Veterinary Technician

Technicians | Littleton, MA

 Seeking an independent, compassionate Veterinary Technician to join our team!

 
Why Middlesex Veterinary Center?
We’re focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor and medical staff the ability to provide excellent service and care. In addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment!
 
About Our Hospital:
Middlesex Veterinary Center is a full-service small animal veterinary hospital where we understand the special role your pet plays in your family. We are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care and it is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care and sound advice throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical, dental, and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime. We fully believe in the importance of preventive care in keeping your pets healthy; our job is not only to treat your pet when he or she isn't feeling well, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend at their best!
 
Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this community.
 
Who are we looking for?
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skill set, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assist the veterinarian in exam rooms and use veterinary software for documenting medical notes
  • Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement
  • Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears)
  • Perform diagnostic imaging
  • Perform anesthesia
  • Prep patients for and assist in surgery
  • Perform dental prophies
  • Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable)
  • Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients
  • Communicate with and educate clients
  • Provide compassionate patient care
Benefits:
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
  • Competitive salary - $20 - $30 per hour, determined by the candidate's skills, experience, and qualifications.
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance for licensed technicians
  • Guardian voluntary benefits
  • Generous pet benefits!