Veterinary Technician Jobs in North Highlands, 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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Vca - Sacramento, CA (8 miles from North Highlands, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture IV catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation...
8 hours ago
UC Davis - Davis, CA (24 miles from North Highlands, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. Strong background in a variety of technical procedures performed in various services....
1 day ago
Sacramento SPCA - Sacramento, CA 95828, CA (12 miles from North Highlands, CA)
Knowledge of aseptic surgical techniques, animal care and husbandry. Knowledge of anesthesia techniques....
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1 day ago
University of California - Davis, CA (24 miles from North Highlands, CA)
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
2 days ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (24 miles from North Highlands, CA)
Preferred : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lincoln, CA (18 miles from North Highlands, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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3 days ago
Sacramento SPCA - Sacramento, CA 95828, CA (12 miles from North Highlands, CA)
A current California Registered Veterinary Technician License is required for this position....
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1 day ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (24 miles from North Highlands, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. -Strong background in a variety of technical procedures performed in various services....
3 days ago
Envision - Folsom, CA (12 miles from North Highlands, CA)
Folsom Sierra Endoscopy Center - Endoscopy Technician at Envision Healthcare in Folsom, California Posted in Other about 3 hours ago. Job Description: Description Folsom Sierra Endoscopy Center is...
3 days ago
Sacramento, CA (8 miles from North Highlands, CA)
technicians for the Anesthesia Service at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center!...
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Folsom, CA (12 miles from North Highlands, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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6 days ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (24 miles from North Highlands, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Rancho Cordova, CA (7 miles from North Highlands, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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8 days ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (24 miles from North Highlands, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : -Experience working in a Small Animal Hospital as a veterinary technician. -Experience administering medications....
8 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Sacramento, CA (8 miles from North Highlands, 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...
10 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in North Highlands, CA

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

$33,810

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in North Highlands, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • 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 North Highlands, 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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