Veterinary Technician jobs in Decatur, AL

Veterinary Technician assists veterinarian with exams, surgeries, and first aid. Collects and documents case history and treatment details. Being a Veterinary Technician monitors vital signs and condition of animals being treated and provides nursing care. Takes X rays, EKG, Ultrasound, and performs various lab test including urinalysis and blood counts. Additionally, Veterinary Technician depending on state regulations, may administer anesthesia, injections, and perform dental prophylaxis, catheterization, and other procedures under supervision of a veterinarian. Instructs pet owners on how to administer medication and other animal care skills. Typically requires an associate's degree. Depending on state, may require RVT certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Veterinary Technician works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Veterinary Technician typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

24 Veterinary Technician jobs found in Decatur, AL area

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Medical laboratory technician
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Madison, AL
  • Veterinary Technician Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: The candidate should have education, training, and experience in clinical laboratory diagnostics; knowledge of principles and ...
  • 5 days ago

The Tennessee River has traditionally been the northern border of the city and Morgan County, but a small portion of the city extends across the river into Limestone County between U.S. 31 and I-65. Major bodies of water in the city include Wheeler Lake, Flint Creek, Lake Morgan, and Chula Vista Lake, all estuaries of the Tennessee River. The city does extend to the other side of Flint Creek and the Refuge in the Indian Hills and Burningtree subdivision areas. There is also an inlet that extends one mile (2 km) into the city limits from Wheeler Lake called Dry Branch.[citation needed] The nort...
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Income Estimation for Veterinary Technician jobs
$27,330 to $38,587
Decatur, Alabama area prices
were up 1.3% from a year ago