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If you are seeking an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of pets and people, then Animal Care of Oradell – a hospital with a heart – could be your new home. We are a professional 3 doctor small-animal practice conveniently located within a short drive of amazing outdoor recreational activities as well as a vibrant urban vibe and everything in between. 

We live by our motto, “A hospital with a heart” in everything we do including a strong commitment to improving and actively promoting our hospital philosophy of providing the best care possible while honoring and supporting the human-animal bond.  We treat one another and our valued clients the same way as evidenced by all the 5-star reviews we receive as well as the loyalty of a long-term client base.  

Veterinary Assistant

Primary Responsibilities

Training is available for candidates who possess exemplary communication skills and are passionate about learning to help care for pets! 

Veterinary Assistants play a vital role in supporting the Veterinarians and Technicians who provide excellent patient care. After your training is complete, your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Using best practices to safely restrain pets during exams and treatment.
  • Making sure the pets staying in the kennels have clean and comfortable accommodations.
  • Preparing mediations with the highest accuracy.
  • Updating patient records and notes regarding care in their electronic file.
  • Assisting with curbside service by escorting pets into and out of the practice.
  • Communicating with clients about their pet’s visit and care.


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience providing top-notch customer service both in person and over the phone is strongly preferred
  • Truly superior verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt your style to meet the needs of the person you are communicating with
  • The ability to effectively prioritize and meet multiple requests at one time.
  • Must be tech savvy with the ability to learn new software quickly.
  • The desire to become part of a fun work family!

About Us

Animal Care of Oradell has proudly provided exceptional veterinary care to the community of Oradell, and surrounding areas since 2013. As a valued member of this team you will enjoy a fun, friendly practice culture with caring, supportive leadership.

This is your chance to join a business that really gets it when it comes to serving customers and team members. You can be proud to work in an industry that gives you the opportunity to make a difference every day! The pets and the humans who love them depend on us to provide exceptional patient care as well as compassionate, professional service that can’t be found anywhere else! 

Hours & Availability

The Animal Care of Oradell team provides excellent care for pets (and their humans) from 8AM – 6PM Monday through Friday. 

Candidates who are motivated by a work-life balance are encouraged to apply as we pride ourselves in ensuring you have time to enjoy what you love outside of work! The practice is closed on Saturdays and Sundays so NO WEEKENDS!

Compensation & Benefits

  • Your excellent leadership skills will be rewarded with competitive pay, bonuses and incentives. Excellent benefits are available including: 
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage 
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Continuing education, and more!
  • The starting salary for this position is $13 per hour and is negotiable dependent upon skills and qualifications. 

How to Apply

Positions on our team don’t open very often! Don’t miss your chance to join a great care team where you will have the opportunity to make a difference every day. If this sounds like your dream job, submit your resume through this ad TODAY for a chance to join us!

If you are selected to participate in the interview process for this position we will notify you via the email address provided in the application process. Please be sure to monitor your junk mail folder to ensure you receive communication from us!

Use the form below to submit your resume letting us know how your experience is a great fit for our practice. We look forward to hearing from you!

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