Veterinary Technician Jobs in Colonial Heights, VA

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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Midlothian, VA (18 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
Pet Care Supervisor/Coordinator Holiday Barn Pet Resorts - Midlothian What do we do at Holiday Barn Pet Resorts? We get the opportunity, every day, to care for, play with, and be an integral part...
3 days ago
Encore Vet Group - Chester, VA (4 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
Apply Description Are you an LVT who is ready to utilize your skills to the fullest? Chester Animal Clinic is seeking an awesome candidate to complete our team! Come learn, work hard, and enjoy...
9 hours ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - Richmond, VA (21 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
Qualifications and Skills: Licensed Veterinary Technicians only with a minimum of 3 years experience....
4 days ago
Scott's Addition Animal Hospital - Richmond, VA (21 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
prophies, dental radiology, radiology, assisting in ultrasounds, maintaining patient invoices and client education....
Virginia Veterinary Centers - Carytown, VA - Richmond, VA (19 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Richmond, VA (21 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Colonial Heights, VA
Licensed Veterinary Technician - sign-on bonus for $5,000!!...
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Richmond, VA (21 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
As a Banfield veterinary technician, you will work alongside pet health care industry experts to make a difference in the lives of the pets and clients we serve....
8 days ago
Henrico, VA (18 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
QA Technicians / Tecnicos para control de Calidad 2nd shift TDBBS is hiring QA Technicians / Tecnicos para control de Calidad. Starting on a day shift for training purposes as soon as possible....
14 days ago
vetXpress - Colonial Heights, VA
VetXpress in Colonial Heights, VA is currently seeing an additional Veterinary Technician and/or assistant to join our growing team!...
Bluepearl - Richmond, VA (21 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will: Induce,monitorand recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment....
15 days ago
Vetcor - Richmond, VA (21 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
The Stratford Hills Veterinary Center, a well-established three doctor small animal general practice, seeks to add an experienced Vet Assistant or Veterinary Technician to our friendly team....
28 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Chester, VA (4 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
We are looking to add an energetic and compassionate Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our family at Centralia Animal Hospital in Chester VA....
45+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Mechanicsville, VA (23 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
Mechanicsville Animal Hospital is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to join our wonderful and supportive team....
60+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Midlothian, VA (18 miles from Colonial Heights, VA)
Swift Creek Animal Hospital and Pet Resort is looking to expand our family by adding Licensed Veterinary Technicians to our team....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Colonial Heights, VA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Colonial Heights, VA as reported by the BLS.

$36,760

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Colonial Heights, VA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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 Colonial Heights, VA
  • 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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