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Alpine Animal Hospital, Issaquah, WA

Posted Sept. 11, 2018

Alpine Animal Hospital is seeking a Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our General Practice Surgery Team.

Job Overview:

This position is weekdays only in our General Practice department. The Surgery Technician leads the surgery team by collaborating with the doctor and tech assistants each day to organize the patient flow. They are responsible for all aspects of patient care, anesthesia and surgery. They also educate and mentor student externs and other tech assistants. They are an integral part of our well-established General Practice team.

Why work at Alpine Animal Hospital?

Alpine Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, 24/7 emergency/critical care and 6 day/week day practice. Serving Issaquah and the surrounding communities for over 30 years, Alpine Animal Hospital is a well-established practice dedicated to providing exceptional veterinary care and outstanding customer service. Our hospital provides a wide range of diagnostic capabilities, including full in-house laboratory, digital radiology, ECG and on-site ultrasound.

If you are looking for an opportunity to be part a fun and dynamic team – look no further! We invest in our team members by offering a competitive salary with a generous benefits package including: health insurance including dental, vision and employer paid life insurance, 401K, paid time off, continuing education, uniforms and an amazing pet care discount.

We are offering a $3000.00 sign on bonus for this position. 

Apply directly at the Pathway Vet Alliance website

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Alder Trail Animal Hospital, Bremerton, WA

Posted Sept. 7, 2018

Alder Trail Animal Hospital is looking for energetic, compassionate individuals to join our animal health care team. We are currently accepting applications for full-time and part-time licensed veterinary technicians (LVT).

Typical duties include assisting our doctors in a variety of medical, surgical, and diagnostic procedures. You must be able to interact in a professional, friendly manner with clients and staff. Our typical work schedule is 4-5 days per week including some Saturdays and Sundays.

Punctuality and reliability are essential.

Prior experience is a plus.

We offer a competitive wage and benefits. Wage is DOE. We are a drug, alcohol and tobacco free employer/workplace. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at time of employment.

Please submit your resume with a personalized cover letter in person to Sue Baker, Alder Trail Animal Hospital, 5757 State Hwy 303 NE, Bremerton, WA or via email to aldertrail@sitestar.net.

Only serious applicants will be considered.


Snohomish Station Animal Hospital, Snohomish, WA

Posted August 27, 2018

Compensation: Commensurate with experience + benefits employment type: full-time

Snohomish Station Animal Hospital, a locally owned full-service veterinary medical facility, has been serving the Snohomish community for over 5 years. We take pride in providing clients and their pets with high quality medical care and exceptional customer service. We are a growing two doctor practice and are expanding our LVT team.

Snohomish Station is also currently seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to work week days, evenings and weekend shifts. The ideal candidate must have experience in medication administration, surgery prep, intubation, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophylaxis, laboratory skills, anesthesia recovery, dentals, blood draws, IV catheter placement, and restraint. New grads welcome to apply! Candidates will need to be a team player and highly motivated; additionally, candidates must be compassionate about veterinary medicine and customer service. Leadership skills are a plus.

**Qualified applications will have a current Washington license, flexible schedule—including day, evening and weekend shifts, and work with compassion and dedication.

Snohomish Station Animal Hospital offers competitive pay wages commensurate with experience and benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/IRA planning/Paid PTO/Uniform Allowance) package. To learn more about Snohomish Station Animal Hospital and our pet healthcare team please visit our website or visit us on Facebook.

Note: *Applicants should be at least 18 years of age and have reliable transportation to and from employment. All applicants must pass a criminal background and reference check prior to employment. We are a drug, alcohol and tobacco free workplace.

Interested applicants should apply in person or via email. Serious applicants only. Please hand deliver your resume, cover letter and professional references to Eloise at Snohomish Station Animal Hospital located at 2705 Bickford Avenue, Suite 5A or email to PPVRecruiting@gmail.com ATTEN: SNOHOMISH. Please no phone calls.


Healthy Pets Animal Hospital, Olympia, WA

Posted August 27, 2018

We are excited to announce that Healthy Pets Animal Hospital is HIRING!

