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In Care of The OAVT
P.O. Box 62
Swanton, Ohio 43558











Ohio Association of
Veterinary Technicians

Dedicated to promoting Veterinary Technicians and quality animal healthcare through:
Education, Legislation and High Ethical Standards

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  • For a fee of $75.00, please fill out the "Online Website Classified Ad Form" Your employment posting will remain on the website for a period of 90 days. The ad will also be published in the next available newsletter.

  • For a fee of $75.00, an employment posting using your format (which can be accompanied by a photograph of your facility) can be submitted to the OAVT Treasurer. Your posting will remain on the website for a period of 90 days.
All payments should be directed to our Treasurer:
In Care of The OAVT

P.O. Box 62
Swanton, Ohio  43558

Please make checks payable to the OAVT Treasurer.



Novelty, Ohio (2/15/24)

Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village

Position: Registered Veterinary Technician


Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Veterinary Medical and Behavioral Services, performs essential clinical duties caring for animals in the custody of Rescue Village.

Responsible for ensuring that high quality medical care is provided to all animals at Rescue Village in a humane and professional manner, according to RV medical protocols, mission, and core values.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides optimal care to all animals within the Rescue Village organization
    • Administers daily medications to animals as directed by veterinarian
    • Provides daily care and feeding of hospitalized animals
    • Practices proper and effective Fear Free® animal handling always being mindful of human and animal safety
    • Performs safe triage evaluation and intake exams of animals upon presentation to the shelter according to Rescue Village admission protocols.
    • Vaccinates, implants microchips, administers oral and topical medications according to RV medical protocols.
    • Accurately enters exam findings and behavioral data points in patient electronic medical record software.
    • Provides excellent veterinary service to support the efficient performance of the Shelter Department, including intake, foster, and shelter husbandry.
    • Under veterinary supervision, performs routine recheck evaluations of convalescent foster care animals
    • Maintains prompt and direct communication with staff veterinarians regarding medical needs for any animal within the RV system
    • Utilizes electronic medical record system effectively to make sure that all animals in shelter and in foster care stay current on vaccination and preventive medicine schedules according to RV medical protocols
    • Maintains an accurate inventory of all intake supplies and restocks supplies as necessary; notifies Clinic Manager if supplies need to be ordered
    • Assists with biological sample collection, preparation and submission as well as basic in house laboratory testing
    • Labels and dispenses patient medications under veterinary supervision
    • Prepares patients for surgery
    • Directly monitors animals during surgery and surgical recovery
    • Cleans and prepares surgical instrument packs
    • Follows cleaning and disease control protocols in all areas of shelter
    • Keeps clean and orderly workspaces at all times
    • Serves as a liaison between Shelter/animal care departments and clinic
    • Supports other RV staff members in the care and medical/behavioral needs of animals
    • Educates staff and public about preventive care, infectious disease prevention/control and general medical needs of our patients
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Veterinary Services that relate to clinic function and animal care and/or the Executive Director that relate to Rescue Village business.
  • Provides professional client, staff and volunteer care
    • Represents Rescue Village in a professional and courteous manner at all times;
    • Provides quality service to customers, volunteers, and staff recognizing their individual contributions to the success of our organization
    • Works with other Rescue Village teammates, departments, and members of the public effectively, courteously, and professionally at all times
    • Refers clients to appropriate staff for service
    • Serves as an educational resource for clients, staff and volunteers
  • Qualifications:
    • Current RVT license required
    • Experience in an animal shelter setting strongly preferred
    • Experience in medical record keeping and using appropriate veterinary medical terminology
    • Basic computer skills using Windows software
    • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Knowledge, Skill and Abilities Needed to Perform the Essential Functions of this Position:
    • Strong animal handling and clinical skills
    • Works well with others in a fast-paced environment
    • Knowledge of breeds, diseases, medical conditions, animal handling and behavior
    • Professional, team player with a “can do” attitude who is willing to learn and to be flexible under sometimes stressful circumstances
    • Ability to take direction and problem solve
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills with outstanding attention to detail
    • Organized with excellent time management skills; able to multitask effectively with an appropriate amount of independence
    • Acquire and possess a thorough understanding of, and dedication to, animal welfare issues and policies of Rescue Village
    • Ability to work independently and confidently, using superior discretion and judgment.
    • Must be able to work some holidays
  • Competitive compensation and benefits including paid time off, paid holidays, license reimbursement, continuing education, 401K with match, medical/dental/vision/disability/life insurance
Contact Information:
Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village
Megan Volpe, DVM Director of Veterinary Medical and Behavioral Services
15463 Chillicothe Road
Novelty, Ohio 44072

Phone:      (440) 338-4819 x 1023

Email:       vet@rescuevillage.org

Website:   https://www.rescuevillage.org/


Ashland, Ohio (1/30/24)

