Veterinary Technician Jobs in Ballston Spa, NY

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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Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - Latham, NY (17 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
ABOUT THE JOB: As a Licensed Veterinary Technician in the Emergency and Critical Care department you will be responsible for: Triaging incoming patients and managing clients throughout their visit Partnering...
4 days ago
River Road Animal Hospital - Niskayuna, NY (14 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
Licensed Veterinary Technician in the state of New York is required. We will also consider students currently enrolled in a veterinary technician program for this position....
Cambridge Valley Vet Hospital - Cambridge, NY (23 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
Applicant must have a valid NYS Veterinary Technician License. All non licensed candidates will not be considered for the position (s)....
VCA Antech, Inc. - Latham, NY (17 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation...
13 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Ballston Spa, NY
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our family at our state of the art, 10,000 square foot, clinic....
28 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Queensbury, NY (23 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
30+ days ago
Upstate Veterinary Specialties - Latham, NY (17 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
Licensed Veterinary Technicians for Specialty and Emergency Upstate Veterinary Specialties Who are we?...
30+ days ago
New York State Technology - Albany, NY (18 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
Fish and Wildlife Technician 1 (Seasonal) StateJobsNY Home Vacancies Search Vacancies Vacancy Feed Other State Listings Helpful Links Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not...
30+ days ago
Capitaland Animal Hospital - Latham, NY (17 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
Our Veterinary Technicians have traditional roles in monitoring anesthesia, maintaining accurate records, processing laboratory samples and patient care....
30+ days ago
University at Albany - Albany, NY (18 miles from Ballston Spa, NY)
Provide training on assigned topics (e.g., methods of animal handling, aseptic technique, LAR procedures, etc.)...
90+ days ago

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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

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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.


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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Ballston Spa, NY

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Ballston Spa, NY offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • 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 Ballston Spa, NY
  • 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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