We've been open for over 30 years to serve the companion animal community of Thurston County. Our veterinarians and support staff are well trained and work with patience, calmness and high standards to offer comprehensive medical services and procedures beginning with puppy/kitten visits all the way through to senior wellness and everything in between.

At Healthy Pets, we are actively looking for veterinary support staff to building trusting and compassionate relationships with our patients and their pet parents. Staff with a deep interest in general practice medicine preferred. We also offer in house lab work, nutrition services and additional fear free specific treats and tools to make the experience and environment appealing. Our hospital culture promotes a stress free team environment and we offer excellent benefits including paid time off, health insurance, disability policies, uniform allowance, and much more.

Positions to be filled include:

1-2 Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technicians

We are a drug, alcohol and tobacco free employer/workplace. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at time of employment. Reliable transportation is required however are on a public transportation bus line.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit the cover letter and resume along with 3 professional references to LEpley@peoplepetsandvets.com. Please include in your subject line clinic location and which position you are applying for. Incomplete applications will not be considered at this time.


Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital, Lacey, WA

Posted August 27, 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 August 27, 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 August 27, 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 August 27, 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.


South Bay Veterinary Hospital, Olympia, WA

Posted August 27, 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.


Clover Valley Veterinary Services, Port Orchard, WA

Posted August 21, 2018

Our practice is looking to add a part-time, small animal only, Licensed Veterinary Technician.

This position would be responsible for small animal surgical day and one clinical day per week. Candidate must be currently licensed through the Washington State Department of Health and in good standing. We are looking for a friendly team player, with great communication skills; be detail-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast pace environment. Minimum requirement of basic proficiency in entry level veterinary technician skills including, but not limited to: phlebotomy, animal restraint, induction and maintenance of anesthesia, endotracheal intubation, IV catheter placement, client education, administration of DVM directed treatments. This individual must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, no criminal history, current/valid driver’s license and available some holidays and weekends.

Hours: 2, 10-hour shifts per week; primary day would be Monday surgical days 

Pay: Dependent on Experience

Only currently licensed applicants will be considered, an exception may be made for the right candidate with a pending licensure. Exception may be made for second year Veterinary Technician Students.

Email resumes and cover letters to tech@clovervalleyvet.com.


Emerald City Pet Rescue, Seattle, WA

Posted August 20, 2018

Emerald City Pet Rescue is a nonprofit organization that exists to rescue abused, neglected and homeless animals. We are looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to support the medical team at our state of the art facility in SODO.

We are seeking an easy going, professional, adaptable, reliable, personable individual who is committed to supporting a team that practices progressive, high quality medicine. We want someone who is passionate about saving animals and who wants to continue to learn and grow. We have a team of 3 doctors, 3 licensed veterinary technicians (LVT), 5 veterinary assistants and a full kennel department. The LVT will be performing a variety of tasks in order to help the clinic operations run smoothly. Tasks include but are not limited to the following:

  • Surgery – patient preparation, IV catheter placement, intubation, induction, anesthesia monitoring, and post-operative recovery and care. 
  • Dentistry – prophylactic cleanings, dental xrays, and periodontal treatment. 
  • Treatments for hospitalized/sick patients including IV fluid therapy, medication administration, vital monitoring, etc. 
  • Diagnostics – xrays, in clinic CBC, Chemistry, and UA, ultrasound, etc. 
  • Data entry in Avimark and PetPoint.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prefers a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a licensed veterinary technician, although we are willing to train the right candidate. 
  • Active Veterinary Technician License. 
  • Shelter or rescue experience appreciated. 
  • Must be willing/available to work on weekends.

ECPR offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are accepted using our online application process only. No phone calls please. Apply online to start the online application process. Equal Opportunity Employer.


Blue Pearl Partners

Posted August 16, 2018

BluePearl is hiring in Washington! We have locations in North Seattle, Downtown Seattle, Kirkland, Tacoma, and Renton. We are seeking an experienced Emergency Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our BluePearl family. There are multiple scheduling options available and we are offering a 2K sign-on bonus (for experienced/licensed Techs) in addition to a relocation bonus for out of state candidates.

Applicants pursuing a VTS (ECC) are encouraged to apply!

Are you a confident and experienced technician who has a passion for emergency medicine? Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professionals in this industry? If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, please check us out.

