Vet Tech Jobs

ProfileVeterinary Technology job openings are provided as a service to graduates of the Veterinary Technology program at Blue Ridge Community College.

Employers may submit veterinary technology job postings to careers@brcc.edu.

Holistic Veterinary Consultants, PLLC, Blacksburg, VA

Posted by on May 27 2015 | Jobs

Holistic Veterinary Consultants, PLLC  in Blacksburg, VA which is a mixed animal practice, outpatient only, has an immediate opening for office manager.

No surgery, no emergency hours, nights or weekends. 20-30 hours a week.

Practice is devoted to holistic consultation, integrative medicine, acupuncture, hospice care, and client education.

Office manager would make appointments, dispense medications and supplements, focus on marketing and social media, communicate with veterinarian, assist with medical records, call clients for follow-up.

  • Veterinary medical background is preferable
  • Good people skills are essential.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Commitment to holistic medicine and patient comfort is essential

This is an opportunity to add to the education you got in school!

Pay is hourly, $10 to start, raises depending on ability to take on more responsibilities.

Contact Dr. Marjorie Lewter, margelewter@gmail.com, 540-392-4773

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Preddy Creek Animal Clinic, Ruckersville, VA

Posted by on May 27 2015 | Jobs

Preddy Creek Animal Clinic in Ruckersville, VA is looking for a full-time LVT.

We are a one doctor, small animal clinic with a good clientele.

Duties will include but are not limited to assisting in appointments, giving vaccines, blood draws, general cytologies, inventory management, radiology, dental xray and dental cleanings.

Hourly wages, license and CE budget, some Saturdays needed (1/2 day).

Pay commensurate with experience.

Please contact Dr Alison Powell at 434-990-0491 (office) or 434-249-2885 (cell) or via email at alison@preddycreekvet.com

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Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Posted by on May 20 2015 | Jobs

Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital is looking for fulltime or parttime assistants and Licensed Veterinary Technicians. Greenbrier is a nights, weekends and holidays emergency animal hospital. We are open when regular veterinarians are closed, overnight during the weekdays and 24 hours on the weekends and holidays. Our cases range from urgent care to critical care to emergency surgeries. Assistants work closely with the veterinarians and LVTs to provide medical care to patients. Assistants help restrain and exam patients and help with medical treatments. Along with patient care, assistants are required to do a large amount of cleaning, laundry, organizing, stocking and receptionist related work.
General Qualifications:
Must have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and be able to work as part of a team
Must be selfmotivated, detail oriented, and able to multitask
Must be able to work accurately, quickly and efficiently in a fast paced environment.
Must be neat, clean and posses a professional appearance
Must be comfortable with data entry, general computer skills and handling financial transactions
Must have exceptional client service and communication skills
Must be comfortable and restraining and handling cats and various sizes of dogs in a humane manner
Scheduling Qualifications:
Must be able to work overnights shifts
Must be able to work weekends
Must be able to work Holidays
Must be able to work long hours
Physical Qualifications:
Ability to squat, bend, lift and carry 50 pounds
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to react quickly
Ability to work long shifts and overnight shifts
Greenbrier offers competitive pay, health insurance, CE allowance, scrub allowance and pet benefits. Only serious inquires please. Please email a cover letter and resume with professional references to geahapplicant@gmail.com . Please be sure to include an email address where we can contact you. All replies will be made via email only.

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VETSS, Inc., Charlottesville, VA

Posted by on May 20 2015 | Jobs

VETSS, Inc, located in beautiful Charlottesville, VA, is searching for an energetic and enthusiastic Licensed Veterinary Technician with a passion for critical care to join our team in the only 24/7 emergency and specialty practice in central VA. Must be detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills. Schedule varies on a rotation, but this full time position allows for a great quality of life both within and outside your professional career with 3-12 hr shifts/week. We value our LVTs tremendously and encourage personal and professional development. Benefits include health and dental insurance, professional memberships, CE allowance, personal pet care, scrub allowance and a salary you can actually thrive on! We are also looking for relief LVT’s to add to our team! Visit our website at www.emergency-vets.com to learn more about us! Send cover letter and resume to Dr Sara Salmon, VETSS Medical Director at drsalmon4vetss@gmail.com or to inquire further about this position. All inquiries are confidential. Tech experience required, emergency experience preferred, though will consider exceptional new graduates!

