Veterinary Assistant - Oceanside Oceanside, New York

About the Position


Animal Surgical Center (AAHA-accredited) is a specialty surgical practice based in New York. ASC is a boutique-client/patient focused practice that strives to deliver excellent service at a fair price. Between our board certified surgeons, emergency doctors, and specialized support staff, ASC concentrates on serving the community by saving as many animal lives as possible.


Veterinary assistants help the technicians, doctors, and receptionist in all the duties of the hospital. Veterinary Assistants provide for the constant cleanliness of the hospital, as well as all patient wards, cages, and runs. The Veterinary Assistants are responsible for the daily care of our patients, including walking, feeding, and recording of animal weight, appetite, and other information as directed. Veterinary Assistants are required to assist to the doctors and technicians with restraint and other responsibilities according to the individual abilities and training.


As a member of the ASC family, your mission will be to save as many animal lives as possible by delivering excellent service at a fair price. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Care for hospitalized animals
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment for pets/staff/clients
  • Animal Intake
  • Animal Restraint
  • Maintaining a professional, cheerful, and helpful attitude when interacting with pet owners.
  • Stocking of hospital supplies

The Ideal Candidate

  • 2+ years of experience as an assistant (preferred)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Comfortable with computers and online technology
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • A go-getter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Skilled at communicating with clients
  • Passionate about animals

The Perks

  • Industry leading compensation
  • 401(k) w/ company contribution
  • Health Insurance reimbursement
  • 120 hours of PTO (accrual)
  • 40 sick hours (accrual)
  • CE allowance
  • License Renewal Reimbursement
  • Penn Foster Partnership
  • Headspace Account
  • Employee Pet Benefits
  • Overnight/Weekend differential pay
  • Professional Growth Potential
  • Technician License Renewal Reimbursement
  • Annual Scrub Allowance
  • Quarterly Performance Bonus*
  • Referral bonuses*

* If Applicable

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