Veterinary Technician Jobs in Lemon Grove, 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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Scripps Research Institute - San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, 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....
1 day ago
Seaworld Parks & Entertainment - San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Sr. Aquarist SeaWorld San Diego At SeaWorld, were passionate about caring for animals. In fact, weve already rescued over 37,000 animals (and counting!). And we can save you from being stuck in...
1 day ago
San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, 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 days ago
Scripps Research Institute - San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
High school diploma or equivalent (GED), with a minimum four years animal care experience....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
5 hours ago
San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Technician certification in the San Diego, CA location!...
1 day ago
Scripps Research Institute - San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent (GED), with a minimum two years animal care experience....
1 day ago
Actalent - San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Skills: animal handling, cleaning, Customer service, Animal husbandry, Husbandry Top Skills Details: animal handling,cleaning,Customer service Additional Skills & Qualifications: Some prior applicable...
1 day ago
San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
We have an opening for an experienced, friendly Veterinary Technician to join our fun and dedicated team....
3 days ago
Scripps Ranch Veterinary Hospital - San Diego, CA (12 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
We have an opening for an experienced, friendly Veterinary Technician to join our fun and dedicated team....
Grand Animal Hospital - San Diego, CA (12 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Veterinary technician position available at busy small animal veterinary practice including rabbits, rats, and guinea pigs....
Pathway Vet Alliance - El Cajon, CA (9 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Position at Care & Comfort Veterinary Hospital Care & Comfort Veterinary Hospital is hiring a Veterinary Technician to join our team in El Cajon!...
5 days ago
Axelon Services Corporation - La Jolla, CA (15 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Animal Technician La Jolla. CA 12 Months Not a standard work week - Tuesday thru Saturday w/some Sundays/Holidays required - Hours 7a - 3:30p Job Description: The In Vivo Toxicology Technician is...
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - La Mesa, CA (2 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Position at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - East County Pet Emergency & Specialty Center East County is now hiring a Veterinary Technician to join our ER team!...
5 days ago
SeaWorld Parks - San Diego, CA (8 miles from Lemon Grove, CA)
Zoo Attendant SeaWorld San Diego Zoo Attendant Are you passionate about fostering the human-animal bond? Are you committed to the humane and responsible treatment of animals? Do you want to share...
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Lemon Grove, CA

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

$42,258

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Lemon Grove, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • 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 Lemon Grove, 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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