Veterinary Technician Assistant
Pathway Vet Alliance
 Chicago, IL

Village West Veterinary is hiring a Veterinary Assistant to join our amazing team!

At Village West we pride ourselves on offering a comfortable, friendly and respectful work environment. We invest in our technical support staff and offer professional growth and development options for all levels of technicians/assistants. Schedule includes evenings and rotating Saturdays. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with skill level and experience.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide patient care under the direction of a DVM.
  • Maintain excellent client communication.
  • Be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to: laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills.
  • Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in the patient record accurately with appropriate grammar, terms and accurate information.
  • Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients.
  • Reception Skills: Provide client care for scheduling appointments, taking payments and check-ins.
  • Support the Client Service Representatives, Technicians, and Veterinarians.
  • Reassure nervous clients that their pets will be well cared for.
  • Assist in all daily duties for clinic care.
  • Participate in any special cleaning duties.
  • Perform clinic upkeep as directed.
  • Perform equipment maintenance as directed.


  • 2 years of animal handling experience preferred
  • Competency in collecting a patient’s history and vitals
  • Superb client education skills on preventive care
  • Possesses strong communication and customer service skills
  • Intake and discharge of appointments and surgical patients
  • Team player and willingness to cross train in all areas of a general practice
  • Positive attitude and conflict resolution skills
  • Works well on a team as well as independently
  • Ability to work a full-time position, with weekend and evening hours

Why work at Village West Veterinary?

We offer a wonderful benefits package including medical, vision, & dental, paid parental leave, continuing education, PTO, generous pet care discounts, matching 401(k), and much more! Visit our website for more information about our practice: