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VCA Veterinary Assistant in Marshalltown, Iowa

Ready to grow your veterinary knowledge and technical skills? VCA Marshalltown Animal Hospital is looking to expand its team with a Veterinary Assistant !

Experienced veterinary assistants and those with a motivation to learn are encouraged to apply! We are an AAHA accredited small animal practice with a culture of providing top of the line service and exceptional care to our patients. We are a full service practice equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, and laser surgery instruments.

We treat a variety of animals including dogs, cats, pocket pets, exotics and the occasional avian. In addition to providing comprehensive medical and surgical care, we also offer acupuncture and laser therapy services to our clients.

It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care through all stages of a patient’s life. We understand the special role a pet plays in a family, and we strive – always – to practice the best medicine. Our team is committed to patient care, the best medicine, a collaborative approach with clients, and open dialogue, always.

Whether you're looking for the next step in your career or seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you.

Why Join The VCA Marshalltown Family?

We are passionate about supporting our employees and are committed to your personal career development. We create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!

  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Career development programs

  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

  • CE allowance

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

  • Vet Tech license reimbursement

  • Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • 401(k)

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. The skills that you will be learning and utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Venipuncture

  • Catheter placement

  • Radiology

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Physical examinations and patient assessment

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry

  • Laboratory work

  • Pharmacy

  • Patient recovery

  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you!

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:

https://www.myworkday.com/vca/d/inst/1$9925/9925$152941.htmld

Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.

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 associates 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!

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