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We are looking for experienced qualified candidates who are interested in working with a multitude of specialists and in a hospital that provides 24 hour emergency service. Candidates must be able to multi-task in a fast paced hospital focusing on client service and patient care.

Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties is a spacious 15,000 square foot, busy, progressive multi-doctor specialty and emergency practice located in Walpole MA.


Benefits For All Full Time Positions

Our generous benefit package includes include health, dental, CE reimbursement, short and long term disability and life insurance, 401k, flexible spending accounts, vacation, sick and personal time, employee pet discounts on services, food and products, uniforms provided and paid holidays.

Career Opportunities


Current Positions

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Cardiology Credentialed Veterinary Technician

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

Sign-On Bonus: $3,500

About the Position: To provide veterinary nursing care specific to the Cardiology Services.

  • Assist with case workups
  • Familiar with disease processes and conditions, procedures, medications, and equipment related to Cardiology
  • Able to perform drug calculations, including fluid rates, CRI’s, and medications
  • Perform sedation monitoring during pre-op, intra-op and recovery
  • Comfortable with setup, use, and interrupting multiparameter patient monitors
  • Able to use/maintain/troubleshoot Doppler blood pressure machine
  • Comfortable collecting blood and urine samples to submit to laboratory
  • Assist with setup, use, and maintenance of the echocardiography ultrasound and electrocardiography (ECG) machine
  • Assist with setup and prep sit using aseptic technique for centesis and aspiration procedures
  • Proficient with taking patient digital radiographs
  • Ability to perform venipuncture and catheter placement proficiently
  • Assist with appointments: perform a physical exam, effectively communicate with clients, admit and discharge patients

Shift: Fulltime (35-40 hours) benefit position within the Cardiology Services. Schedule TBD, including one shift in the ECC, two holidays a year in ECC/ICU. Must be available for a weekend rotation.

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum 3 years working as a Veterinary Technician
  • Ideally should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in related emergency and/or specialty medicine
  • Graduate from an accredited AVMA program preferred
  • CVT, LVT, and/or VTS preferred
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Must have excellent interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Is detailed oriented and reliable
  • Proficient at working with digital records and using Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Has a high commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable, and maintain a positive outlook
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.

Compensation: Is based on education, experience, credentials, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Please send all resumes to: amanda.cloutier@tufs.edu

Custodian Wanted

Tufts Veterinary Emergency and Specialties located at 525 South street Walpole is looking for a custodian. Position is Thursday through Saturday 6am to 10am. Previous experienced required, some heavy lifting, compliance with all standard safety codes and practices and minor maintenance. Work area is within the patient care departments but does not require animal handling.

The successful candidate must be dependable, self-motivated and detail orientated. You will join a team of motivated and dedicated animal lovers.

Please submit your resume to maureen.antonitis@tufts.edu - references required

Full & Part-time Pharmacy Technician

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

Sign-On Bonus: $3,500 (fulltime)

About the Position: We are seeking a fulltime and part-time Pharmacy Technician to join the TVETS team.

  • Fill and dispense prescription and food orders for inpatients, outpatients, and refill requests
  • Ensure proper dispensing, labeling, and record keeping (follow hospital SOP’s)
  • Provide product information to staff and clients
  • Assists with online pharmacy orders
  • Accurately invoice clients for medications and supplies
  • Comply with all federal and state drug laws
  • Maintain adequate drug and supply inventory for the pharmacy
  • Ensure pharmacy is kept clean and organized
  • Must be proficient and comfortable with medical calculations

Shift: Fulltime (36 to 40 hours) or part-time (20+ hours) benefit position with weekend and holiday coverage. Days TBD.

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a pharmacy technician and/or 3 years as a veterinary technician
  • Ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Detail oriented and reliable
  • High commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Well-spoken, professional, approachable, with a positive outlook
  • Proficient at working with digital records and using Microsoft Word/Excel
  • CVT, RVT, LVT preferred
  • MA Pharmacy Assistant Certification preferred
  • 2 years’ experience working in an emergency and/or specialty hospital preferred
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working Conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches, and contagious diseases.