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South Georgia Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic, Thomasville, GA

Posted by on May 13 2015 | Jobs

The Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary, Inc., a 501(c)3 located in Thomasville, GA, is bringing a high volume, low cost spay and neuter clinic on line next month and is in need of two vet techs and two vet assistants.  The South Georgia Low Cost Spay& Neuter Clinic is seeking registered or registry eligible veterinary technicians and vet assistants.

Interested and qualified applicants should email a resume to Carol Jones at southgalowcostspayneuter@gmail.com  or mail to Carol Jones,The South Georgia Low Cost Spay& Neuter Clinic, 425 Covington Avenue, Thomasville, GA 31792.  (229) 236 – 7297

Visit our websites at http://www.misskittysanctuary.com/ and http://www.sgaspayneuterclinic.org/

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Paradocs Animal Hospital, Locust Grove, VA

Posted by on May 13 2015 | Jobs

New Veterinary Hospital in Locust Grove, VA, has job openings for full or part time LVTs and experienced Veterinary Assistants. Become part of compassionate staff dedicated to providing the best possible care for our patients and their owners. Hospital has in-house lab, ultrasonography, Cuattro digital radiography, and the safest dental radiography available, in a beautiful new facility. We will consider mentoring new graduates with the right attitudes and talents.

Applicant will be able to fully develop and utilize skills in client education/communication, obtaining and processing laboratory samples, IV catheter placement, monitoring anesthesia, prepping animal and instruments for surgery, taking radiographs, assisting with dentals, and occasionally accompanying doctors on house or farm calls. There will be ample opportunities to assist with horses if desired, but this is not a requirement. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Basic computer skills a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience. Full time employees receive paid leave and most holidays, health benefits, generous discounts for personal pet care, uniform allowance. Bring your enthusiasm and come join our team!

Contact us at paradocsfarm@gmail.com or phone 540-854-0753.

 

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Monticello Animal Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Posted by on May 13 2015 | Jobs

Established but growing small animal practice is seeking to add a full-time LVT to our staff.  Our practice mission is to provide exceptional medical care to our patients and the best customer experience for our clients.  The LVTs in our practice are valuable assets to our doctors and are utilized to the fullest.  We have digital standard and dental radiology, ultrasound, in-house user friendly IDEXX laboratory suite, and high-speed dental equipment.  Full-time employees are eligible for medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, retirement savings plan, and staff discounts on pet care and supplies.  LVTs at our practice also receive CE, licensing, and uniform allowance.

Please apply in person or mail a cover letter and resume to Monticello Animal Hospital 1193 5th St. SW Charlottesville, VA 22902 or email to cvillevet@aol.com.   Recent graduates encouraged to apply.

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Broad Street Veterinary Hospital, Richmond, VA

Posted by on May 13 2015 | Jobs

AAHA accredited hospital has an immediate opening for a full time Virginia licensed veterinary technician in Richmond VA. We have an excellent clientele who want the best medicine available for their pet. High quality medicine and individual patient care are stressed over volume. If you are outgoing, pay attention to details, a team player, and always strive for excellence, we are the practice for you. Competitive pay with benefits offered. Please email, mail, or fax resume with cover letter to broadstreetvet@gmail.com, Broad Street Veterinary Hospital, 3320 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230 or FAX (804) 358-9225.

 

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The Wildlife Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, VA

Posted by on May 04 2015 | Jobs

Position:  Veterinary Technician Internship – 2015-2016

Department:  Veterinary

Supervisor:  Director of Veterinary Medicine

Also Reports to: Licensed Veterinary Technician

The Wildlife Center of Virginia is offering a 14 month veterinary technician internship with an ideal start date of June 1, 2015, however the position will remain open until the right candidate is hired.

Organization Information

The Wildlife Center is a non-profit wildlife teaching hospital with a professionally staffed, fully equipped, 5,700 square foot hospital, research, and environmental education center located in Waynesboro, Virginia. WCV admits approximately 2,200 patients annually representing more than 150 species. Sixty-five percent of the patients are birds and approximately half of these are raptors.

Further information about The Wildlife Center of Virginia can be found at www.wildlifecenter.org.

Training

The successful candidate will be supervised by an ACVPM boarded veterinarian, a staff veterinarian and a licensed veterinary technician and assisted by another veterinary intern, certified wildlife rehabilitators, and numerous students and volunteers. The intern will be involved in all aspects of wildlife medicine, including hematology, parasitology, cytology, radiography, anesthesia, medical treatments, necropsy, husbandry, record maintenance, telephone consultations, and presentations at rounds.  This internship will place a special emphasis on veterinary diagnostics and a significant amount of time will be spent performing CBC’s, cytology, fecal examinations, and wildlife parasitology. The intern will also help train senior veterinary and technician students performing externships at the Center.

