Veterinary Technician Jobs in Decatur, GA

Administer diagnostic tests and assist veterinarians. Veterinary technicians observe and monitor animal health, collect samples for analysis, run laboratory tests, and continually update patient records. They also aid veterinarians during a variety of procedures by preparing animals for surgery, restraining pets as necessary, and delivering anesthesia.

Veterinary technicians usually work with small domestic animals, such as cats and dogs. These technicians often need to communicate with pet owners and educate them on future care as well as medication procedures. Thus, interpersonal skills are important for this profession.

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Emory Healthcare - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
Aids in training new veterinary and/or animal care technicians. Performs related responsibilities as required....
10 hours ago
Emory University - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
The Supervisor, Veterinary Technician will work to ensure the highest quality of animal care and welfare in support of biomedical research, and has excellent communication skills with co-workers, the...
1 day ago
Emory University - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
Technician certificationExperience working with rodents and nonhuman primatesStrong interpersonal skills and team-oriented approachExperience with anesthesia monitoring in the Operating RoomAALAS certification...
10 hours ago
Emory University - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
Aids in training new veterinary and/or animal care technicians. Performs related responsibilities as required....
7 hours ago
Emory University - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
care technician OR Graduation from a two year veterinary technician program and one year of veterinary technician experience....
1 day ago
Hudson Bridge Animal Clinic - Stockbridge, GA (16 miles from Decatur, GA)
We are seeking a certified or licensed veterinary technician for a full time position in a busy 4 doctor small animal practice in Stockbridge, GA....
11 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Decatur, GA
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
5 days ago
SoBran, Inc. - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
Job Description 1.Meet the daily scheduled output of caging and accessory equipment in support of the non-human primate, large and small animal husbandry operation as directed. 2.Clean and...
7 days ago
Georgia Aquarium, Inc. - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
Position Summary: The Life Support Technician I shall be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of all aquatic animal Life Support Systems (LSS) that support Georgia Aquariums aquatic...
7 days ago
Veterinary Referral Surgical Practice - Roswell, GA (17 miles from Decatur, GA)
Licensed Veterinary Technician is needed for established, multi-location, small animal specialty practice on the north side of Atlanta....
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9 days ago
Atlanta Veterinary Dental Services - Roswell, GA 30076, GA (17 miles from Decatur, GA)
A degree from a veterinary technician program is a plus. Occasionally there are emergencies that require overtime, so some flexability is preferred. Compensation is dependent on experience....
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9 days ago Atlanta Veterinary Dental Services
Banfield Pet Hospital - McDonough, GA (24 miles from Decatur, GA)
Veterinary Technician - 001074 Veterinary Technician 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...
11 days ago
Emory University - Atlanta, GA (5 miles from Decatur, GA)
Description The Animial Care Technician I performs routine duties associated with animal care in a research setting....
12 days ago
Value Vet - Lawrenceville, GA (21 miles from Decatur, GA)
Value Vet is seeking experienced Animal Care Experts to join our Pet-Friendly team in our two GA (Lawrenceville & Tucker) locations....
12 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Decatur, GA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Decatur, GA as reported by the BLS.

$31,291

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Decatur, GA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians in Decatur, GA
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

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