Veterinary Technician Jobs in Walnut Creek, 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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San Mateo, CA (24 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician License certification from an accredited program is required....
2 days ago
Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care - San Ramon, CA (7 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
The function of the Technician Manager is to oversee the operational systems, procedures and policies to ensure consistency in the delivery of patient care, medical protocol and hospital safety....
1 day ago
VetnCare - Walnut Creek, CA
We're seeking an experienced Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our tech team!...
10 hours ago
Urban Pet Hospital - San Francisco, CA (20 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Veterinary Technicians/Assistant (Full-Time ) Looking to add qualified staff to our team at Urban Pet Hospital which is a full-service animal hospital that welcomes both emergency treatment cases as...
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1 hour ago Urban Pet Hospital
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
While Muttville veterinary technicians are responsible for the following tasks, they should utilize the help of volunteers in all aspects of the job and therefore must provide essential leadership,...
1 day ago
Burkhart Dental Supply - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Are you an experienced Field Service Technician working in the dental industry? Do you have a passion for going above and beyond for the customer? Do you enjoy working for a company that provides...
3 days ago
San Anselmo, CA (24 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Hiring for a full time or part time veterinary technician. License a plus but not necessary. Looking for positive person looking for a change. Busy high quality medicine. Come and join our team!...
4 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (19 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Animal Eye Care is seeking a talented individual who is seeking a full-time position as a veterinary technician assistant to provide support for our ophthalmology practice in Pleasanton....
5 days ago
Bayside Solutions - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Bayside Solutions is seeking a Lab Technician II to be part of our client' s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation...
5 days ago
Vca - Walnut Creek, 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....
6 days ago
San Rafael, CA (24 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. San Rafael, California Let your drive to learn guide you here....
7 days ago
Neuralink - Fremont, CA (21 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Neuralink is seeking motivated animal care specialists who thrive working in a fast-paced research environment....
8 days ago
Corte Madera, CA (24 miles from Walnut Creek, 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...
8 days ago
Thermo Fisher - Fremont, CA (21 miles from Walnut Creek, CA)
Using standard operating procedures (SOP) and current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), the Animal Technician II is responsible for all aspects of animal care and handling as part of the antibody...
8 days ago
Vca - Corte Madera, CA (24 miles from Walnut Creek, 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...
8 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Walnut Creek, CA

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

$44,590

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Walnut Creek, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • 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 Walnut Creek, 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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