Veterinary Technician Jobs in Burlingame, 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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OakVet Animal Specialty Hospital - Oakland, CA (17 miles from Burlingame, CA)
Preferred technical skills include but are not limited to: Safe animal handling and restraint Efficient time management IV catheter placement & venipuncture Anesthetic induction, maintenance, and recovery...
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2 days ago OakVet Animal Specialty Hospital
City of Fremont, CA - Fremont, CA (21 miles from Burlingame, CA)
Description The Police Department is recruiting for Veterinary Technician. VIEW OUR RECRUITMENT BROCHURE Applications will be considered as they are received....
2 days ago
Apex Systems - South San Francisco, CA (6 miles from Burlingame, CA)
We are seeking a Veterinary Technician contingent worker for a one-year assignment to carry out standard Vet Tech duties....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mountain View, CA (20 miles from Burlingame, CA)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
4 hours ago
Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center - San Ramon, CA (24 miles from Burlingame, 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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1 day ago Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center
El Cerrito, CA (24 miles from Burlingame, CA)
The skills you will be utilizing include, but not limited to: Assistant/Techs: -Ability to restrain cats and dogs gently and safely -Anesthesia monitoring -Phlebotomy -Radiographs -Client education...
1 day ago
Hayward, CA (17 miles from Burlingame, CA)
Chabot Veterinary Clinic in Hayward near Castro Valley is currently seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician Assistant....
3 days ago
Charles River Labs - San Francisco, CA (14 miles from Burlingame, CA)
We are seeking an Animal Care Technician II for our Insourcing Solutions Site in South San Francisco....
4 days ago
Charles River Labs - San Francisco, CA (14 miles from Burlingame, CA)
Job Summary We are seeking a Animal Care Technician 3 for our Insourcing Solutions site located in South San Francisco....
4 days ago
Mission Pet Hospital - San Francisco, CA (12 miles from Burlingame, CA)
We are looking for an experienced Veterinary Technicians and/or RVTs with the following skills: Proficiency in humane restraint Familiarity with basic veterinary pharmacology Medical calculations Anesthetic...
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4 days ago Mission Pet Hospital
University Of California - Berkeley, CA (21 miles from Burlingame, CA)
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National Veterinary Associates - Berkeley, CA (21 miles from Burlingame, CA)
Job Description Are you a Licensed Veterinary Technician who enjoys the thrill of not knowing what's going to come in next?...
5 days ago
Redwood City, CA (10 miles from Burlingame, CA)
Veterinary Technician Needed for Equine Ambulatory Practice, Bayhill Equine is a three-doctor, fully ambulatory practice specializing in sports medicine for the performance horse....
5 days ago
Adobe Animal Hospital - Los Altos, CA (18 miles from Burlingame, CA)
Job Details Level : Entry Job Location : Adobe Animal Hospital-Los Altos - Los Altos, CA Position Type : Full-Time/Part-Time Education Level : High School Salary Range : $15.75 Hourly We are...
6 days ago
Della Infotech Inc - Sunnyvale, CA (22 miles from Burlingame, CA)
* Skilled with large animal care and emergency care techniques * Experience with surgical preparation and operative monitoring required * Must be willing to work with human cadaveric specimens Recommended...
6 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Burlingame, CA

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

$44,590

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Burlingame, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.8%)
  • High School or GED (23.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • 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 Burlingame, 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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