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At Full Circle Veterinary Care, we are known for serving our patients and clients with compassion, empathy and integrity. We are always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to help us continue providing the best care and service to our patients and clients.

If you believe your values match those of our practice and you would like to be part of an outstanding team, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Lauren Erso, Hospital Manager.

Veterinary Jobs in Lake Oswego

Veterinary Assistant

Full Circle Veterinary Care

About the Role


Are you passionate about providing outstanding patient care and exceptional client service? If so, we would love to hear from you! Full Circle Veterinary Care is looking for an experienced veterinary assistant to add to our team of compassionate professionals who aim to provide high-quality veterinary care. Previous veterinary experience is a must.

This is a full-time position with shifts from 7:30 am – 6:00 pm, M-F, with an hour lunch break. Full Circle is a well-established 3 doctor practice that genuinely enjoys the different personalities and unique skills that a veterinary assistant can bring to our practice. Our Veterinary Assistants are an important part of our pet care team and help provide excellent care to our patients as well as providing outstanding customer service to our clients. We also offer awesome benefits to fit this ever-changing world, including:


Financial Benefits: 

  • A flexible approach to compensation that will reflect your skillset and future performance
  • 401(k) matching & Roth Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 529 Savings Plan
  • Tuition Support Program
  • Referral bonus program 

Wellness Benefits: 

  • Health Insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • Supplemental insurance, including accident, critical illness, hospital, short and long-term disability, legal plan, and employee, spouse, and child-dependent life insurance
  • Sick Time / Paid Time Off
  • Free/discounted lab work for all employee pets
  • Pet discounts on services and products
  • Pet food discount program 

Workplace Benefits: 

  • Quarterly Team Rewards Bonus Program
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • State license reimbursement
  • VTNE exam fee reimbursement
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Ability to join our VetCor Techlife Facebook group of over 800 veterinary technicians company-wide

Lifestyle Benefits:

  • Six paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discount program

Job Summary:

A Veterinary Assistant supports the doctors and other hospital staff in all duties related to the hospital. This includes care and treatment of sick or injured animals as well as cleaning and care of the facility. Veterinary Assistants will be asked to room clients, take patient histories, hold animals during examinations, assist in surgery, document care in the medical record, and potentially assist with the front desk. Veterinary Assistants must demonstrate the ability to follow directions, move quickly, and communicate effectively.

Our veterinary assistants should be ready to:

  • Let your passion for pets and veterinary care shine every day.
  • Ask for help and offer help to others.
  • Be positive! Because with the right cattitude, anything is pawsible
  • Be empathetic to our clients, coworkers, and yourself.
  • Possess the confidence to own tasks and responsibilities to deliver positive outcomes.
  • Anticipate the needs of DVM staff, promoting efficiency and teamwork.


What’s in it for you: 

  • Employee benefits that strengthen both the body and the mind
  • Occasional coffee runs and meals on us
  • Lunch breaks on the regular
  • 4-day work weeks
  • No nights, no on-call shifts, and no holiday hours


Think you're the veterinary assistant we've been longing for? Fantastic! Apply today so we can get this ball rolling! We look forward to hearing from you!


Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at Full Circle Veterinary Care and VetCor. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all employees. Every team member enriches our diversity by exposing us to various ways to understand and engage with the world. That's why we're committed to a workplace culture where employees are comfortable being their authentic selves, feel a complete sense of belonging, and are empowered to reach their highest potential.



Full Circle Veterinary Care