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   Chesapeake, VA

Barker Animal Hospital 

If you are tired of feeling stagnant in your current role, look no further. We are a privately owned, small animal general practice looking for someone who would love to learn more and strive to continuously grow with our practice. Our level/phase training time line offers many opportunities to help with your desired career growth.

Our practice is located in Chesapeake, Virginia, which is along the Intracoastal Waterway and rich in history and great outdoor activities. We 're just minutes from Virginia Beach Oceanfront and a short drive to the North Carolina Outer Banks.

We are driven by our goal to provide high-quality, compassionate veterinary care that is valued by our clients. We focus on educating and empowering our clients to seek out and provide their pets the best care to ensure a happy, healthy life. Our new facility is well equipped with the tools needed to practice modern, high-quality veterinary medicine. We love providing individualized care and attention to our clients, and we like to have fun while we do it too!

Some of our benefits include PTO, 401k and bonus incentives.

Please send your resume to our Practice Manager, Megan at invoices@barkeranimalhospital.com. We are excited to hear from you!

Posted: 5/5/2021


   Cumberland, VA

Animal Care Technician ($1,000 Sign-On Bonus)

Job Locations   US-VA-Cumberland

Overview

Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations.  We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for…making a difference in people’s lives.   We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for. Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Cumberland, VA location - we have an exciting future ahead!

Is this you?

We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team! This position works at our Cumberland, VA location in the operation as part of the team specializing in rodents. This position will focus on overall animal care and welfare, production and selection for customer orders, facility upkeep and record keeping and procedural duties. The person in this role will need to feel passionate about working with animals, enjoy and excel at organization, and support and maintain a clean, safe and compliant working environment.  We are seeking someone that is hardworking, shows attention to detail, takes initiative, has a teamwork mentality and positive attitude.

Responsibilities

Primary ways the Animal Care Technician will contribute to the Envigo team:

  • Cares for animals including feeding, cleaning and breeding responsibilities
  • Follows protocol to ensure the health and welfare of the animals in care
  • Coordinate order details to include selection, packaging and confirming accuracy
  • Keeps accurate records of breeding, feeding, cleaning and care of animals
  • Maintains responsibility for sanitation of the animal buildings, cages and support areas

Qualifications

We are looking for the following from the Animal Care Technician:

  • Desire to work with and care for animals on a daily basis
  • Interest in animal development and breeding
  • Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working environment
  • Ability and willingness to complete paperwork as needed
  • Must be available to work weekends/ holidays on a rotating basis
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed

This position requires that the Animal Care Technician be able to:

  • Desire to work with and care for animals on a daily basis
  • Interest in animal development and breeding
  • Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working environment
  • Ability and willingness to complete paperwork as needed
  • Must be available to work weekends/ holidays on a rotating basis
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed

Supplemental Pay:

  • Sign-on bonus

Envigo offers benefits including:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401k

Envigo is an EOE, including disability/vets 

 To apply please click here.

Posted: 8/24/2021

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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Job Locations    US-VA-Cumberland

Overview

Job Purpose:

Monitors animal health and welfare with the opportunity to work with canine and feline species. Position includes assisting all departments onsite including the hospital, socialization, quarantine, shipping and outside colony teams. Performs technical medical procedures in the various departments and assists the veterinary team in all aspects of animal care.

Responsibilities

This job contributes to organizational success by:

  • Perform initial assessment and physical examination of animals.
  • Perform non-invasive surgeries with veterinary support.
  • Provide nursery support as needed.
  • Administer therapeutic modalities such as medications, bandaging, splints, fluid therapy, safe application of external heart source, etc.
  • Dental procedures, such as routine cleaning and/or extractions.
  • Monitor anesthesia and recovery.
  • Assist veterinarians in various medical procedures, including handling of animals.
  • Assist and/or harvest tissue, when necessary, as directed per veterinarian  
  • Opportunity to train technical staff on procedures.
  • Collects data and documents pertinent information in compliance with regulatory agency guidelines. 
  • Helps maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Associates degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, Associate degree in Veterinary Technology, Registered Vet Tech or Certified Vet Tech with a minimum of six months experience.  Experience may be substituted for education requirements.
  • AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technologist level desirable.
  • Six months of experience in a laboratory or veterinary setting preferred
  • Knowledge of anatomic and physiologic variations in lab animals, animal husbandry, behavior, feeding, nutrition, diseases, and reproduction.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Skilled in concise writing and able to utilize basic computer software
  • Ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information.
  • Must be able to work with animals.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Overtime and weekend work as required.
  • Mandatory immunizations and screening as required (TB testing & Measles Titer)
  • May work with potentially hazardous substances not limited to known /potential teratogens or carcinogens.
  • Work will require PPE (personal protective equipment).
  • Must be able to work in a setting with research animals, emphasis on canines

 To apply, please click here.

