Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Chula Vista, CA

Perform general tasks needed for animal care. Veterinary assistants work under the guidance of veterinarians and technicians to clean kennels and examination rooms as well as provide direct animal care through feeding, bathing, and exercising. They may aid in blood, urine, and tissue sample collections, as well as administer medication and/or vaccinations ordered by the veterinarian.

Veterinary assistants also support veterinarians during surgical procedures by sterilizing instruments and passing tools when asked. Therefore, they should be comfortable with the sight of blood and other bodily fluids. After surgery, they monitor animals’ condition and behavior for signs of improvement or complications.

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San Diego, CA (7 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant or RVT Registered Veterinary Technician to join our family-owned practice in the heart of Hillcrest....
1 day ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Diego, CA (7 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
12 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - La Mesa, CA (9 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Please edit the Orange text to reflect your hospital JOIN OUR FAMILY! Are you looking to be a part of a hospital team that feels like family, while having the support and resources to push your...
7 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - El Cajon, CA (15 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Diego, CA (7 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
4 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Diego, CA (11 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
At VCA Bay Park Animal Hospital, you can be the Veterinary Assistant you have always wanted to be!...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Diego, CA (7 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 001158 in La Jolla, California Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action...
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - San Diego, CA (7 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Boyd's Pet Resort and Veterinary Center San Diego is looking for a full-time skilled Veterinary Assistant, to join our team and growing hospital! Dr. Boyd's is open 24/7/365....
6 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Diego, CA (7 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Up to 75% Employee pet discount 25% 401k match up to 4% of annual salary Hospital Wellness program We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
9 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - San Diego, CA (7 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking to hire a full-time Assistant Veterinary Clinical Supervisor to join its Internal Medicine, Radiation/Medical Oncology, Imaging, Pharmacy and...
10 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - El Cajon, CA (15 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
12 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - La Mesa, CA (9 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Position at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - East County Pet Emergency & Specialty Center East County is hiring a full-time Veterinary Assistants to join our team!...
14 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Diego, CA (8 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
28 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Chula Vista, CA
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
29 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Diego, CA (7 miles from Chula Vista, CA)
VCA Animal Specialty Group located in beautiful San Diego is seeking experienced Veterinary Assistants to join our team of emergency & specialty technicians....
29 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Chula Vista, CA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Chula Vista, CA as reported by the BLS.

$32,990

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Chula Vista, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.5%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Assistants in Chula Vista, CA
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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