Veterinary Technician Jobs in Canonsburg, PA

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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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Pittsburgh, PA (15 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
Incumbent performs logistical and technical support, assisting and anticipating the needs of anesthesia personnel in direct patient care often during difficult situations. Provides support and is...
1 hour ago
Pittsburgh, PA (15 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
catheter removal, femoral hemostasis, or IV insertion....
2 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (15 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
catheter removal, femoral hemostasis, or IV insertion....
2 days ago
Bluepearl - Pittsburgh, PA (15 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician Manager - Emergency in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Veterinary Technician Manager - Emergency Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Hospital Support Opening Statement PVSEC...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Castle Shannon, PA (10 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
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...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Aliquippa, PA (23 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
Veterinary Technician Job Responsibilities: A veterinary technician provides animal care by determining animal requirements; conducting examinations and diagnostic procedures; assisting during operations...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Crafton, PA (11 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
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...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Crafton, PA (11 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
Job Description: Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor We are seeking a highly experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our leadership team as Technician Supervisor at VCA Met...
3 days ago
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburgh, PA (15 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
catheter removal, femoral hemostasis, or IV insertion....
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - McKnight, PA (20 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
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...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - McKnight, PA (20 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
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...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - McKnight, PA (20 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
Essential skills of this position include: must be able to lift 45lb and work on feet for several hours at a time; proficiency in venipuncture; IV catheter placement; drug calculations; induction and...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Castle Shannon, PA (10 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
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...
3 days ago
Animal Friends - Pittsburgh, PA (15 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
The Behavior Care Technician's primary duties involve direct care of the shelter animals. This care involves feeding of the animals and cleaning of the cages, as well as general cleaning and...
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (15 miles from Canonsburg, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Canonsburg, PA

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

$32,164

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Canonsburg, PA 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 (3.8%)
  • 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 Canonsburg, PA
  • 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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