Posted: 8/24/2021

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Relief Veterinarian

Job Locations     US-VA-Cumberland

Overview

Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations.  We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for…making a difference in people’s lives.   We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for. Come and join us as a Relief Veterinarian in our Cumberland, VA location - we have an exciting future ahead!

Is this you?

We are seeking a Relief Veterinarian to join our dynamic team! This position works as part of our Clinical Services in Cumberland, VA offering coverage for emergencies, time off and high-volume. This role will focus on providing veterinary health care for laboratory animals and advice regarding the care and maintenance of laboratory animals.  This responsibility extends to promoting animal well-being at all times and during all phases of the animal's life as well as the compliance monitoring, quality management and safety of the animal models.  The person in this role will need to be an excellent communicator, proactive problem-solver and a have excellent follow-through.  We are seeking someone that shows attention to detail, has excellent time management skills, demonstrates an effective use of time and resources, has a teamwork mentality and positive attitude.

Responsibilities

On a typical day, the Veterinarian will contribute to the Envigo team by:

  • Assuring timely and accurate reporting of animal health, behaviour and wellbeing issues to the Attending Veterinarian (AV) and between the Institutional Official (IO) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
  • Providing veterinary guidance to animal caretakers, managers, scientists and other stakeholders within Envigo on the implementation of the three Rs.
  • Engendering and supporting a “Culture of Care” within Envigo while promoting and demonstrating professional standards.
  • Providing veterinary clinical services including herd health, biosecurity practices, acclimation, conditioning, sanitation practices, pest control program, adventitious organism prevention, detection, containment and eradication, as well as surgery, anaesthesia and analgesia as needed.
  • Providing veterinary expertise and guidance for customers and other stakeholders regarding animal transportation, procurement, nutrition, necropsy, behaviour, drug storage, preventative medicine, and animal health and welfare.
  • Providing expertise and practical guidance with regard to animal health monitoring programs.
  • Contributing veterinary scientific expertise as needed for education and training programs for animal care employees, supervisors, managers and other Envigo stakeholders.
  • Providing veterinary oversite, expertise and coverage as indicated for the surgical facilities, including developing new surgical models as well as providing guidance on current best practices in surgical procedures and anaesthesia as assigned.
  • Providing input regarding maintaining relevant local, state and federal veterinary and animal-related regulatory compliance.
  • Promoting and complying with Envigo’s quality procedures as well as health and safety procedures.

Qualifications

To be successful in this role, this position requires that the Veterinarian brings:

  • Veterinary degree
  • Maintaining state veterinary licensure, DEA and federal accreditation (category 2) through continuing education credits
  • Sufficient time in private practice or laboratory animal medicine to gain competency in veterinary herd health, clinical medicine and surgery skills
  • Experience carrying out audits or inspections preferred
  • Fluent in English, spoken and in writing

Envigo offers benefits including:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)

Envigo is an EOE, including disability/vet.

To apply, please click here.

Posted: 8/24/2021


   Fairfax, VA

Stahl Exotic Animal Veterinary Services is looking for an LVT to join our 8 doctor, 10 technician (7 LVT’s) exotics only veterinary practice.  2 years technician experience is preferred, exotics experience a bonus, but not required.  At SEAVS we care for birds, reptiles and small mammals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, ferrets, hedgehogs, mice, hamsters, gliders, prairie dogs and the occasional tarantula.  We do not see monkeys, zoo animals, venomous snakes, mini-pigs/goats or fish.

Applicants should be motivated, able to multi-task and should enjoy client communication.  Duties will include surgical prep, anesthesia on multiple species, running diagnostics, prepping items for the lab, bandaging, nursing care for hospitalized patients, X-ray, CT, caring for endoscopy equipment, record keeping, pharmacy, wrangling doctors and helping them in appointments, technician appointments, grooming, etc, etc.  Some Saturdays and holiday shifts will be required. 

Benefits include: Health/Dental/Vision, 401K with match, PTO, paid holidays, Aflac, uniform allowance, CE allowance, pet care discounts and yearly bonuses.

