VCA Certified Veterinary Technician- Sign on Bonus! in Brookline, Massachusetts

Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.

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VCA Brookline Animal Hospital is a fast-paced, multi-doctor small animal practice in Brookline, Massachusetts.

  • VCA Brookline Animal is seeking an experienced, Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our well established hospital and team. We are a six doctor, fast paced general medicine practice that also offers boarding and grooming services. Our hospital is equipped with five exam rooms; an in-house laboratory including Abaxis CBC and VetScan 2 diagnostic equipment; digital radiography; surgery suite and prep area; dedicated dental-procedure areas with digital radiography, high speed scaler and polisher; an in house pharmacy including Hill's and Royal Canin prescription diets; and electronic medical record keeping. We are located in the heart of Brookline, a mile from downtown Boston. There is never a shortage of things to do in this vibrant area of Boston! The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with the expertise and technical knowledge to make them happen. Sign-on bonus available!Why We Need YouAs a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals. You’ve worked hard for your credentialing and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:• 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 patientsWhy You Should Consider UsAt VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.• You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500+ doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists company wide.• You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.QUALIFICATIONS:• Must have documented previous experience• Hold a current CVT license• Must have surgery experience• Flexibility in hours including but not limited to evenings, weekends and holidays• Customer service skills• Working knowledge of computers• Excellent communications skills• Capable of being cross-trained as receptionist and kennel assistant• Team player willing to learn new techniques and treatmentsBENEFITS:We offer competitive compensation 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!We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more!

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!