Veterinary Technician Jobs in Westlake Village, 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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Charles River Laboratories - Thousand Oaks, CA (4 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet Recommended skills Certified Veterinary Technician Information Security...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Oxnard, CA (19 miles from Westlake Village, 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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1 day ago
Warner Center Pet Clinic - Woodland Hills, CA (10 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Skills desired include: IV Catheters, Blood Draws, In house lab work Restraint, X-rays, sterilization, Anesthesia monitoring ans surgery assistance....
3 days ago
Charles River Labs - Thousand Oaks, CA (8 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant...
23 hours ago
Somis, CA (14 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
equine hospital in Somis, California is currently seeking equine veterinary technicians for the ICU and in ambulatory....
5 days ago
City of Hope - Westlake Village, CA
City of Hope Pharmacy Technician Apply Now Westlake Village, CA Date posted: Oct 1, 2020 About City of Hope City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Westlake Village, CA
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

12 days ago
Veterinary Angels Medical Center - Agoura Hills, CA 91301, CA (4 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
At Veterinary Angels we take pride in our practices and emphasize client education, preventative care, and open and honest communication....
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13 days ago Veterinary Angels Medical Center
VCA WLA Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, CA 90025, CA (24 miles from Westlake Village, 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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14 days ago
Warner Center Pet Clinic - Woodland Hills, CA (10 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Blood draws, catheters, x-rays, in house labs, anesthesia monitoring etc. Less experience techs/ kennel assistants, willing to learn may be considered....
15 days ago
City of Hope - Thousand Oaks, CA (4 miles from Westlake Village, 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...
21 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Northridge, CA (16 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
30+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Thousand Oaks, CA (4 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
We are looking for individuals with a positive, can-do attitude, who are flexible, open to change, and have a passion for the animal care....
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Granada Hills, CA (20 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Attention experienced Vet Techs. If you love helping animals, and appreciate a fast-paced environment, VCA Chatoak would like to meet you. Our 10-doctor practice is open 7 days a week with...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Granada Hills, CA (20 miles from Westlake Village, 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...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Westlake Village, CA

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

$41,140

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Westlake Village, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • 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 Westlake Village, 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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