Email resume to: jhutchins@seavs.com

Posted: 8/5/2021


   Fredericksburg, VA

PRIVATE PRACTICE WITH PROGRESSIVE MEDICAL CARE

EXCELLENT COMMUNITY REPUTATION

GREAT TEAM SPIRIT AND POSITIVE WORK

ENVIRONMENT

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FOURPAWS.VET

Four Paws Animal Hospital and Wellness Center is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician, approximately 35 to 37 hours weekly. Must have strong communication skills. Must be available afternoons/evenings (no later than 7 PM) and two Saturday mornings per month. Must have positive attitude, be able to work well with others, and must be mature and responsible. We value and practice quality patient care and are proactive with client education. We continually work hard to maintain a positive work environment, and our staff works well together as a result. We love coming to work every day!

Job Qualifications and Requirements include but are not limited to:

1.    Must have graduated from an accredited Veterinary Technician Program

2.    Licensed in the state of Virginia

3.    Minimum of 2 years experience as a Licensed Veterinary Technician

4.    Basic computer skills

5.    Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch for extended periods of time, as well as the ability to manipulate up to 40 pounds

6.    Proficient in technical skills such as performing:

·         Patient restraint, IV catheters, in-house lab (CBC/Chem, U/A, fecal, and cytology)

·         Surgical prep, surgery and doctor assistance

·         Anesthesia: induction, maintenance, monitoring & recovery

·         Dentistry: ultrasonic cleaning and polishing

·         Radiology: positioning patients, calculating appropriate settings for each patient using digital radiograph

For more information about this position and benefits, please visit FOURPAWS.VET and click employment.

Posted: 9/27/2021


    Hampton, VA

VCA Todd's Lane Animal Hospital

Location: 1309 Todds Lane, Hampton VA

VCA Todd's Lane Animal Hospital is seeking a full time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join the team at our AAHA-accredited practice in Hampton, VA!

Our 4-doctor hospital offers a small hospital feeling with the advantage of maintaining a full appointment and surgery schedule.  We are a well-established practice that takes pride in the reputation that we have developed while serving our community for over the past 30 years. 

You’ll find our practice nestled in the family-friendly neighborhood of North Hampton, conveniently located a few miles from the Peninsula Town Center.  Our hours of operation and associates' rotating schedules offer the opportunity for a good work life balance.    

Why Join the VCA Family

We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer.

At VCA, we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. In addition, we support a work environment where you can focus on your career, happiness, and the patients you serve.

Some of the benefits we offer include:

• Access to the people and resources of a large veterinary community

• Opportunity for growth and advancement within the company

• Continuing education allowance for full time credentialed vet technicians

• Medical, dental & vision insurance

• Generous hospital discounts

• Life, long and short-term disability insurance

• Paid parental leave

• Paid vacation and sick time

• 401(k)

• Tuition support and sponsorships

• Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

• Free mental health resources and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

• Opportunities to give back through strong Animal Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

What You'll Do

As a member of the VCA team, you will support the team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so we can provide exceptional care to every patient.

You've worked hard for your credentials (LVT, RVT, CVT), and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in.

Skills that you will be utilizing include but are not limited to:

• Client education and communication

• Patient assessment

• Anesthesia and surgery assisting

• Diagnostic Imaging

• Dentistry

• Catheter placement

• Venipuncture

• Laboratory sample collection and processing

• Pharmacy

• Compassionate patient care

Ready to join our supportive and collaborative team?  Apply today- We look forward to hearing from you!

If interested in this opportunity, please click here.

Posted: 10/21/2021


   Hopewell, VA

$$$Sign On Bonus$$$

Hopewell Animal Hospital LLC, is hiring a licensed veterinary technician for a very busy 2.5 doctor small animal practice. We are a family-owned practice that has been in business since 1950 and we take pride in serving our community.  We strive to provide our employees with a safe, low stress, and family-oriented atmosphere.

At Hopewell Animal Hospital we offer the following services: high quality customer and patient care, surgery, mobile ultrasound, digital radiology, full in-house lab, outside diagnostic laboratory, grooming, and boarding.

Possible candidates need to be compassionate with patients, excellent in client communication, professional, energetic and able to multi-task and work as a team player.

