Log in

VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS


The cost is $40.00 for 3 months. Ad should be limited to 200 words. Checks may be made out to VALVT and mailed to 3801 Westerre Parkway, Suite D, Henrico, VA 23233Payment may also be made by credit card by calling: 804-346-2611. 
Please send advertisement via e-mail. Ad will be posted when payment is received.

SEND US YOUR ADVERTISEMENT


   Across Virginia

Banfield is hiring for Licensed Veterinary Technicians for multiple locations throughout the state of Virginia. 

Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine. And, we believe hiring people with diverse perspectives, ideas, and cultures, permits us to deliver to the highest quality of preventive care.

As a Banfield veterinary technician, you will work alongside pet health care industry experts to make a difference in the lives of the pets and clients we serve. With the chance to utilize your veterinary knowledge, communication skills, and love for pets, this role will afford you the opportunity to define a clear career path for continued growth and learning.

Requirements:

Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT)

Potential as Big as Your Passion

Whether you are a newly certified or an experienced vet tech, a job at Banfield opens the door to exploring the next best move in your career. We are committed to helping you grow as a vet tech by providing:

  • Performance Development Plans (PDP) designed to help you define and achieve your career goals
  • Practice-paid continuing education opportunities along with the opportunity to attend partner conferences
  • Free membership to NAVTA, practice-paid subscription to VetFolio, and a 50% discount for VetGirl
  • Opportunities to lend your skills to the local communities where you live and serve
  • Ability to grow into leadership roles at the field and practice level

So, what are you waiting for?

Make your move and apply today!

  • ·         Banfield Pet Hospital® strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Banfield Pet Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. Banfield Pet Hospital follows all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every Banfield location.

Check out the below link for all of our current LVT openings in the state of Virginia.

https://jobs.banfield.com/search-jobs

Posted: 12/17/2019


  Charlottesville, VA

Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service & Specialty (VETSS) is looking to add a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician to our growing team.  We are a 7-doctor, general and emergency practice open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Our modern facility is located in beautiful and historic Charlottesville, VA, an area that offers a wide variety of outdoor activities and entertainment. At VETSS, LVT’s are an essential part of our practice and therefore are highly utilized and valued. LVT’s are encouraged to grow professionally and personally and have the opportunity to further develop their skills both in practice and with a generous Continuing Education allowance. Additional  full-time benefits include health and dental insurance, paid time off, paid professional memberships and participation in our 401-K program, among others. We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Please contact dblosser4vetss@gmail.com for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!

Posted: 1/16/2020

_____________________________________________________________

Virginia Veterinary Specialists (VVS) is central Virginia's first small animal referral center. We are a dedicated team of board-certified veterinary specialists and licensed technicians committed to providing the finest care. 

We are currently seeking a licensed tech to join our surgical department. Surgical skills including but not limited to inducing and monitoring anesthesia, surgical preparation, assisting, patient recovery, and proper equipment sterilization techniques, intensive nursing care, digital radiography. 

We offer a competitive benefits package, PAID health and dental insurance, scrub allowance, corporate gym membership, 3 weeks of vacation time a year, and 401k with practice match/profit sharing, discounted pet services for specialty care, and generous CE allowance. Compensation based on candidate's experience. 

If this sounds like the right position for you visit our website at www.vavetspecialists.com to learn more about VVS. Please email your resume as well as a brief cover letter explaining your qualifications and desire to pursue employment to Amanda Scott at ascott@vavetspecialists.com.

Posted: 12/16/2019

_____________________________________________________________

Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital is looking for a full-time/part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician. Previous experience in emergency veterinary medicine is preferred but not required.

We are a nights, weekends and holidays emergency animal hospital that operates when primary veterinarians are closed. Our cases include urgent care, critical care, and emergency surgeries.

Please email a cover letter and resume with professional references to geahapplicant@gmail.com.

