Pilina Vet Veterinary Assistant Kailua, HI · Part time

Veterinary Assistant


At Pilina Vet we value wellness, proactiveness, respect, fortitude, and clarity. We want you, as a team member, to know and feel that you are living and growing your unique ability and that we value your contribution of time and expertise to our growing team.


A Veterinary Assistant supports the Veterinarian(s), Veterinary Nurse(s) and other assistants in all aspects of veterinary medicine and patient care. This typically entails overlapping responsibilities to a Pilina Vet Nurse, and supporting Vet Nurses with their daily tasks, running appointments, and animal restraint & handling. 


A Veterinary Assistant must exhibit excellent communication skills with both clients and team members; have a compassionate and caring nature; exhibit confidence working with and handling various demeanors, sizes and temperaments of our cat and dog patients; be able to work as part of a team, yet be confident working independently; be able to make quick, appropriate decisions when under pressure, and have great attention to detail. Veterinary assistants are expected to maintain respectful relationships with veterinary professionals within our community.



  • Preventative medicine is key – wellness centered – education and client understanding for practice success
  • Foster a sense of community with team members and the community at large
  • Use of technology for transparency and to foster the best client experience possible



  • High School Diploma (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Be enrolled or have graduated from a Veterinary Assistant program (preferred) 


$15 - $18 per hour