Candidate must be licensed in the state of Virginia, a graduate of a licensed veterinary technician program and must have experience in the following areas:

  • ·         venipuncture
  • ·         catheter placement
  • ·         radiology
  • ·         anesthesia monitoring
  • ·         induction/intubation
  • ·         physical examinations and patient assessment
  • ·         surgical preparation and assisting
  • ·         dentistry
  • ·         laboratory work
  • ·         pharmacy
  • ·         patient recovery
  • ·         proper charting and record keeping

We offer competitive pay, benefits package (medical, dental, and vision insurance), Simple IRA with employer match, paid holidays, sick time, PTO, paid CE allowance, paid license fees, and discounts on personal pet care.

Hours are as follows:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (closed Wednesdays) 8:30am to 5:30pm with rotating Saturdays from 8:30am to 1:00pm

Pay and bonus is based on experience and level of expertise in the areas mentioned above. Full time is preferred but part time will be considered.

If you are interested, please send your resume to Hopewellanimalhospital@gmail.com or call 804-458-9521.

Posted: 8/6/2021


    Kitty Hawk, NC

Seeking motivated LVT for progressive Veterinary Hospital on the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. The moderate volume, high care, four doctor practice caters to an affluent clientele that expects the best for their loved ones. The state of the art practice has all the toys, and personal interests are strongly encouraged.  We desire long-term relationship with a LVT who can be the cornerstone for our technician program as we continue to grow. The position includes competitive salary, health insurance, simple IRAs, uniform allowance, and licensing fees. 5K sign on bonus. If you are interested in joining our team, you may fax your resume to Jennifer at 252-261-1761, via mail-PO Box 599, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949, or email to coastal@coastalanimalhospital.com. Contact Jennifer, Practice Manager with any questions 252-261-3960.

Posted: 10/27/2021


    Lynchburg, VA

Timberlake Animal Hospital

Want to come work in a fast paced fun environment where your skills will flourish? Want a place that focuses on a healthy work/life balance? Then Timberlake Animal Hospital is the clinic for you. We are currently a one doctor practice in the center of Lynchburg. We have full lab, dental and surgical suites as well as some of the most up to date equipment to help improve the health of our furry friends. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30am-6:00pm with NO weekends or evenings, so there will be plenty of time for life outside of work which is a focus for us. Benefits include retirement with matching, health insurance stipends, CE allowance, license coverage and dues, scrub allowance, and much more. Salary depends on experience but starts at $18/hour. If you are interested in coming to work with us, please contact us at timberlakeanimal@gmail.com or call 434-239-4475.

Posted: 8/24/2021

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Are you licensed and looking for a clinic to advance or jump-start your career? Do you want more for your investment in veterinary medicine- more variety, more utilization, more reward, and more appreciation? If so, you could find a home here with us at Animal Emergency & Critical Care of Lynchburg, Va.

Who we are:

Located in Central Virginia and at the scenic foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Animal Emergency & Critical Care is a fast-paced, small animal emergency clinic open nights, weekends and holidays. We are proud to offer exceptional emergency medicine to the Lynchburg community and surrounding area.

Services offered:

• Ultrasound

• Endoscopy

• Abdominal, thoracic, and trauma surgery

• Digital radiography

• Transfusion medicine

• Inpatient critical care and monitoring

• Anesthesia for critical patients

• Oxygen Therapy

• Complete in-house laboratory.

Benefits:

• Competitive pay starting at $20/hr

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

• 100% employer paid life insurance

• Simple IRA with match

• CE allowance

• Scrub allowance

• Paid license fees

For inquiries or to submit a resume please e-mail harperbecca100@gmail.com .

Posted: 8/20/2021


  Midlothian, VA

We believe in doing import work and having fun while maintaining a healthy work/life balance. 

At Midlothian Animal Clinic, we are a progressive AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) accredited, feline-friendly and privately owned small animal practice in Richmond, VA that is looking for a full time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join us in our mission to help our furry friends live their best lives. Our focus is on ensuring superior client experiences while providing top-notch patient care. 

Applicants must demonstrate great attention to detail, keen observation abilities and thoroughness in task completion. Time management, people management and communication skills are a prerequisite as well as commitment to continue to learn and improve skills. Applicants should also be proficient in technical responsibilities including but not limited to, anesthesia, dentistry, radiology, management of hospitalized patients, maintaining accurate medical records, and in-house laboratory skills. 

Competitive salary plus benefits including medical insurance, continuing education, paid time off, uniforms, reduced fees for personal pet care and 401k. 