General Qualifications:

  • Previous veterinary experience and a current Virginia license to practice as an LVT is required.
  • 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 multitask
  • Must be able to work accurately and efficiently 
  • Must be comfortable with data entry, computer skills and handing financial transactions

Scheduling Qualifications:

  • Flexible schedule required
  • Ability to work overnight (14.5-hour) shifts, weekends (12-14 hour) shifts and Holidays

Physical Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Half of health insurance paid by Greenbrier after 90 days of full-time employment
  • Simple IRA with a 3% match by employer
  • Yearly scrub and CE allowances
  • Employee pet benefits

Posted: 10/30/19


  Fairfax, VA

Companion Animal Clinic is seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician who has job experience working with companion animals. We are a customer service focused facility and strive to provide individualized care and treatment to our patients and boarders.

Under the supervision of associate veterinarians, Licensed Veterinary Technicians provide routine medical treatment and care of animals to include all medical and surgical procedures.

General 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 multitask
  • Must be able to work accurately and efficiently
  • Must be able to accurately enter charges
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written and oral); Must be proficient in reading, writing, math, phone skills and computer skills. 
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Have a current veterinary technician license issue by the VA Dept of Health Professionals
  • Have at least 1 year of technician experience at a veterinary practice

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Full time benefits include group health insurance with dental and vision options; eligibility to participate in our 401(k) Plan, PTO and uniform allowance and pet discounts. 

Please include a cover letter with your resume.

Visit us at www.companionanimalclinicvirginia.com

Posted: 12/13/2019


  Leesburg & Vienna, VA

Veterinary Surgical Centers (VSC) is looking for a motivated Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be a positive and energetic individual with one to three years of veterinary expertise.

Candidates with experience in specialty veterinary medicine and small animal anesthesia will be preferred. We are willing to consider candidates with less experience who wish to advance their knowledge and practice of anesthesia. We are looking to fill full-time positions for our Vienna and Leesburg locations. Fridays, Saturdays and on-call availability required. 

***$1,000 signing bonus!!!***

We offer a generous compensation and *benefits package, including paid time off, paid holidays, uniforms, medical and dental insurance, and discounts on pet care. Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@vscvets.com.

VCS has three expanding facilities throughout Northern Virginia, in Winchester, Leesburg, and Vienna. Each VSC practice is housed within a progressive, multi-specialty hospital, where our teams work closely with other veterinary specialists every day. For more information and a list of all current available positions, please visit us at www.VSCVets.com.

Posted: 12/5/2019


  Lynchburg, VA

SEEKING Veterinary Technician!!

The Animal Hospital of Lynchburg is seeking a friendly, high-energy, client-oriented LVT to join our team in our state-of-the-art veterinary hospital.  We are a companion animal, avian & exotic, AAHA practice offering a competitive salary, health insurance and a retirement plan. In addition, we provide paid continuing education, uniforms, technical journals, sick, vacation and holiday time as well as discounts for personal pet care, and profit sharing.  Visit our website at www.LynchburgVet.com for more information about our hospital, services and philosophies. If you wish to utilize your skills to the fullest, in an atmosphere where you can learn and grow, please contact Dr. Rick Krason or Dr. Jean Krason at The Animal Hospital of Lynchburg, 1705 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia, 24501, (434) 845-7021, or E-Mail us at LynchburgVet@msn.com for more information and correspondence.

Posted: 1/13/2020


  Roanoke, VA

Hanging Rock Animal Hospital is a Fear Free and AAHA certified three Doctor practice nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Roanoke VA. We are a progressive small animal practice with an emphasis on preventive and wellness care. Additional services provided are digital radiography (including dental), ultrasound, laboratory services, hospital and intensive care, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, class IV laser therapy, acupuncture and holistic medicine, and much more. Please visit our website for additional information on our facility, staff and services.

We expect all team members to embrace our mission as a promise to our clients:  As an extension of our family, we promise to work with you to nurture the bond between you and your pet by providing individualized care in a safe and comfortable environment.  Our team also adheres to the hospital’s vision by following our core values: Care, Respect, Dependability, Compassion and Honesty

One or more years of experience as a licensed technician are required.  Proficient surgical and dental skills are a must. Excellent laboratory, pharmacology, time management and work flow skills are a must.  Must have flexible schedule and be able to work Saturdays. We require team members to have a positive attitude, be team oriented, and have a desire to learn new skills and protocols. You must be able to work confidently with people, maintain a clean hospital and work area, handle dogs and cats with confidence, stand and be mobile for long periods of time, sit and lean for extended periods of time, admit and discharge patients, fill prescriptions, accurately perform laboratory tests, perform basic computer tasks, lift 40 pounds, problem solve and keep a sense of humor all at the same time. Client communication skills, attention to detail, and excellent record keeping are a must. Our current needs are for a full time team member working 35-40 hours per week. Weekends and occasional holiday hours are also required.

