Veterinary Technician Jobs in Tres Pinos, 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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Hollister, CA (8 miles from Tres Pinos, CA)
Position : Machine Operator Location : Kilgore, TX 75662 Pay : $14 hourly Schedule : Monday thru Friday from 6 AM to 2:30 PM (overtime will be offered based on workload) DESCRIBE EMPLOYEE DUTIES I...
12 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Salinas, CA (23 miles from Tres Pinos, CA)
Job Description: Technical Supervisor Job Description Position Title: Technical Supervisor Reports To: Hospital Manager, Assistant Manager and Medical Director Employee Status: Non-Exempt Job...
1 day ago
Agricultural Research Service - Salinas, CA (23 miles from Tres Pinos, CA)
This position is located within the Agricultural Research Service, Field Organization, Crop Improvement & Protection Research Unit in Albany California The incumbent determines what needs to be...
8 days ago
Family Pet Care Center, Inc. - Hollister, CA (8 miles from Tres Pinos, CA)
We are a very busy small animal practice that services dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, pocket pets, local wildlife and we care for service dogs from Operation Freedom Paws a nonprofit organization....
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11 days ago
Hollister, CA (8 miles from Tres Pinos, CA)
Follows proper breeding and animal care procedures. Clean / wash cages, replace bedding, ensure water and food is properly maintained and stocked in each cage....
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Salinas, CA (23 miles from Tres Pinos, CA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Technician-up to $5,000 sign-on available!...
21 days ago
Vca - Salinas, CA (23 miles from Tres Pinos, CA)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Tres Pinos, CA

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Tres Pinos, 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 (3.8%)
  • 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 Tres Pinos, 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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