Technician Job Opening


VCA Animal Hospitals

Cheshire, Connecticut

  • VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital located in Cheshire, CT is seeking experienced Veterinary Technicians to work in our well-established 24 hour ER/ICU department.

    We are looking for qualified, experienced Technicians to share in an exciting, fast paced environment with a focus on critical care and emergency medicine. The candidate MUST be able to work overnight and weekends. Previous emergency experience HIGHLY preferred. Previous veterinary technician experience a MUST. Candidate must be client oriented and have excellent customer service skills.

    We are a 24-hour emergency/specialty practice looking for Technicians with positive personalities; whose attributes reflect attention-to-detail, self-motivation, compassion, and reliability.
  • At VCA Animal Hospitals, we take our mission statement – your pet’s health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal – very seriously. With every opportunity, we aim to exceed each pet owner’s expectations.


    • Venipuncture
    • Catheter placement
    • Radiology
    • Anesthesia monitoring
    • Physical examinations and patient assessment
    • Surgical preparation and assisting
    • Laboratory work
    • Pharmacy
    • Patient recovery
    • Compassionate care for hospitalized patients


    • Must have documented previous experience in veterinary medicine
    • Flexibility in hours including but not limited to evenings, weekends and holidays
    • Customer service skills
    • Working knowledge of computers
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Capable of being cross-trained as receptionist
    • Team player willing to learn new techniques and treatments
    • This a overnight position

    Why You Should Consider A Career with VCA-

    As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 3,000 doctors, including 360+ boarded specialists. You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.