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Chimacum Valley Veterinary Hospital and Port Townsend Veterinary Clinic, Port Hadlock and Port Townsend, WA

Posted June 19, 2018

Our Location:
We are located in a beautiful part of the Olympic Peninsula only an hour from the Seattle ferry. As such, Port Hadlock and Port Townsend are close enough to Seattle to make all it offers an easy reach for the day but we are far enough away to enjoy the quiet and beauty of our surrounding environment. We are very close to Olympic National Park and the forests that provide ample hiking and recreation activities. The community also has ample and diverse marine recreation opportunities as well (fishing, boating, sailing, beach combing). The town has an avid arts community as well as a strong marine trades industry. There is a community emphasis on locally produced food, products and services. We have many local wineries and cideries as well as many good local restaurants. It is a place many people look at as a gem of the Puget Sound area and we would agree.

Job Description
We are seeking a full-time (or Part Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) or new Veterinary Technician graduate awaiting testing for licensure. Chimacum Valley Veterinary Hospital and Pet Townsend Veterinary Clinic operate as a privately owned, 2-location veterinary hospital system. We are a busy practice with a progressive approach to veterinary medicine. We desire our patients to get the best care possible and as such ask our staff to consistently provide that high level of client and patient service. As this member of our team, you would be joining 25 dedicated and hard-working team members (6 veterinarians and 19 support staff) who all have a passion for what they do. We work to keep our days fun and help our team find the joy in providing veterinary services to our client’s pets.

Our clinic has advance diagnostic capabilities such as digital DR radiology, ultrasound with telemedicine (technicians do our US exams after training) and full in-house lab. We are capable to take on everything from routine surgeries to more advances soft tissue surgeries. Our anesthesia protocols emphasize the safety of a balanced approach. We utilize mandatory lab work, IV fluids and monitoring on every anesthesia patient. We also have a traveling specialist orthopedic surgeon that comes on a regular schedule for in house specialty services. We have an active daytime emergency case load as well as routine wellness care that comes with a practice of our size. In short, if you have an area of interest we likely can give you exposure to it. Check us out on our website.

The following skills and personal characteristics are desired:

  • An inherent enthusiasm for learning 
  • A positive attitude, an energetic work ethic
  • The candidate will share in the company's core values of integrity, compassion and respect.
  • Technical knowledge of providing quality veterinary medical and surgical patient care (this would broadly include outpatient as well as hospitalized and surgical patient care, wellness care, dental care, performing diagnostic tests, preparation of medication and administration of medication)
  • Empathy: Ability to consistently demonstrate empathy and compassion for others in sometimes difficult and stressful situations
  • Communication: Good understanding of veterinary medical terminology in written record and verbal communications. Be able to review instructions with clients and answering client questions in an understandable and effective way.
  • Computers: Must be computer-literate and have the ability to learn new systems and protocols
  • Employee benefits include:
    • Hourly wage of ($18-22 /hr for LVT) 
    • Paid time off (PTO) accrual as well as additional sick time accrual
    • Profit sharing bonus program (often adds about $1-2 /hr to wage for quarter)
    • 401(k) retirement program with matching company contributions
    • Generous personal pet veterinary care benefit
    • Paid continuing education and licensing fees

Seatown Veterinary Care, Seattle, WA

Posted June 18, 2018

We are a growing, fun, one-doctor, modern and clean small animal hospital in Greenwood, Washington, seeking a skilled team member to join our team! We strive for work/life balance and respect for all at our practice. We are looking for a like-minded PT or FT Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team. Our goal is to add an additional doctor and additional staff members as we grow in the next year. Self-starting and motivated applicants are strongly encouraged.

We are looking for a strong applicant to help lead our team through growth and changes as we continue in our secondary year of business. Our hospital is open 6 days a week, but this position offers regular hours Monday through Friday.

Applicants should be comfortable with communicating with clients, be organized, detail-oriented and have a positive outlook. Applicants will be responsible for admissions, anesthesia, monitoring, recovery, discharge, drug calculations, and dentistry within the allowable state regulations. We have a small office, and all positions are cross-trained. We used cloud-based practice management software, use in house and reference laboratory services and digital radiography (including dental). We off PTO/medical/vision/CE allowance.

Send cover letter, resume and references and let us know why we may be a good fit for you to info@seatownvet.com.


Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital, Lacey, WA

Posted June 18, 2018

Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital is a full-service companion and avian veterinary hospital located in Hawks Prairie. We are sandwiched between Lacey and Jt. Base Lewis McChord — just off I-5! We are a growing and busy practice, open 6 days a week for our clients' convenience. Our 8 DVM hospital is looking for our next team member to join us. We are a fun, active and family friendly group to work alongside. We believe in being one cohesive and collective TEAM to help animals be well, stay well and get well.

Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital is currently seeking to hire a Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVT/Vet Tech) to alongside our Veterinary Care team. Come join us in a FUN, fast-paced and state of the art veterinary practice. We want candidates who are looking for a long term positions and who are passionate about veterinary medicine.

Requirements for Position: Fun and Friendly  no drama here please. We are also looking for a candidate who has open availability. Ideal Candidates will have prior LVT experience, enjoy veterinary dentistry, excel in client service and have a deep love and compassion for animals.

Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital offers a competitive pay wage commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package (Medical/Dental/Vision/IRA/Paid PTO/Uniform Allowance/Life Insurance/Paid Maternity Leave through Short Term Disability Insurance & MORE).

We are a drug, alcohol and tobacco-free employer. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at time of application. Any candidate selected for employment must pass a criminal background and personal reference check. Candidates should have reliable transportation to and from work.

If interested in becoming part of our growing team, please submit your resume and cover letter to Tara at tara.hawksprairievet@gmail.com. Please reference "Hawks LVT" in your application materials.


DuPont Veterinary Center, Dupont, WA

Posted June 18, 2018

DuPont Veterinary Center is a sparkling new veterinary hospital in the heart of DuPont, WA! Just minutes off of Jt. Base Lewis-McChord. While our practice is new, we are not off to a slow start. We are a steady practice welcoming a second Full Time Veterinarian this summer.

Our hospital is interested in meeting candidates who are excited about veterinary medicine and utilizing their full range or skills.

DuPont values the work, knowledge and experience LVTs bring to a practice.

This full time LVT position is crucial to our hospitals commitment in caring for patients and establishing excellent client relationships. As an LVT, you probably already know what the job entails, but for kicks, our job description is below.

If you are ready to grow personally and professionally and help in the healing and saving of incredible lives, please send your resume and cover letter to PPVRecruiting@gmail.com. We are looking to fill this position immediately. Applicants must be drug, alcohol and tobacco free, as well, applicants must be at least 18 years of age at time of employment.

Position Summary

Licensed Veterinary Technicians may also be identified as Registered Veterinary Technicians, Certified Veterinary Technicians, Animal-Health Technicians, or Veterinary Nurses. Technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory test, use multiple radiology techniques, administer and monitor animals under anesthesia, assist in surgery and perform dental procedures. Technicians must deliver compassionate nursing care.


The Pet Doctor, Lakewood, WA

Posted June 18, 2018

A highly sought after LVT position at The Pet Doctor is available. Our technicians are highly experienced and pride themselves in treating each pet with compassion and respect. If you have the same beliefs and love of animals now is the time to apply.

