Veterinary Assistant Jobs in San Rafael, 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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East Bay SPCA - Oakland, CA (22 miles from San Rafael, CA)
Spay/Neuter Veterinary Assistant Position Description The Spay/Neuter Veterinary Assistant has an integral role in the success of the East Bay SPCA’s mission to decrease pet overpopulation and offer...
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Pathway Vet Alliance - San Francisco, CA (14 miles from San Rafael, CA)
We are hiring immediately for a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team!...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Walnut Creek, CA (24 miles from San Rafael, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
6 days ago
San Francisco Spca - San Francisco, CA (14 miles from San Rafael, CA)
Apply Experienced Veterinary Assistants - Up to 4k Sign-On Bonus! Apply Description Ready for a position that supports both your professional growth and feeds your soul?...
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Walnut Creek, CA (24 miles from San Rafael, CA)
The veterinary assistant is the entire team's primary support. Every department relies on their significant role in aiding with a variety of services to provide excellent client and patient care....
12 days ago
San Rafael, CA
VCA Animal Wellness Center of Marin in San Rafael, CA. Located north of San Francisco. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and...
15 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Pacifica, CA (24 miles from San Rafael, CA)
is seeking an Experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our feline only hospital in beautiful Pacifica, CA....
25 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Oakland, CA (20 miles from San Rafael, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced RVT or Veterinary Assistant to join our team. We are a large General Practice with 10 full-time doctors....
27 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Oakland, CA (20 miles from San Rafael, CA)
Responsibilities Position Overview: The veterinary assistant provides support to the veterinarians and technicians in their daily tasks by cleaning and maintaining equipment, feeding, exercising and...
27 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Albany, CA (12 miles from San Rafael, 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....
30+ days ago
PetCo - Alameda, CA (18 miles from San Rafael, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant represents the mission and values to all clients.?...
30+ days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Berkeley, CA (14 miles from San Rafael, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Walnut Creek, CA (24 miles from San Rafael, 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....
30+ days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Rafael, CA
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team at VCA Animal Wellnes Center of Marin in San Rafael, CA. Located north of San Francisco....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Daly City, CA (20 miles from San Rafael, CA)
You will use your technical skills on a daily basis, within state practice acts and as outlined in the NAVTA guidelines for veterinary assistant skills and duties....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in San Rafael, CA

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

$34,560

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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