Veterinary Jobs in West Hartford, Windsor and Kensington, CT

Veterinary jobs in West Hartford, Windsor and Kensington, CT

Veterinary Technicians

The Connecticut Veterinary Center is seeking per diem, full and part time Veterinary Technicians to join our team. Day, evening and overnight shifts available. We offer a competitive benefit package.

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DVM Assistant/Receptionist

Location: West Hartford, Connecticut

About Us:

Connecticut Veterinary Center of West Hartford is a leading veterinary clinic and 24 hour animal hospital dedicated to providing exceptional care to our furry friends. We are seeking a dedicated and passionate DVM Assistant/Receptionist to join our team and assist in delivering high-quality veterinary services to our clients and their pets.

Job Description:

As a DVM Assistant/Receptionist at Connecticut Veterinary Center, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our clinic and delivering outstanding customer service to our clients. Your responsibilities will include:

Veterinary Assistance:

  • Assisting our veterinarians during examinations and procedures.
  • Handling and restraining animals with care and compassion.
  • Preparing and maintaining treatment rooms and equipment.
  • Administering medications and treatments as directed by veterinarians.
  • Assisting with laboratory procedures and sample collection.

Receptionist Duties:

  • Greeting clients and their pets with a warm and friendly demeanor.
  • Managing phone calls, scheduling appointments, and addressing client inquiries.
  • Checking clients in and out, processing payments, and maintaining accurate records.
  • Managing client files, including medical records and invoices.
  • Providing information on clinic services and products.

General Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization in the reception and waiting areas.
  • Supporting colleagues in maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  • Adhering to all clinic policies, procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Participating in team meetings and training as required.


  • DVM Assistant Certification/formal training – minimum of 1 year experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in a veterinary clinic or animal care setting – minimum of 1 year experience preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Compassion and genuine love for animals.
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills.

Salary: $16 – $18 per hour

Health and dental insurance options.
Paid time off and holiday pay.
Discount on vet services.
Opportunities for professional development and growth.


Job Type: Full-Time, 30 – 40 hours per week

Schedule: Seeking open availability. Commitment of at least 1 weekend shift per week required.


To apply for this position, please send us your resume accompanied by a cover letter that outlines your enthusiasm and interest in the role to 

(Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will receive a response.) 

Connecticut Veterinary Center is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.