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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician in Columbia, Maryland

  • VCA Lewis Animal Hospital ( ) is seeking an F/T Veterinary Technician to join our AAHA accredited, 5 doctor general practice in Columbia, MD. This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team and expand your knowledge while working in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will share our passion for medicine, while being dedicated to creating and maintaining a healthy work environment. We are looking for team members who are willing to work hard while using critical thinking skills to help create an excellent workplace, and provide top notch care for our patients and clients. The qualified candidate must have previous experience as a veterinary technician. The position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Appropriately restrain animals, dogs, cats, ferrets, exotics etc.

  • Venipuncture and placing intravenous catheters

  • Assist doctor with diagnostic procedures

  • Patient care including treatments

  • Admit and discharge patients

  • Inducing and monitoring anesthesia for minor procedures and surgery

  • Operating room preparation

  • Prepare prescriptions and communicate discharge orders to clients

  • Radiology

  • Client education

  • Cleaning, stocking and organization of the treatment area

  • Cleaning, packing and sterilizing surgery instrumentsAs a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. We offer competitive compensation, along with a comprehensive benefits package including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401K, uniforms, generous employee pet discounts and more!

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Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at