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.

As a member of the Mars Petcare Family, BluePearl is the next step in your career with:

  • Access to 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances.
  • Opportunities for mentorship and training.
  • Health, vision, dental, pet, and life insurance benefit packages.
  • PTO accrual with flexible work schedules.
  • Referral Bonus Program.
  • Associate discounts.

How to apply?


BluePearl Renton

Posted August 16, 2018

Our BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital in Renton, WA is hiring an experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician who is interested in being part of our surgery team.

Are you looking for something new and challenging? Are you looking for somewhere with unlimited growth and potential? Do you feel confident in your knowledge and skill and want to help shape a department? Then this is the opportunity for you!

Some responsibilities of a Surgery Vet Tech include:

  • Provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
  • 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.
  • Understands normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.
  • Able to set up intravenous fluids.
  • Administers subcutaneous fluids.
  • 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.

Who are we? BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, groundbreaking healthcare.

We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere.

Your success is our success.

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training.

Additional Benefits:

  • Health benefits options
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible hours
  • Scrub allowance
  • Opportunity to bring your dog to work
  • Additional training
  • Unlimited growth potential

Certification/License in Veterinary Technology

Experience working in a Veterinary Practice

Surgery Technicians should be comfortable handling sedation and basic to advanced anesthesia cases. They should be capable of taking x-rays at an intermediate level. You should have experience in a specialty or surgical center, has a minimum of two years' experience with administering/monitoring anesthesia, is comfortable working with a mechanical ventilator, is comfortable with Anesthesia (ASA) Level I-III cases, has experience taking appropriate orthopedic radiographs.

How to apply?

There are several ways to apply! Visit www.bluepearljobs.com, email Aly at alysha.fleming@bluepearlvet.com, or text "bluepearl" to 972-11.


Evergreen Animal Hospital

Posted August 16, 2018

6225 Wollochet Dr. NW, Gig Harbor, WA

Contact: Kristin Malone | evergreenpethospital@yahoo.com | 253-851-9195

Due to continued growth, Evergreen Animal Hospital is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technicians (Full-time and/or Part-Time) to join our team!! This job is essential to providing a high level of quality medicine and client education. As such, this position includes performing dental cleanings, assisting Dr. in surgery, monitoring anesthetics, blood draws, X-Rays, medication administration, restraining patients, post-op care for patients, nursing care, vaccine administration, client education, etc.

We are looking for someone to join our team who can work a flexible schedule to include some weekends (Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ). Candidates must be hardworking, team player and have an ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment. We ask that our team members are flexible and open to change, strong communicators and compassionate with animals. Physical requirements include: ability to lift at least 40lbs unassisted, ability to stand for long periods of time, ability to bend and maneuver as needed to clean cages, counter tops, etc. Prior experience in a veterinary hospital required!

Please send cover letter and resume to evergreenpethospital@yahoo.com.


Clover Park Veterinary Hospital, Lakewood, WA

Posted August 16, 2018

Veterinary technician wanted. Full or part time available. Salary/ benefits dependent on experience. No emergency hours but some weekend hours. 253-588-6649. Call for an interview today.


Columbia Veterinary Hospital, Tacoma, WA

Posted August 13, 2018

Columbia Veterinary Hospital is now hiring a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our INCREDIBLE team!

The ideal candidate:

  • Licensed in Washington State or eligible within 90 days.
  • Proficient with technical skills
  • Hard working and passionate
  • Works well on a team, as well as, independently
  • Has strong communication skills

At Columbia Veterinary Hospital we strive to offer high quality veterinary care focusing on providing the best and most compassionate experience possible. We are looking for an employee with a positive and cheerful attitude, strong initiative, and excellent communication skills.

This full time LVT position is crucial to our hospitals commitment in caring for patients and establishing excellent client relationships.

Job Overview:

Full-time Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM. (We will be rotating Saturdays once open). Four-doctor, high-quality AAHA-certified. We are an experienced caring team who always strives to maintain a positive, helpful attitude and enjoy a fun, supportive work environment.

