Veterinary Technician Jobs in Poway, 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 Ranch Veterinary Hospital - San Diego, CA (6 miles from Poway, CA)
We have an opening for an experienced, friendly Veterinary Technician to join our fun and dedicated team....
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Integrated Resources, Inc - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, CA)
Shift Timings: **Shift Schedule: M-F 7A - 3:30P ** Cage Wash Technician 2 Cares for the animals used in research and development studies. Performs duties related to the maintenance of experimental...
5 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, CA)
Job Information Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Technician- Radiation Oncology in San Diego, California Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician to join...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Santee, CA (8 miles from Poway, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Talent Care - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, CA)
Join our paw-some group of veterinary professionals as a Full-Time Registered Veterinary Technician in San Diego, CA!...
7 days ago
Talent Care - Vista, CA (17 miles from Poway, CA)
Apply Now Not all superheroes wear capes, but we sure think our staff should wear one every day! Join a passionate bunch of veterinary professionals at Palomar Animal Hospital who are saving the...
7 days ago
County of San Diego - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, CA)
If you have good technical and customer service skills, enjoy working independently, and are dedicated to animal care, shelter medicine may be for you....
12 days ago
The Salk Institute For Biological Studies - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, CA)
Maintains records in accordance with animal care facility industry standards and all applicable laws, regulations and institutional/departmental policies and guidelines....
14 days ago
Scripps Ranch Veterinary Hospital - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, CA)
We have an opening for an experienced, friendly Veterinary Technician to join our fun and dedicated team....
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, 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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14 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (15 miles from Poway, CA)
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for an Emergency Veterinary Technician About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership...
15 days ago
PetCo - Poway, CA
The Veterinary Technician represents the mission and values to all clients....
18 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Hospital - San Marcos, CA (15 miles from Poway, CA)
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for an Emergency Veterinary Technician About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership...
19 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Diego, CA (21 miles from Poway, CA)
ECC Floor Lead Overnight Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking to hire a full-time floor lead to join its emergency and critical care department in San Diego, California About Veterinary...
20 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Poway, CA

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

$42,258

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Poway, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Poway, 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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