Careers at Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore Veterinary is currently hiring for part-time and full-time veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, and receptionists. We offer highly competitive personal pet benefits in addition to excellent holiday shift compensation to our part time staff and additional medical, retirement, and vacation pay available to full-time employees. Continuing education reimbursement available for full-time, credentialed technicians. Pay is based on experience.

We currently have an emergency only hospital located in Lakewood, NJ and are opening a brand new 24/7 facility in Barnegat, NJ in January/February of 2021! We are looking for skilled technicians and assistants as well as those who love working with animals and people alike. All positions require superior customer service skills and a friendly and caring disposition.

We believe in a culture of team-work and fun and offer our full support in areas of professional development and continuing education. 

We are hiring for the following positions: 


Veterinary Technician (Full-Time)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist veterinarians in patient care and medical treatments, including but not limited to: medication administration, vaccine administration, acquiring laboratory samples, catheter placement, processing in-house and reference lab samples, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophy, surgical preparation, hospitalized patient care, critical/emergency care and triage
  • Check in clients, take medical history, obtain patient vital signs
  • Provide compassionate care to patients and clients
  • Able to work patiently with clients and patients in varying emotional states
  • Conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner
  • Greet clients and pets by name immediately upon arrival
  • Weigh pet at each visit and record in electronic medical record
  • Answer and address phone calls quickly and in a professional manager; schedule appointments as necessary
  • Record all conversations with clients in the medical record
  • Field questions and inquiries about products and services
  • Provide knowledgeable advice concerning the care and treatment of animals
  • Follow established hospital policies and procedures when handling client concerns and complaints
  • Prepare and maintain the exam rooms and treatment areas
  • Perform both general and dental radiograph exams per protocol
  • Have a working knowledge of various pharmaceuticals, their usages, dosages, and side effects
  • Fill prescriptions per veterinarian's orders
  • Client education, including but not limited to, preventative care, dental care, and pre and post-surgical care
  • Maintain proper documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Assist in training of new staff and be a positive role model to veterinary assistants and junior staff
  • Maintain positive, cooperative relationships with other employees
  • Perform other duties assigned

Qualifications

  • Associates in Veterinary Technology or equivalent CVT training program preferred but not required
  • High school diploma or G.E.D required
  • At least 2 years experience as a Veterinary Technician
  • Must be able to safely lift at least 50 pounds
  • Basic math and writing skills

Click here for more information and to apply for the Veterinary Technician position

Veterinary Assistant (Full-Time and Part-Time)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist veterinarians and Technicians in patient care and medical treatments, including but not limited to: medication administration, vaccine administration, acquiring laboratory samples, processing in-house and reference lab samples, critical/emergency care and triage
  • Check in clients, take medical history, obtain patient vital signs
  • Provide compassionate care to patients and clients
  • Able to work patiently with clients and patients in varying emotional states
  • Conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner
  • Greet clients and pets by name immediately upon arrival
  • Weigh pet at each visit and record in electronic medical record
  • Answer and address phone calls quickly and in a professional manager; schedule appointments as necessary
  • Record all conversations with clients in the medical record
  • Field questions and inquiries about products and services
  • Provide knowledgeable advice concerning the care and treatment of animals
  • Follow established hospital policies and procedures when handling client concerns and complaints
  • Prepare and maintain the exam rooms and treatment areas
  • Have a working knowledge of various pharmaceuticals, their usages, dosages, and side effects
  • Fill prescriptions per veterinarian's orders
  • Client education, including but not limited to: preventative care, dental care
  • Maintain proper documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Maintain positive, cooperative relationships with other employees
  • Perform other duties assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D required
  • Some experience as a veterinary assistant or participation in a veterinary assistant program is preferred but not required
  • Must be able to safely lift at least 50 pounds
  • Basic math and writing skills

Click here for more information and to apply for  the Veterinary Assistant position

Receptionist (Full-Time and Part-Time)

Duties and Responsibilites

  • Assist veterinarians and Technicians in patient care and medical treatments, including but not limited to: medication administration, vaccine administration, acquiring laboratory samples, processing in-house and reference lab samples, critical/emergency care and triage
  • Check in clients and obtain patient weights
  • Provide compassionate and friendly care and service to patients and clients
  • Able to work patiently with clients and patients in varying emotional states
  • Conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner
  • Greet clients and pets by name immediately upon arrival
  • Answer and address phone calls quickly and in a professional manager; schedule appointments as necessary
  • Record all conversations with clients in the medical record
  • Field questions and inquiries about products and services
  • Provide knowledgeable advice concerning the care and treatment of animals
  • Follow established hospital policies and procedures when handling client concerns and complaints
  • Have a working knowledge of various pharmaceuticals, their usages, dosages, and side effects
  • Scanning, filing, and faxing of documents and medical records
  • Maintain positive, cooperative relationships with other employees
  • Perform other duties assigned


Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D required
  • Previous experience in customer service preferred but willing someone with the right personality
  • Must be able to safely lift at least 50 pounds
  • Basic math and writing skills

Click here for more information and to apply for  the Receptionist position

Associate and Relief Veterinarians

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases and injuries
  • Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medications, setting bones, dressing wounds, performing surgeries, or other therapies
  • Inoculate animals against various diseases
  • Collect body tissues,  feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis
  • Operate diagnostic equipment such as radiograph, and interpret the resulting images
  • Administer anesthetics, perform surgery, and monitor patients during surgery and recovery with the assistance of the technical team
  • Answer client questions  and provide education on various aspects of animal care and treatment; advise animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding,  and general care necessary to promote health of their pets
  • Call back/follow up with clients; recommend medical progress visits when appropriate
  • Humanely euthanize animals when it has been mutually agreed up on by the patient's owner
  • Work with clients and employees in a manner that is sensitive, tact, and professional
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the healthcare team that will positively influence the level of care and service provided to the clients and patients
  • Participate in business development as instructed by management  and/or ownership

Qualifications

  • Must be licensed in the State of New Jersey
  • Must qualify for a DEA license
  • Must have knowledge, principles, theories, and practices of veterinary medicine and science.  

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Lakewood Office

Monday:

6:00 pm-8:00 am

Tuesday:

6:00 pm-8:00 am

Wednesday:

6:00 pm-8:00 am

Thursday:

6:00 pm-8:00 am

Friday:

6:00 pm-8:00 am

Saturday:

24 hours

Sunday:

24 hours