Spring Meadow Veterinary Clinic

Position: Registered Veterinary Technician
  • If you are a Registered Veterinary Technician (or are soon graduating with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology) and you want to work at a practice that will value your knowledge and skills and allow you to continue to grow in your career, then look no further than Spring Meadow Veterinary Clinic.
  • Our locally-owned practice offers high-quality, veterinary medical care in our brand new, state-of-the-art medical facility.
  • We are currently looking to add a full-time RVT to our team of professional and fun individuals.
  • Benefit package includes a competitive salary, continuing education allowance, paid time off, personal/sick time, uniform allowance, personal pet discounts, Simple IRA and much more!
  • If this sounds like a great place for you to call your “work-home” then please apply today!
Contact Information:
Spring Meadow Veterinary Clinic
Alisha Huffman, Practice Manager
1746 State Route 60
Ashland, Ohio 44805

Phone:      (419) 289-2466

Fax:           (419) 289-0908

Email:       springmeadow@zoominternet.net

Website:   www.springmeadowvetclinic.com


Lewisburg, Ohio (1/24/24)

Prices Creek Vet Service

Position: Veterinary Technician
  • Prices Creek Vet Service in Lewisburg, Ohio is looking for a Certified/Registered Veterinary Technician.
  • We are a mixed equine and small animal practice located ~25 minutes west of Dayton.
  • Our practice is rapidly growing with a stable, long-term group of staff.
  • We are looking for someone who will fit well with our food-obsessed, often silly “work family.”
  • We are committed to low stress handling practices (and “better living through chemistry” when needed for patient visits).
  • Horse experience preferred, but not required.
  • Recent graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Part or full time position may be available.
  • Send resume and cover letter to  pcvsgroup@gmail.com
Contact Information:
Prices Creek Vet Service
Andrea Freshwater, DVM Owner/Veterinarian
6799 US 40 E
Lewisburg, Ohio 45309

Phone:      (937) 962-7035

Email:       pcvsgroup@gmail.com

Website:   https://pricescreekvet.com/


Columbus, Ohio (1/17/24)

North Kenny Veterinary Hospital

Position: Registered Veterinary Technician
  • Provide technical skills and be a good team player.
  • PT and FT available, multiple positions available.
  • Four day work week.
  • PTO, Holiday pay, Health Benefits & matching 401K.
  • Self sufficient and quick learning.
  • Other positions also currently available.
  • Please inquire if interested.
Contact Information:
North Kenny Veterinary Hospital
Kyla Vargas, Practice Manager
4590 Kenny Road
Columbus, Ohio 43220

Phone:      (614) 451-1204

Fax:           (614) 451-7437

Email:       practicemanager@northkennyvet.com

Website:   www.northkennyvet.com


Grove City, Ohio (11/19/23)

Stringtown Animal Hospital

Position: Registered Veterinary Technician
  • Provide technical skills and contribute to supportive team of passionate,
    fun-loving caregivers.
  • Part-Time or Full-Time availability.
  • No weekends.
  • Four day work week.
  • Paid time off, holiday pay, health benefits, and retirement program.
Contact Information:
Stringtown Animal Hospital
Sherry Geyer, RVT, Practice Adminstrator
1320 Stringtown Road
Grove City, Ohio 43123

Phone:      (614) 871-7705

Fax:           (614) 875-7019

Email:       manager@stringtownanimalhospital.com

Website:   stringtownanimalhospital.com


Columbus, Ohio (11/03/23)

Franklin County Animal Care & Control

Position: Veterinary Technician
  • To be considered for this position, you must be certified by the State of Ohio as a Registered Veterinary Technician.
  • As a Vet Tech, you will have the opportunity to perform purpose-driven work!
  • We are looking for capable individuals to help and treat the dogs in our care, while also executing the five freedoms of animal welfare.
  • You will responsibly carry out the practices of your accreditation as you explore the shelter’s practices and collaborate with the third party veterinary staff.
  • While this environment is extremely fast paced, it is very fulfilling and rewarding.
  • We hope your next journey starts with the Franklin County Dog Shelter.
  • Classification Purpose:
    • The primary purpose of the Veterinary Technician classification is to ensure and improve the health and well-being of animals and to assist and educate the public.
  • Job Duties:
    • Provide direct support to the Assistant Director.
    • Assess and evaluate animals and participate in performing clinical processes per agency’s established procedures.
    • Answer inquiries regarding medical or behavioral problems.
    • Schedule appointments for the animals and prepare clinic processing room for daily activities.
    • Retrieve records and medical histories.
    • Per ORC 4741.01 (G), oversee and monitor the assignments of veterinary assistants.
    • Report discrepancies and/or violations to the assistant director.
    • Prepare surgery area for animals and verify appropriate information.
    • Prepare drugs and animals for surgical procedures.
    • Monitor the vital signs of animals and maintain surgical drug logs.
    • Prepare post-operational surgical instructions.
    • Perform follow-ups and maintain surgical instruments.
    • Monitor and report shelter and sanitary issues to the assistant director.
    • Assist in tracking and ordering of supplies as directed.
    • Provide follow-up services as necessary.
    • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
    • Shall participate in adoption promotional events, dog waling and dog care, as needed.
  • Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment:
    • Associate’s degree in Veterinarian Technology with one (1) year of animal care experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Contact Information:
Franklin County Animal Care & Control
Elaine Bridges, Recruiter
373 S. High Street, 25th floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone:      (614) 525-6010

Email:       elaine.bridges@franklincountyohio.gov

Website:   https://secure4.saashr.com/ta/6161230.careers?CareersSearch

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