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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Sterile Processing Assistant in South Weymouth, Massachusetts

CA South Shore Weymouth Specialty Animals Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic experienced technician assistant to join our growing surgery team as a sterilization assistant full time!

Do you thrive in an environment that promotes and encourages growth and development? At VCA South Shore we strongly believe in training and development for all associates! Our team is collaborative, supportive, and progressive and we want to give you the opportunity to expand your skills and follow your dreams at our 24-hour Emergency / Specialty / and General Practice hospital.

Please take a moment to view our hospital video below and learn a bit more of why VCA South Shore Weymouth is the right choice for you.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Prefer working knowledge of surgical sterilization techniques, but willing to train for the right candidate.

  • Professional behavior & appearance, excellent interpersonal skills, and a positive, friendly attitude.

  • Able to handle multiple tasks at once, and deal with high levels of stress in an environment of changing priorities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Clean surgical instruments using surgical sterilization techniques.

  • Prepare surgical packs and PPE (gloves, gowns, drapes and masks) for sterilization.

  • Properly set up and run sterilization equipment - gas sterilizer and autoclave

  • Decontaminating and cleaning operating rooms, sterile supply room and equipment daily and after surgical procedures

  • Maintain proper stock of surgical supplies in pack area and surgical suites

As a Sterile Supply Assistant, you will:

  • Prepare instruments and operating room for surgery.

  • Troubleshooting and removing faulty equipment from service to submit for repair or replacement.

  • Maintaining appropriate quantities of surgical supplies and equipment.

  • Decontaminating and cleaning operating rooms, sterile supply room, and equipment according to established procedures.

  • Serving as a resource/reference to surgical team with regards to surgical equipment.

Potential Schedule/Compensation: Full-time (weekend availability required)

Pay Range : $18 - 20 / hr dependent on experience and skill set

What Makes VCA South Shore Unique?

We have an on-site social worker to support you ! We are passionate about our teams health and wellness and continue to foster a culture where asking questions is welcome, and training is the expectation. At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity , and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.

We not only work hard, we play hard too. We have an onsite fun committee, fun scrub day, and a break room with games and entertainment! Not to mention our occasional popup food trucks that stop by serving the best of what Boston has to offer. Have you seen our Vet Tech Week? This is a small sampling of the gratitude we show our team for being the most compassionate, dedicated veterinary medical professionals around.

The Benefits Continue to Grow!

  • Leadership opportunities (career growth potential)

  • Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Infertility Benefits

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • 401(k)

  • Generous pet care discount

Why You Should Consider Us

VCA South Shore is located just 15 miles or a short train ride to Boston and scenic beaches including Cape Cod, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA South Shore is a member of a larger community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary career has to offer.

Candidates must be positive and motivated. The hospital team meets frequently, and your ideas and suggestions are encouraged to help us continue to grow. Our team takes pride in fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and recognition while being adaptable, goal driven and engaged. We work hard to protect our culture and assure we hire associates that are going to have the determination to rise above obstacles, wear multiple hats and work as a team.

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team?

We look forward to getting to know you!

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

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 associates 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)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at