Presentation and writing for publication are encouraged. Opportunities exist to be involved in ongoing conservation medicine research projects as well as interaction with local or allied institutions (Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Virginia Marine Science Museum, National Zoo rounds).

Key areas of responsibility

  • Perform diagnostic procedures (radiographs, blood work, and fecal exams) to evaluate patient health
  • Monitor anesthesia on a variety of species
  • Work as part of a team to complete routine daily patient treatments
  • Provide technical support to other hospital staff as needed, including patient admissions and maintenance and completion of daily patient records
  • Assist with training students (veterinary and veterinary technician) and volunteers
  • Assist with hospital management including autoclaving, cleaning, and inventory control
  • Assist with other duties which may include assisting with rehabilitation tasks, feeding of orphaned animals, etc

Compensation

  • Housing will be provided in addition to in-town transportation
  • An allowance of $600/month will be provided to offset living expenses
  • Two days off per week (working on Saturday, Sunday and some holidays will be required)
  • The successful candidate will receive a certificate of internship in wildlife and conservation veterinary technology on completion of the program

Qualifications

 The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Veterinary technician or eligible for a Virginia veterinary technician license
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; team player with the ability to work independently
  • Hardworking and efficient with good organizational skills
  • Flexible with the ability to adapt to a dynamic environment
  • Even-tempered, ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Positive attitude and a sense of humor
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Rabies vaccinated
  • Strong interest in wildlife medicine with well-developed clinical skills
  • Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English and be comfortable talking to groups

Applications are currently being accepted and the position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

Send application including a CV, letter of intent, and at least three references to:

Wildlife Center of Virginia

Re: Veterinary Technician Internship

PO Box 1557

Waynesboro, VA  22980

or

humanresources@wildlifecenter.org

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Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF)

Posted by on May 04 2015 | Jobs

HJF is seeking a Laboratory Veterinary Technician for the IROC Program located at the Naval Medical Center (NMCP) in Portsmouth. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to IROC.

Responsibilities:
1. Protocol Support (Research & Training): Provides guidance, training, technical expertise and assistance to principal investigators, research personnel, and veterinary staff, in the performance of duties and procedures necessary for the completion of basic and applied research protocols, including Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)studies.
2. Duties and procedures performed may include, but not be limited to: restraint and handling of laboratory animals; surgical preparation; induction and maintenance of anesthesia, including endotracheal intubation and operation of gas anesthesia machines; operation of physiological monitoring equipment; collection and recording of anesthetic and experimental data and parameters; provide post-operative monitoring and recovery care, including pain and distress assessment and administration of analgesics and other medications, as prescribed.
3. Performance of minor surgical procedures (e.g., placement of carotid and femoral catheters, flow probes, Swan-Gm1Z catheters, etc.); assist with major surgical procedures; collection, submission, analysis, preservation and disposal of biologic specimens, to include euthanasia and necropsy of experimental animals. Perform cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, and packing of surgical instruments; Maintain inventory and stockage levels of supplies and equipment.
4. Training Of NMCP Staff: Provide guidance, training, technical expertise and assistance to principal investigators, research personnel, and veterinary staff, in the performance of duties and procedures necessary for the completion of training protocols, including Graduate Medical Education (GME) training workshops.
5. Duties and procedures performed may include, but not be limited to: restraint and handling of laboratory animals; surgical preparation; induction and maintenance of anesthesia, including endotracheal intubation and operation of gas anesthesia machines; operation of physiological monitoring equipment; collection and recording of anesthetic and experimental data and parameters; provide post-operative monitoring and recovery care, including pain and distress assessment and administration of analgesics and other medications, as prescribed.
6. Performance of minor surgical procedures (e.g., placement of carotid and femoral catheters, flow probes, Swan-Ganz catheters, etc.); assist with major surgical procedures; collection, submission, analysis, preservation and disposal of biologic specimens, to include euthanasia and necropsy of experimental animals.
7. Animal Care/Husbandry: Provide animal health care and husbandry in accordance with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory animals, vivarium standing operating procedures, and the Attending Veterinarian. Duties and procedures may include, but not be limited to: receipt, restraint and handling of laboratory animals; cleaning and sanitizing of animal cages and holding rooms; feeding, watering, weighing and transport of animals; performance of physical exams, clinical assessments, diagnostic procedures and treatments; recording of pertinent data in animal medical records; collection, submission, analysis, preservation and disposal of biologic specimens, to include euthanasia and necropsy of experimental animals.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; possess effective organizational and analytical skills; Ability to work independently and in a team environment; Proficient with Windows based computer system including MS office

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Associate’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience: 3 years’ experience.

