Veterinary Technician Jobs in Toms River, 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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Purrfurred Vet Care - Howell, NJ 07731, NJ (11 miles from Toms River, NJ)
doctor during exams, diagnostic skills including collection and processing of blood and urine, fecal floats and reading results, taking X-ray images and understanding patient positioning, placing IV...
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7 days ago Purrfurred Vet Care
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brick, NJ (4 miles from Toms River, 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...
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Ocean, NJ (18 miles from Toms River, 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...
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Manahawkin, NJ (20 miles from Toms River, 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...
14 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Toms River, NJ
Toms River Animal Hospital is seeking an Experienced Veterinary Technician/Assistant to join our one-of-a-kind 8-doctor GP Practice!...
20 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Freehold, NJ (18 miles from Toms River, NJ)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Laboratory work Pharmacy...
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Freehold, NJ (18 miles from Toms River, NJ)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Laboratory work Pharmacy...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Toms River, NJ

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

$41,670

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Toms River, 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 Toms River, 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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