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VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

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  Albemarle, VA

Piedmont Veterinary Service:
Licensed Veterinary Technician needed for full time position at busy, progressive 3 DVM, 2 LVT small animal animal clinic in Southern Albemarle County. New graduates encouraged to apply. Beautiful rural location, great clients, friendly working environment. Please email resume with cover letter and references to 
pvsllc94@gmail.com or fax to 434-286-6342 Attn: K Degiorgis DVM

Posted: 7/23/2018


  Appomattox, VA

Southside Equine Services is seeking a LVT for our mobile veterinary practice. Candidate would work directly with attending veterinarian in all aspects of equine practice - surgery, radiology, dentistry, preventive medicine, lameness, reproduction, etc. 

Must have excellent horse handling skills and a great sense of humor.

Located outside Appomattox, VA.

Check out our Facebook page to see just what it is we do.

Please forward resume to mvdsgr@gmail.com

Posted: August 21, 2018


   Blacksburg, VA

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates to fill two separate positions as a Small Animal Emergency Technician. This position provides technical support to clinical faculty and senior veterinary students in the ICU/ECC (Emergency Critical Care) sections of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Assists clinicians in receiving emergency patients, help triage and admit patients. Performs critical care nursing procedures in the Intensive Care Unit or treatment areas as directed by clinical faculty and instructs senior veterinary students in technical and manipulative skills relating to ICU/ECC during regular day shift or after hours shifts. On call and covers ICU shifts, including holidays. Assist in other areas as directed by supervisor.

Licensed or licensed eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Veterinary Technician (LVT); working knowledge of basic nursing skills; ability to place intravenous catheters; experience in critical care nursing in a veterinary medical setting; knowledge of CPR; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; must be able to safely move and handle up to 50 lbs.; rabies prophylaxis will be required (provided by employer).

At least 2 years experience in a veterinary clinical setting, with emphasis on emergency and critical care. VTS certification in ECC.

For a full description of the position, the requirements, and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu. To be considered, applicants MUST apply on-line to posting SW0180560. Review of applications will begin on August 28, 2018 and the positing will remain open until filled.

Posted: 8/17/2018


  Chesterfield, VA

Experienced Full Time and Part time Licensed Veterinary Technician needed. Iron Bridge Animal Hospital, in Chesterfield, Virginia, is seeking qualified, compassionate, gentle Virginia licensed technicians for our AAHA accredited two doctor small animal practice. We are well equipped with digital dental and DR radiography, ultrasound, therapeutic laser, and in-house laboratory. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Send a cover letter and your resume to w.dunnavant@outlook.com. Include your e-mail address and a phone number for us to set up an interview. 

Posted: 7/11/2018


   Chesapeake, VA

Edinburgh Animal Hospital, a growing 4 DVM small animal hospital, is looking for an LVT who wants to join a great team and be a leader and integral member of our practice. We have a great team and great clientele. You will have an above average salary and benefits package including health, dental and eye insurance, all licenses paid, generous vacation pay, holiday pay, and paid time off for sick/personal days. A generous CE allowance is provided to attend national meetings if desired. We have a production bonus for our employees monthly which keeps everyone motivated to work hard and contribute to the team. Our practice does many advanced surgeries including orthopedics such as cruciate repair and reproductive services. Our equipment is top notch including digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental x-ray and superior dental equipment and laser therapy. We are always looking for new and exciting ways to treat our patients and provide new services to our clients. Check out our website www.edinburghanimalhospital.com and Facebook page to learn more about us. Send resume to edinburghanimalhospital@gmail.com or call 757-432-0488 and ask for Vanessa, office manager. Make the change and take your LVT talents to the next level!

Posted: 9/14/2018

   
     Manassas, VA

Veterinary Referral Center of Northern Virginia Emergency Department - Signing Bonus!

We are seeking dedicated, compassionate, dependable, professionals to join our highly qualified team as a full time or part time Licensed Veterinary Technician.

The Veterinary Referral Center of Northern Virginia provides an enriching, educational environment with a progressive approach to medicine. We have a strong culture of teamwork. Our team members work very well together and utilize their skills and knowledge every day. New Opportunities to learn are available in order for you to grow your skill set while contributing to the exceptional care we provide to all our patients. Our team members treat every patient as if it was their own pet which ensures the best possible care.

The ideal candidate must have a great work ethic, possess strong client service skills, and be self-motivated, observant, team focused and honest.

Reliability, dependability and flexibility are required!

We are currently hiring for all shifts and weekends will be required. To learn more about our practice, please visit our website at www.VRC-nova.com.

