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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Osseo, MN (14 miles from Elk River, MN)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT...
4 days ago
Cargill, Inc. - Elk River, MN
We are looking for a Feed Processing Animal Care Technician to support the execution of the production processes within a work area, operational department or technical domain....
13 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Maple Grove, MN (14 miles from Elk River, MN)
VCA Animal Wellness Center is seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team of 5 CVTs!...
17 days ago
Animal Humane Society - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Care - Perform daily cleaning of animal areas and feeding of animals in accordance with established procedures....
19 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plymouth, MN (23 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...
21 days ago
Kelly Services - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required....
23 days ago
Kelly Services - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Surgical Tech Assistant (Animal) Coon Rapids, MN Responsibilities: Maintains knowledge of applicable APS Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to successfully perform job duties. Prepares...
28 days ago
Kelly Services - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Animal Care Technician (Small Animal) Coon Rapids, MN Contract to Hire (3-4 months) M-F 7a-330p $20/hr This role facilitates the execution of client sponsored preclinical research specializing in biocompatibility...
28 days ago
Barrington Oaks Veterinary Hospital - Elk River, MN
We are looking to add a full time veterinary technician to our team. If you like to see a variety of pets, this is the place for you....
45+ days ago
Medtronic - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Careers that Change Lives This position applies broad knowledge base and expertise of comparative species differences to assist the veterinarian pathologist assess complex interactions between...
60+ days ago
UNFI - Champlin, MN (14 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...
90+ days ago
Medtronic - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
handling, including restraining and lifting animals Awake and anesthetized monitor support: Equipment set-up of programmers, biopac, sponsor equipment, etc....
90+ days ago
Animal Humane Society - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Pay: $20.00/hour without a current Veterinary Technician Certification $21.00/hour with a current Veterinary Technician Certification Schedule: Full-time - 40 hours/week, five 8 hour shifts Days required...
90+ days ago
United Natural Foods Inc - Maple Grove, MN (14 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...
90+ days ago
Animal Humane Society - Coon Rapids, MN (18 miles from Elk River, MN)
Pay: $19.00/hour without a current Veterinary Technician Certification $20.00/hour with a current Veterinary Technician Certification Schedule: Full time and part time positions available; 24, 32 and...
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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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Elk River, MN offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • 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 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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