Compensation: Is based on education, credentialing, experience, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Please email your resume to: Amanda.Cloutier@tufts.edu

Full & Part-time Technician Assistant/Veterinary Assistant within Emergency & Critical Care Services

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

About the Position: We are seeking fulltime and part-time Technician Assistants/Veterinary Assistants to join our Emergency and Critical Care team.

  • Provides general animal husbandry for the ECC service
  • Must provide compassionate care to patients
  • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner at all times
  • Can follow policies and procedures related to hospital and patient safety
  • Can follow and carryout instructions given by the ECC doctors and technicians
  • Maintains laundry for the hospital
  • Maintains the grounds of the property including waste disposal
  • Can safely give baths and brush out patients
  • Can collect non-sterile urine and fecal specimens
  • Can recognize and report any unusual condition or abnormal patient behavior
  • Can safely restrain patients
  • Can submit and run various lab work
  • Assist with setup of patient equipment and procedures
  • Assists with taking and setup patient radiographs
  • Understands and carries out the daily, weekly, and monthly check lists to maintain the ECC service and equipment
  • Maintains inventory of the ECC service
  • Maintains cleanliness and stocking of the ECC exam rooms
  • Assists with processing deliveries that are received
  • Assists technicians with patient treatments, procedures, and triages
  • Assists with cleaning, wrapping, sterilizing, and maintenance of all ECC’s surgical instruments
  • Processes client’s requests for end-of-life patient remains
  • Client communication, on the phone and in person
  • Checking patients in and out of the hospital. (Swing/Overnight)
  • Handling all monetary transactions during shift. (Swing/Overnight)

Day/Swing Shift: Fulltime (36 to 40 hours) or (20+ hours) benefit position within the ECC services including weekend and holiday coverage. Days TBD.

Overnight Shift: Fulltime (36 to 40 hours) or part-time (20+ hours) benefit position within the ECC services including weekend and holiday coverage. Days TBD.

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 years working in the veterinary field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an emergency and/or specialty hospital preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited Veterinary Assistant program preferred
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and can handle patients compassionately and safely when they are stressed, ill or in pain
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Must have good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Is detailed oriented and reliable
  • Has a high commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable, and maintain a positive outlook
  • Proficient at working with digital records and using Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working Conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches, and contagious diseases.

Compensation: Is based on education, experience, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Please email your resume to: Amanda.Cloutier@tufts.edu

Fulltime ER Credentialed Veterinary Technician within the Emergency & Critical Care Service

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

Sign-On Bonus: $3,500

About the Position: We are seeking a fulltime ER Certified Veterinary Technician to join our Emergency and Critical Care Services.

  • Proficient with patient triage, procedure workups, admitting & rounding patients, and discharges
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Can safely restrain patients
  • Has excellent knowledge of common disease processes and pharmacology
  • Proficient with medical calculations
  • Aseptically prep patients for procedures
  • Proficient with blood draws, IV catheter placement, and running and processing various lab samples
  • Can place central lines, NG tubes, and u-caths
  • Comfortable with administering, monitoring, and recovering patients under anesthesia and sedation
  • Assists ECC doctors with procedures
  • Proficient at patient positioning and taking digital radiographs
  • Can setup, monitor, interpret, and maintain patient monitoring equipment (ECG, SpO2, CO2, NIBP)
  • Assists with providing general husbandry and inventory for ECC patients and service

Shift: Full-time (36 hour) benefit position within the ECC services including holiday coverage. Shift 2pm to 2am, days TBD.

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum 3 years working as a veterinary technician
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an emergency and/or specialty hospital preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited AVMA program preferred
  • CVT, LVT, RVT, and/or VTS preferred
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Must have good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Is detailed oriented and reliable
  • Has a high commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable, and maintain a positive outlook
  • Proficient at working with digital records and using Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.

Compensation: Is based on education, experience, credentials, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Please email your resume to: Amanda.Cloutier@tufts.edu

Day & Overnight ICU Credentialed Veterinary Technicians within the Emergency & Critical Care Service

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

Sign-On Bonus: $3,500 (day)

Sign-On Bonus: $7,000 (overnight)

About the Position: We are seeking full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians to join our day & overnight ICU teams within the Emergency and Critical Care services.

