Veterinary Assistant Jobs in San Jose, 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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Adobe Animal Hospital - Los Altos, CA (14 miles from San Jose, CA)
education, and gentle patient restraint techniques....
6 days ago
Amador Valley Veterinary Center - Pleasanton, CA (20 miles from San Jose, CA)
You must possess a strong knowledge base and excellent technical skills, including venipuncture, injections, IV catheter placement, radiography, animal restraint, surgical preparation/assistance, anesthesia...
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12 days ago Amador Valley Veterinary Center
Pleasanton, CA (20 miles from San Jose, CA)
Provided comprehensive client education in person and on the phone....
13 days ago
Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
assistant to provide support for all of our services....
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, 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....
15 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mountain View, CA (10 miles from San Jose, CA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 001575 in Mountain View, California Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into...
22 days ago
Stanford University - Stanford, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Animal Care Assistant 1Stanford UniversityStanford, CaliforniaUnited States Search Animal Care Assistant 1 Stanford University, United States Email Updated: about 1 hour ago Location: Stanford, CALIFORNIA...
22 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Carlos, CA (23 miles from San Jose, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
23 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient carewith the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen. In this position...
23 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
VCA Santa Cruz is looking for an experienced veterinary assistant to join our team! JOIN OUR FAMILY!...
23 days ago
Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
Previous animal handling experience in a research or animal lab setting and/or certification at the AALAS assistant technician level, or equivalent training preferred....
24 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
Job Description: The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care-with the expertise and technical know-how to make them...
25 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
VCA Santa Cruz is looking for an experienced veterinary assistant to join our team! JOIN OUR FAMILY!...
25 days ago
Stanford University - Stanford, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Previous animal handling experience in a research or animal lab setting and/or certification at the AALAS assistant technician level, or equivalent training preferred....
25 days ago
Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
, Stanford animal care and use policies, and USDA regulations....
26 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in San Jose, CA

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

$40,360

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in San Jose, 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 San Jose, CA
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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