Veterinary Referral Center of Northern Virginia rewards it's full-time team members with competitive hourly rates and a generous comprehensive benefits package, including:

- Advancement Opportunities

- Discounted Veterinary Services for your own personal pets

- Medical and Dental Coverage (after 90 days of employment)

- Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance Aflac services

- Paid Time Off

- Holiday Incentive Pay

-Overnight Shift Differential

- Continuing Education

- Mentored Training

- Uniform/Scrub allowance (yearly)

- 401(k) retirement savings plan

To pursue these opportunities, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to trish@vrc-nova.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Posted: 7/18/2018


   Richmond, VA

Cary Street Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team. We are a progressive, full service, AAHA accredited, Fear Free animal hospital with specialties in Canine Rehabilitation and Hospice and Palliative Care. Our practice is equipped with digital radiography, dental x-ray, and in-house laboratory. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday; we are not open Saturday or Sunday. Other benefits include: competitive salary, health insurance with optional dental/disability, paid vacation/sick leave, 401K, generous employee discount and CE allowance. Candidate must be licensed in the state of Virginia and have several years experience in small animal medicine. Experience with Cornerstone software is a plus! Please email Maria Puryear with resume: mpuryear@carystreetvet.com 

Posted: 8/29/2018

Short Pump Animal Hospital is looking for Full and Part Time Licensed Veterinary Technician for their busy animal hospital.

Requirements:

  • Current licensure in State of Virginia
  • Satisfaction of Continuing Education requirements (Virginia and AAHA)
  • Proficiency in general practical knowledge of the filed of Veterinary Medicine
  • "Team Player" personality
  • 1-2 years of experience preferred
Essential Function:
Appointments:
  • Work with assistants to start appointments, obtain history, address client concerns. Obtain initial samples for testing. Prepare (but do not mix) any anticipated vaccines.
  • Advise client on any concerns about behavior, nutrition or other problems
  • Ask if client needs any refills or additional services while here
  • Preform any procedures requested (nail trims, anal glands, laser treatments, etc)
Laboratory:
  • Collect specimens for evaluation: blood, urine, etc.
  • Analyze samples in-house or prepare samples for submission to reference labs
  • Record all lab results in log and/or computer. Download into computer as needed. 
  • Monitor supplies and order as needed
Radiology/Laser Therapy/Other Treatments:

  • Take and process radiographs as requested by DVM
  • Perform laser treatments as requested by DVM
  • Place IV catheters, start fluids, do initial treatments as requested by DVM
  • Wound care/suture removals/bandage changes as requested by DVM
Surgery/Dentistry:

  • Perform or assist with Check-in appointments for surgeries/dentals/drop-offs
  • Pre-operative exams, record data on surgical sheets and in computer
  • Calculation and administration of pre-anesthetic drugs. Administration of sedation or general anesthesia. Monitoring of patients during and after anesthesia
  • Call owners postoperatively unless DVM prefers to do
  • Recording of surgical notes in computer and in surgery log
  • Recording of controlled drugs in controlled drug log
  • Assist with preparation/clean up of surgery/dental areas and of surgery packs/drapes
Building Care:
  • Cleaning according to cleaning check list for everyone
Miscellaneous:

  • Assist with answering phones as needed
  • Answer client inquiries referred by receptionists
  • Fill any prescription requests in hospital and on-line/fax
Please send inquiries and resumes to Amanda Wren: amanda@shortpumpvet.com

Posted: 7/23/2018

Part-time position, 28 hours per week

The Richmond SPCA is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician for our full-service veterinary hospital, which provides high quality care at low cost to income-qualified pet guardians in the Greater Richmond community, as well as pets adopted from our center and those in the care of local government shelters. This is a unique opportunity to join a well-respected group of doctors, technicians and support staff in the newly-opened Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital.

Primary responsibilities include providing exceptional patient care, client education and assisting veterinarians as directed, among other duties as assigned. The Richmond SPCA offers a competitive salary and the opportunity to make a difference in guaranteeing that all pets receive the veterinary care they need, regardless of their families’ financial capacities.

Successful candidate would be comfortable with basic vet tech skills such as IV catheter placement, blood draws, anesthesia induction, maintenance, and monitoring, surgical prep, and radiographic positioning. Also important are basic wellness and medical knowledge as well as the ability to thrive in a team environment while providing outstanding client communication and patient service.

Applicants must hold a LVT license and possess a current State of Virginia license. Individuals with prior experience in a shelter or fast-paced hospital are encouraged to apply. To become an integral part of this rewarding effort, please send your cover letter, resume, and any inquiries to Lindsay Brockman, Senior Manager of the Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital, at lbrockman@richmondspca.org.

