Veterinary Assistant

August 9, 2022

Are you ready to embark on an exciting career journey where you’ll make a real difference in the lives of animals and their families? East End Veterinary Center is seeking passionate Veterinary Assistants to join our team-oriented environment and provide exceptional specialty and emergency medicine at our state-of-the-art hospital in Riverhead, NY.

About the Role:

  • Dive into the action alongside our skilled veterinary team, where you’ll play a crucial role in performing procedures, administering treatments, and conducting diagnostics to ensure that our patients receive the highest level of care and attention.
  • Create a clean, organized, and inviting atmosphere for both our clients and patients, ensuring that every visit to EEVC is a positive and memorable experience for all.
  • Join forces with your dedicated colleagues to deliver seamless and personalized care that caters to the unique needs of each individual pet, fostering a sense of trust and comfort in our compassionate community.


  • $18 – $21 per hour pending experience & skillset
  • Overnight Shift Differential: $20 per shift

Schedule Options:

  • Overnights: Three 12-hour shifts including ONE weekend shift
  • Three 12 – hour shifts: Two overnight shifts, one day shift (this includes ONE weekend shift)

What You Can Expect:
At EEVC, we believe in taking care of you so you can provide the best care for our beloved pets.

  • Engaging Environment: Dive into a dynamic, high-volume setting where every day brings new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow. You’ll work alongside colleagues who are eager to share their knowledge and expertise, creating an environment that’s both supportive and stimulating.
  • Opportunities for Growth: Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting your journey in veterinary medicine, we’re here to support you every step of the way. While experience is preferred, we’re more than willing to mentor the right candidate, helping you develop the skills and confidence you need to excel in your role.
  • Supportive Culture: Step into an environment where mutual respect and kindness thrive. We prioritize your well-being, offering flexible leave policies, support for mental health awareness, and a unique team-oriented work culture that values your contributions and celebrates your successes.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Perfect Match: We’re not just looking for any candidate – we’re seeking the RIGHT fit. If you embody qualities like friendliness, compassion, reliability, and a drive to make a positive impact, then you’re exactly who we’re looking for.
  • Team Synergy Expert: Do you thrive in collaborative environments? Your knack for seamlessly blending into a team makes you an invaluable asset to our workplace dynamic.
  • Excellence Enthusiast: Your dedication to excellence sets you apart. As a Veterinary Assistant, your unwavering commitment to providing outstanding client service and top-notch patient care is what makes you shine.
  • Champion of Positivity: Understand the power of a positive workplace culture. Join us and surround yourself with like-minded individuals who value maintaining a respectful, uplifting atmosphere. Let’s create something truly special together.

Did you know?

  • We are Suffolk County’s ONLY VECCS Level 2 24-hour emergency/critical care and specialty veterinary hospital!
  • This certification was received by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) – this means that we are one of 26 ER/CC hospitals across the US that are recognized as being a high-quality facility and are raising the standard of patient care.

Why Choose EEVC?
At EEVC, we value autonomy – we believe in empowering our team members to take ownership of their work and make meaningful contributions.

From day one, our onboarding process sets you up for success. You’ll receive continued support throughout your training as you navigate your role. Our monthly team introductions provide a unique opportunity to connect with your colleagues in a class setting, fostering a sense of camaraderie and community from the outset. While we strive for a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels respected and valued.

We encourage initiative and support your professional growth every step of the way. Our structured career path program helps you chart your course within the company. Whether you aspire to transition to a different department or advance in your current role, we’re here to help you achieve your goals.

We’re excited to welcome individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of animals and their owners.

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