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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician Specialty in South Weymouth, Massachusetts


Are you looking to be a part of a hospital team that feels like family, while having the support and resources to push your career forward?

If so, we would love to connect with you! VCA South Shore (Weymouth) Animal Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our specialty departments within our busy, 24-hour emergency/referral/multi-specialty and general practice in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. We are located just 20 minutes south of Boston—within a short drive of the ski slopes of New England in the winter and the beautiful, warm beaches of Cape Cod in the summer.

We’re looking for a believer in the possibilities of high-quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with the experience and technical know-how to make them happen….a devoted team player who thrives in a collaborative environment, and is invested in their colleagues’ success….someone who takes enormous pride in their ability to listen and speak to clients like a trusted friend….a service-minded professional who is energized by the gratitude of others and in the satisfaction of a job done right. If this describes you, then we want you on our team!

Day to day responsibilities of the Specialty Medicine Veterinary Technician include:

  • Pre-anesthetic patient evaluation, anesthesia induction, maintenance and recovery for a variety of procedures

  • Use, maintenance and troubleshooting of veterinary anesthetic and monitoring equipment such as a ventilator, ECG, Doppler, capnograph and pulse ox.

  • Familiarity with and ability to calculate and administer anesthetic and other medications

  • Ability to work alongside board-certified veterinary specialists and emergency clinicians in all aspects of veterinary care including examination, hospitalization, treatment, procedures, and surgery.

  • Critical thinking and taking an active part in treatment planning and execution.

  • Interaction with clients and referring veterinarians regarding patient care.

  • Basic skills in catheter placement, phlebotomy, radiology

Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:

  • VCA hospitals are former private-practices that retain the spirit that made them successful

  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

  • Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists

  • Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.

  • WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Technicians

  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

Compensation : $18.00 - $30.00 / hour VA - CVT

pay dependent on experience, skill set, and licensure status

VCA adds value to your compensation package with the following:

  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

  • Free NAVTA Membership & RECOVER Training

  • Discounts to Fear Free Certification & VetGirl

  • Growth & leadership opportunities

  • Medical, Dental & Vision

  • Career development programs

  • Veterinary Technician education tuition support and scholarships

  • $750 continuing education funds for credentialed associates

  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

  • Generous hospital discounts and product discounts

  • Employer-paid life, long- and short-term disability insurance

  • VTS Path financial, and mentorship support

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Paid parental leave

  • Free mental health resources and wellness subscriptions (Headspace)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Infertility benefits

  • Competitive wage

  • 401(k)

  • Free access to Plumbs , and education platforms such as Vetfolio

Ready to be part of a team that feels like provides progressive medicine and excellent client care?

Apply today!

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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