Emergency Veterinary Assistant

Riverhead, NY
Full Time
Entry Level
Are you ready to embark on an exciting career journey where you'll make a real difference in the lives of animals and their families? East End Veterinary Center is seeking TWO passionate Veterinary Assistants to join our team-oriented environment and provide exceptional specialty and emergency medicine at our state-of-the-art hospital in Riverhead, NY.

About the Role:
  • Dive into the action alongside our skilled veterinary team, where you'll play a crucial role in performing procedures, administering treatments, and conducting diagnostics to ensure that our patients receive the highest level of care and attention.
  • Create a clean, organized, and inviting atmosphere for both our clients and patients, ensuring that every visit to EEVC is a positive and memorable experience for all.
  • Join forces with your dedicated colleagues to deliver seamless and personalized care that caters to the unique needs of each individual pet, fostering a sense of trust and comfort in our compassionate community.
Compensation:
  • $18 - $21 pending experience & skillset
  • Overnight Shift Differential: $20 per shift
Schedule Options:
  • Overnights: Three 12-hour shifts including ONE weekend shift
  • Three 12 - hour shifts: Two overnight shifts, one day shift (this includes ONE weekend shift)
What You Can Expect:
At EEVC, we believe in taking care of you so you can provide the best care for our beloved pets.
  • Engaging Environment: Dive into a dynamic, high-volume setting where every day brings new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow. You'll work alongside colleagues who are eager to share their knowledge and expertise, creating an environment that's both supportive and stimulating.
  • Opportunities for Growth: Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting your journey in veterinary medicine, we're here to support you every step of the way. While experience is preferred, we're more than willing to mentor the right candidate, helping you develop the skills and confidence you need to excel in your role.
  • Supportive Culture: Step into an environment where mutual respect and kindness thrive. We prioritize your well-being, offering flexible leave policies, support for mental health awareness, and a unique team-oriented work culture that values your contributions and celebrates your successes.
What We're Looking For:
  • Perfect Match: We're not just looking for any candidate – we're seeking the RIGHT fit. If you embody qualities like friendliness, compassion, reliability, and a drive to make a positive impact, then you're exactly who we're looking for.
  • Team Synergy Expert: Do you thrive in collaborative environments? Your knack for seamlessly blending into a team makes you an invaluable asset to our workplace dynamic.
  • Excellence Enthusiast: Your dedication to excellence sets you apart. As a Veterinary Assistant, your unwavering commitment to providing outstanding client service and top-notch patient care is what makes you shine.
  • Champion of Positivity: Understand the power of a positive workplace culture? Join us and surround yourself with like-minded individuals who value maintaining a respectful, uplifting atmosphere. Let's create something truly special together.
Did you know?
  • We are Suffolk County’s ONLY VECCS Level 2 24-hour emergency/critical care and specialty veterinary hospital!
  • This certification was received by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) – this means that we are one of 26 ER/CC hospitals across the US that are recognized as being a high-quality facility and are raising the standard of patient care.
Why Choose EEVC?
At EEVC, we value autonomy - we believe in empowering our team members to take ownership of their work and make meaningful contributions.

From day one, our onboarding process sets you up for success. You'll receive continued support throughout your training as you navigate your role. Our monthly team introductions provide a unique opportunity to connect with your colleagues in a class setting, fostering a sense of camaraderie and community from the outset. While we strive for a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels respected and valued.

We encourage initiative and support your professional growth every step of the way. Our structured career path program helps you chart your course within the company. Whether you aspire to transition to a different department or advance in your current role, we're here to help you achieve your goals.

We're excited to welcome individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of animals and their owners.

Full-time Benefits Include:
  • CE Allowance
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Paid Time Off
  • RECOVER Training
  • Holidays = 1.5x pay!
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Employee Pet Discount
  • Access to VetBloom for RACE-approved continuing education and training
  • Access to VetGirl Subscription
  • Partnership with Penn Foster Veterinary Technology program, including scholarships
  • License application and renewal reimbursement for LVTs.
  • Financial support and onsite mentorship for those pursuing VTS certification
  • One-time VTNE Reimbursement
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Employee Pet Area – We have plenty of space for you to bring your own pets to work!
Apply now and take the first step toward a fulfilling career where you can make a meaningful difference every day!

For more information about our hospital, please visit https://pet-er.com.



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NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary Health
We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.
Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.
Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees.  The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process.  For positions based in Colorado, Ethos Veterinary Health provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.  
Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.
 
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