ICU Veterinary Technician

West Springfield, MA
Full Time
Mid Level

Join Our ICU Team at Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital (VESH)!

Are you a dedicated Veterinary Technician hungry for excitement and eager to broaden your skill set? Do you yearn for a chance to unleash your talents in a setting that truly values your expertise? Your search ends here!

Join the Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital (VESH) nestled in vibrant West Springfield, MA, where we're on the lookout for passionate ICU Veterinary Technicians like you to complement our dynamic team!

Compensation: Pending skills assessment leveling

  • Non-Credentialed Technician: $24 – $27
  • Credentialed Technician: $26 - $29 – Even higher for VTS!
  • Shift Differential: Base + $4 between 12a – 6a
Available Schedules:
  • Overnights: Three 12-hour shifts
    • 7p – 7a ($4 shift differential between 12a – 6a)
  • Rotational: Mixture of Days, mids, overnights
    • Days: 7a – 7p
    • Mid: 10a – 10p ($2 shift differential for time worked between 6p – 12a)
    • Overnights: 7p – 7a
What to Expect:
  • A Supportive Environment: Join a team that works like a TEAM. We foster a welcoming atmosphere where every team member feels valued, supported, and encouraged to grow. From seasoned experts to those just starting out, we believe in mentorship and collaboration.
  • Opportunities for Growth: At VESH, learning never stops. Our experienced Doctors and Technicians take pride in mentoring and guiding newer team members. You'll have the chance to expand your knowledge and refine your skills in a supportive environment.
  • Commitment to Excellence: We believe in providing nothing but the best for our patients. Our team utilizes cutting-edge equipment and techniques to deliver top-notch care, ensuring every pet receives the treatment they deserve.
About You:
  • You are a confident, skilled, and experienced Veterinary Technician dedicated to outstanding client service and excellent patient care.
  • It is incredibly important to our team to find the RIGHT fit. We want to find someone that shares our same goals and values, someone that is friendly, compassionate, dependable, and genuinely wants to make a difference.
  • You understand the importance of maintaining a positive, respectful, uplifting hospital culture and genuinely love working with people who share that same value.
  • You’re not afraid to jump in and get your feet wet! A diligent worker who takes initiative and contributes to the operation of the entire hospital, you will help get all the day’s duties done!
  • You are eager to continue enhancing your skill set and enjoy learning & collaborating with a team.
About Us:
We are a 24- hour, VECCS Level 2 Certified, state-of-the-art Emergency + Specialty veterinary hospital.
Like human medical specialists, VESH supports primary care veterinarians with the evaluation and treatment of pets affected by trauma, chronic issues, serious illness, or unusual disorders requiring advanced training along with providing critical & emergency pet care.

We offer a variety of specialty services including Advanced Imaging (CT), Internal Medicine, Surgery, and of course Emergency and Critical Care.

Benefits: At VESH, we believe in investing in our team's growth and development. Here's what we offer:
  • CE Allowance
  • Paid Shoe Stipend
  • Scrubs provided by VESH at no cost to the employee!
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Time
  • Shift Differential
  • Employee Pet Discount/Immediate Family Member Discount
  • 401k
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • License application and renewal reimbursement for CVTs.
Why Choose Us?
  • Variety and Challenge: Every day brings new challenges and opportunities to learn. You'll never feel stuck in a routine at VESH, where every case is unique and every patient deserves personalized care.
  • Making a Difference: Join a team where your contributions truly matter. Whether it's saving a life in an emergency situation or providing comfort to a pet in need, your work at VESH has a meaningful impact on the lives of animals and their families.
  • Professional Development: We're committed to helping you reach your full potential. From continuing education opportunities to hands-on training, we invest in your growth and development every step of the way.
For more information about our hospital, please visit

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NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary Health
We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.
Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.
Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees.  The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process.  For positions based in Colorado, Ethos Veterinary Health provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.  
Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

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