Veterinary Assistant lI

South Metro Animal Emergency Care is an AAHA accredited 24/7 emergency care facility that is part of the Lakefield Veterinary Group. Here at South Metro, we strive to follow Lakefield's core values of Respect, Wow Service, Learning, Fun, and Doing the Right Thing. We believe that our clients and patients deserve the best possible care we can provide and are working to improve our standard of care, our clinic culture, and our reputation within the community. We are looking for team members that have a passion for veterinary medicine as well as patient care and are willing to be a part of this growing and changing team. Positivity and enthusiasm are a must. If you are interested in being part of something amazing, please send us your application. We would love to talk to you! 

South Metro Animal Emergency Care is seeking an experienced veterinary assistant to join our highly skilled group of professionals for night shifts part-time and full-time. Some holiday and weekend hours will be required.   

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Deliver exceptional, compassionate nursing care to patients utilizing all your technical skills such as:
    • Triage emergency cases as they arrive.
    • In-patient care for critical patients, including exemplary comfort care.
    • Perform digital radiography utilizing proper techniques for positioning of patients and safety equipment.
  • Obtain health history from clients and ensure documentation is accurate and complete within Cornerstone and SmartFlow.
  • Ability to restrain safely and effectively.
  • Advocate for patients and clients by answering client's questions and addressing their concerns.
  • Help maintain facility cleanliness.
  • Readily demonstrate empathy for clients in stressful and emotionally driven moments such as end of life.
  • Willingness to guide, mentor, and support fellow team members is a must.
  • Constantly advance your knowledgebase and skill set.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision available for full time employees.
  • HSA and FSA plans available.
  • Pet discount.
  • 401k with company match.
  • Continuing education.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Uniform allowance.
  • Shift differential.
  • PTO and Holiday pay available for full time employees.
  • And more!