Veterinary Technician Jobs in Vancouver, 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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Providence Health & Services - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Providence is calling an Emergency Room Technician - Emergency Services (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie, OR. Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will...
5 hours ago
Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
We are seeking a full or part-time Licensed/Certified Veterinary Technician to add to our enthusiastic, animal-loving team....
2 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - West Linn, OR (24 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team....
9 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
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...
7 hours ago
Dove Lewis - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
DoveLewis Emergency and Specialty Animal Hospital is hiring a full-time Radiology Technician Assistants. As a Radiology Technician Assistant is responsible for assisting the radiology department...
3 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - West Linn, OR (24 miles from Vancouver, WA)
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
Vancouver, 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....
4 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Tualatin, OR (23 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Description - External Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than...
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Vancouver, 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....
4 days ago
Oregon Health & Science University - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Strong customer service-oriented approach to communication and animal care support....
4 days ago
Providence Health & Services - Milwaukie, OR (18 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Providence is calling an Emergency Room Technician - Emergency Services (0.9 FTE, Days) to Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie, OR. Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will...
4 days ago
Providence Health & Services - Milwaukie, OR (18 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Providence is calling an Emergency Room Technician - Emergency Services (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie, OR. Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will...
4 days ago
Back on Track Vet Rehab - Portland, OR (17 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Veterinary Technician or Assistant Come join our fast-paced, friendly, fun and challenging rehabilitation-only practice. You’ll help miracles happen every day....
Pathway Vet Alliance - Vancouver, WA
Ideally, we seek applicants with previous experience in a veterinary, veterinary reception, veterinary assistant, health practice, kennel, or other related animal care employment....
5 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - West Linn, OR (24 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Description - External Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than...
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Vancouver, WA

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

$37,005

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Vancouver, 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 Vancouver, 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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