Veterinary Technician Jobs in Alcoa, TN

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 - Knoxville, TN (11 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Alcoa, TN
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
4 days ago
Community Health System - Knoxville, TN (11 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Assists Anesthesiologist by setting-up equipment and preparing medications. Orders, stocks, tests, and maintains anesthesia supplies, medications, and equipment. Washes and sterilizes re-usable...
6 days ago
Loudon County Animal Hospital - Lenoir City, TN (13 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Are you a well-trained, highly efficient licensed veterinary technician, and feel like all you get to do is hold animals?...
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6 days ago
Animal Emergency Specialty Center - Knoxville, TN (11 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville Licensed Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician Animal Emergency and Specialty Center - Knoxville, TN - Full Time Who We Are Animal Emergency and Specialty...
6 days ago
Ideal Vet - Oak Ridge, TN (20 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Full-service Small Animal Veterinary Hospital hiring passionate team members to assist our Veterinarians with every aspect of pet care: examinations, client education, pet medical treatments, surgery...
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10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Knoxville, TN (11 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
12 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Knoxville, TN (11 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
12 days ago
Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic - Seymour, TN (14 miles from Alcoa, TN)
We are a small animal veterinary office in the heart of east TN. Seymour is a small community with beautiful mountain views and just 30 minutes away from knoxville, sevierville, and alcoa TN. Our...
12 days ago
Jobot - Knoxville, TN (11 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Vet Tech wanted for area Small Animal Hospital This Jobot Job is hosted by: Brian Pretner Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply on company site" button and sending us your resume....
18 days ago
Covenant - Knoxville, TN (11 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Overview Leah Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Variable Shift The Pharmacy Department is open 24 hours a day seven days a week. We provide all medication needs...
26 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Alcoa, TN
Veterinary Technician - 001726 Veterinary Technician Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary...
27 days ago
University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN (11 miles from Alcoa, TN)
Veterinary Technician, Small Animal Clinical Sciences Regular Full-time, Pay Range MR05 The College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Veterinary Technician to provide nursing care to hospitalized...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Alcoa, TN

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

$28,410

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Alcoa, TN offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Alcoa, TN
  • 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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