Veterinary Technician Jobs in Matawan, 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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Marine Park Vet Group - Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Veterinary technician duties to include exam room prep, patient restraint, hospital maintenance, feeding, walking and medicating hospitalized patients, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, observe anesthesia...
16 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Staten Island, NY (16 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
16 hours ago
Sayrebrook Veterinary Hospital - Sayreville, NJ (5 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Sayrebrook Veterinary Hospital is a progressive, AAHA accredited, full service companion animal practice located in Sayreville, NJ. We have 4 full time veterinarians. We are currently looking for...
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1 day ago
Sea Girt Animal Hospital - Sea Girt, NJ (22 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Full time Veterinary Technician needed for a four doctor practice 1.5 miles from the beach at the Jersey Shore. Experience preferred....
5 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - East Brunswick, NJ (8 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Job Information VCA Veterinary Technician in East Brunswick, New Jersey ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment...
6 days ago
Veterinary Emergency Group - Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Veterinary Emergency Group is currently hiring a Part-Time Veterinary Technician for an emergency hospital and urgent care in Brooklyn, NY....
7 days ago
Labcorp Drug Development - Somerset, NJ (15 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Excellent promotional opportunities High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required Previous animal care experience preferred Extensive job related training provided...
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Holmdel, NJ (5 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
8 days ago
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative - Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Maintain compliance with Institutional Animal Care guidelines and all applicable university, state, and federal regulations for animal care and use....
9 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Tinton Falls, NJ (10 miles from Matawan, NJ)
Need local requirements It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would...
10 days ago
Route 516 Animal Hospital Hospital - Old Bridge, NJ (4 miles from Matawan, NJ)
medications • laser therapy • IV catheter placement • SQ/IV/IM injections • anesthesia monitoring and patient recovery • dental prophylaxis...
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11 days ago Route 516 Animal Hospital Hospital
Red Bank Veterinary Hospital Hillsborough - Hillsborough, NJ (23 miles from Matawan, NJ)
We are looking for Emergency Veterinary Technicians to join our family-like team providing wellness, specialty and emergency medicine to our furry patients....
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11 days ago Red Bank Veterinary Hospital Hillsborough
Route 516 Animal Hospital Hospital - Old Bridge, NJ (4 miles from Matawan, NJ)
IV catheter placement SQ/IV/IM injections anesthesia monitoring and patient recovery dental prophylaxis...
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11 days ago Route 516 Animal Hospital Hospital
Red Bank Veterinary Hospital - Tinton Falls, NJ (12 miles from Matawan, NJ)
We have many areas of interest for a veterinary technician to explore and further their career....
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13 days ago Red Bank Veterinary Hospital
Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from Matawan, NJ)
We are looking for both an experienced Veterinary Technician and an experienced Veterinary Receptionist to work in our busy 1-2 doctor small animal hospital....
14 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Matawan, NJ

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

$41,670

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Matawan, NJ offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.8%)
  • High School or GED (23.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Matawan, 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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