Four Paws Animal Hospital and Wellness Center is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician for our lead/head tech position, approximately 35 to 37 hours weekly. Must have strong communication skills. Management experience preferred. Must be available afternoons/evenings (no later than 7 PM) and two Saturday mornings per month. Must have positive attitude, be able to work well with others, and be mature and responsible.

We value and practice quality patient care and are proactive with client education. We have worked hard to build a great reputation in our community and cultivate a positive work environment. We love that our staff all work well together and we enjoy coming to work every day!

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, health insurance, IRA plan with company matching, pet insurance, and pet care discounts. Interested in candidates seeking long-term employment.

Job Qualifications and Requirements include but are not limited to:

  1. Must have graduated from an accredited Veterinary Technician Program
  2. Licensed in the state of Virginia
  3. Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Licensed Veterinary Technician
  4. Experience with personnel management
  5. Basic computer skills
  6. Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch for extended periods of time, as well as the ability to manipulate up to 40 pounds
  7. Proficient in technical skills such as performing:
  • Patient restraint, IV catheters, in-house lab (CBC/Chem, U/A, fecal, and 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

Salary is a minimum of $25/hour plus benefits.

Visit our website at FOURPAWS.VET  to learn more about us and print off an application.  Paper applications and resumes should be addressed to Stephanie, at 10088 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407.  Fax number (540) 898-4200.  Email address at MANAGER@FOURPAWS.VET.

Be sure to learn more about us through our hospital video!

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

Visit our website at www.fourpaws.vet to learn more about us and print off an application. Mail to 10088 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22407, fax to (540) 898-4200 or email your application to Stephanie along with your resume to manager@fourpawsonline.biz