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  Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville Veterinary Hospital

Come join our amazing team of friendly, knowledgeable animal care professionals and make a difference in the lives of people and their pets! Busy 5 doctor practice seeks motivated, team-oriented Licensed Veterinary Technician and Vet Assistant, with previous veterinary experience preferred. 

Job Duties for Licensed Veterinary Technician:

  • Know and use appropriate safety precautions for gas anesthesia and dentistry
  • Complete dental cleanings, including digital dental xrays
  • Collect blood and process all lab samples for either in-house or out-of-house laboratories
  • Read and interpret patient chart and ICU sheet, perform required treatments, and follow veterinarian's orders accurately
  • Provide injections, collect samples, and perform all treatments and record all events in the patient's computerized record
  • Assist the doctor in all areas of patient care

All candidates should be able to provide exceptional customer service, lift at least 50 pounds, multi-task, have computer literacy skills, and have a clean, professional appearance.

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance, IRA, CE allowance for LVT's, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays.

Resumes can be sent to cvillevethospital@gmail.com or faxed to 434-973-9118.

Posted: 6/20/2019


  Chesapeake, VA

Full-Time Licensed Veterinary Technician Needed

Barker Animal Hospital

Our hospital is looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate and friendly individual to fill our licensed veterinary technician position. Contribute to a positive and productive 3 doctor practice while caring for the community's pets and educating pet owners. The right candidate will have experience assisting doctors with surgery procedures and exam rooms, monitoring anesthesia, dental prophylaxis and laboratory procedures. As a fear free practice, the right individual will also understand the importance of low-stress handling and be able to educate clients on techniques and products to help reduce their pet's stress.

Our new facility is equipped with electronic medical records, dental DR, flat panel DR, an ultrasound machine, supera anesthetic machines, active savenging system, an oxygen cage, and quality in house CBC, Chemistry/Electrolyte, and urinalysis laboratory machines.

Our ultimate goal is to provide high quality, compassionate veterinary care that is valued by our clients.

Benefits include:

  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Job Requirements:
  • Have an outgoing, positive attitude
  • Comfortable around companion animals (cats, dogs, small pocket pets)
  • Utilize Fear Free and low-stress handling techniques
  • Have strong multi-task skills
  • Effectively communicate and educate clients
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Have excellent work ethic
  • Understand basic vaccine protocols, treatment plans, and preventative recommendations
  • Ability to learn and utilize practice management software effectively

To apply, send your resume to invoices@barkeranimalhospital.com ATTN: Megan, Office Manager

Posted: 5/24/2019


   Dublin, VA

Community Animal Hospital, a growing practice in the New River Valley is hiring an LVT. Primary duties will be surgical support (intubation, monitoring, surgical assistance). We are a 2.5 doctor hospital and current support staff includes 3-3.5 assistants, 2 customer care, and 2 kennel staff. We offer CO2 laser surgery, therapy laser, digital radiology, ultrasound and echo imaging, and a wide range of surgical services including orthopedic and dental procedures. We pride ourselves on quality of care and welcome new ideas/practice to support that end.

We would love to add an LVT to our team. Our assistants currently are very knowledgeable, but our hospital would benefit from a credentialed veterinary nurse to provide oversight and more in-depth medical support. Strong preference will be given to a technician with surgical support experience.

The position offered is full time, but we would be happy to accommodate someone looking for part time or additional hours. Paid benefits for full time staff include health, retirement matching, vacation and sick leave. Other benefits include dental insurance, supplemental insurance, and an employee discount. 

Applicants should be currently licensed or eligible for licensure in Virginia.

Please submit resume and cover letter by email to communityanimalhospitaldublin@gmail.com or give us a call at (540) 674-1010 for more information. 

Posted: 6/18/2019

 
  Norfolk, VA

















High volume mobile spay/neuter program in Southeastern VA seeks a licensed veterinary technician. Full time, flexible schedule, competitive pay, excellent benefits available. Must be strongly committed to animal protection. Humane animal handling skills a must.

To view the complete job description and apply online, please visit: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2290668

Posted: 7/9/2019

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Shelter Medicine is a lifetime career opportunity at the Norfolk SPCA!

Join our amazing team and progressive animal welfare community in beautiful Coastal Virginia.

Founded in 1892, the Norfolk SPCA is the leading animal care resource center in our community.

