Veterinary Technician Jobs in Desert Hot Springs, 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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VCA Antech, Inc. - Indio, CA (24 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
Job Description: Oncology Technician Must possess strong Technical skills such as anesthesia, drug calculations, IV catheter placement, venipuncture, and safe handling/restraint....
19 hours ago
Palm Springs Animal Shelter - Palm Springs, CA (15 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
The Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter is seeking a highly reliable, dependable, and experienced Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)....
VCA Antech, Inc. - Palm Springs, CA (6 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to join our pharmacy team. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine...
6 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Indio, CA (24 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: CT Scan operation radiology anesthesia monitoring surgical preparation and assisting dentistry laboratory work pharmacy patient...
7 days ago
Desert Hot Springs, CA
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7 days ago
Companion Animal Clinic - Yucca Valley, CA (14 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
We stress the importance of client education, including preventive medicine and proper nutrition, to help their pets live long, healthy lives....
VCA Antech, Inc. - Indio, CA (24 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
Participate in client communication and education, explaining administration of medications, follow-up care, diet recommendations and general animal care.?...
8 days ago
Eisenhower Health - Rancho Mirage, CA (14 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
Careers Search Jobs Log In Search Job Title Search Search tune Category Department Schedule Shift Hours Administrative Support Dietary and Environmental Services Management & Supervision Newly...
17 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Indio, CA (24 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
Job Description: Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor We are seeking a highly experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our leadership team as Technician Supervisor....
19 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Palm Springs, CA (6 miles from Desert Hot Springs, 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...
22 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Indio, CA (24 miles from Desert Hot Springs, 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...
25 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Indio, CA (24 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
25 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Bermuda Dunes, CA (22 miles from Desert Hot Springs, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and...
30+ days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Indio, CA (24 miles from Desert Hot Springs, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Palm Desert, CA (21 miles from Desert Hot Springs, 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...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Desert Hot Springs, CA

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

$37,269

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Desert Hot Springs, 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 Desert Hot Springs, 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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