Veterinary Technician Jobs in Inver Grove Heights, 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.

Search Veterinary Technician Jobs

1-15 of 60 Jobs
NAMSA - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
NAMSA pioneered the industry, NAMSA was the first independent company in the world to focus solely on medical device materials for safety. NAMSA started testing medical devices before the U.S....
2 days ago
BLACKBERRY VETERINARY CENTER - Inver Grove Heights, MN
We have an opening for a full time CVT. Will accept CVT qualified. Experience is preferred, but will train the right candidate. We are a one doctor practice who encourages our technicians to use...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Eden Prairie, MN (19 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Desired Skills and Experience: Veterinary Technician licensure required. Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT)....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - St Louis Park, MN (16 miles from Inver Grove Heights, 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...
3 days ago
Actalent - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required....
6 days ago
Actalent - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Skills: animal handling, animal husbandry, animal technician, Farming, dairy science, Husbandry, Animal science, farm hand Top Skills Details: animal handling,animal husbandry,animal technician,Farming...
6 days ago
Actalent - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Skills: animal handling, Zoology, Animal Technician, animal science, animal husbandry, Husbandry, Animal husbandry, Veterinary, Biology Top Skills Details: animal handling Additional Skills & Qualifications...
6 days ago
Actalent - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Additional Skills & Qualifications: Previous animal handling and kennel maintenance experience is preferred....
6 days ago
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
About the Department Research Animal Resources (RAR) provides the University of Minnesota research community with animal care, procurement services, veterinary knowledge, and maintenance of housing...
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Minnetonka, MN (21 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can...
10 days ago
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
The position of Laboratory Animal Care Technician is union represented, and is part of a staff of over 100 employees including Professional and Administrative staff, Civil Service staff, Union Represented...
10 days ago
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Train and mentor Veterinary Technician Interns, and newly hired Veterinary Technician Assistants and Veterinary Technicians, to prepare them to work independently in all areas of campus and with all...
10 days ago
Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
hours Animal Care Technician Kelly Services Coon Rapids, MN 55433 Add to Favorites Share Job Apply Now **_Animal Technician - Large Animal - Coon Rapids, MN_** Contract to Hire Mon-Fri, 7am-3:30pm,...
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Burnsville, MN (14 miles from Inver Grove Heights, 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...
15 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, 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...
15 days ago

Demographic Data for Inver Grove Heights, MN

Moving to Inver Grove Heights, MN? Find some basic demographic data about Inver Grove Heights, MN below.


33,895
692
Medium

Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Practice
Learn how to improve antimicrobial stewardship as a veterinary nurse or surgeon

Vets and human health professionals both have a responsibility to address the challenge of antimicrobial...


Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession
Get virtual vet work experience before embarking on a veterinary degree

The COVID-19 pandemic means that many potential vet students cannot undertake animal handling work experience.

On...


Biomedical Equipment Technician Training: Maintenance & Repair
Maintaining and troubleshooting sophisticated medical instruments is not an easy task. In order to deliver effective care, the technician requires the knowledge of different aspects of biology and...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Inver Grove Heights, MN

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Inver Grove Heights, MN as reported by the BLS.

$38,612

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Veterinary Technician positions

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Inver Grove Heights, 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 Inver Grove Heights, 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%)

Other Titles

Here are some other career titles that require similar skills

Veterinary Technician Related Career Advice Articles

Guide to Veterinary Technician Societies

A brief guide to veterinary technician societies approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).


How to Break into Veterinary Telehealth

Considering exploring a career in veterinary telemedicine? Here's what you need to know.


How Long Does It Take to Become a Veterinarian?

If you’ve dreamed of working with animals but aren’t sure how to become a veterinarian, read our guide to educational requirements, salaries, and more.