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Veterinary Assistant

Supply, North Carolina
USD13.00 to USD15.00 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
About This Location:
Brunswick Animal Hospital is located in charming Supply, North Carolina. Just down the street from where you would normally take a beach vacation, our 4-doctor, small animal hospital has been proud to serve our community since 1976. Our efficient, well-rounded team has great communication, is fun, and makes a point to know our clients and patients by name.

If you are a passionate and caring team player, please feel free to send us a resume or apply today!

To find out more about Brunswick Animal Hospital, please visit


The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Credentialed Veterinary Technicians in the care of animals, the hospital, and all medical equipment and machinery. Assistants will help maintain a clean, efficient, and healthy environment for animals being treated or boarded at the hospital. The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients.

Assist doctors and credentialed veterinary technicians with appointments, prepping patients for surgery and minor procedures, and pro-actively set up any equipment and or tools to be used for a patient
Collect and prepare laboratory samples such as fecal, urine, and ear cytologies
Restrain animals in a safe, efficient and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures
Obtain accurate vital signs on patients
Document any changes of a pet's condition and vital signs appropriately in medical records and notify doctor or veterinary technicians of any unusual medical or behavioral problems
Communication with all aspects of the medical team from the front Customer Service Staff to the Kennel Technicians
Maintain the cleanliness of the hospital including kennels and runs, treatment areas, exam rooms, and surgery suite
Care and maintenance of all medical equipment including laboratory machines, surgical packs, anesthesia machines, and any other tools that are essential to daily operations
Communicate with clients per hospital policy in a compassionate and professional way on either the status of their pet, or any questions they may have
Perform other duties as assigned by doctors, receptionists, and veterinary technicians to assist in the smooth flow of the daily operation of the hospital
Responsibilities / Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED certificate
Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts
Knowledge of medical procedures and animal handling
Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations
Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment
Excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required
Must be dependable, demonstrate strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Pay range of $13- $15/hour based on experience
Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
Retirement Plan (401k)
Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
Short Term Disability
Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)
SVP offers educational assistance for qualified teammates to enroll in AVMA-CVTEA accredited veterinary technician programs
Teladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7
Discounted Veterinary Care
EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
A large network of over 5,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth
Opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals among a great team of people!

Our team's continuous dedication has rewarded us with remarkable growth, and Southern Veterinary Partners now employs more than 8,000 employees nationwide. The organization's success has not gone unnoticed, landing us recognition as on Newsweek's "Most Loved Workplaces" list in 2022. Additionally, we have ranked among Inc. 5000's List of "Fastest Growing Companies in America" (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022) and the Birmingham Business Journal's "FastTrack 30" of the Fastest Growing Companies in Birmingham (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021).
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  • Job Reference: 1010170527-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Brunswick Animal Hospital
  • Location: Supply, North Carolina
  • Salary: USD13.00 to USD15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent