Veterinary Surgical Assistant

Brooklyn, NY
Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group – Assistants /
full-time /
Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group (VERG) is looking for a Veterinary Surgical Assistant to join our team. The Surgical Assistant plays a crucial role by providing support to the surgery team by preparing operating rooms and suites, ensuring proper care and handling of surgical equipment, and maintaining a safe and sterile surgical environment. Come learn, work hard, and enjoy being a part of a fun-loving team bringing optimum medical care to our clients and patients.

Why Choose Us?

    • Flexible Schedules that allow a REAL work-life harmony, typical schedules for this position would be four-10 hour shifts per week, generally 4p-12a or 2p to 12a
    • Competitive compensation
    • Wellness Care- Medical, dental, vision (start on your first day), 401(K) with company match, HSA,FSA, scrub allowance, petcare discounts, and so much more
    • A place to grow: Our commitment to training and growing from within means you’ll have the opportunity to grow your skills and knowledge as well as providing a path for advancing your career.
    • A team to support you: At each shift, you’ll find colleagues ready to work together — we’ll be here when you need an extra hand, a moment to laugh, or a shoulder to cry on.

What you will be doing:

    • Prepare, setup and breakdown the operating room including arranging surgical instrumentation
    • Prepping patient tables
    • Cleaning and sterilizing surgical equipment
    • Preparing surgical packs
    • Cleaning of the operating room
    • Stocking of the operating room
    • Assist the veterinary surgical team as needed

What you bring to the team

    • A love for animals and a passion for the veterinary field
    • experience working in a surgical environment, veterinary industry preferred
    • knowledge of sterile techniques preferred
    • experience with steam and gas sterilization processes preferred
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • A compassionate, attentive, positive and respectful attitude
    • A collaborative spirit- a willingness to support the team, be flexible and dependable
    • A strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • An ability to manage time and priorities with minimal direct supervision
    • A willingness to work non-traditional hours such as weekends, evenings, and a share of holidays
$21 - $27 an hour
compensation is based on skills and experience.
But first check us out! 

VERG is a state-of-the-art 24-hour Emergency Care & Specialty Veterinary hospital with board-certified doctors in each department.
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Ready to join our team?  Apply today! Send your resume and cover letter so we can connect!