We have been serving the pets and their owners in the Lakewood community for over 50 years. We are a busy 5 doctor, 5 LVTs, 4 VAs, 6 receptionists, 1 groomer full-service hospital. We are searching for our next family member who is looking to fully utilize their technical skills. Responsibilities would include but not be limited to: anesthesiology, digital radiology (both general and dental), venipuncture, client education, lab work (in-house and send out), pharmacology and surgical assisting.

Applying LVTs need to be self-motivated, compassionate, a team player, able to problem solve, multi-task efficiently and communicate well. Wages DOE. Our comprehensive benefits package includes the following: Employer sponsored Health Insurance, Extensive Pet Care Benefits and Discounts, Paid Time Off (which begins accruing on your first day), Paid Holidays, 401k matching after your first year, uniform allowance, CE allowances, paid license dues. A current or pending Washington State Veterinary Technician license is required for this full-time position.

Physical Requirements for this position: able to stand, sit, and walk for extended periods of time, lift up to 45 pounds using proper lifting techniques, and complete tasks that require repetitive motions and finger dexterity.

If you are looking for your new home that will respect, appreciate and utilize your awesome skills as a LVT, please submit your resume and references. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Our Mission Statement:

To provide the best veterinary care possible through the use of progressive, modern medicine and surgery. To provide excellent communication and a compassionate heart to our clients. To treat each pet as if they were our own. To expose ourselves to new techniques and information and provide continuing education to all of our staff. To work as a team and treat each member with respect.

To apply, email your resume as an attachment (PDF preferred) to staff@thepetdoctor.net. Please put "LVT Resume" in the subject and include your name. In the body of the email, please take a moment to tell us a little bit about yourself.


Steamboat Animal Hospital, Olympia, WA

Posted June 18, 2018

Compensation: Dependent on Experience

Employment type: Full-time

Steamboat Animal Hospital is a full service locally owned animal practice. We are a busy 8 doctor practice, open 7 days a week for our client's convenience. We take pride in providing quality medical care and services to our clients and their pets.

Steamboat is currently seeking full-time or part-time licensed veterinary technicians to work alongside the veterinarians and the veterinary support staff team. This position requires the candidates to be compassionate, self motivated and a team player. Candidates must be compassionate about veterinary medicine and customer service. Experience in Avimark is a plus!

The ideal LVT will have open availability but must be available to work at least some evenings and weekends. This position requires a candidate who is comfortable with surgery prep and intubation, medication, surgical recovery, dental procedures including scaling, x-rays and more.

We offer on the job mentorship and training -- New grads with a pending VTNE date are encouraged to apply!!!

** Steamboat Animal Hospital offers a competitive pay wages commensurate with experience and benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/IRA/Paid PTO/Uniform Allowance/Life and STD Insurance available) package.

To learn more about Steamboat Animal Hospital and our pet healthcare team please visit our website. We are a drug, alcohol and tobacco free employee.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at time of application. Any candidate selected for employment must pass a criminal background and personal reference check. Candidates should have reliable transportation to and from work regularly.

Interested applicants should apply in person. Please email your resume, cover letter and professional references to Laura Dobbs. Applicants with the experience and complete application materials will be contact for in person interviews.


All Creatures Animal Hospital, Puyallup, WA

Posted June 18, 2018

All Creatures Animal Hospital is looking for a dynamic and confident Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our already exceptional team of 25 veterinary professionals. We are a busy and thriving small animal clinic located in South Hill of Puyallup. Candidates should have at least 2 years of experience working in the veterinary field and must be willing to become dedicated to providing excellent patient wellness and client service. Our clinic is fully equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, in-house lab, EKG and more. We utilize our technicians to the max and have them do things such as (definitely not limited to):

  • Take blood and place IV catheters
  • Perform lab tests
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in surgeries including advanced orthopedics and fracture repair
  • Monitor anesthesia
  • Perform dental cleanings
  • Care for hospitalized patients
  • Educate clients regarding care for their pets
  • much more

Our clinic offers above-average wages, paid uniforms, discounted veterinary services and products, continuing education opportunities, health insurance, payment of professional association dues, and the opportunity for you to use all of your technical skills in a fun and challenging work environment.

Interested applicants can visit our website and can forward resumes with cover letter and a list of references the email provided, or drop them off in person at 16714 Meridian E, Puyallup, WA 98375.

Compensation: Starting wage is negotiable

Employment type: full-time


Green Lake Animal Hospital, Seattle, WA

Posted June 8, 2018

We seek an energetic Veterinary Technician who wants to have fun while working to provide excellent care for pets and their people. Full-time position available (30 to 39 hour), with full benefits after 90 days.

Our technicians are challenged to use their skills at a high level and to strive toward continuous learning. You can expect to perform all the skills outlined in the WAC.

Our generous compensation package begins after 90 days and includes medical, vision, dental, life insurance, CE, uniforms, discounted pet care, revenue share, paid time off and holidays. Retirement matching plans after 2 years.

Starting hourly compensation rate of $18.40 to $19.40 based on level of experience, and a hiring bonus of $1,000.00 upon completion of 90 days of employment.

Seattle Veterinary Associates is comprised of self-managed teams. A successful employee will be one who wants to play an active role in patient care and has good problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

If you are a veterinary technician who is licensed in Washington and would like to join us, please respond to: glah.nursing@seattlevetassoc.com with your resume and cover letter, or fax to 206-525-7090. Be sure to provide an email address, as qualified applicants will be asked to take a pre-interview test (Wonderlic Online).


Animal Hospital of Parkland, Tacoma, WA

Posted June 7, 2018

Small animal AAHA Certified practice, Animal Hospital of Parkland, is seeking a full-time experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician that can work 4 days a week and every other Saturday 4 hours. We are a two DVM, two LVT facility that has been established in Parkland for 32 years. No overnight shifts are required.

The ideal applicant must have the ability to effectively communicate and educate clients on general animal husbandry and answer non-medical questions.

Candidates must be well versed in anesthesia, surgery, patient care, laboratory work, digital radiology and performing routine dental prophylactic procedures.

Full time benefits include: Premium level medical, dental, vision at low cost to the employee, sick leave, CE reimbursement, pet benefits, and yearly license paid. Includes paid vacation after one year employment.

Compensation DOE

Send resume with references via email, reception@therightvet.com.


Animal Hospital of Maple Valley

Posted May 31, 2018

We are a busy, small animal, family owned veterinary clinic looking for a full/part-time LVT. Applicant must be friendly, have a great attitude with strong initiative. We are a full service clinic and provide routine healthcare in addition to surgical, dental and more. We are open Monday–Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rotating Saturdays will be required. Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to adapt quickly and work well within a team environment. We are seeking highly qualified, positive, motivated, compassionate and proactive individuals. Since we are a busy, high volume practice, applicants must have strong attention to detail and the ability to multi task is a must.

Please email resume to Animalhospitalofmaplevalley@yahoo.com or fax to 425-432-0399.


Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle

Posted May 31, 2018

Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle and SOUND Veterinary Rehabilitation Center are seeking a self-directed and compassionate team player to join us as a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician. The successful applicant will join the surgical and rehabilitation teams with the primary roles of induction and maintenance of anesthesia, pain management, obtaining and assisting with diagnostic imaging, pre- and post-surgical nursing and client education.

Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle was established in 1985 and is proud to be the only remaining specialty hospital in Seattle owned and operated by the doctors that work in the clinic every day. The culture of the practice is supportive and inclusive, recognizing and valuing the skills and dedication of our veterinary technicians and staff.