Posted: 7/9/2018


   Suffolk, VA

The Center of Veterinary Expertise (COVE) is a state of the art 24/7 ER + Specialty veterinary hospital in Suffolk, VA (Harbour View area), with board certified specialists in cardiology, critical care & surgery. We are presently accepting applications from Licensed Veterinary Technicians with a min. of 1 year experience in the veterinary practice setting to add to our team of 16+ LVTs and 18+ VAs. Many opportunities to use your skills and gain more in a pleasant & collaborative atmosphere. Full & part-time positions available. Competitive hourly pay and benefits package including state license & professional fee reimbursement, CE allowance, PTO, health & dental insurance, uniforms, & much more. Please forward cover letter & resume to jobs@thecovevets.com

Posted: 9/6/2018


   Vienna, VA

Veterinary Surgical Centers (VSC), the leading small animal surgery and rehabilitation practice in Northern Virginia, is seeking energetic and motivated Overnight Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVT) to join our growing team.

The ideal candidate will be a positive and energetic individual with one to three years of veterinary experience. Candidates with experience in specialty veterinary medicine preferred. This candidate will be working at a NEW medical step-down unity (SDU) in our Vienna, VA location to provide an intermediate level of care for stable post-operative and rehabilitation patients. 

**This position is for overnight shifts only, with flexibility to work Saturdays and Sundays!**

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 most recent resume to careers@vscvets.com

VSC 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 www.VSCVets.com

Posted: 9/14/2018

Don't just take a job - advance your career!

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

Candidates with experience in specialty veterinary medicine and small animal anesthesia 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 location.

**Fridays, Saturdays and on-call availability required!**

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

VSC 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 www.VSCVets.com.

Posted: 9/14/2018

Veterinary Surgical Centers - Rehabilitation (VSCR), a progressive, multi-location small animal physical rehabilitation practice in Northern Virginia, is seeking an experienced Rehabilitation Assistant to join its growing team.

The successful candidate must possess strong communication skills, written and verbal, excellent organizational and problem solving skills, be detailed oriented, self-motivated, and able to work both as part of a team and independently.

Duties to include: restraining patients, assisting with rehabilitation therapies, scheduling appointments, helping clients, filling prescriptions, light cleaning, equipment maintenance and other tasks as needed. Experience in a veterinary or pet care facility is required. Ability to help lift large dogs (100 + lbs) also is necessary.

This full-time position requires the ability to travel and work out of Leesburg and Vienna, and the schedule will include 4-5 days per week, with Saturdays required.

We offer competitive pay and a full benefits package, including continuing education opportunities, health and life insurance, discounts on pet care, paid holidays and paid time off. Learn more at: www.vscvets.com/rehabilitation.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@vscvets.com for consideration. Serious applicants looking for long-term employment only. 

Posted: 9/14/2018

Synergy Veterinary Imaging Partners (Synergy) is seeking a full-time Veterinary Team Lead for our new Vienna, VA location who is highly motivated, energetic, team-oriented, and driven to provide excellent customer service and the best possible patient care. The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, professional work ethic, and must have the ability to prioritize and multitask.

Synergy is an employee owned, veterinary radiology specific practice that provides specialized diagnostic imaging services for general practice, emergency, and specialty veterinarians to enhance the quality of medicine for patients and their guardians. Technicians and Technician Assistants are highly valued and are viewed as a vital part of the team ensuring efficiency in a fast-paced, positive, fun, and friendly team-oriented family work atmosphere. Work/life balance, professional/personal growth, and competitive compensation are offered. Full-time benefits include health insurance, dental, vision, 401K, paid continuing education and licensing fees, and uniform allowance.

Requirements:

  • LVT with a minimum 2 years veterinary technician experience in a clinical setting. Experience with diagnostic imaging (ultrasound, radiography, CT, MRI) is a plus
  • Previous leadership role highly desired, but not required
  • Demonstrates strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Understand basic computer software, strong Web navigational experience, and the ability to pick up new technology quickly
  • Due to the physical nature of the veterinary field, the ideal candidate must be able to: independently lift and carry animals weighing up to 40 lbs; crouch, kneel, bend, stand, and walk for extended periods.
Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and guidance to a small team of technicians and assistants 
  • Interview potential new hires
  • Oversee and provide training to new team members
  • Staff scheduling
  • Ability to resolve client and staff issues in a professional and timely manner
  • Assist management with creating and upholding policies and procedures
  • Evaluate team members in a constructive manner
  • Work closely with Radiologist to maintain a smooth workflow
  • Delegate duties
  • Rotation through CSR and appointment technician responsibilities such as: scheduling appointments, client education and communication, phlebotomy and intravenous catheter placement, calculating drug dosages, administering sedation, monitor and recover anesthetized patients, animal handling and restraint. 
  • Field questions and inquiries about services
  • Assisting in community marketing 
  • Organizing and scheduling extern visitations
Synergy Veterinary Imaging Partners values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated fairly with dignity and respect. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Brandy Walters (brandy.walters@synergyvip.com).

