Veterinary Technician Jobs in Aptos, CA

Administer diagnostic tests and assist veterinarians. Veterinary technicians observe and monitor animal health, collect samples for analysis, run laboratory tests, and continually update patient records. They also aid veterinarians during a variety of procedures by preparing animals for surgery, restraining pets as necessary, and delivering anesthesia.

Veterinary technicians usually work with small domestic animals, such as cats and dogs. These technicians often need to communicate with pet owners and educate them on future care as well as medication procedures. Thus, interpersonal skills are important for this profession.

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ADOBE VETERINARY CENTERS LP - Los Gatos, CA (17 miles from Aptos, CA)
Job Details Level : Entry Job Location : Adobe Animal Hospital Los Altos and/or Adobe AH South Bay - Los Altos or Los Gatos, CA Position Type : Full-Time/Part-Time Education Level : High School...
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Campbell, CA (21 miles from Aptos, CA)
Seeking veterinary technician or RVT for a busy, privately owned small amimal hospital. Friendly personality, solid ethics and multi-tasking a must. Must work well in busy environment....
5 days ago
University Of California - Santa Cruz, CA (15 miles from Aptos, CA)
Assist with setting up and running ongoing experiments in the laboratory. 35% - Animal Care Provide animal care support for resident marine mammals, including diet preparation, feeding and training...
5 days ago
University Of California - Santa Cruz, CA (15 miles from Aptos, CA)
Assist with setting up and running ongoing experiments in the laboratory. 35% - Animal Care * Provide animal care support for resident marine mammals, including diet preparation, feeding and training...
6 days ago
SOUTH BAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL & PET RESORT - San Jose, CA (23 miles from Aptos, CA)
To be considered, you must be currently/experience working as a veterinary technician or be currently enrolled in a Veterinary Technology program....
National Veterinary Associates - Campbell, CA (21 miles from Aptos, CA)
Knowledge and skill in radiographic positioning, phlebotomy, IV catheter placement, surgical prep and assisting, dentistry and extractions, anesthesia monitoring, vaccine administration, and giving...
14 days ago
Campbell, CA (21 miles from Aptos, CA)
Knowledge and skill in radiographic positioning, phlebotomy, IV catheter placement, surgical prep and assisting, dentistry and extractions, anesthesia monitoring, vaccine administration, and giving...
16 days ago
Campbell, CA (21 miles from Aptos, CA)
Knowledge and skill in radiographic positioning, phlebotomy, IV catheter placement, surgical prep and assisting, dentistry and extractions, anesthesia monitoring, vaccine administration, and giving...
20 days ago
Aptos, CA
We would like to invite a motivated Registered Veterinary Technician (R.V.T) and assistants to join our ophthalmology team in our Aptos office....
28 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Campbell, CA (21 miles from Aptos, CA)
Seeking veterinary technician or RVT for a busy, privately owned small amimal hospital. Friendly personality, solid ethics and multi-tasking a must. Must work well in busy environment....
30+ days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Campbell, CA (21 miles from Aptos, CA)
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30+ days ago
Santa Cruz County, CA - Santa Cruz, CA (15 miles from Aptos, CA)
Technician in the State of California; animal care and husbandry; anesthesia procedures and techniques; sterilization and surgical pack preparation procedures; disease symptoms of domestic animals;...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Pacific Grove, CA (24 miles from Aptos, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
30+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Santa Cruz, CA (15 miles from Aptos, CA)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
30+ days ago
Adobe Animal Hospital - Los Gatos, CA (17 miles from Aptos, CA)
Monitor, assess, and treat critical care patients as well as updating doctor and client on patient status and be able to place complicated IV catheters in these patients Ability to receive multiple...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Aptos, CA

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

$48,461

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Aptos, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians in Aptos, CA
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

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