With two full-service veterinary clinics, we have been providing affordable, quality medical care to thousands of under-served and vulnerable community pets in need for over 25 years.

Situated in the heart of Norfolk’s urban neighborhoods, you will be minutes from the vibrant Downtown atmosphere and within a few miles of relaxing coastal beaches and parks.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

As a Licensed Veterinary Technician with the Norfolk SPCA you have the opportunity to work in a fast paced environment handling a diverse caseload and provide personalized, compassionate medical care.

LVTs are experienced team players who are dedicated to providing high caliber veterinary care by assisting the doctors with technical functions, and performing tasks that enhance the Norfolk SPCA’s shelter medicine program.

LVTs demonstrate proficient technical skills, strong client and peer relations skills, a solid work ethic and a willingness to learn in order to add value as an integral part of our quality Care Team.

For more information visit: norfolkspca.org

Posted 07/05/2019


  Richmond, VA

AAHA accredited hospital has an immediate opening for a full-time Virginia licensed veterinary technician in Richmond, VA. We have an excellent clientele; they want the best medicine available for their pet, and have come to know us just as much as we know them! High quality medicine and individual patient care are stressed over volume. We are looking for a technician who is outgoing, efficient, pays attention to detail, is a team player, and always strives for excellence. We are willing to consider new graduates who are eager to learn, and want to excel in this field. Competitive pay with benefits offered. Please email, mail, or fax resume with cover letter to admin@broadstreetvet.com, Broad Street Veterinary Hospital, 3320 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230 or FAX (804)358-9225

Posted: 7/22/2019

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LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS ($500 SIGNING BONUS FOR TECHNICIANS W/2 OR MORE YEARS EXPERIENCE):

Practice: Locke Taylor, DVM and Associates (Parham Rd. Location in Richmond, VA)

Job Type: Full-time and Part-time

Salary: $18-22/hour depending on experience

Education: Associate degree (required) and minimum 1 year experience 

Would you like to become part of an incredible team that has been voted The Best Veterinary Hospital in Richmond by the Richmond Times Dispatch for the past 3 years? Would you like to work in a positive, fun-filled, fast paced environment that practice exceptional medicine and where the opportunity for personal and professional growth is highly encouraged? Would you like to be OFF from work on the weekends and on major holidays? If so, we would love to talk to you about joining us!

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to work well with others and also independently. You must be reliable, have excellent communication skills and be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment where the team can become more like family than co-workers, all of them dedicated to exceptional service to our patients and their owners.

Full-time Benefits Include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance plans available
  • AFLAC plans available
  • Paid vacation days and paid major holidays
  • Annual license renewal and membership dues (VALVT)
  • Annual $500 Continuing Education allowance and 3 paid days off for CE
  • Discounted Veterinary Services
  • 401K/Profit Sharing Plan
  • Uniforms provided

Schedule: 4 day work week, NO weekends or major holidays.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Suzanne Owens, LVT at sowenslvt@yahoo.com

Posted: 5/20/2019

 
  Vienna, VA

Veterinary Technician: Full or Part Time

Monday through Friday, No evenings or weekends

Animal Dental Clinic in Vienna, VA is looking for a self-motivated, hardworking Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to join our team. ADC is one of the few animal dentistry and oral surgery specialty clinics in the DC metro area. Our goal is to ensure every animal we treat has a healthy and pain free mouth. We are looking for an LVT to assist our growing practice. Having previous dental experience is a plus, but not necessary.

Animal Care Duties

  • Provide compassionate, humane care to the animals both pre- and post-op
  • Collect blood samples as necessary and run appropriate in-house lab tests (knowledge of IDEXX lab equipment helpful_
  • Assist in inventory of medical supplies
  • Ensure medications are stored and administered in accordance with Virginia law
  • Place IV catheters, give injections and monitor patients under general anesthesia
  • Able to life 50 lbs. unassisted and to stand or kneel for periods of time
  • Surgery: surgical prep, doctor assistance, sterilize and maintain all surgical instruments and/or equipment and surgical room
  • Anesthesia: induction, maintenance, monitoring, and recovery
  • Various housekeeping duties

Experience:

1 to 3 years working in a clinical setting

Requirements for this position are as follows:

  • Must be currently licensed or able to be licensed as a veterinary technician in the Commonwealth of Virginia, OR in the last year of a certified veterinary technician program
  • Possess excellent skills in anesthesia, written/verbal communication, and record keeping
  • Have a positive and compassionate attitude
  • Work well independently and as a team member
  • Be honest, reliable, and a strong leader
  • Willingness to learn

The ideal candidate will be an energetic indiviudal with one to three years of veterinary experience. Experience in small animal anesthesia is a plus.