If this opportunity interest you and you would like to meet with us to discuss joining our team, please forward your resume to lhearn@macvetva.com 

Posted: 10/11/2021


    Radford, VA

Riverside Veterinary Clinic is growing and looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to assist our four-doctor practice. Your hard-earned credentials and valuable knowledge of veterinary medicine and patient care are appreciated and needed to give our patients and clients the outstanding service they deserve! In addition to veterinary medicine, we house boarding as well as grooming to make our practice a one stop shop for our loyal clientele.

Our practice is located in Radford, Virginia, the heart of the NRV! Boasting beautiful mountains, the historical New River, and nearby Claytor lake, there is plenty of outdoor activity available to nature lovers. Right down the road you can find Blacksburg (Go Hokies!) as well as the whimsical county of Floyd, home of Floyd Fest and Friday night jamborees. 

We are looking for a motivated individual with a bright disposition, willingness to help others (human and four-legged alike), and a high standard of patient care. 

Our full-time benefit package includes a sign-on bonus, flexible PTO based on time worked, IRA with matching contributions, state licensing fees, CE allowance, VALVT dues, discount on services, health and dental insurance packages, salary is competitive and directly related to experience. 

For more information, please contact: pcc.riverside@gmail.com

Posted: 9/8/2021

Richmond, VA

Woodside Equine Clinic is an ambulatory and hospital-based practice located near Richmond, Virginia and we are growing and looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team. Our team of three full time LVTs, a part time LVT, as well as four full time in house assistants is looking for an enthusiastic, passionate, motivated individual to join our in house team as our number of hospitalized patients and surgical cases continues to grow.  If you enjoy a team atmosphere, being outside breathing in the fresh air and working with horses, this job is for you!  Must be available to rotate through weekends and after hours on call with other LVTs. Applicant must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, be detail oriented, able to multi-task, and be a team player in a fast-paced environment. Horse handling experience and general horse knowledge required. Responsibilities include assisting surgeons in the clinic, administering medications, processing lab work, running anesthesia and monitoring hospitalized patients. Applicants with equine anesthesia experience preferred, but willing to train the right candidate. Must have the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Candidates should hold a current Virginia License or be license eligible. Our clinic thrives on team work, encourages our technicians and assistants to develop and grow in their roles, and values work life balance. Full Time is preferred but Part Time will be considered.  Please contact Sara Adcock for more information or email your resume to apply sadcock@woodsideequineclinic.com

Posted: 11/22/2021

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Three Chopt Animal Clinic Richmond, Virginia (West End)              

Three Chopt Animal Clinic is looking for an experienced full-time or part-time(flexible) Licensed Veterinary Technician. We are a high quality, multi-doctor, full serviced hospital. We are looking for an LVT who wants to join a hospital that is dedicated to active learning and high quality medicine. Applicant will be expected to perform all the duties of a Veterinary Technician, as well as possess excellent customer service and communication skills. Must be able to work independently and provide support to our doctors and staff. Hourly wage based on experience.

Please send your resume with a cover letter to Sealofak@aol.com. Please include three professional references.

Posted: 8/6/2021


   Ruckersville, VA

Ruckersville Animal Hospital is seeking a talented LVT to join our dedicated professional 5 DVMs and 4 LVTs. We are a cutting edge practice utilizing technology and compassionate care in a supportive environment of mutual respect and care for one another. All applicants must have a current Virginia LVT license and a flexible schedule. The position is part-time or full-time. Hourly wage is based on experience. Please send resume to: judilefebvre@yahoo.com. Thank you.

Posted: 9/27/2021


   Staunton. VA

ARSPCA is looking for hire a Vet Tech interested in shelter medicine & spay/neuter surgery. Preferred applicants would have experience and/or interest in shelter medicine, new owner communication/reception skills, basic canine & feline restraint, surgical patient care, and general housekeeping/clinic sanitation. Please email resumes to augustaspca@comcast.net or call 540-885-7722 and speak with Exec Director Debbie Caywood for additional information. 

Posted: 9/8/2021


    Wytheville, VA

Community Animal Clinic Inc is looking to hire a Licensed Veterinary Technician. This position does not open very often. Very close knit, low stress, high volume, privately owned, small animal practice.

Open Monday-Friday 8am-5:30pm and Saturdays 8am-12pm.

Benefit packages available. 401K offered. PTO. Paid holidays. Healthy work environment. CE Allowance. Monthly bonus for meeting goals. Staff samples. Employee discounts. Employee pet boarding. Monthly lunch and learns. Staff incentive prizes. And an awesome clinic cat! Fun place to be!

Please contact cacwytheville@gmail.com for more information.

Posted: 10/27/21

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