Our surgical case load consists of a wide variety of small animal orthopedic and soft tissue procedures, including arthroscopy, cardiac surgery, laser surgery, joint replacement and trauma surgery. We collaborate closely with the doctors and staff of Animal Medical Center of Seattle (ER, critical care, internal medicine, dentistry and oncology), who share our building.

Animal Surgical Clinic is also proud to be a leader in the fields of rehabilitation and pain management. ASCS was the first specialty hospital in the region to have a rehabilitation department. The rehabilitation department outgrew the space provided in the ASCS building, and in January 2018, SOUND Veterinary Rehabilitation Center opened in the adjacent building to provide a dedicated space for underwater treadmill and therapeutic exercise. The rehabilitation veterinarians of SOUND perform procedures such as stem cell therapy, PRP, arthroscopy, and extracorporeal shock wave therapy. These procedures require sedation and/or anesthesia. The successful applicant will be scheduled to work with the surgical service 2-3 days/ week and with the rehabilitation service 2 days/ week.

Our ideal candidate for this position will have the following traits:

  • Dynamic personality with a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and interested in continually improving skills and knowledge
  • Able to work both independently and as a team player
  • Flexible and excited about change and growth in pursuit of excellence
  • Detail-oriented, focused and diligent
  • Superior, compassionate nursing and client service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Candidates must be currently licensed in Washington, licensed in another state and eligible in Washington and have at least 3 years of experience running anesthesia.

We are dedicated to excellence in service — to referring vets, our clients, our patients and each other. This value is demonstrated through respect, positive attitude, teamwork, integrity, compassion, business awareness, and of course, excellence in patient care. We strive to provide a fun, challenging and positive work environment.

Benefits package includes:

  • Medical/vision/dental insurance
  • Profit-sharing and 401K plan
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Generous Continuing Education benefits
  • Uniforms with clinic logo(s) provided

Wages are DOE and highly competitive.

ASCS is a smoke-free facility.

Please submit your resume WITH COVER LETTER by mail or email (Word or PDF attachments only) to careers@animalsurgical.com No response will be given to resumes submitted without a cover letter.


South Bay Veterinary Hospital, Olympia, WA

Posted May 24, 2018

We are on a hiring spree! We have several full-time positions open for immediate hire. Our practice is a full service small animal practice with a huge focus on excellent patient care, client education and community involvement. We are open 6 days per week for our client and patients convenience.

Our Positions include:
TWO Licensed Veterinary Technicians, Full Time. Applicants should be compassionate about animals, eager to work with clients and highly motivated. We are open 6 days per week so candidates should have open availability. Preference will be given to those with extensive veterinary experience. Experience with Avimark is a PLUS but not required. Candidates must have active WA Technician License. New grads welcome to apply with pending VTNE test dates.

ONE Veterinary Receptionist, Full Time. This position requires applicants to have exceptional customer service, genuine love and care for animals and clients and great communication skills. We are open 6 days per week, so the ideal candidate will have open availability and be available to work any and all shifts including evenings and Saturdays. Candidates with experience in veterinary medicine and customer will be given preference.

We are a drug, alcohol and tobacco free employer. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at time of employment. Candidates must have reliable transportation to and from work daily.

To apply, please email your resume to kaleighrnewtonsbvh@gmail.com and ahmsbvh@gmail.com.  Hand delivered resumes gladly accepted. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Posted May 23, 2018

Cures Start Here.

At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.

Careers Start Here.

The Veterinary Technician II (VTII) is responsible for performing routine husbandry, housekeeping, and skilled veterinary technical duties necessary for adequate care and support of research animals and facilities. The position performs technical duties of animal care and veterinary support requiring knowledge of contamination, disease processes and biohazard containment. May be assigned to train on and operate specialized equipment and to perform specialized procedures. May be assigned work on or assist on animal manipulation segments of research protocols.

Apply at our website.


Whitesburg Animal Hospital, PC, Huntsville, AL

Posted May 21, 2018

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Whitesburg Animal Hospital, PC is a progressive, AAHA accredited, AAFP and Fear Free certified, four-doctor animal hospital with a large boarding facility. We are located in Huntsville, Alabama; ranked number seven by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Places to Live in the United States.

We are currently seeking an experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team-oriented practice full-time.

All candidates must possess exceptional communication and technical skills, be highly motivated, detail-oriented, compassionate and dedicated to providing excellent patient care and customer service.

Duties for the Licensed Veterinary Technician position include but are not limited to: client communication and education, patient care and diagnostics, dental prophies, surgical prep and anesthesia monitoring. Alternating weekends are required in this position.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience, an outstanding benefit package, and a $2,000 sign on bonus.

Please email detailed resume to: kimgreenway@whitesburganimalhospital.com.


Blue Pearl Renton, Renton, WA (ER/ICU-Overnights)

Posted May 18, 2018

We are seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician for our ER/ICU in Renton.

Do you like excitement and learning new things? Are you looking for growth? Do you enjoy working in a team? Are you a night owl? Would you love free unlimited coffee? Then this is the opportunity for you!

Offering a relocation bonus for qualifying candidates.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Compassionately, calmly and gently approaches and handles patients.
  • Implement appropriate animal husbandry skills to decrease disease spread, injury and stress to patients.
  • Provides nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
  • Report patient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds.
  • Operates and troubleshoots medical equipment necessary to perform job duties according to operating manual, and identifies and reports abnormalities.
  • Alerts veterinarian if a patient's status has changed and/or physical exam or monitoring parameters are outside of normal ranges.
  • Interprets and completes in-patient and out-patient workup requests by veterinarian within their skill set.
  • Performs all in-house laboratory diagnostics and appropriately submits out-house laboratory samples to all diagnostic labs used.
  • Calculates basic medical math.
  • Understands classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
  • Administers medications via appropriate routes and duration.
  • Prepares medications and patient for discharge, and communicates discharge instructions to client.
  • Able to reconstitute and label medications appropriately.
  • Performs phlebotomy.
  • Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
  • Understands, monitors and troubleshoots indwelling urinary catheters and closed urinary systems.
  • Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
  • Understands normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.
  • Able to set up intravenous fluids and can operate all brands of intravenous fluid pumps and can troubleshoot errors.
  • Able to disconnect and connect patient from intravenous fluids aseptically.
  • Ability to monitor patient response to fluid therapy including signs of overload.
  • Administers subcutaneous fluids.
  • Appropriately restrain non-aggressive feline and canine patients.
  • Able to read and follow orders written on treatment sheet accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Performs basic wound care and applies simple bandage techniques.
  • Understands and troubleshoots oxygen delivery via appropriate routes.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.
  • Performs all necessary functions of a preanesthetic workup under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
  • Intubates patients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
  • Understands aseptic techniques used during any surgical procedure.
  • Extubates and appropriately monitors post-operative patients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
  • Remains current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.
  • Performs radiography using proper technique and PPE.
  • Identifies signs of pain and alerts veterinarian.
  • Supports clinician and client throughout euthanasia process.
  • Trains others to competently perform skills in prerequisite levels.
  • Assist across services during primary service downtime or as directed by supervisor.
  • Accurate use of inventory management system; report supply shortages to Inventory Manager.
  • Demonstrate proper use of hospital PPE; adhere to safety committee standards.
  • Maintains hospital for day to day function and operation (stocking, cleaning, etc.).
  • Attendance required at staff meetings and technician department meetings.
  • Adhere to Employee Policy Manual, Hospital Procedure Manual and Safety Plan.
  • Perform related work and additional duties as requested by Owners/Hospital Directors and Management.
  • Maintains continuing education and licensure according to state and hospital guidelines.
  • Additional job duties as assigned.

