Veterinary Technician Jobs in Natick, MA

Administer diagnostic tests and assist veterinarians. Veterinary technicians observe and monitor animal health, collect samples for analysis, run laboratory tests, and continually update patient records. They also aid veterinarians during a variety of procedures by preparing animals for surgery, restraining pets as necessary, and delivering anesthesia.

Veterinary technicians usually work with small domestic animals, such as cats and dogs. These technicians often need to communicate with pet owners and educate them on future care as well as medication procedures. Thus, interpersonal skills are important for this profession.

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Boston Animal Hospital - Boston, MA (14 miles from Natick, MA)
The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ experience in practice, proficient in venipuncture, IV catheter placement, radiology, surgery, anesthesia monitoring, and client education....
Harvard - Boston, MA (15 miles from Natick, MA)
hands-on training in sample collection, animal handling and restraint, ID methods, humane euthanasia techniques, rodent anesthesia, and other relevant techniques as assigned....
6 hours ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Needham Heights, MA (6 miles from Natick, MA)
We also offer exotic animal care....
8 hours ago
Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston, MA (15 miles from Natick, MA)
A minimum of 1 year of laboratory animal care experience or BWH Animal Care Certification required....
moments ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - Woburn, MA (17 miles from Natick, MA)
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital is seeking a full-time **Veterinary Technician**, who has an interest in pursuing their Veterinary Technician Specialty (VTS) certification, to join our Ophthalmology...
5 hours ago
Alliance Animal Health - Newton, MA (9 miles from Natick, MA)
Qualifications We're looking for: A Veterinary Technician or CVT/LVT/RVT The ideal candidate would have 1 - 2 years experience; however, we will consider new graduates from an AVMA Accredited Program...
6 hours ago
Boston University - Boston, MA (15 miles from Natick, MA)
Demonstrated excellence as an animal care technician will be considered for promotion to this position....
3 days ago
Boston University - Boston, MA (15 miles from Natick, MA)
The Animal Care Technician I ensures quality animal care for all research animals. They maintain proper sanitization of all animal equipment, animal housing and research areas and materials....
20 hours ago
VCA Antech - Wakefield, MA (20 miles from Natick, MA)
Veterinary students and Veterinary Technician or Assistant students in their qualified year of education can apply with VCA Animal Hospitals as part of their formal externship blocks....
4 hours ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (17 miles from Natick, MA)
Excellent small animal handling and restraint skills are preferred. Large animal and exotic animal handling skills are also highly desirable....
2 days ago
Boston University - Boston, MA (15 miles from Natick, MA)
Demonstrated excellence as an animal care technician will be considered for promotion to this position....
20 hours ago
MSPCA/Angell - Jamaica Plain, MA (12 miles from Natick, MA)
The skills our Oncology Veterinary Technicians/Assistants excel at are phlebotomy, and may be trained to administer chemotherapy using our safe closed system devices to administer chemotherapy treatments...
MSPCA/Angell - Waltham, MA (8 miles from Natick, MA)
New $5,000 sign on bonus for Veterinary Technicians or Assistants hired into our Anesthesia Department at Angell West!...
EMD Millipore - Billerica, MA (18 miles from Natick, MA)
Your Role: EMD Serono in Billerica, MA, is hiring an Animal Care Technician III who will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of animal care and welfare to support research and the day-to-day...
5 days ago
Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE) - Boston, MA (15 miles from Natick, MA)
Job Description: Role Functions Follows policies and procedures for fulfilling animals' nutritional health and environmental requirements as directed under the supervision of the Lead Animal Care Technician...
5 days ago

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Natick, MA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians in Natick, MA
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

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