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Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 8AM - 8PM
Fri: 8AM - 5PM
Sat: 9AM - 1PM, Sun: CLOSED

Veterinary Technician/Assistant


Veterinary Technician/Assistant

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Are you passionate about animals and their care? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same? Do you believe in the power of teamwork to provide the best care possible? Are you looking for a change away from big practices that lack an internal family culture and a true friendly team environment? We may have the perfect opportunity for you for either PT or FT positions.

Our practice is located in the MetroWest area of MA in Ashland, Massachusetts. If you are looking to stay close to Boston we are only 35 minutes away! We also have an on-site groomer and offer dog training classes, doggy daycare, and boarding for both cats and dogs.

The Family Pet Hospital Laser & Wellness Center is a privately owned small animal practice, with 3 Vets, a cohesive team of Vet Techs, Assistants, office personnel, and proud to be AAHA Accredited. We are truly passionate about providing high-quality care offering the best client experience. We thrive on perpetually learning new technology and methods to treat our patients, sharing ideas, and working together as a team. We have a state-of-the-art facility equipped with an IM3 Dental Unit, Digital Dental Radiography, CO2 Laser, Erchonia Low-Level Laser Base Station, and an in-house lab! Our team has served our community for over 20 years and still growing our client base, mostly by our clients’ referrals. When we are not hard at work, we recharge with our friends and family; you’ll often find us hanging out together after work too. 

What You’ll Be Working On:

  • Primary job functions include client education, animal restraint, administering treatments PO, SQ, IM and IV, catheter placement, anesthetic induction, maintenance and recovery, assembly and disassembly of surgical suite and instruments, radiology, prep patients for surgery, assist surgeries, and anything else needed to help our patients feel better
  • Refilling patients’ medications, update patient files, and handle other administrative duties as necessary
  • Equipment care and maintenance
  • Cleaning and sanitizing our practice throughout the workday and in between appointments
  • Further developing your skills with training, mentorship, and continuing education

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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Qualifications: 

 - Certification in Veterinary Technology preferred

 - Associate degree in Veterinary Technology or in a Biology oriented focus; we will consider those who have neither but have acquired directly related experience over the past years

 - Prefer no less than 3-5 years of directly related experience

 - Experience working with exotic animals is a plus but not required

 - Experience with veterinary medical technologies/diagnostic equipment such as digital radiography, blood work analyzers, dental equipment, and surgical equipment

 - Strong attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment while enjoying your work and being a part of our friendly and collaborative team

 - Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills are critical

 - Must have a strong work ethic, positive personality, able to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to our patients and our clients

 - Ability to work evenings and Saturdays as needed

Skills Required: 

Include by not limited to:

 - Multi-task; ability to work in a fast-paced environment

 - Excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills

 - Under the Veterinarian’s direction, determine animal requirements; review patient care, treatments, and records; complete laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging

 - Animal restraint; assembly of surgical suite and instruments; operating and monitoring anesthesia; venipuncture and IV catheter placement; administration of medication via oral or injectable

 - Knowledge and experience in animal behavior and husbandry

 - Use of veterinary medical technologies/diagnostic equipment such as digital radiography, bloodwork analyzers, dental equipment, and surgical equipment

 - Attention-to-detail

 - Medical record-keeping skills

Benefits: 

 - Competitive Hourly Pay based on experience

 - Simple IRA eligibility

 - Health, Disability, and Life Insurance

 - CE Stipend

 - Accrued PTO and 7 Paid Holidays

 - A very special environment with a true team spirit without micromanagement that equally supports your work and home life balance

 - No on-call or overnights; all off-hour care is referred to and provided by local emergency clinics, which are close to 2 excellent emergency facilities nearby located in Framingham and North Grafton

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING OR KNOW OF SOMEONE WHO MAY, PLEASE EMAIL [email protected] and include a short introduction and attached resume, EVERYONE WILL HEAR BACK OF THEIR STATUS!

Schedule Requirements: 

Full-time or Part-time

 

 

                            

Currently Hiring?: 
Yes