Visit www.bluepearljobs.com to submit an application or email Aly Mitton at alysha.fleming@bluepearlvet.com.


Blue Pearl Seattle (Blood Bank)

Posted May 18, 2018

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Seattle, Washington is looking for a talented, organized, and enthusiastic Licensed Veterinary Technician to add to our Blood Bank department. Join us in our continued growth and passion for remarkable care for pets.

The Blood Bank Technician helps oversee all donations of the Puget Sound's largest veterinary blood bank with more than 200 community volunteer blood donors. Responsibilities also include phlebotomy, blood donations, blood processing, community engagement, and marketing. Also works as a source of knowledge in blood banking and transfusion medicine for the hospital and community.

The Blood Bank runs Wednesday–Saturday days.

Qualifications

  • Current certification/license in veterinary technology.
  • Mastery of Veterinary Assistant Level II competencies and maintains proficiency.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: able to communicate effectively with clients, doctors, management, hospital personnel, tenant specialists, consulting professionals and clients.
  • Strong organizational/time management skills: able to set, prioritize and attain goals with attention to detail.
  • Strong professional development skills: able to complete continue education in the field of veterinary medicine concurrently with job description.
  • Strong sense of integrity: able to maintain highest ethical standards, personal responsibility and accountability and confidentiality of clients, doctors, and all staff.
  • Strong analytical thinking skills: ability to use objective data to solve problems/create solutions.
  • Follows and upholds the veterinary technology profession's ethical codes

Visit www.bluepearljobs.com to submit an application or email Aly Mitton at alysha.fleming@bluepearlvet.com.


Blue Pearl Seattle, Seattle, WA (Internal Medicine)

Posted May 18, 2018

Our BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital in Seattle, WA is hiring an exceptional Licensed Veterinary Technician for our Internal Medicine Department.

Do you like excitement and learning new things? Are you looking for growth? Do you enjoy working in a team? Then this is the opportunity for you!

Offering a relocation bonus for qualifying candidates.

Some responsibilities of a BluePearl Technician may include:

  • Provides nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
  • Report patient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds.
  • Calculates basic medical math.
  • Understands classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
  • Administers medications via appropriate routes and duration.
  • Performs phlebotomy.
  • Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
  • Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.
  • Intubates patients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
  • Remains current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Current certification/license in veterinary technology.
  • Mastery of Veterinary Assistant Level II competencies and maintains proficiency.
  • Experience working in a veterinary practice
  • Strong interpersonal skills: able to communicate effectively with clients, doctors, management, hospital personnel, tenant specialists, consulting professionals and clients.
  • Strong organizational/time management skills: able to set, prioritize and attain goals with attention to detail.
  • Strong professional development skills: able to complete continue education in the field of veterinary medicine concurrently with job description.
  • Strong sense of integrity: able to maintain highest ethical standards, personal responsibility and accountability and confidentiality of clients, doctors, and all staff.
  • Strong analytical thinking skills: ability to use objective data to solve problems/create solutions.
  • Follows and upholds the veterinary technology profession's ethical codes.

Visit www.bluepearljobs.com to submit an application or email Aly Mitton at alysha.fleming@bluepearlvet.com.


Blue Pearl Seattle, Seattle, WA (ER/ICU-Overnights)

Posted May 18, 2018

Currently seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician for our ER/ICU Overnight shifts. Offering a relocation and/or a sign-on bonus for qualifying candidates.

Do you work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment? Are you eager to make a difference? Would your peers describe you as compassionate, patient, and driven? If you answered "yes" to these questions, we want to hear from you.

As a BluePearl Emergency Veterinary Technician:

  • You maintain proficiency at Veterinary Assistant Level 2 for clinical skills and competencies.
  • You prevent and decrease injury, stress, and spread of disease for our patients.
  • You report any patient change in condition or concerns to the veterinarian during nursing rounds.
  • You perform physical exams, complete lab work, administer medications and intravenous fluids, conduct radiography, and perform basic wound care for our patients.
  • You can intubate and extubate patients under the direction of a Level II Technician or higher.
  • You have the ability to compassionately, calmly and gently approach and handle our patients while quickly addressing client concerns.

Qualifications:

  • Current certification/license in veterinary technology.
  • Mastery of Veterinary Assistant Level II competencies and maintains proficiency.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: able to communicate effectively with clients, doctors, management, hospital personnel, tenant specialists, consulting professionals and clients.
  • Strong organizational/time management skills: able to set, prioritize and attain goals with attention to detail.
  • Strong professional development skills: able to complete continue education in the field of veterinary medicine concurrently with job description.
  • Strong sense of integrity: able to maintain highest ethical standards, personal responsibility and accountability and confidentiality of clients, doctors, and all staff.
  • Strong analytical thinking skills: ability to use objective data to solve problems/create solutions.
  • Follows and upholds the veterinary technology profession's ethical codes.

Visit www.bluepearljobs.com to submit an application or email Aly Mitton at alysha.fleming@bluepearlvet.com.


Mountain View Veterinary Hospital, Lacey, WA

Posted May 17, 2018

Technicians needed. Hiring 1 or 2 full or part time LVTs. Well equipped AAHA facility with 6 veterinarians in Lacey, WA. A fun loving team, working to provide awesome patient care. Both new and experienced LVTs are welcome to apply. Your skills will be fully utilized.

Contact person: Mayme Revel, Operations Manager, 360-438-9623, email: mtnviewvet@comcast.net.


Tumwater Veterinary Hospital, Tumwater, WA

Posted May 17, 2018

Tumwater Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician. This position is full time and requires Saturday work. A valid WA license is required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Addressing client concerns and answering them appropriately during visits, updates, or after hospitalization; provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values; administer injections, IV or SQ fluid therapy;  intubation and extubation and how to appropriately monitor post-operative patients; performing all in-house laboratory diagnostics and submitting out-house laboratory samples; calculate basic medical math; understand classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response; using PM software to maintain client and patient records; administering medications via appropriate routes and duration; preparing medications and patient for discharge, and communicating discharge instructions to client; assistance as needed or instructed with patient care, cleanliness, and restraint.

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of clinical experience.

Knowledge of Avimark is a plus. The candidate will be familiar with pet behavior, fear-free techniques, self-motivated, enthusiastic, compassionate, detail-oriented and possess excellent communication skills-- both verbal and written. You will use your communication skills, problem solving skills, and ability to multitask in a busy environment to respond quickly and calmly during stressful situations.

Our full-time employees qualify for: CE and Uniform Allowance; Medical/Dental/Vision; Discounted Veterinary Services; Holiday Pay; Paid Personal Time; Competitive Wages.

Please respond with a cover letter describing why you are the best candidate for this position, a current resume and 3 professional references.

No phone calls or walk ins please.

Email only, ahorvath.tvh@gamil.com. Only applications with cover letters will be considered.

Salary and compensation DOE.


Woodinville Veterinary Hospital and Mobile Services, Woodinville, WA

Posted May 10, 2018

Are you interested in honing and expanding your current skill set? Woodinville Veterinary Hospital and Mobile Services is looking to expand our team. Full time licensed veterinary technician needed for a growing small animal practice in downtown Woodinville, WA. Candidates should be self-starters, able to multitask, have good communication skills with clients and team members, as well as enjoy learning and being part of a team. License or soon to be licensed is required.

