Veterinary Technician Jobs in Avenel, NJ

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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Rego Park, NY (23 miles from Avenel, NJ)
Veterinary Technician duties and responsibilities A Veterinary Technician takes care of animals that come into the facility and maintains the facility itself....
2 days ago
New York City, NY (16 miles from Avenel, NJ)
Veterinary Clinic located Midtown East looking for a Veterinary Technician with Skills - License not required....
3 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (16 miles from Avenel, NJ)
Full-time Veterinary Technician wanted at boutique animal hospital. Our hospital is a warm and vital place to work with animal-loving staff and clients....
20 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - New York, NY (18 miles from Avenel, NJ)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
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Veterinary Emergency Group - New York, NY (18 miles from Avenel, NJ)
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN Veterinary Emergency Group is currently hiring a Licensed (or license eligible) Veterinary Technician for an emergency hospital and urgent care in Chelsea, NY....
2 days ago
Merck & Co., Inc. - Madison, NJ (14 miles from Avenel, NJ)
Job Description Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the...
1 day ago
Mount Sinai Medical Center - New York, NY (18 miles from Avenel, NJ)
CM Tech I will provide daily animal care to small animal species in the animal facility. Other duties may be required per management....
22 hours ago
Veterinary Emergency Group - Union, NJ (7 miles from Avenel, NJ)
Veterinary Technician Veterinary Emergency Group is currently hiring a Veterinary Technician for a busy hospital and urgent care. Hours of operation are nights, weekends and holidays only....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - New York, NY (18 miles from Avenel, NJ)
BluePearl's Midtown location is hiring an extraordinary Licensed Surgery Veterinary Technician: Are you a passionate technician looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field?...
11 hours ago
Middlesex, NJ (11 miles from Avenel, NJ)
Full-time Installation, Training and Service, will train if you love dogs, have clean license and great references. Experience in this industry helpful!
1 day ago
Bond Vet - New York, NY (17 miles from Avenel, NJ)
*Licensed Veterinary Technicians will receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus. You'll Fit In If: You are an LVT with a VTS in dentistry....
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South Brunswick Animal Hospital - Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852, NJ (19 miles from Avenel, NJ)
South Brunswick Animal Hospital is a state of the art, family owned veterinary hospital in beautiful Monmouth Junction, NJ. We staff only the best team, with five great doctors, skilled...
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3 days ago
Department Of The Interior - Brooklyn, NY (16 miles from Avenel, NJ)
Duties Help Duties Summary These positions are located in Gateway National Recreation Area, in the Resource Stewardship Division. The work involves performing various interrelated or nonstandard...
3 days ago
Clifton, NJ (21 miles from Avenel, NJ)
We are looking for self-motivated-reliable Aquarist to help in our aqua-culture and store front facilities. A background in Aquarium keeping with an ability to learn and adapt to different Aquatic...
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Avenel, NJ

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Avenel, NJ 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 Avenel, NJ
  • 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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