Veterinary Technician Jobs in Foothill Ranch, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Costa Mesa, CA (13 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (17 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Corona, CA (12 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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1 day ago Banfield Pet Hospital
City of Laguna Beach - Laguna Beach, CA (12 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
An Associates Degree or Bachelors degree in animal care/welfare, veterinary science, or a related subject is desirable....
16 hours ago
Animal Hospital Of Walnut - Walnut, CA (24 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
The job responsibility will require the following, but not limited to; placing IV catheter placement, drawing blood, giving vaccinations, taking radiographs, fill medications....
5 hours ago
Veterinary Surgical Specialists - Yorba Linda, CA (14 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Veterinary Surgical Specialists of OC has a rare opportunity for 2 Registered Veterinary Technicians. The average tenure of our team is 7 years and growing....
7 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Orange, CA (11 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
2 days ago
Irvine, CA (5 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Animal Technician - 15477-1A Updated: Feb 12, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: UNIVERSITY LAB ANIMAL RESOURCE Job Opening ID: 15477 Reports To: Animal Care Supervisor I Working...
3 days ago
City of Laguna Beach - Laguna Beach, CA (13 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
An Associate's Degree or Bachelor's degree in animal care/welfare, veterinary science, or a related subject is desirable....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brea, CA (19 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
2 days ago
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (16 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Now Hiring Full time/Part time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) In Chino, CA less than one hour from mountains, beaches and Disneyland. Are you looking for a change?...
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4 days ago Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (16 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Loving Hands Animal Hospital - Exam Room Assistant Are you looking for a change? Want to use your skills to their highest potential? At Loving Hands Animal Hospital, you will experience a positive...
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4 days ago Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc
University of California-Irvine - Irvine, CA (5 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
University of California Irvine ANIMAL TECHNICIAN Updated: Feb 12, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: UNIVERSITY LAB ANIMAL RESOURCE Job Opening ID: 15477 Reports To: Animal Care...
7 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - San Juan Capistrano, CA (11 miles from Foothill Ranch, CA)
Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred or equivalent experience....
10 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Foothill Ranch, CA

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

$44,208

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Foothill Ranch, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Foothill Ranch, 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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