Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team!
Why Highland Animal Hospital in Needham Heights, MA?
We’re focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor and medical staff the ability to provide excellent service and care. In addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house labs, CO2 laser, cold laser therapy, and ultrasound. We also offer exotic animal care.
Our Staff Wants You to Know
"The best part about working here is the collaborative nature and generally great attitudes of the rest of the staff, a receptive and compliant clientele, the freedom to practice medicine without micromanagement."
Who are we looking for?
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skillset and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients.
Assist the veterinarian in exam rooms and use veterinary software for documenting medical notes
Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement
Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears)
Perform diagnostic imaging
Prep patients for and assist in surgery
Perform dental prophies
Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable)
Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients
Communicate with and educate clients
Provide compassionate patient care
State Veterinary Board License must be in good standing for the state in which they intend to be hired, prior to their start date.
Flexible work schedule, with availability to work some weekends and holidays
DVM or VMD level degree required
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
Paid time off for full-time employees
Continuing education allowance
Guardian voluntary benefits
About Highland Animal Hospital
Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP) is a trusted business partner to veterinarians. We co-own practices in partnership with veterinarians, and work relentlessly to grow and manage each practice, while retaining its unique identity and culture. VPP’s family of practices has enjoyed industry-leading growth and profitability improvements. Our team has deep experience in driving sustained, above-average revenue growth, cultivating exceptional practice staff, and overseeing back-office operations, including marketing, finance, accounting and human resources. Veterinarians partner with us because we enable them to focus on delivering high-quality patient care and foster lasting relationships with pet owners, while remaining owners in the practices they have committed a lifetime to building.