Cuyamaca Animal Hospital Veterinary Assistant/Technician Santee, CA · Full time

Looking for a veterinary assistant/technician to assist veterinarians with patient care.


Veterinary Assistant/Technician

Full-time or Part-time

Location: Santee, CA

Pay range: $18 to $22 per hour based on experience

Job Overview:

Cuyamaca Animal Hospital. is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Veterinary Assistant/Technician to join our team in providing exceptional care to our furry patients. This role will involve assisting veterinarians with various tasks to ensure the well-being of animals in our care. We a privately owned, 6 doctor practice and use Fear Free techniques.


  • Assist veterinarians during examinations and procedures
  • Handle and restrain animals during treatments and X-rays
  • Administer medications and vaccines as directed by the veterinarian
  • Collect samples for laboratory tests such as blood work and urinalysis
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization
  • Educate pet owners on proper care and treatment plans
  • Monitor patient vital signs and report any abnormalities to the veterinarian
  • Ability to place IV catheters is a plus, but on the job training is available


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a veterinary setting preferred
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle stressful situations with composure
  • Passion for animal care and welfare
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs., bend, and stand for extended periods of time


  • Health and dental insurance for full-time employees
  • Uniform allowance
  • Retirement Account for full-time
  • PTO
  • Employee discount for veterinary care

If you are a dedicated and compassionate individual who is passionate about animal care, we encourage you to apply for the Veterinary Assistant/Technician position with us. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of our beloved pets!


$18 - $22 per hour