Veterinary Technician Jobs in Kalama, WA

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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National Veterinary Associates - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
You are a credentialed veterinary technician wanting to make an exceptional difference in the lives of patients and their families enduring emergency and critical care cases....
3 days ago
Pacific Northwest Pet Er & Specialty Center - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
You are a credentialed veterinary technician wanting to make an exceptional difference in the lives of patients and their families enduring emergency and critical care cases....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
9 days ago
Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
Our well-established and growing small animal hospital in Vancouver, WA is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team of dedicated, compassionate and highly skilled individuals....
9 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
monitoring surgical preparation and assisting dentistry radiology laboratory work venipuncture catheter placement pharmacy patient recovery compassionate care of our hospitalized animals we value your...
13 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
MedVet is seeking Veterinary Specialists (board certified or residency trained) to join our new Vancouver, WA hospital. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced environment and is dedicated to...
14 days ago
PeaceHealth - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES: A minimum of three (3) months experience as a Sterile Processing Technician required or three (3) months experience as a Veterinary Technician, Dental Technician,...
22 days ago
Columbia Canine Cottage - Kalama, WA
Dog Boarding Facility seeking full-time employee with basic construction skills (fencing, painting, framing a wall). Position also requires Landscape maintenance, driving Shuttle Van, and working...
24 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
You need to be proficient in patient care and client education, anesthetic monitoring, intravenous catheter placement, dental prophies and digital x-rays....
45+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
Overview $50,000 sign on bonus!!! Relocation bonus!! Ask us about our monthly Experience Life Bonus! Columbia River Veterinary Specialists is looking to add a second Ophthalmologist to our team!...
60+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
Position at Three Creeks Pet Clinic Three Creeks Pet Clinic is looking for Veterinary Technician Assistants to join their team!!...
90+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Kalama, WA)
Overview Columbia River Veterinary Specialists is seeking an experienced Client Services Representative to join our team! The Client Services Representative provides excellent customer service and...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Kalama, WA

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

$37,456

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Kalama, WA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • 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 Kalama, WA
  • 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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