Veterinary Technician Jobs in Mechanicsville, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Richmond, VA (15 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
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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1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Henrico, VA (13 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
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...
1 day ago
Virginia Veterinary Centers - Carytown, VA - Richmond, VA (13 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
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6 hours ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Richmond, VA (15 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
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
Virginia Veterinary Centers - Richmond - Richmond, VA 23221, VA (13 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
Richmond is officially one of the best places in the world! Richmond has a wealth of history and has a growing slate of breweries. We were buying fresh and local before you were, our 17th street...
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7 days ago
Bush Veterinary Neurology Service - Richmond, VA (15 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
Calculating medication and fluid doses for administration to hospitalized patients Participating in client education Qualifications and Skills: Veterinary Technician License in Virginia, or have an...
12 days ago
Bush Veterinary Neurology Service - Richmond, VA 23230, VA (12 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
Calculating medication and fluid doses for administration to hospitalized patients Participating in client education Qualifications and Skills: Veterinary Technician License in Virginia, or have an...
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13 days ago Bush Veterinary Neurology Service
Banfield Pet Hospital - Henrico, VA (5 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
Veterinary Technician - 005270 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...
24 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Richmond, VA (15 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Colonial Heights, VA (23 miles from Mechanicsville, VA)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #CB Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
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60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mechanicsville, VA
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #CB Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
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60+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Mechanicsville, VA

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

$36,760

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Mechanicsville, VA 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 Mechanicsville, 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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