Registered Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Paso Robles, California


Position at North County Animal Hospital

Registered Veterinary Technician   

North County Animal Hospital | Paso Robles, CA      

More than a word, care is present in everything you do. At North County Animal Hospital, a Thrive Pet Healthcare partner, we take action to empower your best care for pets, their families, and yourself.        
We are a community of 400 clinics forming an extraordinary network of unparalleled resources and people. Through outstanding learning and career options, comprehensive benefits, and abundant support, you’ll be nurtured and appreciated for who you are and what you bring to the table. We come together in both the joys and heartaches of our profession to lift each other up through laughter and empathy.        
And, we have plenty of fun along the way!       
Who We Are       
At North County Animal Hospital, you’ll feel the warmth and openness of a small clinic, while having the opportunity and support of a united network.        
At North County Animal Hospital, we offer primary care for cats, dogs, and pocket pets in Paso Robles, Atascadero, San Miguel, Heritage Ranch, Creston, Santa Margarita, and San Luis Obispo.      
We also offer urgent care during our regular business hours and welcome same-day, walk-in appointments.      

Our Ideal Candidate:        

  • Registered Veterinary Technician
  • has superb communication skills
  • possesses exceptional customer service skills
  • works well on a team as well as independently

Job Skills Required:       

  • Collection of blood, stool, urine or tissue samples for testing
  • X-rays
  • Sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • Assisting with dental procedures
  • Preparing animals for surgery
  • Administering anesthesia to animals
  • Maintaining medical records; case history, weight, temperature, and other details
  • Restraining and stabilizing animals during examination and treatment
  • Trimming nails, expressing anal glands, removal of sutures, etc.
  • Administering medications, vaccines, and treatments prescribed by a veterinarian
  • Teaching clients how to administer medicines at home
Benefits – our care in action     
We provide benefits spread comprehensively across your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing designed to meet your needs as a unique individual. Some key benefits include:     
  • ​​​​​​Paid time off including 8-weeks of full-pay parental leave, bereavement to grieve both humans and pets, and time off for new pet adoptions 
  • Top quality medical, dental, and vision insurance plus health savings account and flexible spending account ​​​​​​​ 
  • Pet perks including free exams, discounts on products and services, and more at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations 
  • Generously subsidized backup and ongoing care support for children, adults, and pets 
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions 
  • 401k with employer contribution and no waiting period  
  • Continuing education and development support through our library of free CE courses and paid time off to complete 
  • Scholarship opportunities and student loan support program 
  • and so much more! 
Compensation negotiable based on credentials and experience with an hourly pay rate of $26 / hour. The actual rate offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.              
At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.           

Apply today! We look forward to meeting you!