Veterinary Dental Technician - Friendship Hospital For Animals

Washington, DC
Friendship Hospital for Animals – Technicians /
full-time /
Join Our Team at Friendship Hospital for Animals as a Veterinary Dental Technician!
Do you have a passion for veterinary dentistry and a heart for helping animals live healthier lives?

We're looking for a Veterinary Dental Technician who’s not only a pro at dental procedures but also loves working with animals and being part of a fantastic team. If you’re ready to bring your expertise and positive energy to our hospital, keep reading!

Why Join Us:

    • Excellent compensation
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA
    • Generous paid time off
    • CE Allowance for credentialed technicians
    • Life insurance
    • 401-k
    • Metro discounts
    • Pet care discounts and so much more!
    • Great Location-we are located in Tenleytown, DC with easy access to public transportation and the various attractions of the city and surrounding area


    • Administer and monitor anesthesia, including intubation and catheter placement.
    • Identify and address anesthesia complications in patients.
    • Perform dental cleanings, including scaling and polishing of canine and feline teeth.
    • Obtain high-quality dental radiographs.
    • Assist in dental procedures and surgeries.
    • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records.
    • Collaborate with the dental team to ensure efficient and effective patient care.
    • Uphold a high standard of cleanliness and organization in the dental suite.


    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in veterinary anesthesia, including dentistry and general anesthesia.
    • Proven ability to intubate, place catheters, identify complications, and implement corrective measures.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a veterinary dental department.
    • Proficient in scaling and polishing canine and feline teeth, and obtaining quality dental radiographs.
    • Experience in single root extraction and suturing a plus, but not required
    • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and efficient dental department and hospital environment.
$30 - $40 an hour
compensation is based on skills, experience and credentialing.
We're exclusively seeking veterinary technicians who embrace a nurturing, cooperative, and ethical environment, where genuine individuals come together to share knowledge, uplift one another and enhance the health and happiness of our patients, clients, team members, and the community. Of course having fun while doing so is a non-negotiable! 
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Meet Our Hospital:  
Friendship Hospital for Animals is the premier AAHA Accredited veterinary hospital dedicated to compassionate patient care encompassing wellness, emergency and specialized care. Our hospital features a range of specialized departments including anesthesia, behavioral medicine, cardiology, critical care, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency medicine, internal medicine, nephrology/urology, neurology, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, pharmacy, primary care, rehabilitation and physical therapy, and surgery. We are constantly evolving to provide the most advanced, state-of-the art comprehensive care.