Veterinary Assistant at Aj’bay Associates

Aj’bay Associates is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Veterinary Assistant

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking to recruit a compassionate Veterinary Assistant to assist in consultancy services in our project with our team by providing assistance with nursing and other duties.
  • The Veterinary Assistant will educate clients on pet health, ensure the safety and comfort of patients, and oversee continuity of care.
  • You will collaborate with team members to create a positive, comfortable environment for patients.
  • You will provide professional, efficient service at all times.
  • To ensure success you need to love animals, and have the ability to optimize their comfort during treatment and hospitalization. Preferred candidates are dexterous, knowledgeable and caring.


  • Ensuring treatment areas, examination rooms, hospital areas, cages and laboratories are clean and organized.
  • Sterilizing equipment.
  • Ensuring clients and pets are comfortable in waiting area.
  • Providing empathetic care for hospitalized patients, and keeping patients and their cages clean.
  • Restraining irritable, angry patients appropriately and safely where required.
  • Assisting with administering medication, drawing blood and cleaning patients’ teeth.
  • Performing diagnostic imaging and laboratory tests.
  • Liaising with veterinarians and veterinary technicians to ensure continuity of patient care.
  • Complying with hospital standards, rules, regulations and policies.
  • Maintaining medical records.


  • High School Diploma, GED, or suitable equivalent.
  • NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant certification.
  • Affinity for animals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Physically strong and dexterous, and ability to stand for extended periods.
  • Available to work over weekends.

Application Closing Date
15th May, 2019.

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