Veterinary Technician

Technicians | Bettendorf, IA

Seeking an independent, compassionate Veterinary Technician to join our team!

Why Maplewood Veterinary Center in Bettendorf, IA?
We strive to provide compassionate care with a focus on preventative and wellness care. We recognize the significance of the special God-given human-animal bond and its value to the health of our community, and we are committed to providing a friendly and welcoming environment that enhances that bond.

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?
Ideally, applicants should have at least 1+ years of veterinary technician experience, a professional work ethic, positive personality, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, provide a calm demeanor and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to clients. We are willing to train the right candidate.
Monday through Friday, 4 full days and possibly a half day.
  • Assist the veterinarian in exam rooms and use veterinary software for documenting medical notes
  • Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement
  • Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears)
  • Perform diagnostic imaging
  • Perform anesthesia
  • Prep patients for and assist in surgery
  • Perform dental prophies
  • Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable)
  • Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients
  • Communicate with and educate clients
  • Provide compassionate patient care
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: $17-$20/hr based on experience and skill set. 
  • 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