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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

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VETSS is seeking motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join our team. We are currently looking to hire for the overnight shift - 8pm to 8am. Schedule varies on a rotation of three 12 hour shifts per week and generally two weekends off a month. Some on-call opportunities may be offered. We value our LVTs tremendously and encourage personal and professional development. Full-time benefits include health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick time, professional memberships, CE allowance, discount on personal pet care, and 401-K participation option. Our hospital is open 24 hrs/day, 7 days/wk including holidays. We provide both general practice and emergency services. Tech experience required, emergency experience preferred. Competitive pay based on experience and qualifications. Must have your own reliable transportation. Serious inquiries please send a cover letter and resume via email only: dblosser4vetss@gmail.com.

Posted: 4/23/2019


  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


    Ewing, VA

Position Title: Surgery Technician LMU - College of Veterinary Medicine

Job Description: The Surgery Technician is responsible for meeting the day to day requirements of all facilities, functions, and laboratory supplies that fall under the supervision of the CVM Surgery Program and CVM Spay/Neuter Program. This person will assist in the supervision of lab and clinical activities for assigned surgery courses and educational activities under the direction of the designated faculty. Preparation of these laboratories might include organization of resources including: faculty, animals, student groups, equipment for laboratory, medications, DEA controlled drugs, and consumables. 

Required Qualifications: A.S., A.A.S., or B.S. in Veterinary Technology; *in good professional standing. 

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of one-year clinical experience in various settings; *minimum of one-year laboratory teaching experience in college/school of veterinary medicine.

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Posted: 4/23/2019

 
  Leesburg & Vienna, VA

Licensed Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia

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

Veterinary Surgical Centers (VSC), a multi-facility small animal surgery and rehabilitation practice, is seeking energetic and motivated Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVTs) with anesthesia experience to join our multiple boarded-doctor practice in Vienna and Leesburg, VA.

The ideal candidate will be licensed, or eligible for licensure in Virginia; have at least 3 years of anesthesia experience in small-animal medicine; and possess strong anesthesia skills for a variety of cases, including ASA class III-V E. (AVTA members or candidates preferred). 

He/she will also:

  • Be a VTS (Anesthesia or Surgery) member or candidate
  • Possess strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Have at least 5 years of experience in a surgical specialty practice, including 3 years of veterinary anesthesia experience with multi-parameter monitoring equipment, inhalant, and injectable anesthesia agents
  • Be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Excel at multitasking and working cooperatively with others

We are looking to fill full-time positions; however, strong candidates seeking part-time positions also will be considered. All candidates must have current Virginia licensure or ability to transfer license. 

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, including paid time off, paid holidays, uniforms, medical and dental insurance, and discounts on pet care. 

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

Could you be the right fit for us? Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter 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: 2/11/2019

Rehabilitation at Veterinary Surgical Centers (VSCR), a full-service physical rehabilitation and pain management practice in Northern Virginia, seeks an experienced Rehabilitation Veterinary Technician (LVT or RVT) to join its growing team.

Requirements:

  • LVT or RVT (certified in Virginia or ability to transfer licensure) with at least 2 years of veterinary clinical experience including: patient care, animal handling and restraint, familiarity with general animal health and canine anatomy, common animal diseases and veterinary medications
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and outstanding client service 
  • Works effectively with a team but can also work independently 
Preferred but not required:
  • CCRP or CCRA preferred; or eligible and interested in pursuing certification

Our program includes therapeutic laser, ultrasound, e-stim, hydrotherapy (AquaPaws), therapeutic exercise equipment, shockwave therapy (Pulse Vet), and much more. Each center shares a facility with other specialty practices, allowing for direct daily collaboration with specialists in surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, cardiology, and others.

We are looking for full-time positions in Leesburg, VA. in addition to a competitive pay, we offer a generous benefits package that includes health/vision/dental, 401(k); and paid vacation. 

***$500 Signing Bonus!!!***

 Learn more on our website at www.VSCVets.com/Rehabilitation.

Click here to apply: https://jobapply.page.link/dnkY

Posted: 5/9/2019

  Manakin-Sabot, VA

Veterinary Referral and Critical Care in Manakin-Sabot, VA is seeking licensed technicians to fill roles in Surgery and Internal Medicine.

  • Schedule for Surgery is four 10 hour shifts a week and paid on-call every 4th weekend (Friday-Sunday) and one night a week.
  • The Internal Medicine schedule will include four 8am-6pm shifts a week and no weekends.

