Veterinary Technician Jobs in Laguna Niguel, 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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Pathway Vet Alliance - Tustin, CA (13 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
** This position is responsible for supervising the work activities of veterinary technicians and assistants and creating the kind of environment where people feel good about themselves....
8 hours ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Huntington Beach, CA (16 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
Responsibilities: Perform venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration Set up, position, and take digital radiographs Collect, set up, and interpret in-house laboratory and cytology tests...
1 day ago
Alicia Pet Care Center - Mission Viejo, CA (7 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
Animal Hospital looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and Veterinary Technician, as well....
VCA Antech, Inc. - Laguna Niguel, 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...
4 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Fountain Valley, CA (14 miles from Laguna Niguel, 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....
5 days ago
Talent Care - Tustin, CA (13 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred Apply Now Type: Full Time (Hourly) Job ID: 61782...
5 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Irvine, CA (14 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
We receive thousands of clinical samples every day from Veterinary Clinics, and we run tests on those samples to help veterinarians identify what might be wrong with someone's pet. As a Sample...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Niguel, CA
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Hills, CA (5 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dana Point, CA (9 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Niguel, CA
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Foothill Ranch, CA (13 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Pathway Vet Alliance - Irvine, CA (14 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care THRIVE Affordable Vet Care in Irvine are seeking a Veterinary Technician to help support their team! $5000 Sign on bonus to qualified candidates!...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Orange, CA (17 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tustin, CA (13 miles from Laguna Niguel, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Laguna Niguel, CA

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

$44,208

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Laguna Niguel, 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 Laguna Niguel, 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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