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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Four Paws Animal Hospital and Wellness Center is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician with Management experience approximately 35 to 37 hours weekly. Must be available afternoons/evenings (no later than 8 PM) and at least two Saturday mornings per month. Must have positive attitude, be able to work well with others, and must be mature and responsible. Salary is minimum $18/hour and will be based on experience. We value and practice quality patient care and are proactive with client education as well as solid preventative health care. We offer a positive work environment. Benefits include paid holidays, pet care discounts, health reimbursement, pet insurance, and paid vacation. Interested in candidates seeking long-term employment.

Job Qualifications and Requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Must have graduated from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician Program
  • Licensed in the state of Virginia
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • Experience with personnel management
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch for extended periods of time, as well as the ability to manipulate up to 40 pounds
  • Proficient in technical skills such as performing:
    • Patient restraint, IV catheters, in-house lab (CBC/Chem, U/A, fecal, +/- cytology)
    • Surgical prep, surgery and doctor assistance
    • Anesthesia: induction, maintenance, monitoring & recovery
    • Dentistry: ultrasonic cleaning and polishing
    • Radiology: positioning patients, calculating appropriate settings for each patient using digital radiograph

To apply, download and print our application (Adobe Acrobat required). 

Paper applications and resumes should be addressed to Stephanie at 10088 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407.  Scanned and emailed applications are also welcome.  Send to

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