Veterinary Technician Jobs in Ventura, 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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Veterinary Medical Surgical - Ventura, CA
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Oxnard, CA (12 miles from Ventura, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Ventura, CA
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group - Ventura, CA (8 miles from Ventura, CA)
to hospitalized patients • Participate in client education Qualifications and Skills • Veterinary Technician License in California, or have an active license in another state that qualifies you to...
University of California - Santa Barbara, CA (20 miles from Ventura, CA)
Maintains animal care areas in a clean and sanitary condition by cleaning floors, walls, ceilings and ventilation grills at prescribed intervals following departmental procedures....
10 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Goleta, CA (24 miles from Ventura, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring dental prophylaxis & extractions surgical preparation and assisting...
10 days ago
Santa Barbara, CA (20 miles from Ventura, CA)
RVT license or 1 year minimum veterinary technician experience, no exceptions. EMAIL resumes only. No phone calls....
20 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Santa Barbara, CA (20 miles from Ventura, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) needed for Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital Join the VCA Care Animal Hospital Team! Location: 301 E....
30+ days ago
Ventura County Community College District - Camarillo, CA (17 miles from Ventura, CA)
WHAT YOU'LL DO Under the direction of a Dean or assigned supervisor; oversee students' learning and practicing skills in veterinary nursing and animal care and handling in an instructional live laboratory...
30+ days ago
Ventura County Community College District - Ventura, CA
WHAT YOU'LL DO Under the direction of a Dean or assigned supervisor; oversee students' learning and practicing skills in veterinary nursing and animal care and handling in an instructional live laboratory...
30+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Santa Barbara, CA (20 miles from Ventura, CA)
Whites Pet Hospital is located in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. We are close to the ocean and have perfect weather nearly all year. There is something for everyone in Santa Barbara, from...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Ventura, CA

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Ventura, CA

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

$41,140

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Ventura, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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 Ventura, 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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