Veterinary Technician Jobs in El Cajon, 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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Amerivet - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Full-service veterinary hospital in Point Loma (San Diego) looking for Full Time RVT or Veterinary Technician. * Customer service-oriented, enthusiastic, energetic and can multi-task. * Team player...
20 hours ago
Aerotek - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Description: Description: Seeking Animal/Breeding Technician Seeking candidates with 6 months to 5+ years experience with breeding or handling of laboratory rodents (mice, rats, guinea pigs)....
12 hours ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Job Information Aerotek Animal Technician in La Jolla, California Description: Responsible for cage washing and cage cleaning, open to Animal Tech level as well, animal handling of rodents Top...
2 days ago
Vca - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, 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...
2 days ago
Aerotek - La Jolla, CA (22 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Description: Responsible for cage washing and cage cleaning, open to Animal Tech level as well, animal handling of rodents Top Skills Details: Responsible for animal handling cage washing and cage...
23 hours ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Prior experience in Vivarium, Veterinary or other animal care setting is desirable but not required. Knowledge of animal handling skills, animal behavior, and animal care are a plus....
4 days ago
The Scripps Research Institute - La Jolla, CA (22 miles from El Cajon, CA)
One to three years, animal care experience can be substituted for a high school diploma/equivalent. Good verbal and written communication skills. Effective interpersonal relation skills....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Santee, CA (10 miles from El Cajon, 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...
5 days ago
Kelly Services - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
, veterinary technician, technician...
5 days ago
La Jolla, CA (22 miles from El Cajon, CA)
POSITION REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent and zero to one year previous animal care experience....
5 days ago
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED 5% AHT 1, LEVEL A: Keeps records according to standards appropriate for the animal care facility. Folds Lab coats. Tests water valves....
5 days ago
PETSURG & ER4PETS - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
We are currently recruiting for a skilled veterinary technician for our emergency and surgery services for dogs and cats. Our hospital is located in San Diego, CA and is open 24 hours a day....
6 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Multiple entry-level Animal Care Technician positions are available at a biotech in Torrey Pines....
8 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Animal Care Technician- Temp to Hire- La Jolla (Torrey Pines) compensation: $17.00/hr employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Hiring immediatley for multiple entry-level Animal Care Technicians...
8 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
List of some preferred skills: Dentistry: cleaning, extractions, experience with dental x-ray Proficiency in iv catheter placement, blood draws Anesthesia and monitoring Radiographs,....
10 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in El Cajon, CA

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

$42,258

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in El Cajon, 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 El Cajon, 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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