We are a well equipped practice with 5 veterinarians who expect and deliver the highest standards for their clients and patients. We offer competitive salary and benefits and have just moved into our brand new facility. Our current hours are Monday-Saturday 7:00-5:30. We are looking to expand our hours in the near future. Candidates must be able to rotate Saturdays and potentially be flexible enough to cover additional shifts. Salary will depend on experience. This position requires the physical ability to lift at least 50 pounds and be on your feet for long periods of time. Excellent staff discounts on services and med/dental benefits available if certain qualifications have been met. Woodinville Veterinary Hospital and Mobile Services is a family orientated practices that is privately owned and we are searching for the perfect fit to our great team.

This position is rewarding, fun, and includes great benefits. We are a practice dedicated to serving the greater Woodinville area with home visits for routine care of dogs and cats, at home euthanasia, as well as in clinic appointments. We also offer routine surgical procedures such as spaying/neutering and dental cleanings. Soon, we will begin offering acupuncture treatments to go along with our growing rehab services.

Job Requirements:

  • The ability to multi-task Organization/prioritization skills Following instructions and completing tasks thoroughly, accurately, and efficiently Strong ethics
  • The ability to work with a variety of personalities
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Great customer service skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • The ability to write and communicate effectively with correct grammar and punctuation
  • Flexibility
  • The ability to bend, twist, lift up to 50lbs, and stand for extended periods of time.

Job duties may include:

  • Taking patient history, vitals, and accurately recording notes in medical records
  • Assisting veterinarian in restraint and treatment in a variety of situations
  • Participating in technician appointments for: Nail trims, anal gland expression, examining patient for fleas and provide flea/tick prevention options, suture/staple removal, venipuncture/cystocentesis, performing in-house labwork (snap tests, chemistry panels, hematocrit, culture plates, slide staining), injection and SQ fluids demonstration/administration, acquiring blood pressure, vaccine administration, microchip placement, routine spay/neuter/dental discharge.
  • Placing IVC Monitoring anesthesia and assisting veterinarian during surgery/dental cleanings
  • Taking radiographs and electronically requesting radiologist review
  • General cleaning and maintenance of facility and equipment
  • Communication with clients regarding prescribed medications, products, and food.
  • Filling prescribed medications
  • Estimate preparation for clients and review charges with clients
  • General crossover with office duties (answering phones, printing documents, filing paperwork appropriately)
  • Administering medications to patients and boarding cats Performing other duties as assigned

Contact Person: Sara Pfister, Rachele Valadez Email Address: splvt@woodinvillevet.com Phone Number: 425-481-1184 Fax (Optional): 425-402-0177


North Seattle Veterinary Clinic

Posted May 10, 2018

We are a full service 4 doctor, independently owned veterinary practice in the Northgate neighborhood caring for cats, dogs, rabbits and pocket pets. We are a personal-touch, community oriented, local small business with our focus being to treat our clients as respected partners with individual needs, and to treat their pets like family.

Are you ready to love your job?!

North Seattle Vet is looking for a full time Licensed Veterinary Technician. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ hands-on experience in a clinical setting and a willingness to learn and grow long-term within our practice. They will possess a positive "can-do" team-oriented attitude, be willing to jump in wherever needed, have keen observation and people skills, excellent spelling and grammar, proficient computer skills (we are paperless), fine attention to detail, and a great sense of humor.

Our LVT’s work very closely with our doctors and clients to check in patient appointments, take patient histories, transcribe doctor notes and observations during exam, prepare estimates and explain medication and discharge instructions with clients, fill prescriptions, obtain lab samples and other room tech duties. Candidates must also be proficient in IV catheter placement & care, surgical assisting and monitoring, performing start to finish comprehensive dentals including full mouth x-rays and extractions (or passionately willing to learn), proficiency in skilled and surgical nursing, ability to confidently perform technician-only visits for vaccines and other routine patient care, provide client education and preventative care, assist and restrain for procedures, run lab samples in-house (IDEXX) and prepare samples for send-out, perform radiographs, clean and pack surgical instruments, provide loving care for patients, boarding pets and our two beloved and goofy clinic cats, possess a knack for cleaning and organizing, and will enthusiastically support our core values.

Company Core Values:

  • We support the human-animal bond
  • We have empathy and respect for all
  • We possess humor and a can-do approach
  • We practice open & honest communication
  • We seek to learn and improve

This position is full time 35 - 40 hrs/week and requires weekday shifts up to 10 hrs including weekday evenings, Saturdays, and some holidays.

** Please respond to this posting with a copy of your resume with references and a cover letter that includes your favorite veterinary task or procedure you love to perform and which of our core values resonates most with you. Applications that do not include these items will not be accepted.

QUALIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current WA State Veterinary Technician license

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Previous animal care background is required;  2+ years preferred.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.
  • Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature and does not entertain gossip in the workplace.
  • Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all levels of hospital team members.
  • Has excellent client communication and people skills.
  • Has excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills; including knowledge and pronunciation of veterinary medical terminology.
  • Can reliably fill the required schedule on time and consistently without recurring schedule conflicts.

Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.

Working conditions: Will be exposed to stressful situations, unpleasant odors, noises, X-ray radiation and animal blood and excrement. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

Tasks and Duties:

  • Can provide consistent compassionate care daily  to patients and clients.
  • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks.
  • Can legibly keep accurate medical records in accordance with Federal and State laws, and hospital policy.
  • Can effectively and efficiently use common workstation, laptop and tablet computers; able to type 40 WPM; able to learn new software systems with ease and proficiency.
  • Can prepare and maintain the exam rooms and treatment areas.
  • Can perform physical assessments; record observations legibly in files or computer.
  • Can safely and effectively restrain pets even when large or difficult.
  • Understands all common vaccinations and vaccination protocols and can explain to clients and support staff.
  • Understands the importance of a clean and orderly facility, does not hesitate to clean or organize as part of a normal job duty.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Gives SQ, IM and IV injections.
  • Can handle client’s medical questions with confidence and direct to veterinarians when appropriate.
  • Can prepare estimates for procedures and discuss financial commitments with clients supporting hospital medical protocols and financial policies.
  • Can explain necessary follow-up and home care instructions to clients.
  • Understands usage, dosage, and common side-effects for commonly used prescription drugs and can readily explain them to the clients.
  • Can help maintain an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies as determined by the inventory control system.
  • Can assist the veterinarian in medical, surgical and dental procedures; prepares patients for surgery; administers anesthesia; monitors patients during surgery and recovery; administers and monitors fluids; can perform start to finish dental prophys of grade 0-4 severity or willingness to learn.
  • Can properly care for all surgical materials; keep the operating room properly stocked and prepared for surgery.
  • Can perform emergency procedures such as control of bleeding, resuscitation with oxygen, opening airways, and external cardiac massage and other skilled nursing.

Starting hourly wage DOE plus applicable benefits. We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision,  paid vacation, a company matched IRA retirement plan, generous personal pet care discounts and more.

Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Applicants send a cover letter and resume to info@northseattlevet.com.


SNBL USA, Everett, WA

Posted May 9, 2018

SNBL USA, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status.

Overview

The Veterinary Technician position works primarily under direct supervision. Veterinary Technicians perform various duties to facilitate and support the work and research of the Veterinarians, Study Directors, and clients by completing a variety of animal health activities in the areas of medicine, surgery, and drug therapy. At SNBL USA we work with many different animal models: non-human primates, rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, swine and canine. As a team, the vet services staff is responsible for the treatment of all on-site ill and injured animals, and for the fulfillment of the preventive medicine program as determined by the Attending Veterinarian.

