DoveLewis Emergency and Specialty Animal Hospital is hiring full-time entry level Veterinary Assistants (Level 1). We are currently hiring for Swing and Overnight shifts. We are looking for experienced Veterinary Assistants (Level 1) to join our ER team.

As a Veterinary Assistant (Level 1), you will be responsible for providing our clients with a top-notch experience as well as responsible for assisting the veterinarians and technicians as needed with animal restraint, maintaining a clean and sterile work environment, laundry services, stocking the hospital, assisting with lab work, providing aftercare for deceased animals, performing surgery prep, and other miscellaneous tasks.

A genuine love of and respect for all animals is required, as is an appreciation of the human-animal bond.

Wage: $19.95-$22 hourly, plus overnight and weekend differential for applicable shifts.

Schedule: Veterinary Assistants (Level 1) work 3/4 rotating schedules with 10 hours shifts. This means you have a consistent schedule that makes planning the rest of your life easy, and you get 3 or 4 days off in a row every week! If you have other schedule needs, please feel free to reach out and start a conversation, we're always happy to discuss options.

What are we looking for in a candidate?

  • Experience or education equivalent to a High School Diploma
  • Valid Oregon driver's license for driving the DoveLewis transport van is strongly preferred
  • 1+ year experience working in animal care work such as at a veterinary clinic, kennel, shelter, or animal daycare
  • Any suitable combination of experience or education may substitute for the above

What you can look forward to at DoveLewis:

  • We live up to our mission of providing the best emergency, critical, and specialty care to our patients.
  • Advancing your emergency and critical care skillset at a teaching hospital dedicated to the growth of our employees.
  • As a nonprofit with community-focused services your work makes a difference to the animal-loving community and to individual pet owners on a daily basis.
  • Work alongside a talented team including 6 specialties under one roof.
  • Student debt repayment assistance (qualify in your first month!)
  • Equitable benefits, including $0 mental health copays, preventative care, LGBTQIA-friendly providers, and options for families.

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, you MUST complete the online application and upload a resume. Resumes received without a completed online application will not be considered.

DoveLewis is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.