Eastside Veterinary Associates has a Part time to Full time position opening for a licensed veterinary technician or experienced veterinary assistant. Primary location will be in Newcastle with some shifts in Kirkland. We are a general day practice that is family owned.
Our hospital in Newcastle is BRAND NEW, so you will be part of building the team, protocols, and establishing the relationships with clients and patients.
Our high standards requires all your skills that you have learned in the process of obtaining your LVT as well as on the job.
Your responsibilities as Licensed Veterinary Technician includes but are not limited to
proper and safe restraint of patients,
-checking in patients,
-obtaining weight, and history,
-processing lab work,
-treatment plan estimates,
-setting up cytologies,
-general cleaning and maintenance of hospital,
-basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of –accurate drug and fluid doses
-administer and monitor animals under anesthesia,
-assist in surgery
-perform dental procedures
-deliver compassionate nursing care.
Qualified candidates for the LVT position are required to:- have previous veterinary experience by working in a veterinary clinic / hospital for at least 1 year.
– be flexible in schedule to be available to cover all shifts in our general day practice on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
– have reliable transportation to be punctual for all shifts.
– able to lift up to 40# and stand for 10 hour shifts.
– have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
– be computer proficient
– be a non-smoker
– work well with our team
– be willing to learn
Please submit a cover letter to that details how your qualifications would contribute to our team, along with a detailed resume with dates of previous experience, duties, and hourly wage. You may also drop off the cover letter and resume personally at our hospital.
1700 NE 44th Street, Newcastle, WA 98056
DO NOT CALL as we need to be focusing on clients and patients. We will discard any resumes with inquiries by phone. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for the next step of filling out a detailed job application, phone, or in person interview.
Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing your cover letter and resume!