Compensation will vary depending on experience and skills but will likely range between 12 and 15 dollars per hour. Applicants with additional years of relevant experience will be compensated at a higher rate.  We believe happy, healthy team members are more productive therefore we provide generous benefits including health, dental, vacation days, continuing education stipend, uniform allowance, and retirement plans.

Please send résumé and inquiries to Hanging Rock Animal Hospital 1910 Loch Haven Dr. Roanoke VA 24019 or hrockanimal@yahoo.com

Posted: 1/14/2020
____________________________________________________________

Job Description: Veterinary Nurse (Licensed Veterinary Technician)

The Veterinary Wellness Center of Roanoke provides full service veterinary medical and surgical care as well as integrative therapies to include rehabilitation (similar to physical therapy), acupuncture, herbal or botanical medicine, and veterinary medical manipulation (similar to osteopathic or chiropractic care).

We are seeking similarly minded, energetic, and compassionate team members that share our passion for continuing education and individually tailored patient care. 

Overview of Job Responsibilities: VWCR will utilize licensed veterinary for, at minimum, the following duties: laboratory services: venipuncture, fecal collection & analysis, urine collection (including cystocentesis) and analysis, microscopic blood exams, operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment, exfoliative cytology, communication with tertiary laboratories; imaging services: operation of digital radiography machines (including dental), operation & care of ultrasound machine, technical support of image cloud storage and acquisition with vendors; anesthesia services: endotracheal intubation, anesthesia administration under the instruction of a licensed DVM - including direct supervision of anesthetized patients, surveillance of appropriate patient analgesia, assistance with resuscitative procedures, routine care of anesthetic equipment; dental services: dental prophylaxis, single root dental extractions; professional services: administration of enemas, application of bandages, intravenous catheterization, urinary bladder catheterization, administration of various intravenous agents including as directed by DVM: blood products, antivenin, chemotherapy agents, controlled drugs,  crystalloids/colloids, patient triage, electrocardiography, therapy laser and rehabilitation treatments, client counseling, ear flush, client communication triage; surgical assisting: closure of simple, one layer skin lacerations - examined by a veterinarian prior to and following suture placement, removal of sutures, surgical site preparation, maintenance of surgical equipment, including sterility; facility care: routine cleaning and inventory surveillance duties (including drug log maintenance assistance) may be required by licensed veterinary technicians; regulatory issues: compliance with the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine, DEA, and OSHA regulations - random drug testing compliance will be required of all VWCR employees, and other duties as assigned.

Hours of work: Normal business hours are 8:30am-5:30pm, Monday thru Friday, with appointments starting at 9pm and ending at 5pm. We are proposing this part-time schedule for you: Tuesday thru Thursday: 8:30am to 5:30pm. It is possible these hours might vary if an emergency situation arises. 

Education Requirements: Graduate of an accredited veterinary technology program. Holding an active, in "good standing", Virginia Veterinary Technology License. Preference may be given to veterinary technicians who have completed or who are currently in the process of completing a Veterinary Technician Specialty. New graduates will be considered.

Compensation and Benefits: commensurate with experience. We are offering a competitive benefit package. Details will be provided in an official offer letter post-interview.

Reporting relationship: All VWCR veterinary nurses will report directly to either Dr. Bridget Quatmann and/or Dr. Bridget Hickman.

Interested parties should submit their resume to:  frontdesk@vwcr.net

Posted: 11/18/2019


  Virginia Beach, VA

Great Neck Veterinary Clinic is growing and has an immediate opening for a full time, experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician. We're a small animal hospital whose focus is on providing exceptional care and building strong bonds with our clients. This is a great opportunity to move into an essential position in a highly respected Virginia Beach small animal veterinary practice.

Our best candidate should be dedicated to their profession and enthusiastic about working in a busy, fast paced team environment. Licensed Technicians are responsible for hospitalized and surgical patient care implementation and management as directed by a veterinarian, client education, performing dental prophylaxis, performing diagnostics, filling prescriptions, and a variety of other duties.