Posted: 7/23/2018


   Vinton, VA

Vinton Veterinary Hospital is growing! We are seeking a service oriented, highly motivated Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our award winning team. As a hospital, we are committed to providing high quality, compassionate patient care and superior service to our clients and community. Our hospital Core Values are: Compassion, Team Work, Professional, Trustworthy, Dedication and Innovation. 

The Licensed Veterinary Technician position offer an excellent opportunity to utilize your skills and knowledge, as well as the chance to learn and grow. We offer competitive compensation, health insurance, paid holidays and paid vacation. 

Skills required for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Exceptional Client Communication Skills
  • Client Education Skills (including Wellness, Vaccines and Nutrition)
  • Ability to Perform Patient Admission and Discharge Directives
  • Ability to Perform all Clinical Aspects of Patient Care (including fear free patient restraint, medication administration, sample collection and injections)
  • Anesthesia Support Skills
  • Ability to Lead by Example
  • Well Organized and Clean
  • Team Oriented
If you are interested in this opportunity in a rapidly expanding, fast paced environment on a progressive, exceptionally devoted team, please submit your resume and cover letter to: sbarton@nvanet.com or contact Heather or Sonya at 540-342-7821

Posted: 8/1/2018

   
    Warrenton, VA

Hiring a Part Time or Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technician for our growing, progressive AAHA accredited hospital. Applicant needs strong focus on exceptional patient care and client services, must be motivated and detail oriented.

Our small animal practice also sees exotics, wildlife and works with local rescues. We offer rewarding work with an organized, experienced staff. Generous benefits. Monday -Friday shifts with option of 4 day work week.

Applications available on our website or may be picked up in our office.

Send cover letter and resume to Karen.Putnam@nvanet.com

Posted: 7/19/2018

 
   Williamsburg, VA

Animal Care & Wellness Center  located in Williamsburg, VA is seeking a part-time or full-time licensed veterinary technician to join our team. Our culture is to practice high quality medicine in a low-stress, teamwork-focused atmosphere. 

Benefits include: competitive pay, heath/dental/vision, paid time off, continuing education reimbursement, uniform allowance, potential to earn monthly bonus, generous pet discounts, 401k and paid licensing fees.

Qualifications:

  • Active license in the state of Virginia
  • Proficient in preparing and reading laboratory samples, monitoring surgical patients, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, and caring for hospitalized patients
  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work calmly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
Interested candidates should email resume to Ashley Richards at ashley.richards@animalclinicandwellness.com

Posted: 7/25/2018

Williamsburg Veterinary Clinic in Williamsburg Virginia is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician, or an experienced Veterinary Assistant with great people skills. This is a full time position with benefits, but part time applicants could be considered. Typical schedule is Monday to Friday 12-6. Duties include performing in-house lab work, digital x-rays, sample collection, care and treatment of hospitalized patients, surgical assisting/anesthetic monitoring, dental prophylaxis, nutritional counseling, and client education. We are a growing small animal practice with a strong emphasis on quality care of our patients. Please visit our website or facebook page to learn more about us. Recent or soon to be graduates of an accredited LVT program are welcome to apply. Please email your resume to dewittdvm@hotmail.com or apply in person to 1303 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg VA 23185

Posted: 7/18/2018


   Yorktown, VA

The Peninsula Animal Referral Center is actively seeking an experienced, dedicated, hardworking, and self-driven individuals to join our 24-hour emergency department at the Peninsula Animal Referral Center. There are many responsibilities of an LVT in this busy emergency hospital setting, where patient and client care is our top priority.

Responsibilities include:
24/7 patient care
Placing PICC lines
Placing central lines
Venipuncture
Placement of IV catheters
Management of an anesthetized patient
Assisting in surgical procedures
Drug calculations, to include CRI's, blood transfusions, ER drugs, controlled drugs and more
Collection of fluid samples
Correctly documenting treatments and medical notes
Fill prescriptions
Perform diagnostics, including but not limited to, radiographs, IDEXX lab equipment and other diagnostic tools, Fecals, UA and more
Properly and efficiently triage an incoming patient
Perform RECOVERY CPR
Effectively communicate with team members
Cleaning and maintenance of the hospital daily
Stocking and checking inventory
Other responsibilities as needed

If you are interested in learning more, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@parcvets.com or fax to 757-595-3038.

Posted: 7/23/2018

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