Veterinary Technician Jobs in Encinitas, 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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San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Multiple entry-level Animal Care Technician positions are available at a biotech in Torrey Pines....
17 hours ago
San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, 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...
18 hours ago
Veterinary Emergency Group - Encinitas, CA
Job Information Veterinary Emergency Group Emergency Veterinary Technician in Encinitas, California The family you will be joining: VEG is a rapidly growing group of emergency practices with multiple...
17 hours ago
San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, 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,....
2 days ago
Integrated Resources, Inc - La Jolla, CA (12 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Clinical-Scientific - Lab Technician (DSRD In Vivo Toxicology Technician) Duration: 12 months Location: La Jolla - CA Shift: Other (07:30 AM - 04:00 PM) Job Description: Perform all regulatory...
1 day ago
Pioneer Data Systems Inc - San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Our client, a world leading Pharmaceutical Company in San Diego, CA is currently looking for a Animal Technician / Rodents Handling (Pharma Lab Environment) to join their expanding team. Position...
3 days ago
SeaWorld Parks - San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Associate Aquarist SeaWorld San Diego Basic Job functions Maintains husbandry of fish and other aquatic life in aquarium exhibits. Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive...
3 days ago
San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Are you able to place an IV catheter, collect blood from jugular v, take radiographs, and monitor anesthesia independently?...
3 days ago
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - La Jolla, CA (12 miles from Encinitas, 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....
4 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Carlsbad, CA (8 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
5 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Job Summary We are seeking an Animal Care Technician I for our Insourcing Solutions Department located in San Diego, CA Cares for the animals used in research and development studies....
6 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (12 miles from Encinitas, CA)
, diabetes, and cushings).Provide client education on common internal medicine diseases (i.e. immune mediated diseases, kidney disease and failure, diabetes, and cushings).Provide client education on...
6 days ago
San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Dog Care Technician (Pacific Beach) image 1 of 4 5050 Santa Fe St. ( google map ) compensation: Minimum Wage / Based on Experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post *** Please...
7 days ago
Helen Woodward Animal Center - Rancho Santa Fe, CA (5 miles from Encinitas, CA)
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN Provide loving care to all adoptable animals including feeding, grooming, cleaning and exercise....
11 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Encinitas, CA
Whether you are an experienced Veterinary Technician looking for the next step in your career or a new graduate seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you....
11 days ago

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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession

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On this course, youll get insight into the reality of life as a vet so that...

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Encinitas, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • 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 Encinitas, 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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