Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Maria, CA

Diagnose, treat, and prevent health problems in animals. Veterinarians administer diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and perform surgeries for pets, livestock, and wildlife. They operate medical equipment such as X-ray and ultrasound machines precisely to produce clear and accurate results. They also interact regularly with owners and educate them on treatment plans as well as how to promote their animals’ day-to-day wellness.

Veterinarians may specialize depending on the type of animal they see. Possible areas of focus include equine care (horses), companion animals (domestic pets), and food animals (farm livestock). Alternatively, they might address health compliance (food safety and inspection veterinarians) or work in laboratories to examine human and animal health issues (research veterinarians). 

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Associate Veterinarian up to $20,000 Signing Bonus/ $10,000 Relocation Bonus FT/PT

  • Animal Clinic of Santa Maria
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • 2 days ago

The ideal candidate would be committed to practicing the highest standards of patient care, passionate about client education, and ready to create professional rapport with our amazing staff.?...

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Associate Veterinarian

  • Santa Maria Animal Hospital
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • 19 hours ago

Veterinarians typically work an 8 hour shift, three or four days a week, allowning plenty of time to spend days off enjoying outdoor activities....

Er/Urgent Care Veterinarian

  • Pets Hospital
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • 22 days ago

ER/Urgent Care Veterinarian PETS Hospital Orcutt, CA Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border Located just south of San Luis Obispo, California, PETS Hospital was founded by two vet...

Vetco Relief Veterinarian

  • Vetco Clinics
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • 45+ days ago

Requirements Include : Doctor of Veterinary Medicine state license in good standing Appropriate state specific licensing to perform all shift functions DEA in good standing required for full-service...

Vetco Relief Veterinarian

  • Vetco Clinics
  • Arroyo Grande, CA
  • 45+ days ago

Requirements Include : Doctor of Veterinary Medicine state license in good standing Appropriate state specific licensing to perform all shift functions DEA in good standing required for full-service...

Veterinarian Emergency

  • National Veterinary Associates
  • Arroyo Grande, CA
  • 45+ days ago

Skills and Basic Qualifications: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university Licensure in good standing ER experience would be ideal, but we are happy to mentor...

Vetco Relief Veterinarian

  • Vetco Clinics
  • Lompoc, CA
  • 60+ days ago

Requirements Include : Doctor of Veterinary Medicine state license in good standing Appropriate state specific licensing to perform all shift functions DEA in good standing required for full-service...

Associate Veterinarian - Arroyo Grande

  • VCA Animal Hospitals
  • Arroyo Grande, CA
  • 60+ days ago

We are looking for a compassionate veterinarian who is a good team player and has a gentle bedside manner....

Associate Veterinarian

  • Blue River PetCare
  • Nipomo, CA
  • 60+ days ago

Nipomo Dog & Cat Hospital is a rapidly growing dog & cat practice. Our busy hospital is located on the beautiful Central Coast of California. Our small town of Nipomo has topped the list as one of...

Associate Veterinarian

  • Blue River PetCare
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • 60+ days ago

Requirements The ideal candidate would be committed to practicing the highest standards of patient care, passionate about client education, and ready to create professional rapport with our amazing...

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Veterinarian Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Mentorship At Work For Veterinarians
We are all mentors in the workplace. Some are much better than others. This course will help you become a better mentor regardless of your current level of proficiency. Mentorship is an essential...

First Aid for Pets
This course is run by our veterinarian, Dr Katherine, and will equip pet owners with the basic knowledge they need to help their pets in emergencies. It includes a series of explanatory videos,...

Approach to hemorrhagic shock in small animals (veterinary)
This course will cover the basic and advanced aspects of hemorrhagic shock with emphasis on traumatic etiology. In addition, it will provide an in-depth overview of an up-to-date approach to...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Maria, CA

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Santa Maria, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (31.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some High School (1.8%)
  • Some College (1.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Santa Maria, CA
  • 1-2 years (25.8%)
  • None (19.4%)
  • 4-6 years (16.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (10.0%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 10+ years (8.2%)
  • 6-8 years (7.1%)
  • 8-10 years (3.4%)

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