Veterinary Technician Jobs in Wake Forest, NC

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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Falconbridge Animal Hospital - Durham, NC (19 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
We are searching for a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician to join our awesome team. Are you friendly, flexible and have compassion for our patients?...
10 hours ago
Complete Pet Care Animal Hospital - Raleigh, NC 27615, NC (6 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
care industry Strong customer service skills and experience High school diploma or equivalent Be able to communicate effectively verbally and an in writing Job Type: Full-time...
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3 days ago
Wake Forest, NC
catheters - Have the ability to multitask - Work well under pressure - Work well as a team - Give oral medication to cats and dogs - These are just a few tasks that the veterinary technician will be...
3 days ago
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC (14 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
A major responsibility of the Divisions veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and laboratory technicians is the health care and humane use of all animals....
3 days ago
Raleigh, NC (14 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
This is a great job for those who want to learn more about animal care on a professional level, or for those who have a passion for the well-being of all animals....
5 days ago
Raleigh, NC (14 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
Looking to hire full time Technician Assistant Supervisor. Previous Veterinary Medicine experience is required. Supervisor or management experience is not required but is preferred....
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Raleigh, NC (14 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
Gentle Care Animal Hospital is now hiring a Full-Time Veterinary Technician to join their AMAZING team!...
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6 days ago
Durham, NC (19 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
Multi doctor veterinary hospital in Durham is looking to add a fulltime position to their technician team. Must have at least 1 year veterinary experience, blood draws, monitoring surgery and...
6 days ago
North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine - Raleigh, NC (14 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, NC is seeking a Registered Veterinary Technician to work with our Clinical Studies Core (CSC)....
8 days ago
SAFE Haven for Cats - Raleigh, NC 27616, NC (7 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
SAFE Care Spay/Neuter Clinic, located in one of the best places to live and work in the United States (Raleigh, NC) is looking for a registered veterinary technician with high volume spay/neuter or...
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10 days ago SAFE Haven for Cats
Heritage Animal Hospital - Wake Forest, NC
Candidates must have at least 2 years of experience as a veterinary technician, specifically in areas such as wellness medicine, client education, dentistry and surgery....
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13 days ago
Vets Pets - Raleigh, NC (13 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
catheters and maintaining feeding tubes and urinary catheters Giving IV and IM injections Performing diagnostic testing and lab work Performing other duties as assigned Candidates should possess at...
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13 days ago
Veterinary Surgical Referral Practice - Cary, NC (19 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
Veterinary Surgical Referral Practice is seekinga full-time Registered Veterinary Technician (or Licensed VeterinaryTechnician)....
19 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Cary, NC (19 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT)#CB Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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20 days ago
Kelly Services - Raleigh, NC (14 miles from Wake Forest, NC)
Animal Support Technician - Raleigh, NC* This is a contract-to-hire *Monday Friday* 6:00am - 2:30pm opportunity with some weekend work, as needed. Pay will range between $15.00 - $16.00/hr. based...
20 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Wake Forest, NC

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Wake Forest, NC 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 Wake Forest, NC
  • 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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