Veterinary Technician Jobs in United, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
Job: Extern Title: Veterinary Technician Extern - 003001 Location: Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh-003001 Pittsburgh Pa Requisition ID: 003000IG...
5 days ago
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
Previous exposure to animals and animal care - farm or pet shop or zoo worker experience a plus. ALAT certification a plus...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
Learn all aspects of hospital organization and function by observing and participating in procedures with the coach veterinary technician or doctor....
Direct Apply

7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
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
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
The Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) Animal Care Technician I will provide husbandry and care of laboratory animals with a commitment to animal welfare and well-being....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, 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...
60+ days ago
Vetcor - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
Harts Run Veterinary Hospital, a well-established and high-quality general practice, seeks to add a Veterinary Technician to our friendly team....
60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Monroeville, PA (19 miles from United, PA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

60+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
VCA Northview Animal Hospital Specialty Referral Center ( www.vcanorthview.com ) is seeking an F/T credentialed or credential-eligible technician to join our ER/ICU Department team. VCA Northview...
60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

90+ days ago
Vetcor - North Huntingdon, PA (13 miles from United, PA)
Our Veterinary Technicians play an integral role in providing excellent medical care to our patients and customer service to our clients....
90+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, PA)
VCA Met Vet West Animal Hospital in Robinson Township, PA is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 5 - doctor GP and Emergency hospital....
90+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Pittsburgh, PA (23 miles from United, 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...
90+ days ago

Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Practice

Vets and human health professionals both have a responsibility to address the challenge of antimicrobial stewardship. Veterinary nurses, surgeons and pharmacists need the skills to prescribe...


Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession

The COVID-19 pandemic means that many potential vet students cannot undertake animal handling work experience.

On this course, youll get insight into the reality of life as a vet so that...


Help Desk - Technician
To assist an individual seeking employment as a Help Desk technician, this program and associated workbook aims to provide an overview of the typical knowledge and skills required, without...

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in United, PA

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

$32,164

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in United, PA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • 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 United, 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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