Veterinary Technician Jobs in Castaic, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Santa Clarita, CA
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Sun Valley, CA (22 miles from Castaic, CA)
Dog handler wanted. Will assist in the play yards with the dogs and perform regular k9 Technician duties. These include: -Ensure dogs are safe, happy and well behaved -Ensure yards are well kept...
19 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Chatsworth, CA (13 miles from Castaic, CA)
Ideal candidates are proficient in the following: Venipuncture and Ultrasound guided cystocentesis IV catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia induction and monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting...
5 days ago
Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital - Granada Hills, CA (13 miles from Castaic, CA)
We are looking to add experienced veterinary technicians to our brand new facility in Granada Hills....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Northridge, CA (17 miles from Castaic, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
9 days ago
McGrath Veterninary Center - Sherman Oaks, CA (24 miles from Castaic, CA)
Seeking experienced RVT or Veterinary Technician/Assistant to join our dynamic team! McGrath Veterinary Center is a State of the Art Veterinary Hospital located in the Sherman Oaks, California....
Best Friends Animal Society - Mission Hills, CA (16 miles from Castaic, CA)
A minimum of one year working experience as a veterinary technician or equivalent work experience in an animal welfare or nonprofit setting preferred....
19 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Valencia, CA (2 miles from Castaic, CA)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
21 days ago
McGrath Veterinary Center - Sherman Oaks, CA (22 miles from Castaic, CA)
Provide client education when appropriate. Alerting DVM promptly of any patient related issues....
21 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Granada Hills, CA (13 miles from Castaic, CA)
Job Description: Attention Veterinary Technicians. If you love helping animals, and appreciate a fast-paced environment, VCA Chatoak would like to meet you!...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Castaic, CA

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

$44,208

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Castaic, 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 Castaic, 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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