Who are we:

SNBL USA is renowned for its diverse range of safety assessment services and NHP expertise. Our enthusiasm for customized services that focus on the needs of our clients positions us as the uncommon CRO: uncommonly accessible, flexible and responsive. Located just north of Seattle, WA, our team of experts in Toxicology, Pathology, Exploratory Research and Bioanalysis make the client relationship a top priority. We believe the experience is as important as the science that drives it. We believe a better future is possible for everyone and we're using our nonclinical proficiency to support medical science advancements that will lead to pharmaceutical cures. Want to be a part of a dynamic team that provides continuous professional development opportunities? Work for SNBL USA and set your future in motion.

Responsibilities

How You'll Contribute

  • Provides nursing care for all medical cases within the facility, under the guidance of the staff veterinarians and senior level technicians.
  • Performs basic diagnostics and screening tests, to include but not be limited to: body weights, BCS, Tb testing, malarial screens, hemoccult testing, urine dipstick analysis, fecal flotation, swab sample collection, blood collection, and others at the request of the veterinarians and/or more senior level technicians.
  • Performs routine and basic animal procedures, including animal handling and restraint of rodents, handling of NHP within the home cage, sedation, delivery of medications via the IM, SQ, topical, and PO routes, assessment of vital signs (TPR) on sedated animals, shaving of animals and preparation for surgical procedures, bandage application, basic wound care, and assessment of basic clinical signs of animals on treatment or under sedation.
  • Occasionally performs procedures on unsedated animals. May provide restraint for unsedated animals under supervision of the veterinarians or the senior level technicians.
  • Performs post-exposure protocols on non human primates (NHP).
  • Performs basic cleaning and preparatory procedures within the animal procedure and technical staffing areas, including cleaning medical instruments, wrapping surgical packs for autoclaving, cleaning the surgical suite or procedure area after animal activity, and others at the request of the veterinarians and/or more senior level technicians.
  • Performs dose calculations for medications to be given based on initial orders from a veterinarian or as per standard operating procedure (SOP) or study protocol, and may be responsible for ordering controlled substances from the pharmacy for planned procedures.
  • Performs routine QC on all paperwork and performs computer entry and/or data retrieval as appropriate, to include scheduling of departmental tasks where appropriate.
  • Shares inventory and ordering responsibilities for supplies used by the department.
  • Shares responsibility for routine departmental cleaning and prep procedures, such as instrument care, pack wrapping, procedure room and procedure cart cleaning.
  • May perform routine maintenance on equipment within the veterinary staff department, including but not limited to: x-ray processors, microscopes, eye wash stations, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

What We Are Looking For

  • BA/BS, Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), or completion of 2 year Veterinary Technician program preferred. Equivalent combination of experience may substitute for education requirements.
  • 6-12 months basic animal handling and/or basic medical/veterinary experience is required.
  • This position is expected to pursue ALAT certification. WA State Veterinary Technician License (LVT) preferred.
  • Basic to Advanced computer skills.
  • Requires general reading, writing, and verbal communication skills. The ability to quickly understand and act on complex instructions delivered either verbally or in writing, and the ability to communicate either verbally or in writing with a wide variety of individuals in a professional, respectful, and clear manner.
  • Requires the ability to accurately calculate doses, using algebraic equations.
  • Continual Good Laboratory Practice training and training on applicable procedures and SOPs within the department. Continuing education is required as needed to maintain licensure status.
  • Basic animal handling and medication administration skills are required.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Life insurance
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • On-site cafeteria and gym
  • Company events, including happy hours, team building competitions, lunches and much more.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/6ccn6nhjgx9yjfxc

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 05/26/2018


Olympia Veterinary Specialists, Olympia, WA

Posted May 8, 2018

Olympia Veterinary Specialists surgery department is looking for a licensed veterinary technician. Olympia is a small city located on the spectacular south end of Puget Sound, with an affordable cost-of-living, about an hour from Olympic National Park, Seattle, and the Pacific Coast. We currently have two surgeons that perform orthopedic, soft-tissue, oncologic and minimally invasive surgeries.

Responsibilities include:

  • Anesthesia and pain management
  • Calculating and managing CRIs
  • Proficiency in medical math
  • Client communication regarding the perioperative period IV catheter placement and care
  • Animal handling skills
  • Performing in-house lab work and radiographs
  • Surgical assistance
  • Surgical preparation
  • Surgical patient care
  • Surgical pack care and preparation

Candidates should possess:

Excellent communication skills — both verbal and written. Ability to work as a team player. Ability to multi-task in a busy environment. Ability to speak and hear by phone and in person. Ability to read, write and type English. Ability to use and learn computers. Ability to master large volumes of detailed information. Ability to work a flexible schedule and long days.

Requirements:

  • Self-motivated and a team player.
  • Licensed veterinary technician, eligible for or current Washington licensure.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to multitask in a busy environment.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate that is comfortable with all the responsibilities listed above, but we are willing to train the right person

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid vacation and medical leave
  • Generous CE allowance

Please send a letter of interest and resume to lauras@ovssurgery.vet


Cat Clinic of Seattle

Posted May 8, 2018

Veterinary Technician-Cats Only

Wallingford neighborhood Seattle

We are an AAHA accredited hospital looking for a licensed veterinary technician with feline-only practice experience. We have a very loyal clientele that expects the very best for both themselves and their cats. We are looking for a professional, dependable and enthusiastic individual to join our fun and friendly staff. A current WA veterinary technician license and excellent attention to detail are required. 

A sampling of responsibilities include:

  • Care of hospitalized patients
  • Assess vital signs and perform basic in house diagnostics
  • Place IV catheters, administer IV fluids and injections, venipuncture and cystocentesis
  • SQ fluids therapy
  • Radiology
  • Dental prophylaxis
  • Surgical preparations
  • Administering and monitoring anesthesia and recovery

Monday through Friday schedule with the occasional holiday.

Benefits: $18.00/hour or DOE, uniforms, 401K, medical/dental insurance, paid vacation, CE, pet care discount. 

Respond to info@catclinicofseattle.com. No phone calls please.


Audubon Veterinary Clinic, Spokane, WA

Posted May 3, 2018

We are seeking a full-time experienced LVT for a three doctor, small animal clinic in Spokane. Familiarity in placing IV catheters, blood draws, urine collection, etc. a must; strong skills in anesthetic monitoring and dental cleanings preferred. Applicants should be dependable, motivated, able to multi-task, have customer service skills and be willing to learn. Position is for Monday thru Friday (no weekends!), full time (40 hrs/week); benefits available.

Email or fax resume and cover letter to avc346@gmail.com.


Yelm Veterinary Hospital

Posted May 1, 2018

Yelm Veterinary Hospital is seeking LVTs for Full & Part Time positions. We were established in 1977 and full-service, accredited AAHA hospital. We are a small animal, 5-doctor practice that is open 7 days a week. We accept walk-ins and emergencies. We are equipped with digital radiology and ultrasound. We service our local and military communities. We are also a licensed wild life rehabilitator.

Starting wage is $23 and up DOE.  If you would like to join our team please send your cover letter and resume to yelmdvm@gmail.com. No phone calls or in person drop offs.


Emerald City Emergency Clinic, Seattle WA

Posted May 1, 2018

Full time technician/experienced assistant for busy 24-hour emergency/urgent care veterinary hospital in Seattle. Currently seeking a candidate to fill 4, 8-10 hour graveyard shifts. Candidate will have a set schedule with 3 days off in a row weekly.