We invest heavily in our employees' long-term growth and happiness. We offer wonderful benefit packages including medical, vision and dental insurance, plus a 100% paid life insurance policy for you too!  PTO with no “use it or lose it clause”, internal and external continuing education, bonuses, dynamic pet care discounts, 401K, and much, much, more!

If you are passionate about pets and providing exemplary customer service we want you to join our team!

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Snohomish Station Animal Hospital, Snohomish, WA

Posted August 2, 2018

Snohomish Station Animal Hospital, a locally owned full-service veterinary medical facility, has been serving the Snohomish community for over 5 years. We take pride in providing clients and their pets with high quality medical care and exceptional customer service. We are a growing two doctor practice and are expanding our LVT team.

Snohomish Station is also currently seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to work week days, evenings and weekend shifts. The ideal candidate must have experience in medication administration, surgery prep, intubation, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophylaxis, laboratory skills, anesthesia recovery, dentals, blood draws, IV catheter placement, and restraint. New grads are welcome to apply. Candidates will need to be a team player and highly motivated. Additionally, candidates must be compassionate about veterinary medicine and customer service. Leadership skills are a plus. **Qualified applications will have a current Washington license and a flexible schedule, including day, evening and weekend shifts, and work with compassion and dedication. 

Snohomish Station Animal Hospital offers a competitive pay wages commensurate with experience and benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/IRA planning/Paid PTO/Uniform Allowance) package. To learn more about Snohomish Station Animal Hospital and our pet healthcare team, please visit our website or visit us on Facebook.

Note: *Applicants should be at least 18 years of age and have reliable transportation to and from employment. All applicants must pass a criminal background and reference check prior to employment. We are a drug, alcohol and tobacco free workplace.

Interested applicants should apply in person or via email. Serious applicants only. Please hand deliver your resume, cover letter and professional references to Alena at Snohomish Station Animal Hospital located at 2705 Bickford Avenue, Suite 5A or email to PPVRecruiting@gmail.com, ATTEN: SNOHOMISH. Please no phone calls.


Northwest Animal Eye Specialists, Renton, WA

Posted July 30, 2018

We are a busy specialty practice with hospitals in both Kirkland and Renton, but this position is for our Renton location. We pride ourselves on our collaborative partnership with primary care veterinarians, giving exceptional patient care and excellent client service, and for being a truly great place to work!

Our hospital is paperless, not corporate owned, and we are AAHA accredited.

We primarily see dogs and cats, but we also see horses, small animals, wildlife, and all kinds of exotics. We are ophthalmology-only so we do not handle euthanasia and end of life care, but compassion is still a must. Along with excellent patient and client care, we value quality medicine, integrity, and going beyond expectations in all that we do. We are looking for a friendly, smart, and hardworking candidate. We have an on-call rotation and we see some emergencies after hours so some flexibility in hours worked is required. Must be willing to work some Saturdays on a regular basis, but we are closed Sundays. Basic LVT duties are required for this position but ophthalmology experience is not required as we will train you in this area.

We are looking for someone who will work with us full-time.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary dependent upon experience
  • Retirement plan with matching funds
  • Discounts for employee pets
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Scrub allowance
  • CE budget

Please submit cover letter and resume to emily@northwestanimaleye.com.


Audubon Veterinary Clinic

Posted July 26, 2018

Immediate opening for a full-time licensed veterinary technician. We are a small animal practice (dogs and cats only) with three doctors. Proficiency in placing IV catheters, drawing blood, collecting urine etc. is 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–Friday, full-time, benefits available.

Please submit a cover letter and resume if you are interested, or drop off at Audubon Veterinary Clinic, 2120 Northwest Blvd, Spokane, WA, 99205. 509-328-7120.


Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital

Posted July 12, 2018

We're an urban-centered, community-minded small animal veterinary hospital that takes pride in providing top-notch care to our clients and patients. You are a self-confident whiz-bang of a tech with incredible organizational skills who thrives in a busy environment. Your perfect day includes smoothly wrangling rowdy dogs and cantankerous cats with meticulous pre-exams, diving into grade III dentals with enthusiasm, nailing blood draws, finessing xrays, maintaining inventory like an accountant, and keeping the place clean n' shiny!  If this sounds like your jam, we ask that you apply in person, M–F, at 401 Fawcett Ave in Tacoma. We look forward to meeting our new team member soon!


