Veterinary Technician Jobs in Los Gatos, 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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Bristol-Myers Squibb - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
As such you will experience a culture that believes in making the animal care and use program a model for the industry....
5 hours ago
San Carlos, CA (24 miles from Los Gatos, 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...
2 days ago
Envigo RMS - Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician - we have an exciting future ahead! **Is this you?** We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team!...
2 days ago
San Carlos, CA (24 miles from Los Gatos, 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...
3 days ago
Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
We are seeking an experienced and talented registered veterinary technician to provide support our emergency service....
3 days ago
Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
We are seeking an experienced and talented registered veterinary technician. The ideal candidate should have experience working in a fast-paced, high-quality veterinary environment....
3 days ago
Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
We are seeking an experienced and talented registered veterinary technician to provide support for our internal medicine service....
3 days ago
Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
We are seeking an experienced and talented registered veterinary technician to provide support our emergency service....
4 days ago
Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
We are seeking experienced and talented registered veterinary technicians to provide support for all of our services....
4 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Jose, CA (9 miles from Los Gatos, 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
ADOBE VETERINARY CENTERS LP - Los Gatos, CA
Job Details Level : Entry Job Location : Adobe Animal Hospital Los Altos and/or Adobe AH South Bay - Los Altos or Los Gatos, CA Position Type : Full-Time/Part-Time Education Level : High School...
5 days ago
University of California - Santa Cruz, CA (14 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
care data using microsoft excel, filemaker pro, graphpad, expedata, and spectrographic analysis software. assist with setting up and running ongoing experiments in the laboratory. 35% - animal care...
5 days ago
City Fremont - Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Veterinary Technician SUBSCRIBE Class Title Veterinary Technician Class Code 6745 Salary $25.55 - $31.04 Hourly DEFINITION BENEFITS Definition Under general direction, provides paraprofessional medical...
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Campbell, CA (4 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Seeking veterinary technician or RVT for a busy, privately owned small amimal hospital. Friendly personality, solid ethics and multi-tasking a must. Must work well in busy environment....
6 days ago
University Of California - Santa Cruz, CA (14 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Assist with setting up and running ongoing experiments in the laboratory. 35% - Animal Care Provide animal care support for resident marine mammals, including diet preparation, feeding and training...
6 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Los Gatos, CA

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

$45,247

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Los Gatos, 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 Los Gatos, 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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