Veterinary Technician Jobs in Davis, 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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University of California Davis - Davis, CA
-Knowledge and ability to follow established cleaning, disinfection, inventory, and animal care protocols. -Experience monitoring, maintaining, and restocking an inventory of supplies....
23 hours ago
University of California - Davis - Davis, CA
Preferred : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
1 day ago
University California Davis - Davis, CA
QUALIFICATIONS Required : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. -Strong background in a variety of technical procedures performed in various services....
3 days ago
Vca - Sacramento, CA (17 miles from Davis, 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...
3 days ago
Vca - Sacramento, CA (17 miles from Davis, 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...
3 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - West Sacramento, CA (14 miles from Davis, CA)
It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would be a plus....
3 days ago
Vca - Sacramento, CA (17 miles from Davis, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture IV catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation...
5 days ago
University of California - Davis, CA
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Vacaville, CA (15 miles from Davis, 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...
6 days ago
Sacramento SPCA - Sacramento, CA 95828, CA (22 miles from Davis, CA)
Knowledge of aseptic surgical techniques, animal care and husbandry. Knowledge of anesthesia techniques....
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7 days ago
Sacramento SPCA - Sacramento, CA 95828, CA (22 miles from Davis, CA)
A current California Registered Veterinary Technician License is required for this position....
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7 days ago
UC Davis - Davis, CA
QUALIFICATIONS Required: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. Strong background in a variety of technical procedures performed in various services....
7 days ago
University of California - Davis, CA
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
7 days ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA
QUALIFICATIONS Required : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. -Strong background in a variety of technical procedures performed in various services....
9 days ago
Sacramento, CA (17 miles from Davis, CA)
technicians for the Anesthesia Service at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center!...
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Davis, CA

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

$33,810

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Davis, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Davis, 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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