Veterinary Technician Jobs in Imperial Beach, 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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THRIVE Affordable Vet Care - Santee, CA (21 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
**Veterinary Technician Responsibilities:*** Perform venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration* Set up, position, and take digital radiographs* Collect, set up, and interpret in-house...
16 hours ago
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - San Diego, CA (10 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
Performs job duties safely and promotes safety in the animal care facility....
21 hours ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Diego, CA (10 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
Veterinary Technician to join our Emergency team....
1 day ago
Kelly Services - San Diego, CA (10 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
**REQUIREMENTS:** + High school diploma or equivalent GED, with a minimum two years animal care experience. + An, Associate s degree in veterinary technology, or AALAS certification may be substituted...
2 hours ago
Talent Care - Chula Vista, CA (5 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred Apply Now Type: Full Time (Hourly) Job ID: 61426...
4 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Chula Vista, CA (5 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
Position at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - South County Pet Emergency and Specialty Center-South County is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our amazing team!...
4 days ago
El Cajon, CA (19 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
Positions available: Experienced Veterinary Technician(license not required) AND Veterinary Assistant(experienced valued but not required). These are both permanent, full time positions....
4 days ago
Charles River - San Diego, CA (23 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
5 days ago
Spring Valley, CA (13 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
An equine animal care specialists primary duty is cleaning stalls and maintaining the facility, but may also include feeding horses or other, possibly hands-on, experience with horses or exotic animals...
5 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Chula Vista, CA (5 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
As such, our floor supervisor must interact with patients, clients, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and support staff....
9 days ago
Charles River Company - San Diego, CA (10 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
Care Technician 1 San Diego, California (US) Competitive Charles River 9 days ago Save Animal Care Technician 1 You need to or to save Technical Trainer - Technical/Scientific San Diego, California...
10 days ago
Zoetis, Inc - San Diego, CA (10 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
Build a Resume Find a job salary Jobs Login Search All Jobs Lab Tech II at Zoetis, Inc. in San Diego, California Posted in Other about 9 hours ago. Job Description: Laboratory Tech II...
10 days ago
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute - La Jolla, CA (21 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
SBP is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health....
11 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Diego, CA (10 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
Technician to join our team....
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Diego, CA (10 miles from Imperial Beach, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
11 days ago

Demographic Data for Imperial Beach, CA

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Imperial Beach, CA

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Imperial Beach, 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 Imperial Beach, 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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