Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Union City, 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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Burlingame, CA (17 miles from Union City, CA)
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA Veterinary Assistant FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt; Non-Union Salary: $20.00 per hour Who we are: The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is a local, private non-profit...
11 hours ago
Talent Care - San Ramon, CA (11 miles from Union City, CA)
Apply for our Veterinary Assistant job opening today!...
16 hours ago
East Bay SPCA - Oakland, CA (12 miles from Union City, 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...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fremont, CA (4 miles from Union City, 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....
3 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Union City, CA)
We are hiring immediately for a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team!...
4 days ago
Amador Valley Veterinary Center - Pleasanton, CA (11 miles from Union City, 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...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fremont, CA (4 miles from Union City, 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....
5 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Walnut Creek, CA (18 miles from Union City, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
7 days ago
San Francisco Spca - San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Union City, 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?...
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Mateo, CA (15 miles from Union City, 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....
11 days ago
Adobe Animal Hospital - Los Altos, CA (17 miles from Union City, CA)
education, and gentle patient restraint techniques....
12 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Walnut Creek, CA (18 miles from Union City, 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....
13 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (11 miles from Union City, CA)
Provided comprehensive client education in person and on the phone....
20 days ago
Fremont, CA (4 miles from Union City, CA)
assistant to provide support for all of our services....
21 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dublin, CA (10 miles from Union City, 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....
22 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Union City, CA

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

$34,560

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Highest Education Level

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

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