Veterinary Technician Jobs in Needham, 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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MIT - Cambridge, MA (9 miles from Needham, MA)
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN, Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM), to provide clinical veterinary support and technical expertise for transgenic animals....
6 hours ago
Charles River Laboratories - Shrewsbury, MA (23 miles from Needham, MA)
Job Requirements The following are minimum requirements related to the Veterinary Technician I position....
6 hours ago
Healthy Paws Vet Center - Westborough, MA (18 miles from Needham, MA)
Duties include but are not limited to: animal restraint, giving SQ, IM & IV injections, drawing blood, taking radiographs, placing IV catheters, monitoring surgical patients, maintaining organization...
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Charles River Labs - Shrewsbury, MA (23 miles from Needham, MA)
Job Requirements The following are minimum requirements related to the Veterinary Technician I position....
6 hours ago
National Park Service - Boston, MA (10 miles from Needham, MA)
These positions are located in Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, in the Natural Resources Stewardship Management Branch. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this...
1 day ago
Kelly Services - Lynn, MA (19 miles from Needham, MA)
Kelly Science & Clinical has a new opportunity for a contract-to-hire Animal Care Technician with a large Research facility in Wilmington, MA....
1 day ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Needham, MA)
Credentialed as a Certified Veterinary Technician. Advanced education and experience with Veterinary Technician Specialist. Advanced education and experience in anesthesia or oncology....
20 hours ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Needham, MA)
Veterinary Technician - Large Animal Float - (21001123) Description The Hospital for Large Animals provides high-quality medical/surgical care to inpatient, outpatient and critical/emergency large animal...
1 day ago
Mass General Brigham - Boston, MA (10 miles from Needham, MA)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Follows policies and procedures for fulfilling animals' nutritional health and environmental requirements as directed under the supervision of the Lead Animal Care Technician....
1 day ago
Boston Children's Hospital - Boston, MA (10 miles from Needham, MA)
Maintaining ARCH Animal Care Documentation. Observing Safety and Personal Hygiene Procedures. Assists, and provides support to the animal care operations....
22 hours ago
Kelly Services - Lynn, MA (19 miles from Needham, MA)
Follows proper breeding and animal care procedures. Monitors animal behavior and physical attributes to ensure animal health and confirm appropriate phenotype; reports any findings....
12 hours ago
Tufts University - Boston, MA (10 miles from Needham, MA)
The management and operation of the animal care activities of all sites are integral to the animal care and use program....
3 days ago
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) - Boston, MA (10 miles from Needham, MA)
Job Description: Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Perform clinical rounds and ensures that prescribed clinical care is conducted for the research animals as necessary and delegated by...
3 days ago
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) - Boston, MA (10 miles from Needham, MA)
Job Description: Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS A Associate Degree or higher in Animal Science ora related field. A LAT or CVT preferred, expected to complete within1 year of hire. A Experience...
3 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Boston, MA (10 miles from Needham, MA)
Job Information Charles River Laboratories Animal Care Technician 2 in Boston, Massachusetts Animal Care Technician 2 Req ID #: 97411 Location: Boston, MA, US, 02116 For 70 years, Charles River employees...
4 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Needham, MA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Needham, MA as reported by the BLS.

$40,170

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Needham, MA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • 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 Needham, 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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