Veterinary Technician Jobs in South Pasadena, 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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VCA Antech, Inc. - Lawndale, CA (19 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced swing / overnight veterinary technician / assistant to join our team....
1 hour ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Hollywood, CA (9 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
Walking dogs. Doing laundry. Cleaning and maintaining hospital premises. Assisting Doctors and Technicians when necessary....
1 hour ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Granada Hills, CA (23 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
VCA Chatoak Animal Hospital in Granada Hills, CA is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 6-doctor Hybrid practice! VCA Chatoak was founded in 1965....
1 hour ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Los Angeles, CA (17 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to join our team. At VCA Animal Hospitals, we take our mission statement your pet's health is our top priority and excellent...
1 hour ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Cypress, CA (21 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Laboratory work Pharmacy...
1 hour ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Hollywood, CA (9 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
Veterinary students and Veterinary Technician or Assistant students in their qualified year of education can apply with VCA Animal Hospitals as part of their formal externship blocks....
1 hour ago
City of Hope - Duarte, CA (10 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
Reports non-compliant environmental parameters and/or malfunctioning equipment to the Animal Care Supervisor or Facilities Manager....
1 hour ago
City of Hope - South Pasadena, 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...
1 hour ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Pasadena, CA (2 miles from South Pasadena, 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...
1 hour ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - West Covina, CA (12 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - El Segundo, CA (19 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
VCA WLA Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, CA 90025, CA (17 miles from South Pasadena, 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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2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Torrance, CA (21 miles from South Pasadena, 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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2 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Los Angeles, CA (17 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
We are looking for an outstanding Veterinary Technician to work with our team. The candidate should value teamwork and collaboration....
1 hour ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Glendale, CA (8 miles from South Pasadena, CA)
The Veterinary Technician will be required to manage the daily schedule (in partnership with Veterinarian Mobile)....
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5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in South Pasadena, CA

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

$44,208

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in South Pasadena, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 South Pasadena, 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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