Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Torrance, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Lakewood, CA (10 miles from Torrance, 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....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (24 miles from Torrance, CA)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (24 miles from Torrance, CA)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
4 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Redondo Beach, CA (4 miles from Torrance, CA)
Position at PV Village Pet Hospital PV Village Pet Hospital is looking for a motivated and friendly Veterinary Assistant to join our team!...
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Torrance, CA
Position at Bay Cities Pet Hospital Bay Cities Pet Hospital is looking for a motivated and friendly Veterinary Assistant to join their team! We are open to full-time or part-time candidates....
6 days ago
Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (17 miles from Torrance, CA)
Doctor's Assistant (Dermatology) Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital is a 24-Hour specialty and emergency animal hospital located in the heart of Hollywood, California. We are looking for...
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8 days ago Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital
Long Beach, CA (3 miles from Torrance, CA)
We are looking to hire an experienced VA or RVT or Receptionist to join our team at Gentle Care Pet Clinic. This is a fast-paced job and we are looking for a candidate that isn't afraid to work...
11 days ago
PetCo - Redondo Beach, CA (4 miles from Torrance, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
15 days ago
Huntington Beach, CA (20 miles from Torrance, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant is a key member of the hospital team who supports and assists the veterinarians with daily operations....
18 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Long Beach, CA (3 miles from Torrance, 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....
23 days ago
Manhattan Beach, CA (6 miles from Torrance, CA)
Job responsibilities will include: animal restraint, administering meds/injections, catheter placement, taking medical histories, client education, cystocentesis and venipuncture, dental prophies, radiology...
25 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Norwalk, CA (14 miles from Torrance, CA)
Position at Crossroads Animal Emergency Norwalk Crossroads Animal Emergency is hiring a Veterinary Assistant to join our amazing team!...
26 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Buena Park, CA (17 miles from Torrance, 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....
26 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Buena Park, CA (17 miles from Torrance, CA)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
27 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Cerritos, CA (13 miles from Torrance, CA)
Join The VCA Lakewood Animal Hospital Team! Location: 10701 South St, Cerritos CA 90703 If you are looking to work in a high volume, intense environment, VCA Lakewood Animal Hospital is for you....
28 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Torrance, CA

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

$30,630

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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