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VCA Animal Hospitals Credentialed Veterinary Technician in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts

Signing Bonus Opportunity!

VCA Rotherwood Animal Hospital has been fortunate to work with pets and their people in the Newton community for more than 45 years. We are very fortunate to have countless lasting relationships that span generations of people and their pets. We are a four doctor, small animal practice that believes in the importance of dedicated client and patient care. We have a strong focus on preventative medicine, and strive to collaborate with pet parents to improve medical outcomes for our patients.

Rotherwood is looking for Credentialed Veterinary Technicians and experienced Veterinary Assistants, who are interested in joining our team. At VCA Rotherwood, we encourage and support employee growth and development, with training and development plans that combine theoretical knowledge and practical skill development.

Additionally, for candidates interested in professional growth, there are options for stretch assignments, varied paths to leadership roles, and the ability to gain experience in areas outside the primary hospital services.

Collaboration and team work are not abstract concepts to the dedicated team members at VCA Rotherwood. To us, this is not just a statement, but a lived, daily experience. Come and meet the team to gain insight into how this team works together, and you will see this is more than just words.

Typical expectations, duties, and daily tasks will include:

  • Client communication and education

  • Efficient and accurate use of electronic medical records and practice management software

  • Supporting the DVM team with patient appointments, taking accurate histories, providing treatments, and assisting with procedures

  • Safe patient restraint, phlebotomy skills, hands-free radiology

  • Surgery preparation, anesthesia monitoring, and patient post-op care

  • Commitment to training and development of new team members

What we offer:

  • Signing Bonus Opportunity!

  • Generous pet care discounts

  • In-house training, educational & career development programs

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

  • Competitive wages & referral bonuses

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance, mental health resources

  • Life, long and short-term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave, bereavement leave, vacation, and sick time

  • 401(k) with employer matching

Are you certified or eligible to be? Additional benefits include:

  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

  • Yearly CE allowance and access to unlimited online CE

  • Leadership opportunities

  • VTNE study support

Pay range depending on skill level and experience $20 - $28 /hr

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at