  • Proficient with following and performing patient treatments
  • Comfortable with digital medical records and treatment orders
  • Can safely restrain patients
  • Has excellent knowledge of common disease processes and pharmacology
  • Proficient with time management and punctuality
  • Proficient with medical calculations
  • Comfortable with setting up and monitoring CRI’s
  • Proficient with venipuncture and IVC placement
  • Proficient with using various in-house equipment such as NOVA, Catalyst, Procyte, Coag and submitting various lab samples to external labs
  • Can place central lines, NG tubes, and u-caths
  • Comfortable with transfusions and blood typing
  • Assists ECC doctors with procedures
  • Proficient at patient positioning and taking digital radiographs
  • Can setup, monitor, interpret, and maintain patient monitoring equipment (ECG, SpO2, CO2, NIBP)
  • Comfortable with use and interpretation of telemetry system
  • Proficient with patient triage, procedure workups, admitting & rounding patients, and discharges
  • Comfortable with common sedating protocols, monitoring patients pre-op, intra-op, and during recovery of sedation
  • Can setup, maintain, and troubleshoot multiparameter monitors (SpO2, CO2, ECG, NIBP), Doppler, and other common emergency equipment (O2 cage, ventilator)
  • Assists with providing general husbandry and inventory for ECC patients and service

Shift (day): 7am to 7pm fulltime (36 hour) benefit position within the ECC services including weekend and holiday coverage. Days TBD.

Shift (overnight): 7pm to 7am fulltime (36 hour) benefit position within the ECC services including weekend and holiday coverage. Days TBD.

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum 3 years working as a veterinary technician
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an emergency and/or specialty hospital preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited AVMA program preferred
  • CVT, LVT, RVT, and/or VTS preferred
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Must have good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Is detailed oriented and reliable
  • Has a high commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable, and maintain a positive outlook
  • Proficient at working with digital records and using Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.

Compensation: Is based on education, experience, credentials, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Please email your resume and cover letter to: Amanda.Cloutier@tufts.edu

Fulltime Credentialed Anesthesia/Surgery Veterinary Technician

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

Sign-On Bonus: $3,500

About the Position: To provide anesthetic coverage and nursing support for the surgery, ophthalmology, dental, radiology, internal medicine, and emergency services.

  • Case workups and creation of individualized anesthetic plans to be approved by the anesthesiologist or clinician on the case
  • Knowledge of how to assign ASA status, normal patient vitals during sedation, anesthesia, and awake patients
  • Drug calculations, including fluid rates, CRI’s, and medications
  • Perform anesthetic monitoring during pre-op, intra-op and recovery, including intubation/extubation, troubleshooting anesthetic monitors and machines, and charting
  • Ability to perform venipuncture and catheter placement proficiently
  • Obtain and prepare various blood samples for diagnostic testing
  • Accurately perform and submit multiple types of radiographs
  • Assist with surgical appointments, including perform physical exam, client communication, intake and discharges, and preparation and completion of paperwork
  • Perform surgical nursing, including aseptic surgical scrub, assist surgeons during surgical procedures such as abdominal explores, fracture repairs, cruciate repairs, and thoracotomies

Shift: Fulltime (36-40 hours a week) benefit position within the anesthesia/surgery service. Scheduled TBD, including one on-call anesthesia shift per week and one on-call anesthesia weekend rotating, including coverage during holidays.

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum 3 years working as a veterinary technician
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in anesthesia/surgery and/or emergency or specialty
  • Graduate from an accredited AVMA program
  • CVT, LVT, RVT, and/or VTS preferred
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Must have good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Is detailed oriented and reliable
  • Has a high commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable, and maintain a positive outlook
  • Proficient at working with digital records and using Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.

Compensation: Is based on education, experience, credentials, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Please email your resume to: Amanda.Cloutier@tufts.edu

Internal Medicine Credentialed Veterinary Technician

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

Sign-On Bonus: $3,500

About the Position: To provide veterinary nursing care specific to the Internal Medicine Services.

