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(Archived) Emergency Veterinary Assistant

Last Updated: 6/22/21

Job Description

The family you will be joining

Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed veterinary emergency company with hospital locations across the USA. We are profitable, doubling our size every year and supported by a multi-billion dollar investor. Our mission is helping people and their pets when they need it most. We are changing the face of emergency veterinary medicine with a ‘customer first’ mentality.


  • Provide‌ ‌”treat them like family” ‌customer‌ ‌service‌ ‌
  • Restrain‌ ‌all‌ ‌types‌ ‌of‌ ‌animals,‌ ‌sizes‌ ‌and‌ ‌temperaments‌. Don’t worry, we can teach you! ‌
  • Assist‌ ‌veterinarians‌ ‌and‌ ‌technicians‌ ‌with‌ ‌exams,‌ ‌procedures‌ ‌and‌ ‌X-rays‌ ‌
  • Daily‌ ‌inventory‌ ‌and‌ ‌restocking‌ ‌
  • Provide‌ ‌a‌ ‌clean‌ ‌and‌ ‌comfortable‌ ‌environment‌ ‌for‌ ‌all‌ ‌hospitalized‌ ‌pets‌ ‌and their people
  • Maintain‌ ‌cleanliness‌ ‌and‌ ‌disinfect‌ ‌all‌ ‌areas‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌hospital‌ ‌including,‌ ‌but‌ ‌not‌ ‌limited‌ ‌to ‌ ‌laundry,‌ ‌cleaning‌ ‌of‌ ‌floors,‌ ‌trash‌ ‌removal,‌ ‌cleaning‌ ‌treatment‌ ‌areas‌ ‌and‌ ‌exam‌ ‌rooms,‌ ‌reception‌ ‌area‌ ‌and‌ ‌restrooms ‌
  • Provide TLC for our patients


  • Prior veterinary experience is highly preferred, but we love opening doors for the right candidate!
  • Must have a fantastic attitude and a true passion for animals….and yes, even the occasional snake!
  • The‌ ‌ability‌ ‌to‌ ‌learn‌ ‌veterinary‌ ‌software‌ ‌programs‌ ‌
  • Team players - willingness to jump in wherever your help is needed
  • Flexibility‌ ‌and‌ ‌availability‌ ‌to‌ ‌work‌ ‌all‌ ‌shifts,‌ ‌days,‌ ‌swings‌, ‌overnights‌, and some holidays ‌ ‌

Why you should choose us: Because emergency is all we do, so we do it best!

  • Industry-leading‌ ‌compensation‌ ‌
  • Generous employee pet discount
  • Referral rewards - tell your friends why they should come work for VEG too!
  • Health‌, Vision, and Dental ‌Insurance‌ ‌ ‌
  • 401K‌ ‌w/‌ ‌company‌ ‌match‌ ‌ ‌
  • Paid‌ ‌parental‌ ‌leave‌ ‌-‌ ‌up to 10‌ ‌weeks‌ ‌of‌ ‌paid‌ ‌leave‌ ‌at‌ ‌100%‌ ‌of‌ ‌regular‌ ‌salary‌ ‌
  • Unlimited‌ ‌Continuing Education opportunities - we want to help you grow in your career!
  • Flexible‌ ‌work‌ ‌schedules‌ ‌for‌ ‌a‌ ‌true‌ ‌work-life‌ ‌balance‌ ‌ ‌
  • Growth‌ ‌potential‌ ‌ ‌
  • Groceries‌ ‌sent‌ ‌to the hospitals weekly for the staff to enjoy,‌ ‌monthly‌ ‌and‌ ‌quarterly‌ ‌contests,‌ ‌quarterly‌ ‌hospital‌ ‌outings,‌ ‌annual‌ ‌company-wide‌ ‌retreat,‌ ‌etc!‌ ‌
  • Lastly, because while our work is serious, we believe that it should also be fun!

See a virtual tour of the South Loop location here!

VEG celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. You've found the equal opportunity employer you are looking for. We can't wait to meet you!

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Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States