VCA Antech, Inc. Veterinary Technician - 3rd Shift in Northboro, Massachusetts

VCA Northboro Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced, P/T or F/T 3rd Shift Veterinary Technician (Monday – Thursdays, no weekends) to join our well-established, AAHA-accredited, 9-doctor practice in Northboro, Massachusetts.

This Technician is needed to care for in-hospital patients and provide basic husbandry and upkeep of the treatment area during the hours that the hospital is closed. No appointments/client or emergencies are seen during this shift. This is an excellent positon for a semi-retiree, student, or someone that wants to work in veterinary medicine but wants a slower pace. Veterinary technician experience preferred, but we are willing to train an exceptional candidate with a strong animal care background.


Medical duties include care of medical boarders and stable hospitalized patients such as:

  • Medication administration via IV, SQ, Oral, aural and opthlamic routes.

  • Feeding.

  • Walking.

  • Monitoring of behavior and general care.

Treatment Area duties include:

  • Restocking supplies.

  • Cleaning and Sterilizing surgery packs.

  • Upkeep of laundry and dishes.

  • Other basic cleaning duties.

Skills & Qualifications:

The successful candidate will share our passion for high-quality veterinary medicine and patient care and have the experience and technical know-how to make them happen. CVT’s and LVT’s preferred, but not required. Skill sets will include the following:

  • Excellent client communication skills (in person, in writing and/or by phone),

  • Venipuncture

  • Catheter placement

  • Radiology

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Physical examinations and patient assessment

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry

  • Laboratory work

  • Pharmacy

  • Patient recovery

  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients.

  • The ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and be exposed to hazards associated with pets such as allergies, contagious diseases, noises, odors, bites, scratches, and animal waste.


We offer competitive compensation, a generous shift differential, along with a comprehensive benefits package, including, medical/dental/vision and paid vacation (for F/T employees only), 401(k), generous personal pet care discounts and more!

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