Veterinary Technician Jobs in Franklin 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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Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Franklin Park, 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...
1 day ago
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chica - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Franklin Park, 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...
2 hours ago
Veterinary Orthopedic Center - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Franklin Park, IL)
Claude Gendreau, is seeking a highly motivated, compassionate, Registered/Certified Veterinary Technician and Experienced Technician Assistant for our orthopedic specialty practice....
8 hours ago
Northwestern University - Evanston, IL (12 miles from Franklin Park, 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....
5 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Evergreen Park, IL (17 miles from Franklin Park, IL)
Veterinary Technicians are at the heart of every practice....
2 hours ago
Vet Tech/Vet Assistant - Winnetka, IL (13 miles from Franklin Park, IL)
Winnetka Animal Hospital is seeking veterinary technicians or assistants for a full time position....
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Countryside, IL (10 miles from Franklin Park, 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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19 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (11 miles from Franklin Park, IL)
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
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2 days ago Downers Grove Animal Hospital
O'Brien Veterinary Group - Oak Brook, IL (9 miles from Franklin Park, 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...
3 days ago
Medvet - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Franklin Park, 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...
3 days ago
Abbot Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL 60638, IL (11 miles from Franklin Park, 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 (9 miles from Franklin Park, 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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5 days ago
Boulevard Veterinary - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Franklin Park, IL)
Boulevard Veterinary (Chicago, IL) is seeking Certified Veterinary Technicians or Veterinary Technicians with aspirations to become certified for full time employment in our AAHA accredited practices...
7 days ago
The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center - Chicago, IL (9 miles from Franklin Park, IL)
We are currently looking for a veterinary technician (licensed or with a minimum of 2 years experience--) to join our team!...
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8 days ago The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center
Vca - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Franklin Park, IL)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
9 days ago

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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession

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On this course, youll get insight into the reality of life as a vet so that...

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Franklin Park, IL

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Franklin Park, 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 Franklin 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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