Physical Capabilities: Carrying of equipment, standing for long periods of time

Work Environment: Laboratory environment

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

Interested applicants should email a resume to Careers@HJF.org and reference #210140 in subject line.

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Peaks View Animal Hospital, Lynchburg, VA

Posted by on May 04 2015 | Jobs

Peaks View Animal Hospital needs a licensed veterinary technician! We are a busy, five doctor practice with a growing clientele.

Ours is a mentoring environment. We currently have four LVT’s and three assistants who will be licensed within a year. All used to the full extent of their skills. We have digital radiography,

ultrasound, dental digital radiography and high speed dental equipment. We have doctors who specialize in behavior issues, in orthopedic surgery, and in dentistry.

Our treatment room is not only lively, but inspiring! In addition to a competitive salary based on skills and experience, we have medical and dental insurance, a 401k, sick and vacation paid time off

and great pet care benefits. Please submit resumes and cover letters to Eloise Mason, Peaks View Animal Hospital, 802 Wiggington Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502, or email to emason@nvanet.com

 

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Animal Emergency Critical Care, Leesburg, VA

Posted by on May 04 2015 | Jobs

Animal Emergency Critical Care, housed in The LifeCentre for Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Care in Leesburg, VA has a full time and part time position for a Licensed Veterinary Technician. We are seeking skilled, motivated and compassionate individuals to join our dedicated and hard working team. Our practice resides in a state of the art 18,300 square foot facility located in Northern Virginia. Animal Emergency Critical Care provides 24 hour emergency and critical care implementing advanced technologies including telemetry ECG, Siemens ventilator, CT and MRI. This is an excellent opportunity to challenge yourself and utililze your technical and nursing skills to their fullest potential. We offer competitive pay and benefits including health and dental insurance, 401(k), CE allowance, uniforms, vacation and personal paid leave. Please include a cover letter with your resume.

For more information about our practice, please visit, www.tlcvets.com.

Resumes should be directed to aeccemployment@aol.com.

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Acredale Animal Hospital, Virginia Beach, VA

Posted by on Apr 28 2015 | Jobs

Acredale Animal Hospital located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is seeking to hire a full-time or part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician position. Our small animal practice is a patient oriented 11,500 sq. ft. hospital with 11 excellent doctors, support staff and equipment. We have high speed dental equipment, digital dental radiography, standard digital radiography and ultrasound. Our group of veterinary technicians enjoy working and collaborating together to provide the best care for our patients.

We offer a competitive salary, medical benefits, 401k, staff discount on pet care and supplies, paid leave and most holidays. Workdays are typically Monday through Friday and some Saturdays. Candidates must have their state licensure (LVT), and be a motivated team player.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our growing team, please forward your resume and cover letter by email to acredalevet@acredaleanimalhospital.com or contact us by phone at 757-523-6100.

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Veterinary Emergency Services, Verona, VA

Posted by on Apr 28 2015 | Jobs

Veterinary Emergency Services is looking for a part-time assistant. VES is a nights, weekends and holidays emergency animal hospital. We are open when regular veterinarians are closed, overnight during the week and 24 hours on the weekends and holidays. Our cases range from urgent care to critical care to emergency surgeries. Assistants work closely with the veterinarians and LVTs to provide medical care to patients. Assistants help restrain and take patient history’s and help with medical treatments. Along with patient care, assistants are required to do a large amount of cleaning, laundry, organizing, stocking and receptionist related work.
Only serious inquires please. Please email a cover letter and resume with professional references to Tconnerves@gmx.com. Please be sure to include an email address where we can contact you.

 

 

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Gentle Care Animal Hospital, Forest, Virginia

Posted by on Apr 28 2015 | Jobs

LVT needed…possibly full time, at the least-the high end of part time.  We are open to hiring and training new graduates as well as any trained LVTs that are looking for a position.   We have 2 full time doctors and 1 part time doctor.

Contact Jenni Hair, LVT, Hospital Manager @ (434)534-9894

 

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Monticello Animal Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Posted by on Apr 17 2015 | Jobs

LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN-

Full-time LVT position available for a 4 doctor, 4 LVT small animal practice in Charlottesville, VA. Recent graduates encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to cvillevet@aol.com.