Compensation package is commensurate with experience and skill level ($16 -30/hour). Paid holidays, CE, Personal Time Off (PTO), performance and longevity bonuses, health insurance compensation, and 401K benefits for full time. Option for 4-day workweek possible.

Paid time off between Christmas and New Years Day

If interested, please send resume to info@adcva.com. No phone calls, please.

Posted: 8/6/2019


  Virginia Beach, VA

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Virginia Beach is seeking motivated, enthusiastic, and experienced Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join our team. We are currently looking to hire in our Oncology, Surgery and Emergency Department. We value our LVTs tremendously and encourage personal and professional development. Full-time benefits include health and dental insurance, paid vacation, CE allowance, and 401-K participation option. Our hospital is open 24 hrs/day, 7 days/wk including holidays. We provide both specialty and emergency services. Tech experience required, emergency experience preferred. Competitive pay based on experience and qualifications. If you are interested in learning more, please email your resume to rebecca.hatfield@bluepearlvet.com or visit our job site at www.bluepearljobs.com.

Posted: 6/27/2019


   Waynesboro, VA

The Animal Hospital of Waynesboro (AHW) is now searching for a full time LVT to join our outstanding medical team. AHW is a full-service, small animal hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical, dental, and therapeutic care. Our compassionate team is known for for providing the highest quality patient care, while also providing exceptional client service.

We are accepting LVT applicants with any experience level, but do require our LVTs to:

  • Be able to communicate with pet owners in a professional and caring manner
  • Deliver compassionate nursing care at all times
  • Have an active Virginia Veterinary Technician license
  • Have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry
  • Be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, assist in radiology, administer anesthesia and monitor animals while under anesthesia, assist in surgery, and perform dental procedures. 
  • Have a working knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses.
  • Have intermediate or broader computer skills, including the ability to effectively learn practice management software (Cornerstone).

Full-time benefits include: paid time off, discounted veterinary care, 401K Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, continuing education, and uniform allowances, and most importantly...the advantage of working in a caring and supportive environment with teammates who become part of your family.

LVTs are highly valued at AHW and are trained to maximize their contribution to patient care. The pay rate offered will be determined based on experience level. 

To apply, please email a RESUME and COVER LETTER explaining why you are interested in working with AHW to kims.ahw@gmail.com. Only serious, qualified candidates will be considered and contracted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE. 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $17.00 / hour

Animal Hospital of Waynesboro
2637 W. Main St.
Waynesboro, VA 22980

Posted: 6/4/2019


  Williamsburg, VA

Experienced LVT wanted to join our team at the Williamsburg Veterinary Clinic in historic Williamsburg, VA! We are a full service, privately owned animal hospital providing comprehensive healthcare services to pets in Williamsburg and the surrounding areas. Along with the expertise of our talented LVTs, our doctors offer a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services in our veterinary clinic. We provide complete care for our patients and are looking for an enthusiastic LVT to join and compliment our dynamic team! 

Our veterinary hospital is well equipped with advanced equipment and technologies to provide the highest standard of care for our clients' pets. We are committed to providing quality care and we are looking for a LVT to share his/her expertise in a fun, positive, and professional setting. We offer competitive pay and a generous benefit package that includes health benefits, CE stipend, paid vacation, and much more! Please send resumes to williamsburgvetclinic@outlook.com.

Posted: 7/22/2019


  Woodstock, VA

Shenandoah Animal Hospital in Woodstock and Strasburg, Virginia is seeking a full time LVT. We are a mixed animal practice mainly focusing on small animals, but often see large animals. We have two offices with Woodstock being the main hospital and Strasburg being our satellite office. We are a busy 3 veterinarian practice located in the beautiful Shenandoah County, Virginia. We are off interstate 81 and close to Winchester and Harrisonburg. Experience preferred, but not necessary. Please send resumes to sah@shentel.net.

