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Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospitals (VESH)

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VESH Culture

VESH offers a friendly, professional environment that values teamwork, open communication, continuous improvement, and prioritizing work-life balance.

Veterinary Careers at VESH

At Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital, we offer outstanding career opportunities to experienced emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians, client liaisons, and other qualified professionals. Our ideal candidates share our commitment to providing exceptional and compassionate medical care and outstanding customer service.

Current Openings

If you are interested in learning more about current opportunities at VESH, please submit our application form below.

Veterinary Technician Openings at VESH

About the Role

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

Are you a Veterinary Technician craving more excitement and opportunity to expand your skill set? Do you feel like your talents are underutilized, longing for a place where you can truly shine? Look no further! Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospitals (VESH) is seeking passionate and skilled Veterinary Technicians to join our dynamic teams in South Deerfield and West Springfield, MA!

About the Role:

  • As an ER Technician, you will play a crucial role in partnering with our ER Doctors, providing top-notch customer experiences, and delivering outstanding patient care.

  • Your day-to-day tasks will involve:

    • Triaging incoming patients and managing clients throughout their visit

    • Partner with DVM’s in patient assessment, diagnostics, treatments, and procedures

    • Obtaining and processing laboratory samples such as blood, urine, free fluid, and fine needle aspirates

    • Utilize different modalities of imaging for patient assessment

    • Executing, monitoring, and recovering all assigned sedation and anesthetic events

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.


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.

Employee Benefits

We offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Health/dental

  • Life/ADD insurance

  • 401k Plan

  • Paid vacation time

  • Paid personal time

  • Paid CE time

  • CE reimbursement

  • Pet care discounts

  • Clothing allowance

Living in Western MA

The Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospitals are located in the heart of the beautiful Pioneer Valley and Five College region. It offers convenient access to the best that New England offers in every season, from fine dining in urban areas to the beautiful outdoors.

  1. Spectacular fall foliage views and drives

  2. Hiking/biking trails throughout the Holyoke Range and Berkshires

  3. Local skiing and snowboarding facilities

  4. Close to the best Vermont and New Hampshire ski areas

  5. Kayak, canoe, boat, swim, and fish in the abundant rivers and ponds

  6. Plenty of local dining establishments and cultural activities

  7. Just a short drive from the urban areas of Boston and New York City

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