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VCA Veterinary Assistant in Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.

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VCA Highlands Ranch Animal Specialty & Emergency Center is a 24-hour emergency/specialty practice in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Join our growing Specialty and Emergency service!

We are hiring a self-motivated, caring FT assistant inspired by the special bond between veterinary care, animals and their families. We are looking for the right person to fit our fun, supportive team! Could this be you?


  • Outstanding skills in compassionate and strong patient care.

  • Interested in assisting with patient care (feeding, kennel care), stocking supplies, cleaning and supporting our highly skilled, friendly veterinarians and veterinary technicians for examinations, diagnostics, treatments, IV catheter placement, blood draws, lab work.

  • Must be a self-motivated individual, willing to work nights, weekends and holidays in addition to other shifts.

  • Willing to learn! Willing to contribute! Ready to become a super veterinary assistant and more!

  • Our hospital and VCA offers vast opportunity for growth and promotions.

Salary depending on experience. Overnight differential and call-in bonus program available.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!