Veterinary Technician Jobs in Port Orchard, 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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Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
** **The** **Veterinary** **Specialty Center of Seattle is hiring Licensed** **Veterinary** **Technicians to join our Surgery team!...
1 day ago
Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Animal Care Provide care for high risk infants (i.e. gavage feedings, subcutaneous fluids, monitor and change out IV fluids, administer oxygen and monitor oxygen flow and tanks) Prepare...
4 hours ago
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
This is considered an entry level position for individuals with no prior experience in laboratory animal care procedures or individuals who are transitioning from other animal care positions....
2 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle - Lynnwood, WA (22 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
The Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is hiring Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join our Overnight team!...
4 hours ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Lynnwood, WA (22 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Position at Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle $1500 Signing Bonus for qualified candidates! Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is seeking an Inventory Technician to add to our growing...
4 days ago
Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Qualifications QUALIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent Current WA State Veterinary Technician license EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Previous animal care background is required...
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Tacoma, WA (21 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Prepares animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IV catheters. Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas....
4 days ago
Edmonds, WA (20 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Woodhaven Veterinary Clinic in beautiful Edmonds, WA is looking for you! A talented, experienced licensed technician who is ready to work for a private general practice that balances client needs...
6 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle - Lynnwood, WA (22 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
We are looking to hire an Urgent Care Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team at Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle....
6 days ago
Seattle Humane - Bellevue, WA (17 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Technician in the state of Washington ANIMAL HANDLING: Will be asked to handle up to 40 dogs and cats per day Able to learn characteristics of animal behavior Able to learn and use appropriate safety...
6 days ago
Pima Medical Institute - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Licensed doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) or a credentialed veterinary technician (CVT)....
6 days ago
Kitsap Humane Society - Silverdale, WA (13 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Surgical preparation, anesthetic induction, patient monitoring and recovery Proficiency in venipuncture, specimen collection and in-house laboratory procedures Confidence in performing basic physical...
6 days ago
Kitsap Humane Society - Silverdale, WA (13 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Surgical preparation, anesthetic induction, patient monitoring and recovery Proficiency in venipuncture, specimen collection and in-house laboratory procedures Confidence in performing basic physical...
6 days ago
LAKE UNION VETERINARY CLINIC - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Busy Seattle small animal practice in need of skilled licensed veterinary technicians. Our clients love their pets, and expect the best....
Redmond, WA (23 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
The skills that will be utilized include, but are not limited to: Physical examinations and patient assessment Anesthesia monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Radiology Laboratory...
11 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Port Orchard, WA

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

$39,700

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Port Orchard, WA 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 Port Orchard, 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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