BluePearl Veterinary Technician- Ophthalmology in Waltham, Massachusetts
Veterinary Technician- Ophthalmology
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital located in Waltham, MA is hiring an exceptional Ophthalmology Veterinary Technician.
Do you want to help give the gift of vision and improve the quality of life of your patients?
Are you looking to advance your career as a Veterinary Technician? Do you want to experience the best of both medicine and surgery?
Do you have a strong passion of veterinary medicine, and the drive to help build and organize a growing service?
Do you want to work with dedicated, high skilled veterinary professionals?
As an Ophthalmology Veterinary Technician you will help diagnose and treat ophthalmic diseases in companion animals.
As an Ophthalmology Veterinary Technician you will:
Perform basic ophthalmic diagnostic tests (tear quantity, glaucoma testing, ulcer testing) and help hold patients for detailed ocular exam
Perform advanced ophthalmic diagnostic testing (retinal electrical function, etc.)
Set-up and assist with procedures and surgeries that restore comfort and vision ranging from outpatient procedures to basic and complex surgeries
Outpatient procedures: diamond burr debridement (to stimulate corneal healing), CO2 laser (to remove eyelid margin masses)
Surgical procedures including eyelid surgeries, cherry eye surgery, corneal grafts, cataract surgery, retinal surgery, glaucoma surgery
For patients undergoing sedation or anesthesia, place IV catheters and fluids, administer drugs through various route, perform and monitor sedation/anesthesia (with advances skills including constant rate infusions, paralytics, ventilation, etc.)
Anesthesia training is available with help or our anesthesia specialist
Help organize and maintain specialized ophthalmic equipment and supplies
Be the frontline in educating clients on their pet’s ocular disease and care
Your success is our success!
At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training .
Our offer to you:
You will have unlimited growth potential and endless opportunities
Health, vision, dental, pet, and life insurance benefit package
Health & Well-Being Team
Access to 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster
Opportunities for mentorship and training
Competitive compensation including weekends and overnight differentials
Annual Scrub Allowance
PTO accrual with flexible work schedules
Referral Bonus Program
And a positive, friendly work culture
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.