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Available Position:

Veterinary Assistant (Surgery) –
Level 2-3

The ideal veterinary assistant will be keen, and excited about a highly efficient, professional surgery team. We offer a stable, well-structured environment that takes care of its team.

We offer work-life balance to all team members. No evenings, no weekends, and low stress.

Job Description:

Within CARE Surgery Center, we are ready to upskill an experienced kennel assistant or veterinary assistant. The daily responsibilities are:

  • Assist with the set up and break down of the operating room
  • Assist in sterile procedures by opening/unwrapping sterile packs & instruments and giving them to the surgeon or surgical assistant in a sterile fashion
  • Clean and sterilize surgical packs as trained
  • Assist in smooth transition between each surgery and/or consultation
  • Safe, low stress patient restraint for catheter placement and medication administration
  • Depending on age, assisting with radiographs, in accordance with legislation
  • Monitor and record vitals accurately for surgical patients in recovery
  • Perform tasks as trained


This is a position for an individual to learn and grow with a supportive, experienced and professional surgery team.

To apply, the candidate will possess the following skills and experience…

  • Dedication to veterinary medicine
  • Veterinary surgery interest and exposure
  • 2 years experience working within a veterinary practice collecting vitals and reporting abnormal vital signs to senior staff
  • Willingness to learn and apply knowledge and skills into daily activities
  • Pride in own work
  • Ability to work in a cohesive team as well as carrying out responsibilities self directed

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Dogs and Cats - CARE Surgery Center

CARE Surgery Center

Companion Animal Referral

6677 W. Thunderbird Rd L188
Glendale, AZ 85306


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