Licensed Veterinary Technician

Technicians | Arlington, VA

Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Clarendon is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic Licensed Vet Technician to join our team! 

We are seeking career-oriented individuals who are committed to the profession, value compassionate care and teamwork, and will put forth the extra effort needed to achieve the high-quality service our clients expect. 

Why Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Clarendon in Arlington, VA?

Caring Hands Animal Hospitals are large, well-equipped, AAHA-accredited facilities. We offer convenient hours six days a week and have an open-door policy to provide excellent service to our clients. Our full-service hospitals offer state of the art care for our patients including computerized patient records, digital radiography, and in-house laboratory.

Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this community.
Who are we looking for?
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skill set, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients.

The primary role of all Caring Hands Animal Hospital employees is to ensure that our clients and patients experience top-notch customer service and patient care.  The Licensed Technician’s responsibilities include:

  • Data entry via Electronic Medical Record system
  • Medical care of animals including restraint, radiographs, lab work, etc.
  • Assist in medical, surgical and dental procedures.
  • Properly care for all surgical materials; maintain hospital equipment and inventory. Prepare and maintain the surgery room, ICU area, exam rooms and treatment areas.
  • Possess a wide range of technical and laboratory skills; demonstrates proper radiograph technique following safety protocols; places IV catheters and properly cares for them; prepares patients and the machine for an ultrasound procedure;
  • Prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a calm, organized manner.
  • Client Education
  • Maintain a clean and orderly facility.
  • Uphold positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
  • Competitive salary  of $25.00- $35.00 per hour, determined by the candidates skills, experience, and qualifications. 
  • $3,000 sign on bonus 
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance for licensed technicians
  • Guardian voluntary benefits