Veterinary Technician Jobs in Westford, 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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VCA Lancaster Animal Hospital - Lancaster, MA (14 miles from Westford, MA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation...
1 day ago
VCA Daniel Webster Animal Hospital - Bedford, NH 03110, NH (24 miles from Westford, MA)
VCA Daniel Webster Animal Hospital in Bedford, NH is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 8-doctor GP practice!...
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1 day ago VCA Daniel Webster Animal Hospital
Healthy Paws Vet Center - Westborough, MA (23 miles from Westford, 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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6 hours ago Healthy Paws Vet Center
MIT - Cambridge, MA (21 miles from Westford, MA)
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN, Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM), to provide clinical veterinary support and technical expertise for transgenic animals....
4 hours ago
VCA Daniel Webster Animal Hospital - Bedford, NH 03110, NH (24 miles from Westford, MA)
At VCA Daniel Webster, you can be the Credentialed Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be!...
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1 day ago VCA Daniel Webster Animal Hospital
VCA Lancaster Animal Hospital - Lancaster, MA 01523, MA (14 miles from Westford, MA)
We are seeking an experienced full time Client Service Representative to join our 4 1/2 doctor, AAHA accredited, fast paced hospital in Lancaster, MA. We have a unique culture in our hospital that...
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2 days ago VCA Lancaster Animal Hospital
VCA Daniel Webster Animal Hospital - Bedford, NH (24 miles from Westford, MA)
VCA Daniel Webster Animal Hospital in Bedford, NH is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 8-doctor GP practice!...
21 hours ago
VCA Lancaster Animal Hospital - Lancaster, MA 01523, MA (14 miles from Westford, MA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation...
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2 days ago VCA Lancaster Animal Hospital
National Veterinary Associates - Danvers, MA (24 miles from Westford, MA)
Job Description VETERINARY TECHNICIAN The Veterinary Technician is an invaluable member of the hospital team....
4 days ago
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital by Ethos Veterinary Health - Woburn, MA 01801, MA (15 miles from Westford, MA)
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital is looking for a Full-Time Veterinary Technician to join our team in Woburn, MA This position is 36 hours per week, working 3 shifts of 12 hours each. 1 weekend...
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4 days ago Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital by Ethos Veterinary Health
Integrated Resources, Inc - Cambridge, MA (21 miles from Westford, MA)
You will complete the responsibilities below using your comprehensive knowledge and detailed understanding of procedures and practices associated with in-vivo research, animal care/husbandry, and facility...
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Hudson, NH (12 miles from Westford, MA)
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5 days ago
Charles River Labs - Boston, MA (24 miles from Westford, MA)
Job Summary We are seeking a Animal Care Technician 2 for our Insourcing Solutions Department located in Boston, MA....
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Billerica, MA (9 miles from Westford, MA)
Other qualifications include: Previous veterinary technician/assistant experience required Proficient in IV catheters placement, blood work, and IV, IM and SQ injections Proficient in monitoring anesthesia...
6 days ago
PetCo - Nashua, NH (10 miles from Westford, MA)
Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! What you'll do: Provide optimal guest experience services. Assist guests in the...
6 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Westford, MA

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

$40,170

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Westford, 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 Westford, 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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