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Veterinary Technician-Ophthalmology

Company: VCA
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

VCA South Shore Weymouth Specialty Animals Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic experienced veterinary technician to join our growing Ophthalmology team 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.Are you interested in obtaining your Veterinary Technician Specialty? We have the ability to support the most advanced cases with cutting-edge technology utilizing our CT, and MRI capabilities. We support full technician skill utilization and are dedicated to provide gold standard medicine and exceptional patient care. Our outstanding medicine is supported by a team of incredible departments including Cardiology, Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology, Surgery, Exotics and Zoo Medicine, Rehabilitation, and more!Please take a sneak peek at our hospital video below and learn a bit more of why VCA South Shore Weymouth is the right choice for you.

Please take a moment to view our brief video on life as a veterinary technician with VCA from a technician's point of view.

Ophthalmology Veterinary Technician Duties:Procedural anesthesia monitoringFull Technician Skill Utilization including ocular diagnostic testing and interpretationCollecting patient histories & thorough physical examsVenipuncture / IVC placementHands Free Radiology (Associate safety a top priority)Working collaboratively with team members of all hospital servicesProviding compassionate care for all patientsPotential Schedule: Full-time, flexibility (8 or 10 hour shifts)Compensation: $18.00-25.00/hour, $22.00-$29.00/hour CVTpay dependent on experience and skill setWhat 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 have on site Human Resource professional to support you in focusing on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve while supporting a work-life balance.We not only work hard, we play hard too. We have an onsite fun committee, fun scrub Friday, and a hospital food pantry so we can directly support our community and teammates who may need a hand. Not to mention our 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:Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary communityFree NAVTA Membership & RECOVER TrainingDiscounts to Fear Free Certification & VetGirlGrowth & leadership opportunitiesMedical, Dental & VisionCareer development programsVeterinary Technician education tuition support and scholarships$750 continuing education funds for credentialed associatesVeterinary Technician license reimbursementGenerous hospital discounts and product discountsEmployer-paid life, long- and short-term disability insuranceVTS Path financial, and mentorship supportPaid vacation and sick timePaid parental leave401(k)Free mental health resources and wellness subscriptions (Headspace)Referral bonusesInfertility benefitsCompetitive wageFree access to Plumbs, and education platforms such as VetfolioWhy You Should Consider UsVCA 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 Technician career has to offer.This role is suited for the experienced veterinary technician, but we are also excited to provide developmental training to someone that is just getting started and wants to move forward in their career at a hospital that provides an array of opportunities to develop a multitude of skills.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 need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find 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

Keywords: VCA, Weymouth , Veterinary Technician-Ophthalmology, Healthcare , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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