Licensed Veterinary Technician

Old Dominion Animal Health Center | McLean, VA

Posted Date 2/23/2021

Old Dominion Animal Health Center is currently seeking Licensed Veterinary Technicians and Hospital Assistants to join our busy, progressive and fast-paced 6 doctor practice. We are AAHA certified and have the advantages of newer facilities with ultrasound, digital and dental x-ray, laser therapy, IDEXX lab equipment and more. Being a flexible team player is a must and the schedule does include some weekends and evening hours.

We are currently interested in full or part-time applicants and salary depends on experience.

We are committed to high-quality patient care and are very interested in applicants who are equally motivated.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists veterinarians in appointments by checking in patients, obtaining medical history, weight, temperature, taking exam notes during the examination, filling medications as needed, and checking in/out clients

  • Assists veterinarians in patient care and medical treatments including but not limited to medication administration, vaccine administration, acquiring blood, urine or feces for laboratory samples, running in-house laboratory tests or preparing samples for reference laboratory testing, performing radiographs, hospitalized patient care, and critical/emergency care

  • Assists veterinarians in surgery as assigned, including but not limited to anesthesia induction and monitoring of vitals, surgical preparation, dental prophylaxis, assistance with dental extractions, recovery from anesthesia, and ensuring the surgery schedule is completed smoothly and efficiently

  • Enters all charges and medical notes associated with surgery, ensures discharge instructions and medications are recorded and given to the client, performs post-surgery calls and follow-up calls to clients

  • Confident performing venipuncture and catheter placements, running lab work and reporting results back to the veterinarian

  • Other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the veterinary clinic


  • Health and dental insurance

  • Uniform Allowance

  • PTO

  • Paid holidays

  • Pet discounts

  • Paid Vacation

  • No Overnights

Old Dominion Animal Health Center is the founder and the home of Paws of Honor, a non-profit that provides free medical care for retired military and police K9s in the DC Metro Area. Our medical staff pride themselves on the ability to make such a major difference in the lives of these brave K9 lives. See what you can be a part of at

Qualified candidate should email resume and cover letter for review to

No drop-ins or phone calls will be considered.

Salary24.00 Hour
Part-time | Full-time

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