 

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Crossroads Animal Hospital, Zion Crossroads, VA

Posted by on Apr 17 2015 | Jobs

Full Time LVT Position Available

Crossroads Animal Hospital is a small animal exclusive practice located in Zion Crossroads, which is approximately 12 miles east of Charlottesville.

We are a 3 doctor practice that is rapidly growing. Our practice is modern, and we offer digital x-ray (including dental), in house lab, ultrasound, K-Laser, high speed dental equipment, and more.

Our focus is to provide high quality medicine and outstanding patient/client care.

We offer health and dental insurance, personal and sick leave (paid), and a retirement savings plan.

Work schedule is projected to be a 40 hour work week including 1 Saturday a month.

Please contact us at 540-832-1751, or send your resume to Dr. Davis at drdavis@xroadsanimalhospital.com

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Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Posted by on Apr 17 2015 | Jobs

Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital is looking for a full-time assistant. Greenbrier is a nights, weekends and holidays emergency animal hospital. We are open with regular veterinarians are closed, overnight during the week and 24 hours on the weekends and holidays. Our cases range from urgent care to critical care to emergency surgeries. Assistants work closely with the veterinarians and LVTs to provide medical care to patients. Assistants help restrain and exam patients and help with medical treatments. Along with patient care, assistants are required to do a large amount of cleaning, laundry, organizing, stocking and receptionist related work.
Qualifications:
-Must have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and be able to work as part of a team
-Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task
-Must be able to work accurately, quickly and efficiently in a fast paced environment.
-Must be neat, clean and posses a professional appearance
-Must be comfortable with data entry, general computer skills and handling financial transactions
-Must have exceptional client service and communication skills
-Must be comfortable and restraining and handling cats and various sizes of dogs in a humane manner
Scheduling Qualifications:
-Must be able to work overnights shifts
-Must be able to work weekends
-Must be able to work Holidays
-Must be able to work long hours
Physical Qualifications:
-Ability to squat, bend, lift and carry 50 pounds
-Ability to stand for long periods of time
-Ability to react quickly
-Ability to work long shifts and overnight shifts
Greenbrier offers competitive pay, health insurance, scrub allowance and pet benefits. Only serious inquires please. Please email a cover letter and resume with professional references to geahapplicant@gmail.com. Please be sure to include an email address where we can contact you. All replies will be made via email only.

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Westwood Animal Hospital PLC, Staunton, VA

Posted by on Apr 15 2015 | Jobs

Mixed Animal Hospital seeking Veterinary Technician. Position will be in our small animal hospital. We are a very busy, well established, and growing practice. We provide excellent customer service, patient care and are actively involved in the community. In need of a full-time veterinary technician. Applicant should be able to work with a team, eager to assist veterinarians and provide high quality care for our clients and patients. We offer competitive wages with additional benefits available. We encourage our team to learn and grow so continuing education is offered and recommended. Recent graduates and experienced technicians are welcome to send a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Cox at westwoodah2@comcast.net.

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Franklin County Humane Society/Planned Pethood Clinic, Rocky Mount, VA

Posted by on Apr 15 2015 | Jobs

Licensed Veterinarian Technician Full or Part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician wanted to join the Franklin County Humane Society/Planned Pethood Clinic and Adoption Center team. We are offering competitive wages, health insurance, staff discount on pet care and supplies, paid vacations and holidays. Job duties include but are not limited to medication administration, induction and monitoring of anesthesia, assisting in spay/neuter surgery and shelter and client animal wellness program, performance of basic laboratory tests. Workdays are typically Tuesday through Friday. Qualifications: LVT license in good standing. Candidate must be motivated and compassionate. If you would like to be part of a progressive organization that is providing essential services for our community, please forward resume and cover letter to plannedpethoodrockymount@yahoo.com or call (540)489-3491 for more information.

 

 

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Lyne Animal Hospitals, Chester and Richmond, VA

Posted by on Apr 15 2015 | Jobs

Are you EXTRAORDINARY?? We’re searching for EXCEPTIONAL FT, PT or Relief Licensed Veterinary Technicians for (2) busy small animal practices on the Southside. We’re offering careers … not jobs.
Our hours are 8am – 6pm Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm Saturday and 10am – 5pm Sunday. We appreciate our team … and want to add more key players to our already ROCKSTAR staff. We understand that our team needs a life balance so you won’t have to work night shifts or every weekend. For those applicants with leadership, time management, and mentoring skills this could lead to a Head Technician or Patient Services Manager position.
Our company goal is to BE EXTRAORDINARY; our CORE VALUES are Integrity, Unity, Compassion, Determination, Innovation, and Safety-Mindedness … sound like what you’re looking for? Fill out our application (on our website, www.lyneanimalhospitals.com) and come see what we’re about!
We offer TOP PAY (depending on experience, skill sets, and flexibility) for experienced, licensed applicants … also offer comprehensive medical and dental insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), annual continuing education fund ($300/year + 3 additional paid days off), state licensing paid, scrub reimbursement as well as Veterinary and Pet Resort discounts.
Email: cac.wcpr@gmail.com to set-up a confidential phone interview