  • Assist with case work-ups and creation of individualized anesthetic plans to be approved by the anesthesiologist or clinician on the case
  • Familiar with disease processes and conditions, procedures, medications, and equipment related to Internal Medicine
  • Able to perform drug calculations, including fluid rates, CRI’s, and medications
  • Perform anesthetic and/or sedation monitoring during pre-op, intra-op and recovery
  • Able to use/maintain/troubleshoot multiparameter anesthetic monitors and anesthetic machines
  • Ability to perform venipuncture and catheter placement proficiently
  • Take digital radiographs following appropriate safety protocols
  • Obtain and prepare various blood and urine samples for diagnostic testing
  • Assist with appointments: performing a physical exam, effectively communicate with client, admit and discharge patients, and prepare and completion of paperwork
  • Perform procedure nursing care during endoscopy including aseptic prep, setup/maintain/breakdown of scoping tower, aseptically open instruments/equipment, and care for instrument: cleaning/wrapping/sterilization
  • Assist the doctors throughout the shift with appointments, procedures, workups, client communications, and general workflow efficiencies

Shift: Fulltime (36-40 hour) benefit position within the Internal Medicine Services. Including one major and one minor holiday a year in ECC/ICU. **Available for weekend rotation

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum 3 years working as a Veterinary Technician
  • Ideally should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in Internal Medicine or related specialty medicine
  • Graduate from an accredited AVMA program preferred
  • CVT, LVT, and/or VTS preferred
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Must have excellent interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Is detailed oriented and reliable
  • Proficient at working with digital records and using Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Has a high commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable, and maintain a positive outlook
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.

Compensation: Is based on education, experience, credentials, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Please send all resumes to: Amanda.Cloutier@tufts.edu

Ophthalmology Technician Assistant

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

About the Position:

  • Provides general husbandry for the ophthalmology services
  • Assist with outpatient appointments- patient restraint, physical exams, and client communication
  • Assist with setup and performing patient radiographs
  • Assist with patient intakes and discharges
  • Run and submit various patient lab work
  • Assist with setup of patient monitoring equipment and warming devices
  • Assist with ophthalmology inventory control
  • Assist Technicians with anesthetic or sedation procedures during pre-op, intra-op and recovery
  • Familiar with ophthalmic conditions, procedures, medications, and equipment
  • Assist ophthalmologist during surgical procedures- aseptically open instruments/equipment
  • Setup and maintain ophthalmology specific equipment- phacoemulsification, surgical microscope, cryo and laser machine
  • Assist with instrument care- clean, wrap, and sterilize instruments
  • Aseptically prep patients for procedures
  • Setup and breakdown of surgical suites
  • Setup and breakdown of induction
  • Sterilely gown and glove into procedures
  • Assist with central sterilization of ophthalmology instruments and equipment
  • Familiar with ophthalmology instrument and equipment names and use
  • Assist with IOP’s and tear tests
  • Assist with setup, run, and maintain autoclaves, and ultrasonic cleaner

Shift: Fulltime (40 hour) benefit position within the Ophthalmology Services. Four 10-hour shifts per week, including 2 holidays a year in ECC/ICU.

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum 3 years working in the veterinary field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in emergency and/or specialty preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited Veterinary Assistant program preferred
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Must have good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Is detailed oriented and reliable
  • Has a high commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable, and maintain a positive outlook
  • Proficient at working with digital records and using Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.

Compensation: Is based on education, experience, credentials, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Please email your resume to: Amanda.Cloutier@tufts.edu

Full-time Surgery Technician Assistant

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. We are continually seeking to unite highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine to provide a collaborative environment that strives to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts V.E.T.S. strives to be a community where diversity and inclusion are a priority.

About the Position:

  • Assist anesthetists throughout the day including with patients during pre-op, intra-op, and postop care
  • Assist with taking patient radiographs
  • Assist with patient intakes
  • Run various patient lab work
  • Assist with outpatient appointments
  • Assist with setup of patient monitoring equipment and warming devices
  • Assist with surgical inventory control
  • Provides general husbandry for the surgical services
  • Assist surgeon during surgical procedures such as abdominal explores, fracture repair, cruciate repair, and thoracotomies
  • Aseptically prep patients for procedures
  • Setup and breakdown of surgical suites
  • Setup and breakdown of induction
  • Sterilely gown and glove into surgeries
  • Assist with central sterilization of all surgical instruments and equipment
  • Familiar with surgical instrument and equipment names and use
  • Assist with setup, run, and maintain autoclaves, ultrasonic cleaner, and distillers

Shift: Fulltime (36-40 hour) benefit position within the surgery services along with a rotating on-call schedule and one major and one minor ECC holiday shift a year. Schedule TBD.

