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.

Search Veterinary Technician Jobs

1-15 of 33 Jobs
University of California - Davis, CA
QUALIFICATIONS Required : Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license or must obtain one within 3 months of date of hire....
1 day ago
University Of California - Davis, CA
Preferred : Current California Registered Veterinary Technician () license....
1 day ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Sacramento, CA (17 miles from Davis, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Physical examinations and patient assessment Anesthesia monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Radiology Laboratory...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sacramento, CA (17 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...
2 days ago
University Of California - Davis, CA
Provide basic animal care, technical and experimental assistance....
1 day ago
County of Solano - Fairfield, CA (22 miles from Davis, CA)
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This class is distinguished from the: Animal Care Supervisor and Veterinary Technician class which plans, coordinates, supervises, and participates in daily operations...
15 hours ago
University of California - Davis, CA
QUALIFICATIONS Required: Experience working in a Small Animal Hospital as a veterinary technician. Experience administering medications. Experience collecting blood....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sacramento, CA (17 miles from Davis, CA)
Utilize technical skills to the fullest, within state practice acts regarding duties of credentialed veterinary technicians. Mentor other paraprofessionals in the hospital....
1 day ago
University of California - Davis, CA
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. Experience working with minimum direction, flexible enough to use sound judgment in frequently changing situations....
7 hours ago
University of California - Davis, CA
QUALIFICATIONS Required: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license or must obtain one within 3 months of date of hire....
2 days ago
University Of California - Davis, CA
Experience using safe animal handling and restraint techniques for a wide variety of patients. Knowledge to maintain proper hospital record keeping, including service forms and supply orders....
7 days ago
University of California, Davis - Davis, CA
Provide basic animal care, technical and experimental assistance....
8 days ago
University of California, Davis - Davis, CA
Preferred : Current California Registered Veterinary Technician () license....
8 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Sacramento, CA (17 miles from Davis, CA)
Candidate must be a registered veterinary technician (RVT) in the state of California...
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sacramento, CA (17 miles from Davis, CA)
Learn all aspects of hospital organization and function by observing and participating in procedures with the coach veterinary technician or doctor....
10 days ago

Demographic Data for Davis, CA

Moving to Davis, CA? Find some basic demographic data about Davis, CA below.


74,313
1,404
Medium

Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Practice
Learn how to improve antimicrobial stewardship as a veterinary nurse or surgeon

Vets and human health professionals both have a responsibility to address the challenge of antimicrobial...


Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession
Get virtual vet work experience before embarking on a veterinary degree

The COVID-19 pandemic means that many potential vet students cannot undertake animal handling work experience.

On...


Biomedical Equipment Technician Training: Maintenance & Repair
Maintaining and troubleshooting sophisticated medical instruments is not an easy task. In order to deliver effective care, the technician requires the knowledge of different aspects of biology and...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

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

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Veterinary Technician positions

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 (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • 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 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%)

Other Titles

Here are some other career titles that require similar skills

Veterinary Technician Related Career Advice Articles

Guide to Veterinary Technician Societies

A brief guide to veterinary technician societies approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).


How to Break into Veterinary Telehealth

Considering exploring a career in veterinary telemedicine? Here's what you need to know.


How Long Does It Take to Become a Veterinarian?

If you’ve dreamed of working with animals but aren’t sure how to become a veterinarian, read our guide to educational requirements, salaries, and more.