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Bennetts Creek Veterinary Care, Suffolk, VA

Posted by on Mar 30 2015 | Jobs

Small animal veterinary office is looking for a full time addition to our customer care team. Candidate must be enthusiastic, friendly, have a genuine love for animals, excellent customer service skills and enjoy working in a team environment.
Requirements:
-Veterinary Technician Certification- LVT – (or soon to be!)
-Genuinely enjoy working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.
-Previous veterinary practice experience is desirable.
– Requires lifting, carrying and restraining animals up to 50#
-Flexibility and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast pace environment.
-Must be able to work Saturdays.
Candidate must be able to:
-Understands all common vaccinations and vaccination protocols and can explain to clients.
-Gives SQ, IM and IV injections.
-Handle client’s medical questions with confidence and direct to veterinarians when appropriate.
-Explain necessary follow up and homecare instructions.
-Understand usage, dosage, and common side-effects for commonly used prescription drugs and readily explain them to the clients.
-Assist the veterinarian in medical, surgical and dental procedures; prepares patients for surgery; administer anesthesia; monitor patients during surgery and recovery; administer fluids.
-Perform emergency procedures such as control of bleeding, resuscitation with oxygen, opening airways, and external cardiac massage.
-Perform clinical laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, heartworm checks, skin scrapings, urinalysis, and fungal cultures; draws blood for laboratory analysis, ensure that test results are recorded, and maintain in house lab equipment.
-Effectively position for and take radiographs.
-Place IV catheters and properly care for them. Understand the use and care of IV pumps as well.
-Know common disease states and can alert veterinarians when symptoms change or when concerns arise with hospitalized patients.
-Provide monitoring, care and treatment of hospitalized patients
-Maintain controlled drug log.
To be considered for employment, please fill out an application and submit your resume in person to:
Bennetts Creek Veterinary Care
Attn: Michelle Yuchnovicz, Practice Manager
3511 Bridge Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
You can find our application online at: http://bcvetcare.com/welcome-to-our-clinic/employment-opportunities/

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Blue Ridge Animal Clinic, Lexington, VA

Posted by on Mar 30 2015 | Jobs

Seeking a full or part time Veterinary Technician for our busy mixed animal practice with six Veterinarians on staff. Must be able to be flexible with schedule, take on-call duty, work weekends and holidays. This person must be organized, friendly, motivated, be able to multi-task and work well with a team environment. Possible overnight occasional work with embryo transfer duties.

We offer pet discounts, paid holidays, vacation, IRA, medical and dental insurance and reimbursement for continuing education.

Compensation will be based upon experience level and skills.

Interested applicants please forward your resume and references to bracvet@rockbridge.net

 

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Columbia Pike Animal Hospital, Annandale, VA

Posted by on Mar 30 2015 | Jobs

Columbia Pike Animal Hospital, located in Annandale, VA has immediate openings for weekend and evening Licensed Veterinary Technicians and Assistants. Applicant must be focused, organized, and self-motivated. Our hospital offers superior medicine including dentistry, radiology, a fully equipped surgical suite, and internal medicine capabilities. Your technical skills will be utilized and challenged, with room for growth and continued learning on a daily basis.

Our hospital operates 7 days per week, including holidays to ensure our clients and patients receive the utmost consideration for preventative and emergent health needs. A new addition to our staff should have a strong work ethic, ability to lift 50 pounds, be proficient in client education, have reliable transportation, and speak/understand the English language. Compensation varies by experience. We also offer an attractive benefits package.

If you enjoy the daily array of tasks included in a fast-paced, stimulating work environment, please send your resume to cpahemployment@live.com

 

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Commonwealth Veterinary Clinic, Waynesboro, VA

Posted by on Mar 30 2015 | Jobs

Full time position, mostly small animal with some occasional food animal work (usually sheep, goats, calves, and pigs that come to the clinic.)

Please send resumes (with the subject line “LVT position”) to commonwealthvetclinic@gmail.com

 

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