Veterinary Technician Jobs in Barrington, IL

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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Northwestern Memorial HealthCare - McHenry, IL (14 miles from Barrington, IL)
The Certified Anesthesia Tech reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies,...
5 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Schaumburg, IL (9 miles from Barrington, IL)
Start your Banfield Career as a Veterinary Technician Learn more about the impact you can make as part of a Banfield hospital team and see how we support the wellness of our people and profession....
Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (24 miles from Barrington, IL)
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
Red Barn Animal Hospital - Hampshire, IL (18 miles from Barrington, IL)
Seeking a veterinary technician (previous experience preferred) to join our fun and supportive team....
VCA Antech, Inc. - Franklin Park, IL (20 miles from Barrington, IL)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation...
5 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL (21 miles from Barrington, IL)
What You Will Need to Succeed: Certification/licensing is not required to work in our lab, but if you are a Veterinary Technician or Medical Laboratory Technician, this experience and education would...
5 days ago
Lakeland Animal Hospital - McHenry, IL (14 miles from Barrington, IL)
FT/PT Part and/or full time experienced veterinary technician. We are a busy, four doctor AAHA practice in McHenry,IL....
National Veterinary Associates - Hanover Park, IL (12 miles from Barrington, IL)
Experienced Veterinary Technician Non-Credentialed Veterinary Technician SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!!!...
6 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Downers Grove, IL (24 miles from Barrington, IL)
Are you interested in advancing your career while working alongside a board certified Neurologist?! If you are, VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital has opportunities available for you to join our...
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Hanover Park, IL (12 miles from Barrington, IL)
Credentialed Veterinary Technician Experienced Veterinary Technician SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!!!...
6 days ago
Evanston, IL (24 miles from Barrington, IL)
Certified Veterinary Technician GPAC Evanston, IL Full Time $55,000 - $80,000/Year Job Details Company Overview I am working with a client who is looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians...
8 days ago
Randall Road Animal Hospital South Elgin - South Elgin, IL (13 miles from Barrington, IL)
We are searching for a flexible full time experienced veterinary technician/assistant for our well established hospital in South Elgin....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Gurnee, IL (18 miles from Barrington, IL)
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...
9 days ago
Tellussol India Pvt Ltd - North Chicago, IL (19 miles from Barrington, IL)
Your technical expertise as an Animal Care Technician II in the area of animal care experience will contribute to our client's innovative therapies which will impact the quality and duration of life...
9 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (10 miles from Barrington, IL)
Benefits: Generous Salary Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) mentorship and sponsorship program Multiple Free CE Opportunities and CE Allowance Ownership Thinking Bonuses Employee Volunteer Program...

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession
Get virtual vet work experience before embarking on a veterinary degree

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Barrington, IL

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Barrington, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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 Barrington, IL
  • 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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