Veterinary Technician Jobs in Santa Fe Springs, 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 (22 miles from Santa Fe Springs, 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
Long Beach, CA (13 miles from Santa Fe Springs, CA)
Seeking a highly dependable, hard-working and flexible Veterinary Technician....
12 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Costa Mesa, CA (18 miles from Santa Fe Springs, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #CB Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
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3 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
UCLA Health - Los Angeles, CA (11 miles from Santa Fe Springs, CA)
Responsibilities Under the general direction ofthe Admin Nurse, Asst. Dir Nursing & Operations OR and the Hospital LabTech Supervisor the Patient Specialty Services Tech primary function is...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (9 miles from Santa Fe Springs, 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...
Direct Apply

1 day ago Banfield Pet Hospital
ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals- Los Angeles - Culver City, CA (20 miles from Santa Fe Springs, 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 (20 miles from Santa Fe Springs, CA)
We're looking for veterinary technicians who love surgery and anesthesia to join our surgery team!...
3 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Long Beach, CA (13 miles from Santa Fe Springs, CA)
Veterinary Technician Manager Long Beach Animal Emergency Pathway Vet Alliance Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tustin, CA (18 miles from Santa Fe Springs, 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
Value Vet - Los Angeles, CA (22 miles from Santa Fe Springs, 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
Pathway Vet Alliance - Long Beach, CA (13 miles from Santa Fe Springs, CA)
JOB OVERVIEW: The Veterinary Technician works under the supervision of the Hospital Practice Manager, Medical Director and Doctor Staff. • Job Purpose - • Responsible for maintaining a technical staff...
5 days ago
E VET INC - Rowland Heights, CA (9 miles from Santa Fe Springs, CA)
Job applicants are expected to have a minimum of one year experience in handing of small animals, should be proficient in placing IV cath, taking rads, drawing blood and operate normal blood...
6 days ago
VCA WLA Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, CA 90025, CA (23 miles from Santa Fe Springs, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (11 miles from Santa Fe Springs, 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...
7 days ago
Shane Veterinary Medical Center - Marina del Rey, CA (22 miles from Santa Fe Springs, 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

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Santa Fe Springs, CA

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

$44,208

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Santa Fe Springs, 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 Santa Fe Springs, 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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