Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elmhurst, 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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Vca Animal Hospitals - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Duties will include: Anesthesia monitoring experience required. Collecting patient histories. Performing physical exams. Venipuncture/IVC placement....
1 day ago
Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (7 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
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5 hours ago Downers Grove Animal Hospital
Ethos Veterinary Health - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Skilled in phlebotomy and IV catheter placement in canine and feline patients that are stable or compromised Possess a good overall knowledge of disease processes, medical math, stable anesthesia and...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Downers Grove, IL (7 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Applicants with current Veterinary Technician credentials are preferred....
2 days ago
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Job Information Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Patient Care Technician - CVT Stepdown, Part-time (24 hours), Evenings in Chicago, Illinois three 8 hour shifts per week including some weekends...
2 days ago
Veterinary Emergency Group - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
technician experience Be able to work well in a fast-paced environment with all personality types Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs Benefits Why you should choose us Because emergency is all we do...
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* Venipuncture* Catheter placement* Radiology* Anesthesia monitoring* Physical examinations and patient assessment* Surgical preparation and assisting* Dentistry* Laboratory work...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Downers Grove, IL (7 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Applicants with current Veterinary Technician credentials are preferred....
2 days ago
Paws and Feather inc - Chicago, IL (12 miles from Elmhurst, 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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2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Naperville, IL (12 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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2 days ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Ethos Veterinary Health - Orland Park, IL (19 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Premier Veterinary Group in Orland Park is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician to join our Emergency and Critical Care Department....
1 day ago
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Job Information Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Anesthesia Technician II, Full-time, Evenings in Chicago, Illinois The _Anesthesia Technician II_ reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM,...
1 day ago
National Veterinary Associates - Downers Grove, IL (7 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
as client education and inventory maintenance....
16 hours ago
Christensen Animal Hospital - Wilmette, IL (16 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Our Veterinary Technicians are proficient with: Venipuncture IV catheter placement Laboratory procedures Radiology Anesthesia induction (licensed techs only) Anesthesia monitoring Dentistry Surgery,...
2 days ago
Companion Animal Hospital Partners, LLC - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
About You Certified Veterinary Technician from an accredited college is **REQUIRED** Knowledge of the procedures used for receiving, treating, and scheduling patients, for ordering medical supplies,...
1 day ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elmhurst, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Elmhurst, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • 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 Elmhurst, 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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