Our ideal candidate does well under pressure, thrives with minimal supervision, has awesome communication skills, excels at intensive critical care monitoring and loves veterinary medicine.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Basic intake triage (collection history, obtaining vitals, prioritizing emergencies)
  • Administering medications (IV, SQ, oral, etc.)
  • Surgical prep and anesthetic monitoring
  • Phlebotomy and lab sample collection IV catheter placement
  • Interpreting in house urinalysis and fecal analysis
  • Fluent in medical terminology and ability to speak efficiently and with confidence to clients
  • Filling medications to go home and understanding of medications used in veterinary medicine
  • Safe and effective patient restraint
  • Assisting the Veterinarian and/or other co-workers wherever needed
  • Managing a multi-lined phone system Intaking and discharging patients.

Mandatory Candidate Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Self-starting and detail oriented
  • Must be reliable, have transportation and great attendance record
  • Exhibit dedication to team, education and patient care
  • Experience in emergency medicine not required but preferred

Here are some top reasons our employees love working at ECEC:

  • Core values that genuinely make a difference for our staff, patients, and clients
  • Commitment to the staff and practice on the part of the owners and management
  • A diverse caseload and strong teaching ethic throughout both hospitals
  • A dynamic, supportive, fun work environment with an emphasis on compassion, teamwork and education.
  • We have a very low turn over rate, which we are quite proud of. We do our best to ensure our employees are treated like family and want to stick around with us long term.

We offer a wonderful benefit package including 401k, medical/dental/vision insurance, pet discount including yearly annual care at no charge, uniforms and PTO. Salary very competitive within the field and depends on experience.


Deschutes Animal Clinic, Tumwater, WA

Posted May 1, 2018

Deschutes Animal Clinic located in Tumwater, WA is a well-established practice for the past 70 years. We are hiring Full & Part Time LVTs with a starting wage at $23 and up DOE. We are a small animal, 4 doctor practice with a special interest in dentistry. We have a separate dental suite with dental digital radiography and monitoring equipment. We are open 6 days and a full service hospital with in house laboratory equipment. We also have a groomer on site.

Please submit cover letter and resume to yelmdvm@gmail.com. No phone calls or in person drop-offs.


Brookfield Veterinary Hospital, Redmond,WA

Posted April 30, 2018

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Brookfield Veterinary Hospital is a progressive, 3.5 doctor clinic in Redmond, WA. We are in search of a Licensed Veterinary Technician and a Veterinary Assistant to join our family. Brookfield Veterinary Hospital is an AAHA accredited hospital that has proudly been serving the Eastside community for over 19 years. We pride ourselves in providing exceptional care to our patients and outstanding customer service to our clients.

Candidates should enjoy working with animals and their families. Great customer service and communication skills are important as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced hospital setting. We’re searching for an enthusiastic team player to join us in helping our patients live a happy, healthy life with their families!

We have full-time or part-time positions available. Prior veterinary experience is preferred.

For more information about our team, hospital and services visit our website at www.redmondvet.com

Please send your resume as well as a cover letter outlining why you’d be a good fit for our hospital to mwade@nvanet.com


Animal Clinic East, Walla Walla, WA

Posted April 24, 2018

Busy 5-doctor small animal practice located in Walla Walla, WA is seeking an energetic full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT/RVT/CVT). We have a loyal clientele and a friendly team of employees dedicated to a high standard of care and compassion. Candidates must be detail-oriented, thorough, work well with others, and have the ability to maintain professionalism in high-stress situations. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): setting up office calls plus standard LVT tasks such as dental cleanings, sedation and anesthesia, intubation/extubation, catheter placement, blood draws, fecals/urinalysis, administering vaccines and medications, radiology, handling controlled drugs along with appropriate logs, TPRs, and a knowledge of commonly used medications. Our techs work closely with doctors and clients to discharge patients and discuss medications and treatment plans. Applicants can expect to work rotating Saturday, Sunday, and weeknight on-call rotations. If you feel you would be a good fit for our practice, please email your resume, cover letter and references to animalcliniceast@gmail.com.


Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital, Seattle, WA

Posted April 19, 2018

LVT Needed for Fear Free, Cat Friendly, AAHA Accredited Hospital

Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital is a fun, hard-working team seeking a full or part-time licensed veterinary technician. We are a privately owned two doctor, AAHA Accredited and Cat Friendly Certified veterinary hospital. Our clients and patients are friends and neighbors; their concerns matter to us so our focus is on superior service and high-touch patient care. Longer appointment times and well trained staff enable us to practice quality, compassionate medicine. We have committed to gentle, low stress handling and all of our team members have obtained their Fear Free Certification. 

Veterinary licensed technicians fill a vital role in our hospital. It is a dynamic position whose daily tasks range from self-directed patient care to being our doctor's right-hand person in exams, treatments and surgery. Since we are a smaller hospital there is a lot of room for utilizing your skills and taking on new challenges as you learn.

We need an individual who is a leader, can direct in-patient work-flow, communicates well with clients to help educate them about their pet’s health issues and needs, and to assist the doctors in managing complex medical cases.

Veterinary Technicians will be utilized in all facets of patient care, medical procedures, and client communication. A welcoming presence in-person and on the phone, is required for this position. Essential technical abilities are: providing patient care, calculating drug dosages, administering medications, running laboratory tests, drawing blood, placing catheters, taking and sending digital radiographs, surgical prep and surgical assisting, anesthesia induction and monitoring, dentistry and dental radiographs. All employees must be able to maintain detailed medical records in both electronic and paper formats.

Join our team and receive a competitive salary. Full-time employees enjoy the following benefits: medical and dental coverage, uniform allowance, continuing education, paid licensing, AAHA membership, PTO, paid holidays, a Simple IRA retirement plan and pet care discounts.

If working in an energetic, challenging, and professional environment interests you, reply to this posting, attention Peter. 

  • To be considered: include a cover letter with your resume. Your cover letter should speak to your qualifications, experience, why you are looking for a new position, and why you are the candidate we would want to hire. 
  • If you are applying from out of the Seattle area, please let us know your plans for relocating and when you would be available for work. 
  • Applicants for the LVT position must have a current Washington State license or provide details as to when they will be sitting for the licensing examination. 

Learn more about our hospital by visiting our website at: www.hhvh.net


Bellevue Animal Hospital, WA

Posted April 11, 2018

Bellevue Animal Hospital is a privately owned hospital with an excellent reputation for practicing high quality medicine. We are currently looking for an experienced LVT. We are a 3 ½ DVM hospital opened Monday–Saturday. We are looking for someone who is confident, honest, can be compassionate and empathetic, has a sense of humor and a desire to be successful at their job. You must have a current Washington state license or be eligible to sit for your Washington state license. Our LVTs do everything their license allows them to do. You must be able to multitask in our fast moving environment. You must be able to lift 40 pounds by yourself. This is a full-time job offer, with a rotating schedule for Saturday. Our compensation package offers a competitive wage and benefits package to include medical insurance, paid time off (PTO), holiday pay, uniforms and pet benefits. If you think you are the right piece to our puzzle please submit your resume and cover letter to bahjengarcia@gmail.com.


Tahoma Veterinary Hospital, Spanaway, WA

Posted April 10, 2018

Tahoma Veterinary Hospital in Spanaway is currently hiring for a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Our LVTs work 4 weekdays and rotating Saturdays/On call. Competitive pay and shift differential for on call hours. We are not open Sundays or major holidays. We are an upbeat family type atmosphere that loves caring for our multi-species patients.

