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Highland Park Animal Hospital in north Des Moines is seeking an experienced or licensed veterinary technician to join our team. We are an established, busy, single doctor practice that is seeking an individual with great communication, organization, and leadership skills. Ideal candidate would be able to take on a full time position (weekdays, some Saturday), but we will consider part-time applicants as well. Interested individuals should email a resume to hpahjobs@yahoo.com, fax to (515)244-6072, or stop by in person to 4270 NW 6th Drive, Des Moines, IA 50313.

With the expansion of the surgical department and addition of a new board certified surgeon, IVRC is seeking experienced veterinary technicians to fill multiple veterinary technician positions within the surgical department. We are seeking individuals who want to be a part of a fun close-knit group and are interested in providing exemplary patient care, while maintaining outstanding communication with both clients and referring veterinarians. The ideal candidates will be self-motivated, team focused, possess strong interpersonal skills, and have a desire to learn and enhance their abilities. If interested, please send resumes to sparks@iowavrc.com or fax (515)278-2056.

We are looking for an energetic, motivated, people person to join our team. Full or part time Certified or Registered Veterinary Technician. Experience preferred, but not necessary.
Proficiency in blood draws, cystocentesis, IV catheterization, anesthesia induction and monitoring, dental prophylaxis, and good communication skills with clients and team members is essential. We offer in house lab services, digital radiography, and laser therapy, in addition to complete medical, surgical, dental, and wellness care for pets. For more information on our practice, our website is www.advancedpetcareclinic.com and you can find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/advancedpetcareclinic.
Pay range from $12-14 an hour depending on skill level and experience. Monthly bonuses as well as year end bonus are also available. We offer paid vacation, uniform allowance, continuing education, as well as flexible scheduling.

*How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and references to DrStevenson@advancedpetcareclinic.com
Any questions about the position may also be directed to Courtney at APCC@advancedpetcareclinic.com


Grinnell Veterinary Clinic is seeking a qualified Veterinary Technician to join our team.This is a full-time position in a mixed animal practice.Applicant must be self-motivated, positive, flexible, professional and compassionate.Communication skills are essential; as well as ability to work in a team-centered environment.Applicant must have proficient knowledge in hospital and office procedures, animal handling and restraint, surgery prep and assistance, lab and radiology procedures and client education skills.This position includes some Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.Please send resume and cover letter to 1631 West StSouth, Grinnell, IA 50112, Attn:Marcia.


Jordan Creek Animal Hospital, an established 5-doctor AAHA-accredited practice in West Des Moines, is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated full-time registered veterinary technician. We currently have six registered veterinary technicians and we are looking to add one more to our team. Duties include assisting veterinarians in surgery and exam rooms, completing dentistries, placing IV catheters, taking digital radiographs, performing diagnostic tests including in-house labs, obtaining blood samples, filling prescriptions, and communicating directly with clients. Applicants must be dependable, flexible, and possess strong interpersonal and technical skills.

For more information on our practice, visit us on our website at: www.jordancreekanimalhospital.com.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to: Christina Powell, Hospital Manager, christina@jcah.net

Looking for an exciting and challenging career in veterinary medicine? The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital might be just what you are looking for!

Sprawling over 100,000 square feet, the Small Animal Hospital is AAHA accredited and the Emergency and Critical Care Service is Level I certified by VECCS. We offer 13 specialty services to the over 30,000 patients seen yearly and are seeking technicians who have a strong interest and passion for a particular specialty in veterinary medicine. The Small Animal Hospital is a proud advocate of those wanting to continue to grow personally and professionally in the veterinary field and even those considering a technician specialization (VTS). Technicians should be motivated individuals who possess the drive to succeed in a busy hospital and have an interest in working in an educational environment.

Overall the Small Animal Hospital offers medical and surgical care for dogs, cats, birds, and exotic pets through a spectrum of cutting edge technologies. Some highlights for various services include telemetry monitoring systems, in-house blood donation services, hemodialysis machines, mechanical ventilation systems, state-of-the art areas including a specialized isolation area and a catheterization lab, MRI, CT, and digital radiology suites, and the capability to use various rehabilitative modalities (i.e. hyperbaric oxygen therapy, underwater treadmills, and acupuncture) and a LINAC (Linear Accelerator) machine.

To view the specific positions available and to apply please visit http://smallanimal.vethospital.ufl.edu/contact-us/.... For specific questions, please send inquires to vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu

Veterinary Technician - Surgery

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is accepting applications for two certified Veterinary Technicians in Surgery (60016M) at Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The LVMC provides specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents and interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work in teams to provide 24-hour, state-of-the-art care to animal patients.
This position provides care and assistance to pre- and post-operation small animal surgery patients under the supervision of Clinicians and House Officers at the Iowa State University Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center. Areas of surgical care include but are not limited to orthopedics, soft tissue, ophthalmology and neurology. Responsibilities include supervising and assisting students to complete tasks and develop daily planning for the service. The technicians will also instruct and demonstrate veterinary techniques to veterinary students and will provide assistance to veterinary clinicians and investigative staff in their treatment of animals, teaching, or research functions. This position will also cross train with other technician positions throughout the hospital and fill in if needed in other areas.
The successful candidate will possess multi-tasking skills to manage patients and students during procedures; demonstrate attention to detail for managing cases, scheduling, and performing or supervising procedures; have the ability to identify patients and the suspected procedure needed; and possess excellent communication skills to effectively interact with patients, clients, referring veterinarians, faculty, and staff members.
Certification as a Veterinary Technician is required. A veterinary technician specialist in Surgery; clinical experience as a veterinary technician in surgery; experience within a veterinary practice and/or research related facility as a veterinary technician; experience with medical technical procedures, such as IV’s or urinary catheter placement, venipuncture, etc.; academic experience working with animals; front office experience which demonstrates communication skills; experience with Microsoft Office; record keeping experience, such as inventory, treatment sheets, lab logs, equipment, etc.; supervisory experience; laboratory experience with PCV, TP, chemistries, etc.; experience with equipment monitors, such as IV pumps, syringe pumps, Pulse Ox, Dopplers, ECG units, etc.; experience, training, or demonstrated skills in critical care nursing for ill, injured, or post-op hospital patients; and animal husbandry experience to include overall care and/or nutrition of animals, are all preferred.

