Veterinary Technician Jobs in West Orange, 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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Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (15 miles from West Orange, NJ)
STAFF POSITIONS Licensed Veterinary Technician – Surgical Oncology (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician – Diagnostic Imaging/CT MRI Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician – Emergency & Critical...
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2 days ago Animal Medical Center
VCA Antech, Inc. - Iselin, NJ (15 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team....
1 hour ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - New York City, NY (14 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Job Description: Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor We are seeking a highly experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our Leadership Team as Technician Supervisor....
1 hour ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brooklyn, NY (15 miles from West Orange, 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...
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3 hours ago
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY (14 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Our Animal Care Technician deliver direct animal care and maintenance of animal caging equipment....
2 days ago
Oradell Animal Hospital, Inc. - Paramus, NJ (14 miles from West Orange, NJ)
VETERINARY TECHNICIANS AND ASSISTANTS WANTED!!! We are a 60-doctor general, referral and emergency, high-quality care AAHA practice located in Paramus, NJ (20 minutes from NYC)....
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2 days ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - New York, NY (14 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Please follow all instructions carefully) Overview Accepting applications Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates --> 03/03/2021 to 03/16/2021 Service Excepted Pay scale & grade GS 9 Salary...
22 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Secaucus, NJ (10 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
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3 hours ago
Rockefeller University - New York, NY (14 miles from West Orange, NJ)
The Animal Technician will assist senior members of the laboratory with all aspects of animal work. Responsibilities include managing large mouse colonies (i.e. weaning mouse pups and updating an...
6 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Watchung, NJ (13 miles from West Orange, 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...
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3 hours ago
Verona Animal Hospital - Verona, NJ (3 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Busy, well-established veterinary practice is looking for an experienced veterinary technician for a full-time position....
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4 days ago Verona Animal Hospital
Columbia University - New York, NY (14 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Additional experience in animal care, surgical techniques and flow cytometry is a plus, but not requires. Good interpersonal communications skills are required....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Paramus, NJ (14 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Learn all aspects of hospital organization and function by observing and participating in procedures with the coach veterinary technician or doctor....
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5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Carlstadt, NJ (10 miles from West Orange, NJ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - New York, NY (14 miles from West Orange, NJ)
(required after first year of employment) A minimum of one year experience in animal care is preferred for this position Work Environment: Position requires working closely with animals....
5 days ago

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Veterinary Office Manager

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Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This intensive course will provide the information you need to become a productive member of a veterinary...


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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in West Orange, NJ

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

$41,670

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in West Orange, NJ offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • 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 West Orange, 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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