Veterinary Assistant

Location: Eatontown, NJ
Category: VETASST
Job ID: wILGn785Av

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Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Eatontown, NJ is excited to announce we are looking for a veterinary assistant to join our very busy Emergency department as we have an immediate openings on our daytime and swing schedule! If you have veterinary experience and would like to be considered for an opportunity to work in a busy specialty and emergency hospital and learn how to become a technician, we want to hear from you!


About GSVS: We are a multispecialty practice with boarded veterinary specialists in Emergency and Critical Care, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Dermatology, Cardiology, Rehabilitation, and Ophthalmology. We have also been treating felines with hyperthyroid disease with radioactive iodine since 2001! We are also proud to have two technicians here at GSVS with their VTS’s in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. 

Why GSVS: We are not your typical veterinary hospital! We know the winning recipe to maintain the care and compassion that our patients depend upon us for to create a safe and supportive space for you to put your skills to use, develop new skills, and be a part of our highly collaborative, fun, and friendly team! We are proud of our company culture and positive staff engagement within a fast paced, learning environment; and our associate employment longevity is proof of our commitment to take care of one another, and provide the highest standard of care to the patients we serve.

Veterinary Assistants at GSVS work alongside licensed veterinary technicians, emergency doctors, and veterinary specialists and have access to the most advanced diagnostic tools to provide the best possible care. On any given day, you can expect to do the following as a veterinary assistant:

  • Provide support to doctors and technicians
  • Restrain patients for exams and procedures
  • Obtain and prepare samples for diagnostic testing
  • Monitor and document patient’s vital signs
  • Assist with obtaining radiographs
  • Properly use and maintain hospital equipment

Once these skills are mastered and trust with the team is built, with continued oversight and training, you can expect to begin learning how to:

  • Perform medical math calculations
  • Provide high level nursing care to all patients
  • Administer medications
  • Place IVCs and obtain blood samples from various access points

About you:

  • Willingness to work varied hours and schedules.
  • At least 1 year of veterinary experience is required
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work well in a highly collaborative environment
  • Commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community
  • Positive outlook and friendly, team-orientated attitude
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Honesty, integrity, and a desire to learn and have fun!


  • Daytime, 9AM-6PM, 1 weekend day required
  • Swing, 4PM-1230AM, 1 weekend day required


  • Competitive wages based on experience 


  • Competitive salary based on your level of experience
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance, some plans paid 100%
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement Plan – 401K with employer match
  • Licensing fees paid for credentialed technicians
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Paid Time off
  • Mental health support with Talkspace
  • Uniforms provided
  • Full Time credentialed technicians eligible for Sign On Bonus
  • Pet discounts for medical care

Garden State Veterinary Specialists is located at 246 Industrial Way, Eatontown, NJ 07724


Veritas Veterinary Partners is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the requirements of all applicable federal, state and local laws, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. Veritas does not currently sponsor applicants for work Visas, except for TN or E-3 Visa.

All current positions require the ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently. Additional fluency in other languages is preferred but not required.

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Six Veritas Veterinary Partner hospital employees smile in a group photo wearing t-shirts with a silhouette of a running dog with the words keep calm and wag on or a t-shirt with a cat silhouette with the words keep calm and purr on.

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  • Respect For All

  • United Front

  • Two Is Better Than One

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why choose Veritas veterinary partners

Best in class benefits

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Signing Bonuses

  • Vision, Dental and Health Insurance

  • 401K & Company Match

  • Long Term Incentives for all Employees

  • Employee Referral Bonuses

  • Equity Opportunity for Doctors

  • Mental health support with Talkspace
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous Continuing Education Support

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