Veterinary Assistant

Assistants | Buffalo, NY

Seeking an independent, compassionate Vet Assistant to join our team!

Why North Buffalo Animal Hospital in Buffalo, New York?
North Buffalo Animal Hospital is a brand new facility operating under the extensive experience of Dr. Reed Stevens, and joining a family of well-established clinics in the area, including Ellicott Street Animal Hospital and West Side Pet Clinic. Our team and our culture are fun, fresh, and family-oriented! We bring an energized approach to practicing medicine, and our focus is on providing the best care possible to our patients and clients. We are a full service vet clinic, offering Preventative Care, Diagnostic Care, Pain Management, Puppy & Kitten Care, Senior Pet Care, Veterinary Pet Surgery, and Pet Dental Services!
Our goal is to be a sustainable, community-oriented, small animal clinic helping pet owners care for their pets. We are committed to help in the revival of our surrounding neighborhood.
Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this community.
Who are we looking for?
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skill set, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. The ideal candidate will have a year of previous clinical experience.
Salary: $15-16/hr depending on experience.
  • Assisting Veterinarians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians.
  • Handling and restraining pets for exams and procedures.
  • Assist in the taking of x-rays
  • Monitor and collect urine and fecal samples as needed
  • Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
  • Responsible for cleaning/maintenance of hospital.
  • Care of hospitalized/boarded pets as needed
  • Fecal parasite sample collection and preparation
  • Preparation of a prescription drug, other than a controlled substance, for dispensing
  • Surgical assistance to a licensed veterinarian
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance for licensed technicians
  • Guardian voluntary benefits
  • Pet benefits