Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elmwood Park, 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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Veterinary Practice Partners - Lemont, IL (18 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
Veterinary Technician | Full-time | Lemont, IL at Veterinary Practice Partners Lemont, IL Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team! Experience with exotics is plus!...
5 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Hanover Park, IL (17 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
Credentialed Veterinary Technician Experienced Veterinary Technician SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!!!...
2 hours ago
Brookfield Zoo - Brookfield, IL (7 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
Since the opening of Brookfield Zoo in 1934, the Society has had an international reputation for cutting-edge animal care and wildlife conservation that continues today....
1 day ago
GPAC - Evanston, IL (10 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
I am working with a client who is looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians....
2 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - River Forest, IL (2 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
We are looking for Credentialed Veterinary Technicians and Non Credentialed Veterinary Technicians!...
1 hour ago
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, IL (7 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
Join UChicago Medicine, as a Electrophysiology Technician I in the Electrophysiology department. JOB SUMMARY Under the immediate direction of an attending physician; assists in diagnosis and...
1 day ago
Medvet - Chicago, IL (7 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
You should enjoy phlebotomy, placing IV catheters, assisting with recovery and client follow up and education....
1 day ago
Medvet - Chicago, IL (7 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
MedVet is a fast-growing Emergency and Specialty provider with practices nationwide. We help our patients receive advanced medical treatments and innovations. Things like chemotherapy and...
1 day ago
National Veterinary Associates - Orland Park, IL (21 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
Midwest Animal Hospital seeks experienced Certified Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant to join our team!...
3 hours ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (18 miles from Elmwood Park, 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...
The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center - Chicago, IL (5 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
We are currently looking for a veterinary technician (licensed, or with a minimum of 1 year relative experience--) to join our team!...
Oak Park, IL (2 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
Veterinary Technician $3,000 Sign On and Relocation Seeking a Full-time Veterinary Technician to join our AAHA Accredited & Cat Friendly Certified hospital in Lincoln Park Chicago and our new hospital...
5 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Downers Grove, IL (13 miles from Elmwood Park, 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
Noahs Animal Hospital - Wheaton, IL (16 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
Qualifications At least 1 year of experience (preferred) Registered, Licensed or Certified Veterinary Technician (preferred) Why Noah's?...
5 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Tinley Park, IL (24 miles from Elmwood Park, IL)
Prepares animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IV catheters. Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas....
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elmwood Park, IL

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Elmwood Park, 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 Elmwood Park, 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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