Veterinary Technician Jobs in Downers Grove, 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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Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Patient discharge and client education Who you are : State Registered Veterinary Technician license preferred Prior veterinary experience required, previous internal medicine or anesthesia experience...
2 days ago
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chica - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
. + Provides maintenance and support to anesthesia machines to include, but not limited to: Drager Apollo and Drager Fabius, anesthesia monitors, drug infusion pumps and infusions, -blood infusion equipment...
1 day ago
Northwestern University - Evanston, IL (23 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Aquatic animal care Organization and multitasking Efficiency/dependability Must be able to type and have working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, database and e-mail software....
1 day ago
Veterinary Orthopedic Center - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Claude Gendreau, is seeking a highly motivated, compassionate, Registered/Certified Veterinary Technician and Experienced Technician Assistant for our orthopedic specialty practice....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Evergreen Park, IL (18 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Veterinary Technicians are at the heart of every practice....
1 day ago
Vet Tech/Vet Assistant - Winnetka, IL (24 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Winnetka Animal Hospital is seeking veterinary technicians or assistants for a full time position....
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23 hours ago Vet Tech/Vet Assistant
Banfield Pet Hospital - Countryside, IL (9 miles from Downers Grove, 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...
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1 day ago Banfield Pet Hospital
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Join UChicago Medicine, as a Certified Anesthesia Technician in the Anesthesia Department at our main campus in Hyde Park! As an Anesthesia Technician, you will be responsible for the seting up,...
4 hours ago
Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
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3 days ago Downers Grove Animal Hospital
O'Brien Veterinary Group - Oak Brook, IL (5 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
The OBrien Veterinary Group externship program offers a unique range of possibilities, helping veterinary students add to their knowledge and skills with programs that cover various kinds of...
4 days ago
Joliet Junior College - Joliet, IL (21 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Posting Number: ST140196 Position Title: Vet Tech Student Employee Department: Veterinary Medical Technology Division: Academic Affairs Full Time / Part Time? : Part Time Salary Range - Minimum:...
4 days ago
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Join UChicago Medicine, as an Anesthesia Technician in the Anesthesia Department at our main campus in Hyde Park! As an Anesthesia Technician, you will be responsible for the seting up, operating,...
4 days ago
Medvet - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
This department is perfect forsomeone who can identifypatientdistress and react accordingly, enjoysassisting with recovery and client follow up and education.What youll do:Assist veterinary technicians...
4 days ago
Abbot Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL 60638, IL (13 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Full-time or Part-time Experienced Veterinary Technician or Assistant (Southwest Chicago) Abbot Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time or part-time veterinary technician for a 1-doctor, but rapidly...
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5 days ago
Paws and Feather inc - Chicago, IL (19 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Paws and Feathers Veterinary Clinic is a small and exotic animal practice looking for a part/full time Certified Vet Tech to join our team. As a team we wish to educate our clients with our...
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Downers Grove, IL

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Downers Grove, IL as reported by the BLS.

$36,956

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Downers Grove, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • 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 Downers Grove, 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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