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VCA Animal Hospitals Registered Veterinary Technician in San Diego, California

Join the Fabulous Team at VCA Pacific Petcare Animal Hospital of Carmel Valley

Located at 12720 Carmel Country RD, Suite 100, San Diego, CA in Carmel Valley.

Carmel Valley is a vibrant coastal community in North County San Diego, California. Nearby are Del Mar Beach, Torrey Pines State Reserve, Torrey Pines State Beach, and a plethora of restaurants including Sky Deck, Oggi's Pizza and many more, all within a 5 - 10 minutes drive.

VCA Pacific Petcare has served Carmel Valley, Del Mar and Rancho Santa Fe communities with compassionate veterinary care for 32 years. We proudly are an AAHA Accredited veterinary hospital and have been for over 25 years. We have 3 full time DVMs with a Super Support Team of talented RVT’s VA’s and CSR’s Associates. We strive for a positive and supportive communication in our daily practice and are dedicated to help each other, our clients and their pets live long, happy healthy lives with our positive approach to our work day. To be true to this mission, we rely on teamwork and the belief that each team member is equally important in helping our patients and clients.

At VCA Pacific Petcare Animal Hospital, we have a unique customer focused, family culture in our hospital that values each person’s individual skill and personality. Our RVT staff is supported to perform their role as Registered Veterinary Technician and we trust the RVT staff to utilize their skill's and support their growth. There is something special about you and we are excited to learn more!

Compensation: $17.50 to $33 per hour depending on experience.

Schedule: four 10 hour shifts weekly (full time employees)

Why Join the VCA Pacific Petcare Animal Hospital?

We are passionate about supporting our RVT staff and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a veterinary technician career has to offer.

We are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!

• Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

• Leadership opportunities

• Career development programs

• Opportunities to give back through strong shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

• Continuing education allowance

• Tuition support and sponsorships

• Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

• Free mental health and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

• Referral bonuses

• Competitive wage

• Medical, dental & vision insurance

• Generous pet care discounts

• Life, long and short-term disability insurance

• Paid parental leave

• Paid vacation (2 weeks to start) and sick time

• 401(k)

• Full-time and Part-time positions available

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA Pacific Petcare Animal Hospital , you will support technician and doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so we can provide exceptional care to every patient.

You have worked hard for your RVT credentials and we want you to use the knowledge that you have invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

• Physical examinations and patient assessment

• Anesthesia monitoring

• Surgical preparation and assisting

• Dentistry including tooth extraction

• Radiology

• Laboratory work

• Venipuncture

• Catheter placement

• Pharmacy

• Patient recovery

• Compassionate care of our hospitalized animals

Apply today!

We value your time, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. Apply today on our mobile-friendly application. We look forward to speaking with you, here at VCA Pacific Petcare Animal Hospital.

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at