Veterinary Technician Jobs in Kensington, MD

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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Largo, MD (18 miles from Kensington, MD)
Responsibilities Veterinary Technician Job ID: 00100XA1 10464 Campus Way S, Largo, Maryland, United States, 20774 Regular Registered Veterinary Technician Banfield aspires to be a practice where as...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Herndon, VA (16 miles from Kensington, MD)
Responsibilities Veterinary Technician Job ID: 00500FTR 2553 John Milton Dr, Herndon, Virginia, United States, 20171 Regular Licensed Veterinary Technician Banfield aspires to be a practice where as...
17 hours ago
Georgetown University - Washington, DC (9 miles from Kensington, MD)
veterinary technicians, veterinarians and research faculty and staff in a professional and solution-oriented manner....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Clifton, VA (24 miles from Kensington, MD)
Responsibilities Veterinary Technician Job ID: 00500FTP 5734 Union Mill Rd, Clifton, Virginia, United States, 20124 Regular Licensed Veterinary Technician - sign-on bonus up to $3,000!!...
19 hours ago
Cat and Dog Hospital of Columbia - Columbia, MD (18 miles from Kensington, MD)
Anesthetic monitoring, surgical, prep, client education, dentals, laser therapy, patient restraint, patient recovery, history taking, patient release, catheter placement, blood draws, Well loved small...
Reston Animal Hospital - Reston, VA (16 miles from Kensington, MD)
education Monitoring anesthesia Dental prophylaxis Qualifications: Veterinary Technician License- Virginia Excellent communication skills (written and oral) Knowledge of vaccine protocols, preventatives...
McLean Animal Hospital - Mc Lean, VA (7 miles from Kensington, MD)
Posses excellent skills in anesthesia monitoring, surgical preparation, digital radiology, dentistry, written/verbal communication, and record keeping. 3....
FEFA, LLC - Gaithersburg, MD (9 miles from Kensington, MD)
Veterinary Technician III This is a general summary of the responsibilities associated with the position of Veterinary Technician III in support of the MRICD contract in Aberdeen, Maryland....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Washington, DC (9 miles from Kensington, MD)
Learn all aspects of hospital organization and function by observing and participating in procedures with the coach veterinary technician or doctor....
19 hours ago
Charles River Laboratories - Bethesda, MD (3 miles from Kensington, MD)
Job Summary We are seeking an Animal Care Technician 2 for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Bethesda, MD....
20 hours ago
Charles River Laboratories - Bethesda, MD (3 miles from Kensington, MD)
Experience: Minimum of 2-year experience performing basic animal care is required. Certification/Licensure: LAT eligibility required; LAT certification preferred....
3 hours ago
EverVet Partners - Silver Spring, MD (5 miles from Kensington, MD)
Fairland Animal Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our wonderful team....
Charles River Laboratories - Poolesville, MD (19 miles from Kensington, MD)
Search Previous Research Technician Assistant - $750 Sign On Bonus Eligible 111 Laboratory Assistant, Animal Care Services 1 Next Veterinary Technician 1 ($1k Signing Bonus) Employer Charles River Location...
1 day ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - Springfield, VA (19 miles from Kensington, MD)
Licensed Veterinary Technician The Oncology Service (TOS) is a multi-facility small animal oncology practice....
19 hours ago
Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists - Columbia, MD (16 miles from Kensington, MD)
EXPERIENCE IN THE VETERINARY FIELD PREFERRED BUT NOT NEEDED The Veterinary Assistant/Receiving Technician will work a rotating shift between the hours of 7am and 7pm Monday-Friday (4 days per...
19 hours ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Kensington, MD

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

$38,485

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Kensington, MD 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 Kensington, MD
  • 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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