Columbia City Veterinary Hospital, Seattle, WA

Posted July 10, 2018

We are a growing, four-doctor, small animal hospital in Seattle, Washington, seeking a skilled team member to join our team!

** SIGNING BONUS for applicants with 3 or more years of clinical experience**

Applicants need to be comfortable with all aspects of veterinary care and communicating those aspects to our clients, exude strong organizational, detail-orientated skills and enthusiasm in helping provide quality care for animals. This position is for our medical team (admits/anesthesia/monitoring/recovery/discharges, drug calculations, dentistry, exam triage/TPR/history/anticipating DVM needs, etc). As we are a small team, you will be cross-trained between departments. 

Neo Practice Management Software and Windows/Microsoft programs, IDEXX in-house/reference laboratory, digital radiology. Stellar communication with clients, patients and our hospital's team is essential. The position will include Saturday shifts. As such, flexibility in scheduling is necessary.

Great benefits package: competitive wages, PTO, scrubs/CE allowance, dues paid, medical/dental/vision insurance, discounted pet care.

Your references will be called before interviews are scheduled. Please have at minimum, three references included when submitting your cover letter, stating why you are choosing this hospital, and resume. EMAIL inquiries by replying to this posted position, addressed to our Practice Manager, Kevin Haywood.

WHO WE ARE:

  • a unique team located in the vibrant, Columbia City neighborhood on S Ferdinand, one block east of Rainier Avenue.
  • the practice is a startup which opened its doors June 2016; a great opportunity to be an addition to a team, creating a practice from the ground up.

Please visit our website for further information on our practice.


Tahoma Veterinary Hospital, Spanaway, WA

Posted July 2, 2018

Tahoma Veterinary Hospital in Spanaway is currently hiring for a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Our LVTs work 3–4 weekdays and rotating Saturdays, with one on-call shift. 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, cows, birds, 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 LVT’s in every aspect and appreciate the skills that you can bring to our hospital.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Assists the veterinarian during examination of animals, providing restraint as needed in order to work safely.
  • Prepares and administer medications and vaccines
  • Performs routine dental cleanings on animals under the direction of the veterinarian.
  • Administers anesthesia to animals under the direction of the veterinarian and monitors animals’ responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.
  • Obtains radiographs of animals with knowledge of proper positioning and techniques.
  • Cares for and monitors the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
  • Performs laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces
  • Administers emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life-saving procedures.
  • Collects, prepares, and labels samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination.
  • Provides the veterinarian with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed.
  • Fills prescriptions, measuring medications.
  • Preparing patients for surgery, induction, surgery prep and monitoring
  • Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas.
  • As we are a multi species hospital, large and small animal: You must be able to safely restrain for all species from lizards to Llamas.

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • Licensed as a Veterinary Technician
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to handle the physical and emotional aspect of work in a veterinary clinic environment, including the use of euthanasia.
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.

Wage/Benefits

  • We offer a competitive wage, with shift differential pay for any after hours time.
  • Uniform allowance
  • Aflac, Vision and Dental
  • Pet service and food discounts
  • CE Allowance and paid memberships and license renewal

Please send a resume and cover letter with LVT RESUME in the subject line.


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Posted June 27, 2018

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.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or License Veterinary Technician (LVT) credentials or strong science and animal husbandry background, preferred.
  • Minimum 1–2 years of experience working with animals in a veterinary office.
  • Ability to perform animal care and custodial duties independently.
  • Ability to perform preventative animal health care and technical duties under the oversight of a VT Lead and the supervision of the VT Supervisor.
  • Flexibility in adjusting work schedule to complete needed tasks and or duties for absent technicians.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs on a regular basis and sustained activities such as: bending, balancing, stooping, reaching and remain standing for long periods of time.
  • Maintenance of a valid Washington State Driver's License and good driving record.

The Veterinary Technician II is classified as essential personnel and, as such, is required to work with minimal amount of absences and during all Center closures except in the event of a major disaster when access to animal housing and use facilities is prohibited by governmental emergency personnel.


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