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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McGrath Veterninary Center - Sherman Oaks, CA (21 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Seeking experienced RVT or Veterinary Technician/Assistant to join our dynamic team! McGrath Veterinary Center is a State of the Art Veterinary Hospital located in the Sherman Oaks, California....
Charles River Labs - Thousand Oaks, CA (8 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Job Summary We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician for our Insourcing Solutions CRADL site located in Thousand Oaks, CA....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Thousand Oaks, CA (4 miles from Westlake Village, 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 - Westlake Village, 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...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Oxnard, CA (19 miles from Westlake Village, 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...
VCA Animal Hospitals - Thousand Oaks, CA (4 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...
8 days ago
Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group - Ventura, CA (23 miles from Westlake Village, 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...
VCA Animal Hospitals - Westlake Village, 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
Charles River Laboratories - Thousand Oaks, CA (4 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Search Previous Animal Care Associate (EG) Animal Care Associate - Up to $1,000 Sign on Bonus - (Multiple Openings-GNOTO-MA) Next Animal Care Technician 1 Employer Charles River Location Thousand Oaks...
12 days ago
Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital - Granada Hills, CA (20 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
We are looking to add experienced veterinary technicians to our brand new facility in Granada Hills....
VCA Animal Hospitals - Granada Hills, CA (20 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Attention Veterinary Technicians. If you love helping animals, and appreciate a fast-paced environment, VCA Chatoak would like to meet you!...
14 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Woodland Hills, CA (10 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley is looking for a full time Lead Overnight Veterinary Technician to join our amazing and dedicated team....
17 days ago
Ventura County Community College District - Camarillo, CA (14 miles from Westlake Village, 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
Charles River - Newbury Park, CA (4 miles from Westlake Village, CA)
Animal Care Technician 1 Req ID #: 149252 Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US, 91320 For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture...
30+ 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...
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 (29.6%)
  • 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 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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