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Veterinary Technician

Company: Winter Hill Veterinary Clinic
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated animal lover to join our team and provide exceptional care for pets and their owners at Winter Hill Veterinary Clinic in Somerville, Massachusetts! NO WEEKEND HOURS. At Winter Hill Veterinary Clinic, we are committed to providing the highest quality progressive veterinary care for the life of our clients' pets. As a Fear Free Clinic, we strive to be compassionate and give our patients and their families individualized care in a comfortable clinic setting. We take care of our patients' pets as if they are our own! Winter Hill Veterinary Clinic is located in a beautiful historic building in Somerville, Massachusetts and is readily accessible by public transportation. We do offer free parking. There are plenty of great restaurants nearby and we have a peaceful outdoor patio area for the warmer months! We pride ourselves on maintaining a healthy team culture with work-life balance at the top of our priorities. We close every day for lunch and a break to catch up with paperwork. Our ideal Veterinary Technician candidate is positive, friendly, and eager to support a team of talented individuals. This person should be familiar with performing routine treatments and procedures, with the interest in learning more advanced procedures from the Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine. Credentialed candidates are a plus, but not required - veterinary technician students welcome! A typical day of a Veterinarian Technician may include: -- Assisting the Veterinarian inprocedures (medical, surgical, dental) -- Monitoring patients during surgery and recovery -- radiography -- phlebotomy -- nursing care -- client education and communication -- laboratory skills Above everything else, the best person for this job is a team player with a willingness to learn and adapt. In our industry, no day is the same and being ready to jump in to assist other team members in theveterinary setting is crucial. Like what you hear so far? Let us tell you about our benefits so we can really seal the deal! In addition tocompetitive compensation, all full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits packageincluding: -- Health, dental, and vision insurance -- Ask about our bonus plans, including a signing bonus (select positions) -- Competitive 401(k) match -- Generous time off & focus on work/life balance -- Personal and professional development opportunities -- Short and long-term disability -- Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a voluntary, work-based program that offers free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees who have personal and/ or work-related problems -- Mentorship and continuing education allowance -- Pet discount plan -- Uniform allowance Once you start working for us, you'll want all your Vet Tech friends to join you! Ask us more about our Employee Referral Award Program on your interview - hint: everyone wins! Requirements: Above all, you love pets! We also require a high school diploma or equivalent, withat least 1 year experience in the veterinary field. All employees must be able to lift 50 pounds, as well as stand/walk/kneel for long periods of time. The ability to safely restrain dogs and cats is a must. Visit our website winterhillvet.com to learn more. We look forward to hearing from you soon and potentially welcoming you to our team at Winter Hill Veterinary Clinic! Job Type: Full-time Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Winter Hill Veterinary Clinic, Somerville , Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Somerville, Massachusetts

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