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Registered Veterinary Technician
Can you maintain a sense of humor in a fast paced environment? If so we are looking or you!
Petersen Pet Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA is seeking a Registered Veterinary Technician to join our Team! We are a 3 doctor, busy, progressive, small animal practice.
This position requires a flexible schedule, working 7:50am-6pm 4 days a week including rotating Saturdays, 7:50am-12pm.
We offer a competitive wage, vacation days, paid holidays, employee pet discount and retirement plan.
If you are interested in joining our team, please send your cover letter and resume to kwumkes@petersenpethospital.com . We will not be accepting phone calls.

Northwest Vet Hospital in Urbandale is seeking a full-time technician/assistant. Our practice has fully updated equipment and an excellent client base who love coming to our facility. Low stress and a great team make for a fun and rewarding environment. Generous compensation/benefits package available. Experience preferred and well compensated for but not required. Drop off or e-mail resumé to: pd_petdoc@outlook.com


Ridglan Animal Care Systems Director of Sales and Marketing

Ridglan Animal Care Systems (RACS), a division of ADA Enterprises Inc., is currently seeking an individual to head our Pet/Vet/Research division sales function.This individual will be responsible for planning, implementing and directing the sales activities of this division to achieve maximum growth.Some of the main tasks required of this position include:

  • developing a sales strategy to achieve organizational sales goals and revenues;
  • expand current nationwide OEM and Veterinarian Network;
  • generate ideas for promotional materials;
  • Lead trade show strategy, approach and success, attend trade shows to showcase product;
  • assist in developing new products;
  • develop and implement market research to seek out growth opportunities;
  • monitor and track sales information and help prepare budgets as well as various other duties as assigned.

The right candidate for this position will have proven experience in all aspects of planning and implementing sales, possess strong written and verbal communication skills as well as exceptional customer relationship skills.This position will require product assembly at trade shows.This is an excellent opportunity for a strong sales professional to really make an impact and help lead the growth of this important business……This candidate will be offered a competitive salary with an un-capped commission.

To learn more about Ridglan Animal Care Systems, please visit our website at www.racs.net.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to: Beth Buehrer, Human Resources – PO Box 77 Northwood, IA 50459 or email beth@adaent.net.


Full Time Certified Veterinary Technician

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) is seeking an experienced certified veterinary technician to work in our medical area full time. This position would work some Saturdays (not all unless desired) as part of their schedule working with our spay/neuter community outreach program. Qualified candidates should have experience, be able to work independently in a fast paced environment, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work as a team. Prior animal shelter experience is a plus. Competitive pay and good working environment. Please send your resumes, including any pay requirements, to Carol Griglione at cgriglione@arl-iowa.org.

Assists the veterinarians as a surgery technician during spay/neuter community outreach
Assists the veterinarian with emergency animal treatment, routine examinations, and vaccinations.
May transport animals from cages and restrain animals weighing up to 120 pounds for injections, medication and examination; may administer selected medications.
Assists veterinarian with surgery, including sterilization of instruments and surgical area, animal prep, and monitoring of vital signs; monitors post-operative recovery and reports changes in condition.
Conduct exams of animals.
Prepare vet records as requested; enter information into shelter software program.
Prepares specimens and performs diagnostic laboratory tests (e.g., microscopic egg counts, etc.).
Maintains animal health and surgical records and enter information into shelter software program.
May feed and water animals and clean cages and runs as necessary.
Possesses a “can do” attitude and willing to get the job done.
Performs other duties as requested by veterinarian.
Must be a certified veterinary technician.
Must be proficient in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and shelter management software.

At least one year of directly related experience as a veterinary technician working in shelter medicine, spay/neuter clinic, wellness clinic, or private veterinary practice is preferred.
Animal handling and husbandry experience is highly desired.
Must possess a stable work history.
Must be able to work well with internal staff and clients and external clients.

The position requires extensive, near-continuous physical exertion such as repeated lifting of very heavy objects (more than 80 pounds), deep bending, climbing steps, and/or assuming awkward positions.

IVRC is seeking a full time veterinary assistant/sterilization technician to assist the surgical department with the daily preparations of packs, operating room set-up, and patient restraint. Knowledge of animal handling, instrument sterilization, and some medical terminology would be helpful but is not a requirement. The schedule for this position would be Monday through Friday. Please email resumes to sparks@iowavrc.com or fax 515-278-2056 ATTN: Stephanie.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity where you can interact with pets and people? At Adel Veterinary Clinic, our motto is to provide first class medicine with small town charm and we are seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic individual to join our team as an exam room assistant.

Located just 15 minutes West of Des Moines, Adel Veterinary Clinic is a growing 2 doctor small animal practice that specializes in providing high quality, compassionate and convenient care for our patients. We recognize the importance of the relationships between humans and animals and we see our clients and patients as extended family. Our practice provides many services such as wellness services, surgery, radiology, acupuncture, dentistry, an in-house laboratory and boarding. We are committed to providing the most advanced veterinary diagnostics and treatments in an environment of care and compassion.

Responsibilities include appropriately handling animals, assisting technician with routine laboratory procedures, interacting with clientele and assisting the veterinarian during examinations. A strong commitment to client service and excellent communication skills are imperative to be successful in this position. Individuals interested in the position must be compassionate, cheerful, and have a good work ethic. Full time positions include flexible scheduling including some Saturday mornings. We provide a drug free workplace, continuing education, quarterly bonus program, and paid time off with a starting salary between $11-$13 depending on experience.

If you would like to work in our state-of-the-art veterinary hospital and share our philosophy, please apply in person at Adel Veterinary Clinic, 619 Greene St Adel, IA. Learn more about our clinic at www.adelvet.com.

Urban Pet Hospital has a position opened for a licensed veterinary technician. The position will be 30-40 hours per week. Looking for someone that is independent and able to be a team player. Have good computer and customer service skills. Our work week is Monday through Saturday. We are a vet clinic that offers daycare, boarding and grooming services.

If interested please contact Dee at 515-418-8297 or via email, dee@urbanpethospital.com.

Heartland Animal Hospital in Des Moines (www.heartlandanimalhospital.com) is seeking a full-time certified technician. We are a 3 doctor, 4 technician, 2 receptionist, small animal practice. Equipment includes digital x-rays, full dental suite, surgical laser, and companion therapy laser. Would work 4 days/week and rotate Saturdays. No boarding/grooming. Generous compensation and benefits package available. Experience preferred. Drop off or e-mail resume to: drculver@heartlandanimalhospital.com

Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full time, experienced veterinary technician. We are a busy small animal practice open from 8a-8p, seven days a week. Full-time technicians are scheduled for three, 12.5-hour shifts each week. Please email your resume to ccveterinary@hotmail.com.

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