Licensed Veterinary Technician

Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
Vet Tech
VT - Licensed
# of Openings
Company Name
Mission Veterinary Partners


Kiln Creek Animal Care has an opportunity for a Part Time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team! 




kiln creek



900 Brick Kiln Blvd.
Newport News, Virginia 23602

Shift Details: Part Time

Clinic hours are 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Monday-Friday, shift times will vary. 
Rotating Saturdays 7:45 AM-12PM



Hourly Compensation: $22-$27/hr based on experience. $250 sign on bonus for qualified candidates!


Job Summary: The Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) provides leadership and training to the medical support staff in the operation of a small animal facility in accordance with hospital policy and procedures, and provides medical care to patients as allowed in the veterinary practice act. The LVT will be able to communicate effectively with team members and clients and have great attention to detail and organizational abilities.


Kiln Creek Animal Care values the bond between pets and their families. We strive to strengthen this relationship through our veterinary care, service and education. Our staff at Kiln Creek is Fear Free Certified! We were one of the first veterinary hospitals in Newport News and on the peninsula to venture down this road, and our patients and pet parents couldn’t be happier!


It is our mission to treat each pet as if they are a member of our own family. We practice respect, courtesy, empathy and responsibility on a daily basis. 


Benefits we offer:
  • Industry leading pay for you, discounts for your furry friends!
  • A yearly scrub allowance for all employees.
  • Flexible schedule with a focus on work-life harmony - You'll get PTO and have the time to use it!
  • Free virtual yoga, fitness and meditation classes for ALL employees.
  • Free virtual registered dietitian lead wellness, nutrition and cooking classes for ALL employees.
  • Quarterly bonus opportunities!
  • Customized learning and developmental opportunities!
How you'll make an impact:
  • Provide quality patient care in tandem with other medical professionals.
  • Be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to: laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery and dentistry.
  • Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in patient files. Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients.
  • Schedule appointments, take payments and check-in clients. Answer practice phone lines.
  • Participate in any special cleaning duties and equipment maintenance as directed.
  • Support a work environment and culture that values critical thinking, problem solving, engagement, inclusion and diversity at all levels.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • 1-3 years veterinary industry experience preferred. 
  • Exotic experience a plus!
  • 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. 

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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