Employment Opportunities

Would you like to join our team of caring veterinary professionals?

Jefferson Veterinary Hospital is a busy and growing practice.  Every now and again we have job opportunities for dedicated and compassionate veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants and other professional staff.  If you are enthusiastic about veterinary care and would like to be part of an outstanding team, we would like to hear from you!   These jobs are perfect for people who have a great love and passion for animals and an interest in science and medicine. 

This page lists current job openings at Jefferson Veterinary Hospital.  We also accept applications for experienced veterinarians and experienced veterinary technicians on a rolling basis and will keep your information on file in case a job opportunity arises.  

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Current Job Openings at Jefferson Veterinary Hospital

Associate Veterinarian

We are looking for an associate veterinarian for a busy small animal practice, located in Jefferson MD.  We are operating out of a brand new, 6,400 state of the art veterinary hospital, built with attention to detail, a spacious treatment area and two large surgical suites.  Please contact erin@jeffersonvethospital.com for more information, or to arrange a visit to meet our current veterinarians!  

Veterinary ASsistant

Jefferson Veterinary Hospital is seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to add to our caring veterinary team.  We are looking for an individual who has worked in the veterinary field for at least one year, and who loves working with small animals and their owners.  You must be eager to learn all aspects of veterinary medical care and client education. This is a full-time position and includes benefits such as health care, paid vacation days and personal days.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with patient appointments.

  • Working knowledge of patient folder information and input.  

  • Working knowledge of vaccine schedules, parasite and disease control protocol.

  • Assist with animal restraint, ear cleaning and nail trimming.

  • Working knowledge of preventative health care recommendations.

  • Assist with client education.

  • Relay appropriate information to/from clients and doctors.

  • Fill prescriptions.

  • Administer medications/treatments as directed.

  • Perform in-house lab tests.

  • Assist with client call backs.

  • Clean cages of hospitalized animals.

  • Label and stock hospital supplies.

  • Assist with housekeeping and laundry.

  • Clean public and employee areas.

  • Ability to perform radiographs, blood draws, IV catheterization and administer SQ fluids a plus.

  • Professional, cheerful and helpful attitude.

Qualifications and Requirements:

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• 1-2 years of Veterinary Assistant experience required.

• Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

• Able to multitask and demonstrate good follow-through.

• Demonstrate accurate math skills.

• Evening and Saturday schedule rotation required.

If your experience meets the specific requirements listed above, please forward your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to erin@jeffersonvethospital.com.  No phone calls please.