Veterinary Technician Jobs in Simi Valley, 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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HCA - Thousand Oaks, CA (9 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
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 only Level...
9 hours ago
Charles River Laboratories - Thousand Oaks, CA (9 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet Recommended skills Certified Veterinary Technician Information Security...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Oxnard, CA (22 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 day ago
Charles River Labs - Thousand Oaks, CA (13 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant...
1 day ago
Warner Center Pet Clinic - Woodland Hills, CA (12 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
Skills desired include: IV Catheters, Blood Draws, In house lab work Restraint, X-rays, sterilization, Anesthesia monitoring ans surgery assistance....
3 days ago
Somis, CA (14 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
equine hospital in Somis, California is currently seeking equine veterinary technicians for the ICU and in ambulatory....
6 days ago
City of Hope - Westlake Village, CA (7 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
City of Hope Pharmacy Technician Apply Now Westlake Village, CA Date posted: Oct 1, 2020 About City of Hope City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution...
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Westlake Village, CA (7 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

13 days ago
Veterinary Angels Medical Center - Agoura Hills, CA 91301, CA (8 miles from Simi Valley, 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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14 days ago Veterinary Angels Medical Center
Warner Center Pet Clinic - Woodland Hills, CA (12 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
Blood draws, catheters, x-rays, in house labs, anesthesia monitoring etc. Less experience techs/ kennel assistants, willing to learn may be considered....
15 days ago
City of Hope - Thousand Oaks, CA (9 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
About City of Hope City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other...
21 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Northridge, CA (13 miles from Simi Valley, 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...
30+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Thousand Oaks, CA (9 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
We are looking for individuals with a positive, can-do attitude, who are flexible, open to change, and have a passion for the animal care....
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Granada Hills, CA (16 miles from Simi Valley, CA)
Attention experienced Vet Techs. If you love helping animals, and appreciate a fast-paced environment, VCA Chatoak would like to meet you. Our 10-doctor practice is open 7 days a week with...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Granada Hills, CA (16 miles from Simi Valley, 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...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Simi Valley, CA

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

$41,140

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Simi Valley, 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 Simi Valley, 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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