Veterinary Technician Jobs in Plympton, 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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National Veterinary Associates - Plympton, MA
About the Position: The Equine Veterinary Technician is a skilled, Certified Veterinary Technician, with a strong background in equine medical knowledge and experience handling horses....
1 day ago
Abveris, Inc. - Canton, MA (21 miles from Plympton, MA)
We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Technician to join our vivarium as we grow into a world-class facility....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Braintree, MA (18 miles from Plympton, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
3 days ago
Aza - New Bedford, MA (24 miles from Plympton, MA)
Buttonwood Park Zoo Veterinary Technician This position works under the direction of the Zoo Veterinarian and assists the Veterinarian in treating animals and providing animal care....
15 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Plymouth, MA (11 miles from Plympton, MA)
At VCA Plymouth Animal Hospital and Pet Resort, you can be the Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be!...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - South Weymouth, MA (15 miles from Plympton, MA)
Are you ready to take your anesthesia monitoring skills to the next level? Do you want the opportunity to work alongside experienced and knowledgeable technicians and doctors?...
30+ days ago
PetCo - Mansfield, MA (21 miles from Plympton, MA)
The Veterinary Technician represents the mission and values to all clients....
45+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Plymouth, MA (11 miles from Plympton, MA)
We are a six doctor animal hospital located in beautiful downtown Plymouth. Our emphasis is on providing the very highest quality patient care and client service. If you've got a great attitude...
45+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - West Bridgewater, MA (11 miles from Plympton, MA)
New England Animal Medical Center is currently seeking a veterinary technician experienced in a surgical setting for a full-time position....
60+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Sandwich, MA (24 miles from Plympton, MA)
catheters, performing dental cleaning procedures, surgical preparation & assistance, nursing care of hospitalized pets, client education, utilizing AVImark veterinary software, and supporting our reception...
60+ days ago
PetCo - South Attleboro, MA (24 miles from Plympton, MA)
Position Overview As an Operations Specialist in Animal Care, your role will be to ensure that proper animal care and husbandry is being provided for all companion animals and aquatic life in the Pet...
60+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Plymouth, MA (11 miles from Plympton, MA)
What to Expect: Patient Care is our priority: We are advocates for our patients and ensure that we provide outstanding care along with excellent client education and communication....
60+ days ago

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession
Get virtual vet work experience before embarking on a veterinary degree

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Plympton, MA

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Plympton, 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 Plympton, 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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