BluePearl Veterinary Assistant – Emergency – 3rd shift in Virginia Beach, Virginia

BluePearl’s Virginia Beach Town Center location is hiring an exceptional Veterinary Assistant – Emergency – 3rd shift.

Looking for an Emergency Veterinary Assistant for a busy emergency and specialty practice. Weekday and weekend work is required as well as 3 holiday's per year. Our Virginia Beach location is a tight group of very talented and compassionate people. The ideal candidate will be hard working and caring and looking to grow their skills in the Veterinary field.


The primary function of the Veterinary Assistant is to be responsible for assisting higher-level technicians and doctors with restraint and triage.


  • Approaches and handles patients according to safety protocols and core values.

  • Able to address client concerns and answer them appropriately.

  • Understands and provides safe restraint for cooperative canine and feline patients during examination or procedures, including radiology, ultrasound and anesthetic induction.

  • Performs and recognizes normal physical exam parameters of temperature, heart rate, pulse quality, respiration and mucous membranes.

  • Performs all in-house laboratory diagnostics.

  • Ensures hospital working areas are cleaned, stocked and maintained in accordance with hospital policy.

Who are we?

BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, cutting edge healthcare.

We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere!

Your success is our success!

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training .

Additional Benefits:

BluePearl offers health benefits options, competitive compensation, flexible hours, scrub allowance, opportunity to bring your dog to work, additional training, and unlimited growth potential!

Why our Virginia Beach location?

Our BluePearl Town Center hospital is in Virginia Beach, VA. Our facility is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, and includes experts in neurology, internal medicine, oncology, critical care and surgery. We also provide round-the-clock emergency medical care for your pets. Our surgery services include both orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries. Our veterinarians, technicians and support staff work together and with your family veterinarian because we believe a team-based approach leads to better care for your pet. We also believe kindness is the foundation of veterinary medicine. We treat you and your pet with dignity, respect and compassion.

Our Virginia Beach, VA, is close to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Nearby attractions include Busch Gardens, Water Country and several shopping outlets

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BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Job Category: Technicians

Requisition Number: VETER06581

Posted: 2018-02-28T20:16:36.926Z

Full Time

Location: Virginia Beach, VA, USA