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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. 
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 Charlottesville, VA

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 handling 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: 5/12/2020


 Chesapeake, VA

At Barker Animal  Hospital, we value the importance of building client relationships and educating them on their pet's health and needs. We stand out among the nearby vet clinics because of our unique wellness programs we offer and the fact that we are fear free certified. 

As a Fear Free certified practice, we implement low stress and fear free handling techniques for all pets. This makes for a low-stress vet visit for everyone involved, including our employees. The selected candidate will be required to complete their own Fear Free certification to help maintain our practice's certification.

In addition, the right candidate will also possess these attributes and requirements:

  • Must be licensed in the state of Virginia
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Be comfortable around animals
  • Understand and implement low-stress handling techniques
  • Basic laboratory skills required
  • Place intravenous catheters
  • Perform dental radiographs and prophylaxis
  • Intubate, extubate and recover surgical patients
  • Anticipate doctors' needs
  • Utilize practice management software

Benefits include: 401K, Health Insurance, PTO, Bonuses 
Salary: $15-$20/hour
Preferred experience: 1 year veterinary technician

Contact: invoices@barkeranimalhospital.com for more information.

Posted: 3/30/2020


   Fairfax, VA

Are you looking for a fulfilling opportunity to work exclusively with cats?  The Cat Hospital of Fairfax, Inc. is announcing an opening for a full-time, Professional Licensed Veterinary Technician.  We are a Gold-certified Feline Friendly, two doctor practice located near beautiful Old Town Fairfax City in Virginia.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated addition to our team.  Our mission is to provide high quality and individualized care to each of our patients through a team approach.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to administration and monitoring of anesthesia; surgical preparation; administration of medications parenterally and orally; collection of laboratory samples and specimens; working knowledge of diagnostic and treatment equipment such as blood pressure unit, IV pump, dental and full body digital radiography, and anesthesia and surgical equipment; client communication and education; patient care and comfort; feline friendly handling techniques; laser therapy; Idexx in-house laboratory systems; endoscopy assistance and specimen preparation; and proficiency in the AviMark Veterinary Software.  We also offer alternative therapies through Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine techniques such as acupuncture, massage, herbal therapies, and food therapies.

We offer continuing education opportunities including AAFP conference, medical benefits, and personal pet care discounts.  Compensation varies by experience and can range from $24-$28 / hour.  Hospital hours are Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM with no emergency or weekend hours.

Interested applicants please attach a letter of intent and resume, Attn. Dr. Janette Ellison, using the application tab.  If you have questions or would like to know more, please contact Dr. Janette Ellison at jellison1556@gmail.com.

Posted: 3/26/2020


  Glen Allen, VA

Come join our team at Shady Grove Animal Clinic in Glen Allen, Virginia. We are a busy, 4 doctor practice looking for a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician. New graduates or experienced techs are all welcome. You’ll be working alongside two LVT’s and a staff of outgoing assistants and receptionists. We offer everything from wellness exams to eastern medicine.

As an LVT at SGAC you can expect to stay busy but enjoy some great benefits. Bring your pet to work for discounted services, work with your own assistant, and enjoy a 1-hour lunch break. SGAC is closed every other Saturday. As an LVT you will only work 1 Saturday a month. You will also enjoy free prevention from our reps, Lunch and Learns, and a CE allowance. Our clinic is up-to-date with digital x-ray, an in-house laboratory, an online pharmacy, a therapeutic laser, ultrasound and we are paperless!

     Qualifications:

     Strong anesthesia skills

     Confident in microscopy and running lab work

     Willing to learn new technology

     Benefits:

     Competitive pay ($18-$24/hr.)

     Scrub allowance

     Paid time off

     Holiday pay

     Simple IRA with match

If you want to provide extraordinary animal care with us here at SGAC please reach out! Email resumes to sgacweva@gmail.com

Posted: 3/4/2020

 
   Vienna & Leesburg, VA

Veterinary Surgical Centers (VSC) is looking for a motivated Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to join our growing teams in Vienna, VA and Leesburg, VA. 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 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.

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 us at www.VSCVets.com.

Posted: 5/27/2020


  Warrenton, VA

We are growing and looking for talented and enthusiastic team members! Progressive small animal practice located in Warrenton, Virginia seeks to add to our patient care team. Fully equipped facility with a focus on client services and the highest level of patient care offers a great development opportunity for the right individual looking to join a devoted and fun team. Applicants seeking Part-time also encouraged to apply. We have won Best of Fauquier 14 years in a row as Best Veterinary Practice.

We are looking for a Veterinary Technician to join our team in Warrenton, VA. We are seeking an individual who holds a passion for providing excellent service to our clients and patients. As a veterinary Technician, responsibilities include, but are not limited to client education, assisting Doctors, placing IV catheters, obtaining radiographs, monitoring anesthesia, assisting in surgery, and providing patient care. 

Required Qualifications, Education, Experience:

  • Current license or license eligible to practice as a LVT in VA
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, as needed.
  • Qualified candidates should be friendly, poised and have a client focused approach

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience as a Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • Have a broad knowledge of animal science, and medicine, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to handle stressful situations and events in a calm, supportive manner

Ability to work flexible schedule and some Saturdays. Regular weekdays can be arranged. 540-349-7200.

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

Posted: 6/1/2020


   Work From Home

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, 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.

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 and are primarily evening shifts (shift start times are ranging from 2pm-6pm CST and shift end times 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. 

Part-time, 20 hrs/week. We have an evening shift need. Employees will be scheduled 4 hour shifts, 5 days a week on a 2 week rotation which will include every other weekend. 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 and 1+ years of work experience in a veterinary clinic/hospital
2. OR minimum of 5 years of work experience as a veterinary technician (non-certified) or veterinary assistant performing technician responsibilities in a fast-paced veterinary clinic/hospital.
3. At least one year of emergency/critical care experience is 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 the capability to display two monitors. Candidate 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 if applicable. Submissions without 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: 4/17/2020


   Yorktown, VA 

Kiln Creek Animal Care, located in Southeastern Virginia, is a modern 3 doctor small animal practice.  We are currently seeking a motivated and confident Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our already exceptional team of veterinary professionals.  Candidates must be willing to dedicate themselves to provide excellent patient and client care.  We are a fear free facility that is fully equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, in-house laboratory, digital dental radiography, therapeutic laser and more.  We fully utilize our technicians to allow them to grow and use their knowledge and skills. Our team is supportive of someone seeking to gain experience in a teaching environment or has experience and is looking for an amazing place to practice.

The right candidate will be articulate, dependable, detail-oriented, able to multitask, friendly, and love not only pets, but their people as well.  We uphold a work environment based upon integrity, honesty, respect, outstanding communication and personal responsibility.  A good sense of humor is always welcome.

For our full time employees we offer competitive benefits to include generous discounts for your pet and Fear-free certification. If this job is for you, please email a cover letter and resume to drcolleencrist@gmail.com.

Posted: 5/13/2020

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3801 Westerre Parkway
Suite D
Henrico, VA 23233

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