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and can properly and safely handle and work with stressed, ill or in pain patients
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis
  • Well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Can provide a high commitment to exceptional patient care
  • Excellent client and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable, and maintain a positive outlook
  • Must be detailed oriented and reliable
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working Conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises, and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches, and contagious diseases.

Compensation: Is based on education, experience, credentials, and skill level.

Benefits: Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, PFML, Employee Assistance Program, paid maternity leave, paid vacation/sick/personal time, employee pet discount, uniforms, CE opportunities and allowance, and paid holidays.

Send resumes along with a cover letter to: Amanda.Cloutier@tufts.edu

Internal Medicine Specialist

Internal Medicine Specialists! Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties (Tufts VETS) in Walpole, MA has something to offer you:

  • A hospital that supports the development of your unique brand of skills.
  • A collegial group of 14 specialists who work with you: surgery, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, and oncology. An ECC team consisting of 3 criticalists, 8 experienced full time ER doctors and 6 rotating interns.
  • A 25,000-square foot hospital with a large ICU, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, echocardiology suite, blood bank, telemetry, mechanical ventilator, in-house NOVA and IDEXX lab, and two surgery suites, with plans for a 3rd. We are a Level 1 VECCS certified hospital. A newly renovated waiting room has a cats-only area.
  • An independently run and managed private, not-for-profit hospital that strives to be efficient and customer service-oriented. This is a unique aspect of our hospital - there is no corporate entity that dictates to us and the doctors’ viewpoints are invited and included in decisions about our model of care delivery.
  • For those with related experience and interest, a role in hospital leadership may also be considered.
  • You aren’t just a staff member - you are strongly encouraged to participate in communication, coordination, out-of-the-box thinking, resource allocation, problem solving, and setting priorities and goals to achieve the hospital YOU want to work at.
  • Qualified, dedicated and compassionate support staff.
  • Emphasis on maintaining a work life balance and an aim to create schedules that meet everyone’s personal needs. Paid parental leave.
  • An annual total hospital caseload of >24,000 patients and a dedicated base of referring veterinarians.
  • Partnership with the teaching hospital of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University to bring you many resources such as access to the zoom rounds, library consortium, clinical pathology experts, clinical trials collaboration, research resources, IT and video conferencing support, online training, grief resources and so much more.
  • A mission that prioritizes the human-animal bond, respect for clients and referring veterinarians, teaching and creation of a positive learning environment for our students, and interns and the value of diversity in our community. We offer Care Credit and a fund for circumstances where a financial challenge limits an otherwise straightforward cure, and we work closely with shelter, rescue and law enforcement/welfare organizations.
  • A hospital director who cares about your well-being and development, an operations director who works tirelessly to provide support for you, your clients and your staffing needs, and an experienced business / HR director always considering how to best support employees - so your current and future needs are met.
  • The opportunity to shape the future of new DVMs: we host Tufts students and interns on elective and core rotations, including ECC.
  • A competitive salary based on experience level with an excellent benefits package including signing/relocation bonus, paid vacation, paid continuing education, memberships and licenses and a 401K program, employee discount, EAP and life insurance.
  • A location halfway between Boston and Providence in Walpole, MA, where you can take advantage of the Boston metro area’s rich culture, the beaches of Cape Cod, and the mountains of New England. Some of the best school districts are located in the surrounding neighborhoods.

If you are residency trained, our two internists are from academic backgrounds and would love to mentor you! Please email your CV / resume and expression of interest to Alicia.karas@tufts.edu.

Criticalist

Criticalists – join our team at Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties in Walpole MA.

