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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 10 paid holidays a year.



Tufts VETS, a veterinary specialty center located in Walpole, Massachusetts, owned by the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, is seeking full-time certified veterinary technicians for our internal medicine and emergency/critical care departments. The hospital is located conveniently near many major routes including Route 1, 495 and 95 making this a convenient commute from many areas.

Emergency Veterinarian

Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties (Tufts VETS) is recruiting an additional overnight Emergency Veterinarian to join our growing practice.

Tufts VETS is a 24-hour, specialty and emergency hospital located in Walpole, Massachusetts. Our 25,000-square foot hospital provides a large ICU, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, a blood bank, and two surgery suites. Our dedicated referral base and emergency service provide a multitude of challenging cases. We offer a collegial working environment with highly trained and compassionate support staff. Tufts VETS has 12 board-certified specialists in internal medicine, emergency and critical care, surgery, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology and oncology. Additionally, we have 4 post-graduate trained emergency doctors, 10 E/CC residents, and 5 rotating interns. We strive for a positive learning environment with opportunities to teach and mentor students, interns and residents. We maintain a strong affiliation with Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

A strong work ethic and a willingness to bring a collegial attitude are welcomed. The ideal candidate would be internship-trained with emergency experience. We offer a competitive salary based on experience level with an excellent benefits package including paid vacation, paid continuing education and 401K. Weekend and holiday coverage is on a rotating basis. Only full-time applicants will be considered.

Please contact Dr. Alicia Karas, hospital director, at 508-660-3201 or email your CV and cover letter to alicia.karas@tufts.edu

Emergency/Critical Care Technicians

Our veterinary technician works as part of an integrated clinical care team to provide high quality nursing care to inpatient, outpatient, critically ill and emergent patients. We are currently looking to fill full time positions in on our overnight team. Our overnight technicians work 7pm – 7am, 3 night a week, including weekend and holiday coverage. Tufts VETS provides a generous overnight differential.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate of an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program, a CVT or CVT eligible with experience in an emergency setting. Comprehensive understanding of medical terminology and familiarity with veterinary pharmacology. Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities for several patients within a busy clinical setting. Technical abilities such as patient restraint, venipuncture, fluid administration, medication administration, monitoring and treating patients. Ability to effectively work as a member of a diverse team of clinical and administrative professionals. Basic computer skills including the ability to learn the electronic medical record system. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation. This position is considered essential and is therefore required to report to work as scheduled during emergency closings.

Must be a team player, a good communicator with excellent technical skill.

Signing bonus of $1,000 to be paid out after the successful completion of 6 months employment with Tufts VETS.

We also have a fulltime position Wednesday , Thursday and Friday 2pm to 2am position.

Please send all inquiries to Maureen Antonitis at maureen.antonitis@tufts.edu.

Our benefit package includes include health, dental, CE reimbursement, disability and life insurance, 401k 3% match after 1 year employment, vacation, sick, personal time, employee pet discount and 10 paid holidays.


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 submit a cover letter, current CV and three references and/or contact Joseph McManus at joseph.mcmanus@tufts.edu.