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Careers at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center

Working at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center

Join our team! We are currently interviewing veterinary technicians, animal care attendants and client services assistants with solid professional skills, a passion for animals and a desire to make a difference in the lives of animals and humans.

Be on the forefront of the veterinary medical profession at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center.

Our integrated care teams combine state-of-the-art science, clinical expertise and the human touch to provide veterinary care that goes beyond healing the patient to caring for the entire family. Not only do we train and engage future veterinarians but we help advance the field of veterinary medicine through integrated research programs. Our faculty and staff are exposed to the latest research and leading edge treatments and share their passion and companionship with clients and their families.

Veterinary Technicians

Respected members of our clinical care teams, Veterinary Technicians collaborate with a group of committed, passionate professionals to provide high quality patient care in a state of the art environment. Veterinary Technicians help with patient treatments and procedures, technician appointments/discharges, special procedures and client education. In addition, the Veterinary Technician may supervise and instruct veterinary students on rotations. To broaden clinical skills, Veterinary Technicians are encouraged to pursue professional growth and obtain CVT certification or VTS status.

The ideal candidate for the variety of Veterinary Technician positions will possess the following qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Veterinary Technology program or related field of study. We welcome inquiries from recent graduates as well as experienced veterinary technicians who are CVT certified or eligible and have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy clinical setting as a member of a diverse team of clinical and administrative professionals.
See our current openings for Veterinary Technicians

Animal Care Attendants

Our Animal Care Attendants are important members of our care teams who provide patient care and feeding along with cleanliness and comfort assistance for all patients in our hospitals. Animal Care Attendants also contribute to general patient care by assisting Veterinary Technicians in completing daily treatments.

The ideal candidate for the Animal Care Attendant position will possess the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with related experience.
  • Preferred qualifications are training and knowledge of animal behavior, restraint, feeding and basic sanitation.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team while taking pride in maintaining assigned areas in a hospital environment.
See our current openings for Animal Care Attendants

Client Services Assistants

Our Client Services Assistants provide high quality support to clients and our clinical care teams. Responsibilities include greeting and registering clients, admitting and discharging patients, scheduling appointments, assisting with client communications and managing patient records.

The ideal candidate for the Client Services Assistant position will possess the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with two years of customer service experience.
  • Associate Degree in a relevant field of study and customer service experience in veterinary or human health care preferred.
  • Exceptional communication skills along with the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities within a busy clinical setting.
See our current openings for Client Services Assistants

Externship Opportunities for Veterinary Technicians and Assistants

Externships for Veterinary Technicians and Assistants

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University will be offering a variety of externship opportunities during the summer (June - August), and the academic year, for veterinary technicians and assistants at Foster Hospital for Small Animals and Hospital for Large Animals.

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Vet Techs at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center

As part of Veterinary Technicians Week in October, we highlighted several technicians who have worked at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center. Read their stories.

Ready to apply? Search our current listings

Visit our jobs website and search "veterinary technician," "animal care attendant" or "client services assistant."

For questions or more information please contact:

Lucia Hackett

Tufts University offers a generous benefit package including health, dental, life, long term disability, long term care and vision insurance, 401 (a), 403 (b), tuition reimbursement, uniforms, paid holidays, generous vacation, personal and sick time. Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.