Posted: 5/15/2019


   Work from Home

Veterinary Information Specialist - Full Time and Part Time

Are you looking to gain experience in an interesting, new field? Pet Poison Helpline (PPH/SafetyCall Internation (SCI) may have just what you're looking for! PPH/SCI is looking to add a full-time and part-time Veterinary Information Specialist in our office in Bloomington, MN or remote from home if outside of the Twin Cities area.

These positions are in a call center/office environment or remote from home if applicable. Given the nature of the positions, many pet owners and veterinary staff are calling under emergency or perceived emergency circumstances and are therefore in distress. Staff must be able to manage cases under pressure and be comfortable talking to people in various emotional states. 

Veterinary Information Specialist 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, poisoning 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. 

Schedule
Full-time, 40 hrs/week. Positions do not have a set schedule. 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. At this time available shifts are 8 1/2 hours long are primarily evening shifts (shift start times ranging from 2pm-6pm CST and shift end times are ranging from 10:30pm-2:30am CST). While we may be able to work with some scheduling restrictions, flexibility in availability is highly preferred as we operate 24/7. Overnights are not required. There is an extensive training program for this position. It will consist of 1-2 weeks full-time remote training. There is also a requirement of 2-3 weeks, full-time that will take place at our office in Bloomington, MN. Candidates outside of the Twin Cities will have hotel and travel expenses reimbursed if applicable.

Part-time, 20 hrs/week. We have a daytime and an evening shift needed. Employees will be scheduled 4 hour shifts, 5 days a week on a 2 week rotation which will include every other weekend. Daytime, PT Hours: 4 hour shifts between the hours of 7am-2pm CST. Week 1 will work Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Week 2 will work Monday-Friday. Evening, PT hours: 4-hour shifts between the hours of 5pm-9pm CST. Week 1 will work Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Week 2 will work Monday-Friday.

Required Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
1. Active CVT/LVT/RVT License
2. 1+ years of work experience in a veterinary clinic/hospital
3. At least one year of emergency/critical care experience preferred
4. Ability to work varying shift times and varying days, including weekends as specified above.
5. Proficiency with keyboarding and data entry, PCs, Microsoft Office, and common computer software and hardware
6. Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, ratios and percentages
7. Excellent verbal and written communication that is clear, concise, professional and empathetic
8. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
9. Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask
10. Customer service focused attitude and behavior

Remote Agent Requirements
Candidates who work remotely must have or be willing to obtain and maintain at their expense certain IT requirements including reliable high speed internet with an ISP that can supply a cable modem internet service with a minimum of 20mb download speed and a PC computer (no Apple computers) with Windows 10 and capability to display two monitors. Candidates must also have a designated home office area that meets certain requirements and may not have any other responsibilities during the time they are working such as caring for dependents. 

To Apply
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter or introductory email to careers@safetycall.com. Introductions should include which position is of interest, your availability and any scheduling restrictions, and why you are a good fit for the remote position position if applicable. Submissions with a cover letter or introductory email that includes the requested information will not be considered. Our team will review each submission and contact the candidates that most closely match the qualifications. 

Posted: 7/29/2019


    Yorktown, VA

Peninsula Animal Referral Center

Come join our growing family! PARC is seeking two compassionate, team oriented, experienced, positive full-time Licensed Veterinary Technicians for our emergency department. Applicants must have strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, and enthusiasm for helping client and patient alike. Must have 1-3 years' experience. Student LVTs with hands on experience may apply.

Our 12,000 sq. ft. emergency & referral center is located between historic Williamsburg and the Virginia Beach/Norfolk metropolitan area. Amenities of this state-of-the-art facility include extensive monitoring and diagnostic equipment, and digital radiography. The emergency practice is located in a separate are of the referral center and has enjoyed strong support from area practices fro the past 45 years. Specialty practice includes a Cardiologist, Internist, Ophthalmologist and two Surgeons. 

We value a work-life balance and offer a 4-day work week to accommodate this. In addition, we offer competitive salaries, health, dental, life, matching Simple IRA, CE, vacation and sick leave and many other additional benefits. If you are interested in learning more, please submit your resume and cover letter to kfary@parcvets.com or call 757-596-7100 ext. 3. Visit www.parcvets.com for more information on our facility, employment opportunities, and the PVA!

Posted: 7/10/2019

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