What we offer:

  • An amazing group of specialists who work with you to help your cases: internal medicine, surgery, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, and oncology. An ECC team consisting of 3 criticalists (one of them is YOU), 8 experienced full time ER doctors, and 6 rotating interns.
  • A 25,000-square foot hospital with a large ICU, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, echocardiology suite, blood bank, telemetry, mechanical ventilator, in-house NOVA and IDEXX lab, and two surgery suites, with plans for a 3rd. We are a Level 1 VECCS certified hospital. A newly renovated waiting room has a cats-only area.
  • An independently run and managed private, not-for-profit hospital that strives to be efficient and customer service-oriented. This is a unique aspect of our hospital - there is no corporate entity that dictates to us and the doctors’ viewpoints are invited and included in decisions about our model of care delivery. For those with related experience and interest, a role in hospital leadership may also be considered.
  • Veterinarians and support staff leaders who are strongly encouraged to participate in communication, coordination, out-of-the-box thinking, resource allocation, problem solving, and setting priorities and goals to achieve the hospital YOU want to work at.
  • Qualified, dedicated and compassionate support staff.
  • Emphasis on maintaining a work life balance and an aim to create schedules that meet everyone’s personal needs. Paid parental leave.
  • An annual total hospital caseload of >24,000 patients.
  • Partnership with the teaching hospital of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University to bring you many resources such as access to the zoom rounds, library consortium, clinical pathology experts, clinical trials collaboration, research resources, IT and video conferencing support, online training, grief resources and so much more.
  • A mission that prioritizes the human-animal bond, respect for clients and referring veterinarians, teaching and creation of a positive learning environment for our students, and interns and the value of diversity in our community. We offer Care Credit and a fund for circumstances where a financial challenge limits an otherwise straightforward cure, and we work closely with shelter, rescue and law enforcement/welfare organizations.
  • A hospital director who cares about your well-being and development, an operations director who works tirelessly to provide support for you, your clients and your staffing needs, and an experienced business / HR director always considering how to best support employees - so your current and future needs are met.
  • The opportunity to shape the future of new DVMs: we host Tufts students and interns on elective and core rotations, including ECC.
  • A competitive salary based on experience level with an excellent benefits package including signing/relocation bonus, paid vacation, paid continuing education, memberships and licenses and a 401K program, employee discount, EAP and life insurance.
  • A location halfway between Boston and Providence in Walpole, MA, where you can take advantage of the Boston metro area’s rich culture, the beaches of Cape Cod, and the mountains of New England. Some of the best school districts are located in the surrounding neighborhoods.

If you are board certified or residency trained, interested, have a passion for excellent patient care and teaching, love to work with like-minded colleagues, and a dedicated base of referring veterinarians, please contact Alicia Karas, at 508-668-5454 or email your resume and supporting materials to Alicia.karas@tufts.edu.

Emergency Veterinarian

Emergency Veterinarians!! Join our team at Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties in Walpole MA.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to engage in high level medical care, at a hospital that supports the development of your unique brand of skills.
  • A collegial group of specialists who work with you: internal medicine, surgery, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, and oncology. An ECC team consisting of 3 criticalists, 8 experienced full time ER doctors (one of them is YOU!), and 6 rotating interns.
  • A 25,000-square foot hospital with a large ICU, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, echocardiology suite, blood bank, telemetry, mechanical ventilator, in-house NOVA and IDEXX lab, and two surgery suites, with plans for a 3rd. We are a Level 1 VECCS certified hospital. A newly renovated waiting room has a cats-only area.
  • An independently run and managed private, not-for-profit hospital that strives to be efficient and customer service-oriented. This is a unique aspect of our hospital - there is no corporate entity that dictates to us and the doctors’ viewpoints are invited and included in decisions about our model of care delivery.
  • For those with related experience and interest, a role in hospital leadership may also be considered.
  • You aren’t just a staff member - you are strongly encouraged to participate in communication, coordination, out-of-the-box thinking, resource allocation, problem solving, and setting priorities and goals to achieve the hospital YOU want to work at.
  • Qualified, dedicated and compassionate support staff.
  • Emphasis on maintaining a work life balance and an aim to create schedules that meet everyone’s personal needs. Paid parental leave.
  • An annual total hospital caseload of >24,000 patients and a dedicated base of referring veterinarians.
  • Partnership with the teaching hospital of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University to bring you many resources such as access to the zoom rounds, library consortium, clinical pathology experts, clinical trials collaboration, research resources, IT and video conferencing support, online training, grief resources and so much more.
  • A mission that prioritizes the human-animal bond, respect for clients and referring veterinarians, teaching and creation of a positive learning environment for our students, and interns and the value of diversity in our community. We offer Care Credit and a fund for circumstances where a financial challenge limits an otherwise straightforward cure, and we work closely with shelter, rescue and law enforcement/welfare organizations.
  • A hospital director who cares about your well-being and development, an operations director who works tirelessly to provide support for you, your clients and your staffing needs, and an experienced business / HR director always considering how to best support employees - so your current and future needs are met.
  • The opportunity to shape the future of new DVMs: we host Tufts students and interns on elective and core rotations, including ECC.
  • A competitive salary based on experience level with an excellent benefits package including signing/relocation bonus, paid vacation, paid continuing education, memberships and licenses and a 401K program, employee discount, EAP and life insurance.
  • A location halfway between Boston and Providence in Walpole, MA, where you can take advantage of the Boston metro area’s rich culture, the beaches of Cape Cod, and the mountains of New England. Some of the best school districts are located in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Whether you are internship trained or have similar broad experience, if you have a passion for excellent patient care and teaching, love to work with like-minded colleagues, please contact Alicia Karas, at 508-668-5454 or email your resume and supporting materials to Alicia.karas@tufts.edu.

