Veterinary Assistant / RVT

Santa Maria; San Luis Obispo County; Santa Barbara County, CA

Company Profile:

PETS Hospital / ER Urgent Care is an emergency and critical care veterinary hospital, where we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care to both our patients and clients.  Veterinary emergency medicine is a rigorous and extremely rewarding field. 

Job Summary:

The Veterinary Assistant must have at least 2+ year’s relevant experience in a small animal veterinary practice;

RVT credentials a definite plus;

Must be proficient in obtaining basic medical history, taking vitals, possess proficiency in drug dosage calculation, medical terminology and be able to provide exceptional patient care;

Must be people and pet oriented, a team player, responsible, reliable, have a flexible schedule and excellent oral and written communication skills;

Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, maintain a calm demeanor within stressful situations and offer amazing customer service to every client;

The position can be full-time or part-time.

Working Hours:

Most of the shifts will be nights and swing, including weekends and holidays.


Vet Assistant - $17.00 - $24.00 per hour, DOE; RVT - $23.00 - $28.00 per hour DOE, plus a $3.00 per hour differential for overnight shifts.

Full time employees receive a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, continuing education and a health insurance stipend.


Orcutt (Santa Maria), CA