Veterinary Technician Jobs in New Orleans, LA

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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Tulane University - New Orleans, LA
Animal Care Technician IUniversity Comparative Medicine Program Location: New Orleans, LA Summary Performs routine duties associated with animal care in a research setting....
7 days ago
Medvet - New Orleans, LA
Veterinary Technicians with patient restraint Manage the restocking of supplies for clinical teams Maintain clean treatment areas and manage laundry needs of department Who you are: Excellent verbal...
9 days ago
Jefferson Parish - Gretna, LA (3 miles from New Orleans, LA)
PREFERRED: Verifiable, paid work experience as a Veterinary Technician and active registration as a Veterinary Technician (RVT) with the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine....
9 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - New Orleans, LA
Veterinary Technicians with patient restraint Manage the restocking of supplies for clinical teams Maintain clean treatment areas and manage laundry needs of department Who you are : Excellent verbal...
19 days ago
Medvet - New Orleans, LA
This department is perfect for someone who can identify patient distress and react accordingly, enjoys phlebotomy, placing IV catheters, assisting with recovery and client follow up and education.What...
26 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Metairie, LA (5 miles from New Orleans, LA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Harvey, LA (6 miles from New Orleans, LA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Harahan, LA (7 miles from New Orleans, LA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

30+ days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Metairie, LA (5 miles from New Orleans, LA)
Need local requirements It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in New Orleans, LA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in New Orleans, LA as reported by the BLS.

$25,274

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in New Orleans, LA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • 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 New Orleans, LA
  • 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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