Veterinary Technician Jobs in Rancho Santa Margarita, 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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Canyon Lake Animal Clinic - Quail Valley, CA (21 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Essential Job Functions: The incumbent must be able to perform all of the following duties and responsibilities w ith or without a reasonable accommodation. Adhere to policy and procedures Ability...
2 days ago
Lake Forest, CA (6 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
The veterinary technician must be able to communicate well with clients....
1 hour ago
National Veterinary Associates - Murrieta, CA (20 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Job Description Murrieta Oaks Veterinary Hospital located in Murrieta, CA is looking to add an experienced or Credentialed Veterinary Technician to their fun-loving team!...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (23 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
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15 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tustin, CA (14 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, 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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4 days ago
Alicia Pet Care Center - Mission Viejo, CA (4 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Animal Hospital looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and Veterinary Technician, as well....
7 days ago
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (22 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Now Hiring Full time/Part time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) In Chino, CA less than one hour from mountains, beaches and Disneyland. Are you looking for a change?...
7 days ago
Animal Hospital of Eagle Glen - Corona, CA (11 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Do you have veterinary technician experience? RVT? Do you have experience with CornerStone? If so, apply to join our team....
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7 days ago
Murrieta Oaks Veterinary Hospital - Murrieta, CA (20 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Veterinary Technician - Murrieta Oaks Veterinary Hospital Murrieta Oaks Veterinary Hospital Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents....
9 days ago
Vca - Laguna Niguel, CA (11 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team. We are considering both full or part time applicants....
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Costa Mesa, CA (17 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, 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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12 days ago
Trinity Pet Hospital - Laguna Hills, CA (7 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Our Hospital is seeking experienced and highly motivated Veterinary Technician and technician assistant for our hospital.We are located just off the 5 in beautiful Laguna hills.The ideal candidate needs...
12 days ago
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (22 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Now Hiring Full time/Part time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) In Chino, CA less than one hour from mountains, beaches and Disneyland. Are you looking for a change?...
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12 days ago Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc
Alicia Pet Care Center - Mission Viejo, CA (3 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Animal Hospital looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and Veterinary Technician, as well....
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12 days ago Alicia Pet Care Center
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (22 miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Loving Hands Animal Hospital - Exam Room Assistant Are you looking for a change? Want to use your skills to their highest potential? At Loving Hands Animal Hospital, you will experience a positive...
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12 days ago Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

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

$44,208

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Rancho Santa Margarita, 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 Rancho Santa Margarita, 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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