Veterinary Technician Jobs in Menlo Park, 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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Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialties - Dublin, CA (23 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
technician, preferably Available part time (8 days a month) to start with the ability to move to full time in the near future!...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dublin, CA (23 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Description - External Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than...
2 days ago
Ironhorse VetCare - Dublin, CA (23 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
Surgery Veterinary Technician - SIGNING BONUS Earning $ 26.00 to $ 36.00 per hour Must be at least 18 years old. 2 Years’ experience working as a veterinary technician in a veterinary practice....
VCA Animal Hospitals - Half Moon Bay, CA (12 miles from Menlo Park, 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...
13 hours ago
City of Fremont, CA - Fremont, CA (13 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
Description The Police Department is recruiting for Veterinary Technician. VIEW OUR RECRUITMENT BROCHURE Applications will be considered as they are received....
2 days ago
East Bay SPCA - Oakland, CA (19 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician Position Description The Registered Veterinary Technician plays a vital part in supporting the community, especially for those clients and animals who may not have another...
Fremont, CA (13 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
We are seeking an experienced and talented registered veterinary technician to provide support our emergency service....
4 days ago
Fremont, CA (13 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Direct/assist RVTs, VAs and TAs in their performance of a variety of technical and client education duties that facilitate the work of the practitioners....
4 days ago
Fremont, CA (13 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
We are seeking an experienced and talented registered veterinary technician to provide support for our internal medicine service....
4 days ago
Redwood City, CA (3 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
Technical expertise in animal handling and familiarity with xenograft and syngeneic in vivo models are highly desirable....
5 days ago
SOUTH BAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL & PET RESORT - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
To be considered, you must be currently/experience working as a veterinary technician or be currently enrolled in a Veterinary Technology program....
Charles River Labs - South San Francisco, CA (18 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
Job Summary We are seeking a Animal Care Technician 1 for our CRADL site located in South San Francisco....
5 days ago
Menlo Park, CA
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Recursion Pharmaceuticals - Milpitas, CA (20 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
Recursion is a clinical-stage biotechnology company decoding biology by integrating technological innovations across biology, chemistry, automation, data science and engineering to radically...
5 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - San Leandro, CA (17 miles from Menlo Park, CA)
Emergency Veterinary Technician/RVT Wanted!...
6 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Menlo Park, CA

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Menlo Park, 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 Menlo Park, 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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