Veterinary Technician Jobs in Northridge, 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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Shane Veterinary Medical Center - Marina del Rey, CA (19 miles from Northridge, CA)
Applicants must be skilled at: IV catheter placement phlebotomy safely restraining cats and dogs taking radiographs (orthopedic and soft tissue) anesthesia monitoring dental cleanings skin and ear cytology...
23 hours ago
WEST VALLEY PET CLINIC - Woodland Hills, CA (10 miles from Northridge, CA)
We are a busy, small animal and exotic pet clinic in Woodland Hills, looking for a Veterinary Technician/Assistant....
23 hours ago
Veterinary Angels Medical Center - Agoura Hills, CA (13 miles from Northridge, CA)
At Veterinary Angels we take pride in our practices and emphasize client education, preventative care, and open and honest communication....
3 days ago
ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals- Los Angeles - Culver City, CA (18 miles from Northridge, CA)
ACCESS Los Angeles is hiring Registered Veterinary Technicians to join our amazing Internal Medicine and Neurology teams! Internal Medicine and Neurology work as the brain of the hospital....
3 days ago
ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals- Los Angeles - Culver City, CA (18 miles from Northridge, CA)
We're looking for veterinary technicians who love surgery and anesthesia to join our surgery team!...
3 days ago
Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital - Granada Hills, CA (4 miles from Northridge, CA)
Applicants must be proficient in the following areas: Patient restraint / animal restraint / small animal care Blood draw In house lab work using Abaxis machines....
3 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Thousand Oaks, CA (20 miles from Northridge, CA)
Job Information Charles River Laboratories Animal Care Technician 1 1 in Thousand Oaks, California Animal Care Technician 1 1 Req ID #: 89773 Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US, 91320 For 70 years, Charles...
4 days ago
Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital - Granada Hills, CA 91344, CA (4 miles from Northridge, CA)
Applicants must be proficient in the following areas: Patient restraint / animal restraint / small animal care Blood draw In house lab work using Abaxis machines....
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4 days ago Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital
Veterinary Angels Medical Center - Agoura Hills, CA 91301, CA (13 miles from Northridge, CA)
At Veterinary Angels we take pride in our practices and emphasize client education, preventative care, and open and honest communication....
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5 days ago Veterinary Angels Medical Center
Value Vet - Los Angeles, CA (15 miles from Northridge, CA)
Must have at least 1 year experience as a Registered veterinary technician with California Medical board, and have knowledge of vaccination protocols, pharmacology, nutrition, and animal husbandry and...
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5 days ago Value Vet
VCA WLA Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, CA 90025, CA (14 miles from Northridge, CA)
Proficiency in core ER/ICU veterinary technician job skills including but not limited to emergency care techniques, critical patient care and monitoring, anesthesia, laboratory and pharmacy duties,...
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6 days ago
Los Robles Regional Medical Center - Thousand Oaks, CA (20 miles from Northridge, CA)
Description SHIFT: PRN SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center is a licensed 404 bed acute care facility. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Los Robles Hospital has the...
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6 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Thousand Oaks, CA (20 miles from Northridge, CA)
Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet Recommended skills Certified Veterinary Technician Information Security...
7 days ago
Shane Veterinary Medical Center - Marina del Rey, CA (19 miles from Northridge, CA)
Applicants must be skilled at: IV catheter placement phlebotomy safely restraining cats and dogs taking radiographs (orthopedic and soft tissue) anesthesia monitoring dental cleanings (preferred but...
8 days ago
Warner Center Pet Clinic - Woodland Hills, CA (10 miles from Northridge, CA)
Skills desired include: IV Catheters, Blood Draws, In house lab work Restraint, X-rays, sterilization, Anesthesia monitoring ans surgery assistance....
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Northridge, CA

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

$44,208

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Northridge, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • 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 Northridge, 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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