Newtown Veterinary Specialists is seeking Veterinary Technicians/Assistants to join our team at a progressive, 24-hour specialty and emergency hospital in Newtown, CT. We have openings in ER, Surgery and Ophthalmology. We strive to provide outstanding patient care and client service in a culture that reflects and upholds our core values.
Newtown is a growing and lively part of Fairfield County while maintaining its “small town charm.” The fifth largest town in the state, located about sixty miles from New York City, Newtown was established in 1711 and offers a convenient location for both living and working. With many lively events and a diverse food scene, Newtown provides a variety of attractions. Local businesses add to the nostalgic feel while the rich cultural scene is host to various artists, writers, and musicians. The town of Newtown offers many programs for area residents. Numerous parks and fields offer playgrounds, swimming, tennis, softball, baseball, volleyball, lacrosse, soccer, as well as a nature center and hiking trails. The scenic foliage of autumn and the lush greenery of spring are just some of what the town’s picturesque countryside provides.
Competitive candidates will demonstrate exceptional communication skills and will have previous specialty and/or emergency experience. Please note these positions are not entry level and candidates must be confident in performing essential clinical skills such as venipuncture, catheterization, radiology, patient assessments, record-keeping and all aspects of anesthesia and surgical monitoring.
Qualified candidates will possess the following: • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a veterinary technician or assistant • A strong work ethic and good organizational and multi-tasking skills • A professional and respectful demeanor • Ability to lift 50 pounds • Credentialed technicians preferred