For more information on this position, or to apply, please visit the following website: https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/17389

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, (515) 294-7612.

$1,000 Sign on bonus
Will pay for Certification exam

Sullivan Family Pet Hospital, located at 5985 NW 62nd Ave. in Johnston, IA 50131, is seeking a full time registered or certified veterinary technician.

We are a progressive veterinary hospital that gives technicians the opportunity to fully utilize the skills they worked hard to acquire. We have an in house laboratory as well as contract a major lab to handle our samples. We have digital dental radiology, digital radiology, laser therapy and Med Rx video otoscopy. We specialize in preventative medicine, surgery and internal medicine.

As a full time, registered or certified employee, you will initially qualify for an hourly wage of $14-$16, three scrub uniforms and health insurance allowance. After 6 months of employment, you will receive a $1,000 sign on bonus, 40 hours of paid vacation and a $500 allowance for continuing education. The fee for the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) will be paid for a new graduate. After 1 year of employment, you will receive an additional 40 hours paid vacation, retirement plan and bonus opportunities.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume with three business references to Holly at sfphdvm@gmail.com or fax to 515-276-0818. Please complete an employment application on our website at www.sullivanfamilypethospital.com. The link is located at the bottom of the Home page.


Urban Pet Hospital, a full service care for your pets, in Urbandale, Iowa is looking for a Veterinary Technician.Work week is Monday through Friday with every other Saturday; 20-40 hours/week.Benefits include health insurance, employee discount, licensing renewal fee, membership dues, CE’s dues provided, matched 401K and one week vacation after one year of employment.If interested in position, please contact Dee Steinhart at 515-727-0607 or via email at dee@urbanpethospital.com.

We are a local, full-service, veterinary practice with two locations looking for an upbeat, self-motivated Certified Veterinary Technician. Applicants need to be great with people, motivated to learn and grow, reliable and willing to truly be part of a team. Applicants also must be able to lift 40# and pass a background check. This is a fast-paced environment and the ability to work with patience, composure, and humor is required. We are looking to fill a full time position. The position will rotate between both of our locations. Resumes may be faxed to 515-284-5919 or dropped off in person at either location, Starch Pet Hospital or University West Pet Clinic . NO PHONE CALLS.

Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital is looking to hire several experienced veterinary technicians for our busy small animal hospital. Since we are open 8a-8p, seven days a week . . . we can offer full-time hours working in only three days a week. If you are interested in one or three days-a-week, we want to talk to you! Our technicians are self-motivated, possess strong communication skills and have strong desire to provide best patient care. We are looking for experience in anesthesia, dentistry, radiology, blood-work and client education. Submit your resume today to ccveterinary@hotmail.com

Positive, hardworking, and passionate Veterinary Technician needed! Ingersoll Animal Hospital, a fast paced, well-established, and high-quality AAHA-Accredited general practice located in Des Moines, IA, has an opportunity for a Veterinary Technician to join our close-knit, hands-on team. We provide an enjoyable working environment with great leadership and excellent support staff and are dedicated to active learning and advanced medical procedures. Our Technicians play an integral role in providing excellent medical care to our patients and customer service to our clients.

This is a full-time position and Saturday shifts will be required. Candidates must have experience in the following areas:

  • dentistry
  • lab work
  • surgical assistance
  • anesthetic and patient monitoring
  • pharmacy duties
  • phlebotomy
  • radiology
  • handling medical records
  • administering medication & treatments
  • proper holding techniques
  • taking a proper medical history

Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, warm bedside manner, and passion for client education. A friendly and positive attitude is required of all team members. Top priority will be given to experienced RVT or CVT candidates.

Ingersoll Animal Hospital is an advanced veterinary practice with digital radiography, in-house lab, video otoscopy, laparoscopy, integrative medical techniques, and much more!

We offer competitive pay, 401K, paid holidays, paid time off, continuing education allowance, and veterinary coverage for your personal pets. Please submit your resume by email to IAHCareers@gmail.com.

We are very selective with who we bring on to our team and have a multi-step hiring process. We look forward to hearing from you!


Iowa Veterinary Specialties in Des Moines, IA has an exciting opportunity for a certified or experienced Veterinary Technician for our busy, 24 hour, emergency and specialty hospital. Full and part time positions are available for various shifts, including weekend hours. Prior experience is preferred, but willing to train the right candidate. A positive attitude, self-motivated, flexible scheduling and ability to work in team-centered environment are a must. Benefits are available. Pay to commensurate with experience.

Please submit your cover letter and resume with references to:

Iowa Veterinary Specialties

6110 Creston Ave

Des Moines, IA50321

Fax: 515.280.3718

Email: dsmith@ivsdsm.com

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