Veterinary Technician

Job Locations US-MN-Blaine
Vet Tech
# of Openings
Company Name
Mission Veterinary Partners
Location/Org Data : Name
Blaine Family Veterinary Hospital


Blaine Family Veterinary Hospital is looking to add an experienced

Full-Time or Part-Time

Veterinary Technician to our growing team!





About Us | Blaine Family Veterinary Hospital


Location: 10617 University Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55434


Shift Details:

Mental health is a top priority at Blaine Family Veterinary Hospital. We typically offer a 4-day work week to support work-life balance, with rotating Saturday shifts. Our hours are as follows: 

Monday – Friday 8-5

Every other Saturday 9-12 (one Saturday a month)

Sundays - CLOSED 


* This shift will be Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Friday (Off on Thursdays) with every 4th Saturday.



Our compensation package consists of pay in the $24 - $28 range, based on experience and credentialing, with potential yearly bonus.

We offer our employees a robust Pet benefits package as well as medical, dental and vision plans for the human family members. For all the perks and benefits, visit MVP Benefits.


***$1000 SIGN ON BONUS!!!!*** 


(Credentialed positions also available!)


We utilize our Vet Tech's to the fullest and have many opportunities for coaching and learning along the way. We offer the high quality treatment modalities and diagnostics.


The ideal candidate must be a self-propelled, self-starter with proficient technical skills.  We are looking for someone that has experience with surgical monitoring, and anesthesia. We expect our technicians to communicate effictively with clients as well as co-workers, to work together to efficiently drive the flow of patients each day, and provide a high standard of care while having fun at work. 


We offer a fun, family-feeling yet professional atmosphere with an emphasis on life-long learning and development.  We focus on integrity and transparent communication for all team members. Come join our team!


Veterinary Technician Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include all aspects of patient care, including surgery prep and recovery, radiology, blood draws, cytology, dentistry (including dental radiology), administering medication and treatments as prescribed by the doctors, and client communication. Veterinary Technicians will also administer and monitor anesthesia, place IV catheters and perform subgingival scaling on dental patients. The ideal candidate will:

  • Accurately perform medical math calculations including drug dosages and fluid rates.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Show initiative to continue his/her education and have excellent follow-through skills.
  • Be able to negotiate with difficult people and problem solve.
  • Stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis
  • Enjoy working with people and animals and be able to deal with animals even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.
  • Be flexible in attitude and work habits.


Physical Requirements:

  • The veterinary technician must have the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds and over 50 pounds with a coworker.
  • The veterinary technician must be able to endure sitting, standing and walking on hard floor surfaces for extended periods of time.
  • The veterinary technician must possess sufficient ambulatory skills to perform duties while in hospital environment.
  • The veterinary technician must be able to work in noisy work conditions with sounds from animals and equipment that can be moderately high.
  • The veterinary technician will be routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards, and medication/controlled substances.
  • The veterinary technician must have good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 


  • The veterinary technician must be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills. 
  • Ability to demonstrate patience and composure in stressful situations, and ability to handle a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis. 
  • Ability to give SQ, IM and IV injections. 
  • Knowledge of usage, dosage, and common side-effects for commonly used prescription drugs and ability to readily explain them to the clients. 
  • Knowledge of the common anesthesia and recovery states and ability to alert veterinarians when symptoms change or when concerns arise with hospitalized patients. 
  • Ability to properly extubate, monitor temperature and recover a patient from anesthesia. 
  • The veterinary technician must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics, and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently. 
  •  The veterinary technician must be confident around pets. 


We put people first and never compromise on our values. 

Apply today for immediate consideration! 


Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP) is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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