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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Southgate Animal Clinic - Milwaukie, OR (18 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Job Title : Veterinary Technician Work Hours : 35 to 40 hours per week includes some Saturdays....
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Southgate Animal Clinic - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Job Title : Veterinary Technician Work Hours : 35 to 40 hours per week includes some Saturdays....
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Vancouver, WA
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) cb Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Vancouver, WA
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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3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Linn, OR (24 miles from Vancouver, WA)
As a Veterinary Professional, you already have a pretty good idea as to the day-to-day requirements of being a talented Veterinary Technician....
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Vancouver, WA
VCA East Mill Plain Animal Hospital in Vancouver, Washington is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our general practice....
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture Catheter Placement Anesthesia Monitoring Physical Examinations & Patient Assessment Surgical Preparation & Assisting...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Clackamas, OR (21 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Veterinary students and Veterinary Technician or Assistant students in their qualified year of education can apply with VCA Animal Hospitals as part of their formal externship blocks....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Beaverton, OR (14 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #navta Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
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3 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
**Requirements:** Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) **Commitment beyond qualifications** **Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Beaverton, OR (14 miles from Vancouver, WA)
The Veterinary Technician will be required to manage the daily schedule (in partnership with Veterinarian Mobile)....
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9 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
9 days ago
Talent Care - Lake Oswego, OR (19 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Job Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities: Proficiency in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophies Perform quality full body and dental radiographs for subsequent...
10 days ago
Talent Care - Lake Oswego, OR (19 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Job Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities: Proficiency in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophies Perform quality full body and dental radiographs for subsequent...
10 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 (29.3%)
  • 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 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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