Veterinary Assistant- Upstate Veterinary Specialties

Relevant CTE Program:

Retail and Office Services

Job Description:

Upstate Veterinary Specialties (UVS) is a privately owned, specialty and emergency veterinary practice located in the Capital District of upstate New York. We offer a congenial, supportive work environment with board certified specialists in Cardiology, Critical Care, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Radiology, Physical Therapy and Surgery. Our mission is to help our patients live longer, happier lives through expert medical care and compassionate customer service.

We are seeking an enthusiastic team player to work with our medical staff. Veterinary Assistants support our doctors and technicians with the medical treatments and care of our patients. They also ensure that all treatment areas are clean, organized and well-stocked.

Company Name:

Upstate Veterinary Specialties

Application Deadline:

Not stated


Skills Needed:

Veterinary Assistants must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced and, collaborative, team-oriented environment. The ability to lift animals and boxes and constantly move throughout the hospital is required.
**Candidates must have prior experience in a veterinary hospital or in animal husbandry.**

Age Requirement:

not stated

Certification Or Education Required:

not specified

Hourly Wage:



What’s in it for you?
Upstate Veterinary Specialties offers a rewarding work environment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package including:
Hourly rate starts at $18.00 per hour and increases depending on experience, plus a shift differential of $1- 3 per hour for working past 6:00 pm and on the weekends.
Fully paid medical, dental, and long-term disability insurance
Retirement plan with matching contribution
Annual Continuing Education allowance and paid time away for conferences and classes
Generous paid time off including PTO, Floating Holiday and Bereavement
Pet insurance stipend
Uniform Allowance
Employee Appreciation Events
Growth opportunities to learn emergency and specialty medicine
Tuition Reimbursement


Upstate Veterinary Specialties (UVS) is looking for Veterinary Assistants to join the following departments:
Internal Medicine (Tuesday- Friday 7:00 am- 5:30 pm)
Floating (Monday-Thursday/Tuesday-Friday 7:30 am-6:00 pm)

Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time