Client Service Representatives - Full-time & Part-time

Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties (Tufts VETS) has full-time and part-time client service positions open. Previous Client Service experience in a veterinary setting is required.

Tufts V.E.T.S. is a premier level 1 emergency and specialty hospital in New England. We are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care from a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency, specialist in emergency and critical care, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology and cardiology. We are continually seeking to bring highly skilled professionals in veterinary medicine together to provide a collaborative environment where we strive to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond.

Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment and Specialties requires outstanding client service to include our clients as well as our local RDVMs and TVETS staff. We require proficient data entry skills with attention to detail. In the hospital setting of an emergency facility a client service representative must possess the capability of handling situations that require patience, compassion, excellent listening skills and the ability to perform under stressful situations. The client service representative must possess the ability to remain professional and free from personal bias when dealing with emotionally challenging clients and situations. We are looking for qualified candidates that are interested in working with a multitude of specialists in an encouraging learning environment. Candidates must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment focusing on client service, interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

Tufts VETS provides a rewarding employment opportunity in a growing hospital that holds quality patient care in the highest regard. This position comes with benefits that include health, dental, disability and life insurance, 401k 3% match after 1-year employment, vacation, sick, personal time, employee pet discount and paid holidays. Rotating holiday coverage is required for this position.

Sign-On Bonus: Full-time employees eligible for sign on bonus

Please contact Maureen Antonitis at 508-660-3202 or Maureen.antonitis@tufts.edu.

Veterinary Cardiologist

Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment &Specialties (Tufts VETS) is recruiting a second Veterinary Cardiologist to support our expanding caseload. Tufts VETS is a 24-hour referral and emergency hospital located in Walpole, Massachusetts. Our dedicated referral base and emergency service provides a multitude of challenging cases. We have a collegial working environment with a highly trained and compassionate support staff. Tufts VETS has 11 board certified specialists including internal medicine, emergency and critical care, surgery, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, and cardiology. Additionally, we have post- graduate trained emergency doctors, 5 ECC residents, and 5 interns. Our 15,000 sq. ft., newer hospital facility houses a large ICU, telemetry, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, blood bank, and surgery suites. The cardiology service is supported with a Philips Epiq 5, GE 6-lead ECG machine, and Forest Medical Holter system. Interventional procedures are currently not performed, but that program could be developed if the candidate were interested. We strive for a learning environment with opportunities to teach and mentor students and house officers through our affiliation with Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. We value our referring veterinarians and provide continuing education through our facility and at the Cummings campus at Tufts University.

Our hospital is located 27 miles southwest of Boston. We are well positioned for our staff to take advantage of the Boston metro area’s rich culture, the beaches of Cape Cod, and the mountains of central and western Massachusetts. A strong service ethic, a desire to teach, and a willingness to bring a collegial positive attitude is welcomed. Full or part-time applicants will be considered. Second and third year cardiology residents will also receive full consideration. We offer competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Please contact Dr. Alicia Karas, our hospital director, at 508-668-5454 or email your CV and cover letter to alicia.karas@tufts.edu.