Veterinary Technician Jobs in Westwood, 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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Charles River Laboratories - Waltham, MA (12 miles from Westwood, MA)
Animal Care Technician 2 Recruiter Charles River Location Waltham, Massachusetts (US) Salary Competitive Posted Wednesday, 6 January 2021 Closes Wednesday, 3 February 2021 Ref 82336 Discipline Clinical...
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Massachusetts General Hospital - Waltham, MA (12 miles from Westwood, MA)
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT\: Under the general direction of the Medical Director/Site Chief, supervises the day-to-day operations for all anesthetizing locations at the Mass General...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Stoneham, MA (18 miles from Westwood, MA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Everett, MA (14 miles from Westwood, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Braintree, MA (10 miles from Westwood, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Cambridge, MA (11 miles from Westwood, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Framingham, MA (13 miles from Westwood, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Everett, MA (14 miles from Westwood, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Woburn, MA (18 miles from Westwood, MA)
Certified Veterinary Technician Up to $5,000 Sign-On Available!...
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Boston, MA (11 miles from Westwood, MA)
Certified Veterinary Technician Up to $5,000 Sign-On Available!...
1 day ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (24 miles from Westwood, MA)
catheterization o Phlebotomy o Dosage calculations o Fluid therapy o Intubation * Advanced education and experience with Veterinary Technician Specialist certification (in good standing). * Exotic...
1 day ago
Charles River Laboratories - Cambridge, MA (11 miles from Westwood, MA)
Veterinary Technician licensure of CVT or LVT is preferred....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Westwood, MA
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Dedham Veterinary Associates - Dedham, MA (1 mile from Westwood, MA)
Required Two years of veterinary technician experience. CVT preferred....
1 day ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Weston, MA (10 miles from Westwood, MA)
The role requires knowledge in: Radiography Phlebotomy Nursing care Client education and communication Surgery Dental procedures Laboratory skills Certified veterinary technicians, or those close to...
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Westwood, MA

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$40,170

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Westwood, MA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • 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 Westwood, 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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