Veterinary Technician Jobs in Smithfield, RI

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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Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Credentialed as a Certified Veterinary Technician. Advanced education and experience with Veterinary Technician Specialist. Advanced education and experience in anesthesia or oncology....
1 day ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Veterinary Technician - Large Animal Float - (21001123) Description The Hospital for Large Animals provides high-quality medical/surgical care to inpatient, outpatient and critical/emergency large animal...
2 days ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Veterinary Technician I - Radiology MRI - (21001101) Description The Diagnostic Imaging service provides clinical support to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals and the Hospital for Large Animals...
13 days ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Smithfield, RI)
In addition, the Veterinary Technician instructs veterinary students on each rotation....
13 days ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Veterinary Technician - Lerner Clinic - (21001098) Description This is a part time position anticipated to work 17.5 hours per week....
13 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Millbury, MA (23 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) AVTA Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
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16 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Medfield, MA (22 miles from Smithfield, RI)
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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16 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Warwick, RI (14 miles from Smithfield, RI)
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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16 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - North Grafton, MA (23 miles from Smithfield, RI)
As a Temporary Medical Laboratory Technician at IDEXX, you will be a key contributor at one of the largest veterinary diagnostic companies in the world. You will assist with laboratory testing...
20 days ago
VCA Povar Animal Hospital - East Providence, RI (10 miles from Smithfield, RI)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician Supervisor to join our team....
22 days ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Supervisory responsibilities include the oversight of Senior Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants and Animal Care Attendants....
22 days ago
Tufts University - Grafton, MA (22 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Credentialed as a Certified Veterinary Technician. Exotic animal handling skills desirable....
22 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Holliston, MA (20 miles from Smithfield, RI)
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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23 days ago
Brown University - Providence, RI (8 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Job Description: SUMMARY: Performs routine duties associated with cage sanitation and preparation for reuse in a research setting including cage maintenance, monitoring equipment for proper...
26 days ago
Ocean State Veterinary Specialists - East Greenwich, RI (18 miles from Smithfield, RI)
Ocean State Veterinary Specialists is looking for experienced veterinary specialty technicians to join a talented and fun group of people who truly care about their patients and clients every day....
27 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Smithfield, RI

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

$34,957

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Smithfield, RI 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 Smithfield, RI
  • 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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