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VCA Veterinary Technician - ICU Discharge in South Weymouth, Massachusetts

Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.

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VCA South Shore Animal Hospital is a well-established, AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency and specialty practice in South Weymouth, Massachusetts.

Do you have a passion for communicating with clients and educating them about their patients? Do you want to ensure your patients receive the care they need when they are discharged from our hospital? Are you ready to apply your veterinary knowledge alongside experienced and knowledgeable veterinary professionals?

VCA South Shore Weymouth Animal Hospital at is seeking a Veterinary Discharge Technician to join our team in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. This position is responsible for the successful transfer of patients from our emergency room and intensive care unit to home care by the clients. Whether the patient has been with us for a few or several days, it is important the client understands how to continue the high level of care needed for a successful and complete recovery.

Day to day responsibilities of the Veterinary Discharge Technician include: collaboration with the veterinarian to facilitate patient discharge from our hospital; communication with clients to schedule discharge appointments; careful review of discharge instructions and medications; preparing the patient to go home; comprehensive discussions with clients regarding at home care of their pet; follow up with the client to clarify any questions once the patient is home.

If you have a solid understanding of veterinary medicine and an enthusiasm for client communication, join our team today! We appreciate those who have great ideas and enjoy sharing them. Your engagement in our hospital is important to us and we want to hear from you. Our comprehensive benefits package includes: medical/dental/vision benefits, CE and equipment allowance, paid vacation, paid holidays, matching 401(k) contributions, generous pet discounts, uniforms 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!