyra Health)

  • Referral bonuses 

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance 

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance 

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation and sick time


1+ years experience as a Veterinary Assistant or enrolled in a Veterinary Technician Program.


Location: 518 N Warwick Ave, Westmont, IL, 60559

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 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