This is a full time position with competitive pay and will be eligible for benefits including paid vacation, personal time, paid holidays,  Simple IRA plan, and Aflac. 

This is an exceptional opportunity to take your experience and career to the next level and join an outstanding professional family. 

Please submit resumes to greatneckvet.com

Posted: 11/18/2019


   Woodstock, VA

Seven Bends Veterinary Hospital is looking for someone who enjoys working with the public in a fast-paced environment and providing service with a smile. Excellent client service skills, communication skills and ability to multi-task are a must - we are a busy practice and there is always a client or patient to serve. If you enjoy doing something different every day, having regular challenges and new things to learn then you are who we are looking for!

Major Job Tasks:

  • Patient care for feline and canine patients in a 3-4 DVM practice
  • Possesses skills for work including catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, surgical preparation, dispensing/administration of pharmaceuticals, patient recovery, equipment maintenance and other inpatient care needs
  • Possesses skills for work including vital/history taking, client education, treatment plan prep/review, dispensing/administration of pharmaceuticals and ability to assist a veterinarian with outpatient care needs
  • Perform all laboratory in-hospital procedures and to prepare specimens for outside laboratories 
  • Assist veterinarians in client follow up via phone calls, emailing and texting regarding lab work, patient care and updates
  • Daily opening and closing procedures

Major Job Skills:

  • Must possess and maintain a Virginia state Veterinary Technician license
  • Work well under pressure and have the ability to multi-task
  • Work well as a team member and be professional at all times
  • Enjoy working with computers, have a moderate level of comfort/skill with technology and be willing to learn about new technology

There is flexibility with this position full time preferred but would consider a part time schedule for the right candidate. We are open 4 days a week from 7:30am-8pm M-Th, 7:30am-4:30pm Fri and Sun from 2pm-5pm. Availability to work as part of our Sunday rotation at least once a month is a requirement of employment.

To be considered for any position, please submit a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should outline your customer service experience, any veterinary experience you may have, what you are looking for in your next position and what you are looking for in terms of culture in your next job. Your cover letter should also address your salary requirements. Candidates that pass the first screening and meet our current needs will be contacted for interviews. All candidates will be required to pass a background check and drug screen prior to beginning employment. Thank you for your time.

Please email cover letters and resumes to kristin.garrett@nvanet.com

Posted: 10/29/2019


   Work from Home

Pet Poison Helpline is hiring remote licensed and unlicensed Veterinary Technicians to work from home in Virginia! Are you looking for a fulfilling, hands-off position in the vet field? Check us out!

Remote staff must be able to train in our home office in Minnesota for a 3-week period and meet the IT requirements. Candidates outside of the Twin Cities will have hotel and travel expenses reimbursed if applicable.

Position Description

The Veterinary Information Specialist position is responsible for responding to incoming cases on Pet Poison Helpline and SafetyCall's industry side via the telephone, email, and chat applications regarding potential toxic exposures, poisonings and other adverse events from pet owners and veterinarians related to various household and consumer products, animal health products, plants, OTC products, dietary supplements, prescription drugs, and other chemical exposures. Specialists take full histories and details of the events, triage the cases and provide accurate medical, health and safety information to the callers. Specialists document each case in an electronic record and follow up as necessary to ensure the well-being of the animals and facilitate adverse event reporting on the industry side. Information Specialists also handle minor human exposures. 

Full-time, 40 hrs/week. Shift times and shift days will vary and include weekends, typically 2 per month and up to 3 during our busy season, and some holidays. Shifts are 8 1/2 hours long an dare primarily evening shifts (shift start times are ranging from 2pm-6pm CST and shift end times ranging from 10:30pm-2:30am CST).

Part Time, 20 hrs/week. 4 hour shifts, 5 days a week on a 2-week rotation which will include every other weekend. Visit our careers page to learn more!

Additional Information 

Please visit our careers page to learn about our job and remote IT requirements and how to apply! https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/careers/

Posted: 12/19/2019

CALL OR FAX US
Phone: 804-346-2611
Fax: 804-346-2655

Address:
3801 Westerre Parkway
Suite D
Henrico, VA 23233

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software