We are a busy 5 doctor practice servicing almost all species. Dogs, cats, horses, pigs, goats, reptiles and pocket pets. Our ideal candidate will be someone who is team orientated and enthusiastic about our patients and works well in a busy environment. We welcome new graduates and love to teach new grads the tools of our trade. Experience with large animal a plus, but not necessary. Experience with Impromed/Infinity software and Idexx lab equipment also a plus. We utilize our LVTs in every aspect and appreciate the skills that you can bring to our hospital.

Please send a resume and cover letter to tjohnson@tahomavet.com.


Brookside Veterinary Hospital, Gig Harbor, WA

Posted April 10, 2018

We are looking to add a full time LVT to our busy two-doctor practice in Gig Harbor, WA. Our clinic offers digital radiography, dental radiography, in-house Idexx laboratory, laser surgery and cold laser therapy. Candidates should be efficient in all technical skills, self motivated and willing to learn. Some weekend work is required. Our emphasis is on empowering you to achieve your full potential in a positive and team oriented environment. Benefits include: medical insurance, CE allowance, pet benefits, license dues, sick and vacation time.

Job Type: Full-time

Please send cover letter and resume to jade@brookvet.com.


Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital, Tacoma, WA

Posted April 4, 2018

Urban-centered, community-minded small animal veterinary hospital seeks a highly motivated person to fill a full-time position. We all work together to provide superior care for our patients and clients.

Your strengths include:

  • Self confidence 
  • Experience working with people and a sense of caring toward animals
  • Reliant computer skills 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and quickly and a willingness to help out wherever needed 
  • Ability to follow instructions and tasks to completion with accuracy and promptness and minimal supervision 
  • You enjoy working independently on projects during slow times 
  • A commitment to maintaining a clean and organized hospital

Job Requirements/Skills/Physical Demands:

  • Client education, history taking 
  • Patient care and treatment 
  • Basic lab work, radiography, dental prophies 
  • Assisting with general hospital maintenance and cleaning 
  • Helping maintain inventories of medical supplies and pet foods 
  • Ability to work on feet all day 
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds 
  • Hours include some evenings and weekend shifts

The Compensation:

  • Flexible work schedule 
  • Excellent pet-care benefits 
  • Paid-time-off earned for volunteer and community service 
  • Health insurance 
  • Paid vacation/sick and holidays 
  • Simple IRA retirement plan 
  • Continuing education reimbursement 

We are seeking mature, motivated people with good communication skills and an interest in contributing to the community. Creativity and a positive outlook are valued. 

Some evening and weekend shifts are required.

Please apply in person with your cover letter and resume. 
* Smokers need not apply *
Check out our website: www.MetVetPets.com


Pioneer Veterinary Clinic, Moses Lake, WA

Posted April 4, 2018

Job opening for full-time licensed veterinary technician. Are you seeking a wonderful community with lots of sun? Are you seeking a slower pace of life with less traffic? Are you seeking a Team Oriented Environment? 

Pioneer Veterinary Clinic is a full service locally owned 4-doctor Small Animal/Exotic practice, located in Moses Lake, Washington. We are currently seeking a full time Licensed Veterinary Technician for our fast paced and growing practice. This position requires someone that is compassionate, self motivated and a dependable team member.

Moses Lake is located in Central Washington, the heart of the Columbia Basin. Our area offers great weather, less traffic, wonderful family oriented community and many outdoor activities, such as hiking, boating and fishing.

Our hospital is equipped with digital radiography (including dental), ultrasound, surgical and therapeutic lasers, full in-house laboratory, rehabilitation area, as well as offering more advance surgical procedures from a traveling surgeon.

Our Doctors and support staff all work together to provide the most comprehensive care and service for our patients/clients.

We offer competitive compensation along with a benefit package including medical, paid vacation/sick days, licensing, yearly CE, retirement, scrub allowance and generous personal pet care discount.

Please email resume to: pvc@gcpower.net, Attn: Jennifer Gray (Office Manager)


Clifton Hollow Animal Hospital, Poulsbo, Washington

Posted April 3, 2018

ARE YOU AN A-PLAYER?

Do you have a desire to bring JOY into the lives of people who cross your path on their journey through life? Are you excited about taking on new responsibilities and consistently developing personally and professionally?

Do you have a desire to serve those in our community? Have you been described as a leader or key player on your team? Are you excited to wake up every morning and change the lives of people around you? If so, keep reading….Clifton Hollow Animal Hospital is currently looking for:

Veterinary Technicians! We are a family-owned animal hospital and are looking forward to years of continued growth and service in our community. The candidate selected will be integrated into our team and will develop the necessary skills to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities as required to serve our growing community.

If you are ready to start a career with a group of people that is excited about learning and growing, we cannot wait to meet you!

SUPERSTARS ONLY!

Please respond to: info@cliftonhollowanimalhospital.com with your resume and cover letter.


Skagit Animal Clinic, Burlington, WA

Posted April 2, 2018

Looking for a licensed veterinary technician to help complement our veterinary health care team. Position is full time, 32–40 hrs per week. Will be required to work on some Saturdays. If you are a new technician graduate, we will work with you in training until you are licensed. If you are interested, please contact Sue Carpenter, Skagit Animal Clinic, 1881 S Burlington Blvd, Burlington, WA, 98233, 360-757-7202, e-mail: vets@skagitanimalclinic.com.


Tieton Drive Animal Clinic, Yakima, WA

Posted March 23, 2018

Position: Licensed Veterinary Technician

About TDAC: We are in Central Washington, convenient to lot of outdoor summer and winter activities. We are a 5 doctor small animal practice that has served Yakima, WA since 1960. We pride ourselves to provide high quality care for our patients. Our technicians use their training to the max. New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Graduate of an Accredited Veterinary Technician Program. Must have a Washington state veterinary technician license or in the process of obtaining a license within 60 days of employment. No experience required.

Work Schedule: week days including Saturdays. Weekend treatments are on a rotation basis.

Wages DOE. Some of the benefits provided include paid vacation, sick, holiday.

Please send resume to clinic mailing address, email or drop off at clinic, attention Natalie.

Email: tietondriveanimalclinic@hotmail.com
Website: www.tietondriveanimalclinic.com


University Place Veterinary Hospital

Reposted March 22, 2018

University Place Veterinary Hospital seeks an experienced Veterinary Technician to work part time hours. This position may likely develop to full time.

Ideal candidates will have Monday-Saturday availability. Our practice offers compassionate veterinary care to companion animals as well as avian and exotic species. We take pride in providing quality care at affordable prices and treat each patient as if they were our very own.

Qualified candidates should have 2+ years of veterinary experience, be a team player and have a deep love for animals.

To apply, please send your CV and Resume to PPVRecruiting@gmail.com and reference UPVH Assistant/Tech. Applicants must be willing and able to comply with our drug, alcohol and tobacco free policy, as well as have reliable transportation to and from work daily. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at time of application.


Cherry Valley Veterinary Hospital, Duvall, WA

Posted March 21, 2018

Full or part time position for a Veterinary TECHNICIAN. Cherry Valley Veterinary Hospital is a non-corporate, busy, two doctor practice. We maintain a high standard of patient care, have a dedicated cross-trained staff, and an exceptional clientele. We offer competitive wages, paid vacation time, Simple IRA contributions, scrubs, and for full time, excellent medical and dental benefits. We are located in Duvall, a charming small town near the Snoqualmie River, 20 minutes east of Redmond. We look forward to your resume: info@cherry-valley-veterinary.com

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