As a specialty technician, you will work closely with the specialists, helping to manage their day of appointments and procedures as well as communicating with clients effectively and with compassion

  • Medical insurance
  • Uniform allowance
  • 401K/profit sharing
  • License and association dues
  • Yearly CE allowance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid personal leave
  • Reduced cost veterinary services

Applicant must possess excellent technical skills and be willing to work as part of an incredible team of dedicated staff members. Only Licensed Veterinary Technicians will be considered. Visit www.vrccvet.com to fill out an application through our website or e-mail your resume and cover letter to vrcc.careers@gmail.com

Posted: 5/8/2019


  Midlothian, VA

Richmond Animal League is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Part-Time LVT who brings a sense of purpose to work with them every day. You will work with the veterinary staff and shelter operations to centralize the medical care of RAL's shelter pets and be cross-trained at the Loving Spay & Neuter Clinic. RAL is seeking a motivated, dependable individual who desires to improve the physical and emotional lives of the animals in the shelter's care. This is a part-time hourly position, including 4 weekdays and 1 weekend day. We offer competitive pay commensurate with experience and can tailor the hours to your schedule. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment with mission-focused teammates, please submit your resume and cover letter to Dr. Laura Drinkwine at laura@ral.org.

Posted: 4/23/2019

 
  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

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


  Rustburg, VA

Rustburg Veterinary Clinic is a growing, three doctor, small animal veterinary hospital, seven miles south of Lynchburg VA seeking an LVT to work full time. We will consider part time or a flexible schedule. Qualified candidates must hold a current VA license or be studying in an accredited LVT course, have excellent customer service skills, be organized, have a positive attitude and be willing to work as part of an LVT team to provide high quality care for our patients and clients. We have in-house laboratory, digital dental and general radiography, ultrasound, therapeutic laser, surgery and dentistry. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please submit your resume to: Rustburg Veterinary Clinic, 1334 Calohan Rd., Rustburg, VA 24588, hiring.rvc@gmail.com

Posted: 4/18/2019


  Springfield, VA

The Regional Veterinary Referral Center (RVRC) is looking for emergency and critical care veterinary technicians. We are located in Springfield, VA. Springfield is suburb of Washington, DC that is located 14 miles southwest of the city. Washington DC offers a myriad of activities and cultures to encounter. If you are interested in the outdoors, Virginia has many county, state, and national parks to explore. The Atlantic coast is 3-4 hour drive to enjoy beaches, fishing, camping, and water sports. 

RVRc Emergency and Critical Care department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The other specialty services at RVRC are cardiology, neurology, radiation and medical oncology, surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, canine rehabilitation, advanced imaging (CT scan and MRI). 

We are looking for veterinary technicians that are self-motivated, hard-working, and skilled in multitasking. Our technicians work collaboratively with interns, staff doctors, and criticalists. It is truly a team-oriented environment, where all of our employees hold the patients' best interest first. RVRC is looking for both full-time and part-time veterinary technicians that are interested in being part of the leading nursing staff of the Northern Virginia area. Benefits and salary are generous and based on experience. 

We also offer a generous signing bonus and relocation package. Please do not hesitate to inquire.

If you are interested in setting up an interview or finding out more about our positions, please contact Rand Wachsstock by email at radiocat@erols.com or 703-928-8205.

Posted: 5/10/2019


  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

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Licensed Veterinary Technician Wanted

www.vbgovcareers.com to apply today!

Full Time Position with the Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center

Join our progressive team of veterinary professionals to provide quality care to animals in the VBACAC shelter. VBACAC impounds between 5,000-7,000 animals annually and the faculty is a fast paced environment. The shelter's surgical suite is state of the art including digital radiology and diagnostic laboratory.

Requirements:

*Requires an Associate's degree in veterinary technology from an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited veterinary technology program and licensure to practice as a veterinary technician in Virginia.

*Successful completion of a background investigation including polygraph examination.

*Valid Virginia or North Carolina driver's license (or eligible to obtain/exempt from requirement)

*Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination.

Duties:

Individual will work with the supervising veterinarian during surgical procedures including pre and post operative care, perform laboratory and diagnostic tests; administer medication/vaccines; perform humane euthanasia based on medical recommendations, and other duties as required. 

Requisition number #29338

Position posting will remain open until May 19, 2019.

Compensation and Benefits:

-Pay range is G.17. $35,568.00 - $52,790.40

-Health insurance, Dental, Legal, Short/Long term disability, and Deferred Comp and monthly paid personal time off accrual are some of the City benefit options available to employees.

-All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. 

-License renewal and annual continuing education credits paid for by the agency

Posted: 4/22/2019


   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


  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

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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 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
  • Be enthusiastic and eager to learn

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 a 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 screening prior to beginning employment. Thank you for your time.

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

Posted: 4/25/2019


    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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