Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elk River, MN

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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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service - Anoka, MN (8 miles from Elk River, MN)
As an Animal Health Technician, you will be responsible for technical and specialized work involved in a variety of animal health programs within an assigned geographical area. If selected, you...
1 day ago
Medix - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Job Description Responsibilities Prep of the animals, pigs, goats, sheep, hounds, dogs, calves. Pigs are the main source, sedation, catheterization, shaving and all of their antibiotics Portion...
2 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
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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1 day ago Banfield Pet Hospital
UNFI - Blaine, MN (20 miles from Elk River, MN)
Job Posting Pharmacy Technician Job Overview: The Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacy Manager and/or Staff Pharmacists with processing prescriptions, record keeping and stock support to...
2 days ago
VCA Animal Wellness Center of Maple Grove - Maple Grove, MN (14 miles from Elk River, MN)
We are seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team....
13 days ago
Aerotek - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Description: This is an opportunity to work in a research environment and care for large animals. This is a great opportunity to start a career in research. Candidates day will consist of: -...
22 days ago
Jerry's Food - Elk River, MN
NATURE AND SCOPE The Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacy Manager and/or Staff Pharmacists with processing prescriptions, record keeping and stocking product. The position is also responsible...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Maple Grove, MN (14 miles from Elk River, MN)
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 - Maple Grove, MN (14 miles from Elk River, MN)
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 - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
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
VCA Animal Hospitals - Maple Grove, MN (14 miles from Elk River, MN)
We are seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team....
45+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plymouth, MN (23 miles from Elk River, MN)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
Direct Apply

90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elk River, MN

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Elk River, MN as reported by the BLS.

$38,612

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Elk River, MN 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 Elk River, MN
  • 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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