Veterinary Technician Jobs in Vacaville, 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. - Benicia, CA (20 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation and assisting dentistry laboratory work pharmacy patient recovery compassionate...
2 days ago
Apex Systems - Dixon, CA (6 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Provide back-up coverage for Animal Resource's Animal Care staff. Perform cage changing responsibilities and monitor and document health issues for non-USDA research animals....
1 day ago
University of California - Davis - Davis, CA (15 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Job Summary Under supervision of the Animal Care Supervisor, perform both routine and complex animal care tasks and technical procedures in the Outdoor Colony with duties that include observing animals...
4 hours ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (15 miles from Vacaville, CA)
PHARMACY TCHN 2 PD (Per Diem Veterinary Hospital Pharmacy Technician) Job Summary Under the general Supervision of the Pharmacy Technician Supervisor and the indirect supervision of the Pharmacy...
3 days ago
Dixon, CA (6 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Provide back- up animal care coverage as needed....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Davis, CA (15 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
8 days ago
University of California - Davis, CA (15 miles from Vacaville, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required: Valid California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
16 days ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (15 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Preferred : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
16 days ago
Apex Systems - Dixon, CA (6 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Summary: In addition to all of the responsibilities associated with the Animal Technician I position, the Animal Technician II level will perform animal care and husbandry duties on multiple species...
16 days ago
Apex Systems - Dixon, CA (6 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Animal Care Technician III ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs daily work involving the handling of genetically engineered rodent animal models, animals with immuno-compromised health status...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Vacaville, 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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30+ days ago
University of California - Davis, CA (15 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
45+ days ago
Six Flags, Inc. - Vallejo, CA (19 miles from Vacaville, CA)
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum 2 years experience as a veterinary technician, license preferred. Availability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays required....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Vacaville, CA

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

$39,249

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Vacaville, 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 Vacaville, 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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