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Technicians & Assistants

Deliver the highest quality care for pets.

Create your rewarding veterinary career path.

As a veterinary technician or assistant, you’re on the front lines in our hospitals. You’re immersing yourself in an exciting, challenging environment where you can provide the best care for your patients.

You’re gaining new experience every day – and we want to reward you for that. We give you all the tools you need to grow your career and make an even bigger difference for pets.

Technician & assistant roles include:

  • Emergency technicians & assistants
  • Specialty technicians & assistants
  • Hospice technicians & assistants
  • Veterinary technician specialist
  • Veterinary technician externships
  • Advanced patient care technician

Please note: Veterinary technician externships are not BluePearl employment, so Associate benefits do not apply.

Make a bigger impact.

Ready to start paving your ideal career path?

Growth-focused resources for passionate professionals.

Experience unparalleled career growth with your programs and resources unique to veterinary technician and assistant careers.

Get rewarded for your hard work and knowledge growth.

  • Grow with CareerTrax, our unique program to help you achieve advancement through tiered skill levels.
  • Receive up to 90% paid scholarships through Penn Foster, an AVMA CVTEA-accredited school.
  • Access the knowledge of veterinary technician specialists (VTS) through our engagement and publishing community.

Feel excited to come to work.

  • Work in advanced facilities equipped with sophisticated treatment and diagnostic imaging tools.
  • Collaborate with the industry’s best specialty and emergency teams to provide comprehensive care for pets.
  • Experience the high reward of saving lives in a specialty and emergency hospital setting.

Explore a variety of supportive options.

  • Take paid time for continuing education and receive licensing reimbursement.
  • Immerse yourself in our in-house learning & development platform, BluePearl University.
  • Receive free subscriptions and huge savings on your favorite CE platforms like VetFolio, AtDove and VETgirl.

Connect with our dedicated social work team.

  • Access our social workers who are uniquely trained to support veterinary staff.
  • Explore our personal health and wellness resources designed to help you thrive in your life and career.
  • Join our community of Associates who are bringing awareness and positive change to the world of veterinary professional wellness.

CareerTrax Technician and assistant career pathing program.

BluePearl and Penn Foster veterinary technician online degree.

Benefits & perks.

Parental leave.

100% paid time to welcome your new addition.

Medical, dental & vision.

Multiple plans to choose from and prescription drug benefits.

Annual store allowance.

Premium scrubs and on-the-job essentials.

Pet care discounts.

Coverage for pet insurance premiums, medical expenses and more.

PTO, holiday time & flexible scheduling.

Supporting your work-life balance.

401k & retirement planning.

Employer match to support your financial goals.

Find out what
being BluePearl means.

Ready to grow your career?

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Don’t see an opening for you?

If you don’t see an opportunity that suits you but are interested in working at BluePearl, join our Talent Community.