Vet-Tech Job Board

June 15, 2017

Seattle, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 11:00 pm

We seek an energetic Veterinary Technician who wants to have fun while working to provide excellent care for pets and their people. Initially this position will be 30 to 39 hours per week. This is considered full time and comes with full benefits as listed below.

 

Since our doors opened in 1971, our staff has become renowned for their expertise, positivity, and thoroughness. We are proud to be an independent, doctor-owned family of four practices in north Seattle where we passionately care for thousands of animals each year. Please refer to our web site at www.seattlevetassoc.com for details about the services we provide.

Our generous compensation package begins after 90 days and includes competitive wages, medical, vision, dental and life insurance, continuing education, uniforms, discounted pet care, revenue share, paid time off, 6 paid holidays. Retirement matching plans are available after 2 years. Our self-paced Pay for skills program has a base hourly compensation rate of $16.55. As you master listed skills, the wage will increase to a maximum of $24.55. Mastery of the introductory skill block leads to a rate of $17.85.

Seattle Veterinary Associates is comprised of self-managed teams, so all employees have input and responsibilities pertaining to our daily operations and long term planning. A successful employee will be one who wants to play an active role in patient care and who has good problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

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 WAC. http://app.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-935

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

June 13, 2017

Lynnwood, WA (VCA Veterinary Specialty Center)

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 8:21 pm

VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is seeking experienced Licensed Veterinary Technicians or newly licensed LVT’s and veterinary assistants with clinical experience to join our rapidly growing multi-specialty hospital that includes 24-hour emergency/critical care, neurology, surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, oncology and radiology. We are honored to have the opportunity to provide cutting-edge, progressive and compassionate medical care and exceptional client service. We are located just north of Seattle, where it is an ideal place to establish a healthy work and home life balance by fulfilling your career goals, plus have great adventures on your days off. VSC provides the opportunity and support needed to technicians that desire to expand their knowledge and skill set. We are a teaching hospital, which provides a great resource for technicians needing to complete an externship while in their technician program.

We’re looking for believers in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care–with the experience and technical know-how to make that happen. . ..a devoted team player who thrives in a collaborative environment, and is invested in their colleagues’ success. . ..someone who takes enormous pride in their ability to listen and speak to clients like a trusted friend. . .a service-minded professional who is energized by the gratitude of others and in the satisfaction of a job done right.

If this describes you, then we want you on our team! Please send your resume and a cover letter stating which department interests you and why you feel you would be a good addition to our team here at VSC to teresa.batemon@vca.com Current Departments Hiring: ER /ICU, Radiology, & Oncology

We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation (for F/T employees), 401(k), personal pet care discounts, generous CE allotment, advanced training for career advancing opportunities, relocation reimbursement, plus more!

VCA Veterinary Specialty Center will fully sponsor those individuals pursuing their VTS (Veterinary Technician Specialty) in Emergency & Critical Care, Anesthesia, Neurology, Cardiology, Oncology and Internal Medicine at this time.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Puyallup, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 7:45 pm

The Veterinary Technician is the veterinarian’s primary medical support.  They aid the veterinarians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail.  They have a very significant role in communicating with and educating clients about their pets.

 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works under the direct supervision of the lead technician (Tier 3) and/or practice Manager

Provide compassionate care to patients and clients.

Prepare and maintain the exam rooms and treatment areas.

Keep accurate medical records in accordance with hospital policy.

Admit patients following hospital policy and doctors written orders.

Effectively restrain pets.

Understand all common vaccines and vaccination protocols and able to explain to clients.

Gives SQ, IM, and IV injections.

Prepare and communicate effectively treatment plans as outlined by doctor and discuss financial commitments with clients while supporting hospital financial policies.

Handle client’s medical questions with confidence and direct to veterinarians when appropriate.

Assist the veterinarian in medical, surgical, and dental procedures; prepare patients for surgery; administers anesthesia; monitors patients during surgery and recovery, administers fluids.

Properly care for all surgical and treatment materials and equipment as well as keeping those areas stocked and cleaned.

Perform clinical laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, skin scrapings, urinalysis, and fungal cultures; draws blood for laboratory analysis; maintains file of lab test results and ensures that results are recorded in patient records.

Effectively position for and take radiographs.

Place IV catheters and properly care for them. 

Know common disease states and alert veterinarians when symptoms change or when concerns arise with hospitalized patients.

Understand usage, dosage, and common side effects for commonly used prescription drugs and readily explain them to clients.

Discharge patients based on the veterinarian’s orders, ensuring that patients are well groomed and in a medically appropriate state, and explain necessary follow up and home care instructions.

Maintain an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies as determined by the inventory control system.

Conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks.

Maintain a positive, cooperative relationship with other employees.

Understand the importance of a clean and orderly facility, and clean, do laundry, and organize as part of a normal job duty.

Perform other duties as assigned by manager or veterinarian.

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Exhibit strong problem solving and an organized approach to the position.

Possession of strong organizational skills.

Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments.

Excellent verbal communication skills.

Knowledge of the spelling and meaning of commonly used terminology of veterinary medicine.

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Knowledge of the use, care, and storage of veterinary instruments, materials, and equipment.

Knowledge of the instruments, materials, and standardized procedures used in the variety of treatments to make preparations and provide assistance to veterinarian and technician.

Ability to perform and apply skills and knowledge taught as part of the Technician education program attended.  Strive to continually improve skill set and knowledge through continuing education and practice.

 

PHYSICAL EFFORT

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job.

Requires bending, standing, stooping, walking, and frequently working in a bent position.

Frequently use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel.

Uses strength to restrain stronger, more active animals.

Frequently requires lifting or moving up to 50lbs.

*Occasionally handle dogs weighing up to and over 150lbs.  Assistance will be provided when working with larger animals.

Send resume to bobbie@valuepetclinic.com.

June 6, 2017

Puyallup, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 5:31 pm

Enthusiastic Veterinary Technician:

Are you an energetic, compassionate “animal and people person” looking for an exciting and rewarding place to work?

If you are, you may be the person that we are looking for to become a part of our dedicated veterinary team. Canyon Road Veterinary Hospital is a well-established two-doctor small animal veterinary hospital, which prides itself on teamwork and a warm, caring approach toward our clients and patients.

We are seeking a F/T Veterinary Technician (or the ability to become licensed) with experience in the veterinary field. Successful candidate must be flexible & dependable.

Our valuable Technicians fill a vital role in our hospital. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Greeting clients and patients for examination, while taking a brief history
  • Obtaining vital signs of patients and monitoring hospitalized patients
  • Assisting doctors Maintain cleanliness of the hospital
  • Gentle restraint of patients for exams, treatments & radiographs
  • Assisting in surgery
  • Laboratory testing
  • Dentistry
  • Monitoring patients under anesthesia
  • Lab work Radiology
  • Placing IV catheters & blood draws (Just to name a few)
  • We utilize our Technicians to their fullest capabilities
  • Written communication is important as well as strong verbal skills.

Join our team and receive competitive wage and an attractive benefit package. Medical, Dental and vision coverage, CE, sick leave, paid holidays and vacation, a Simple IRA plan and pet care discounts.

Please email cover letter & resume to canyonroadvet@hotmail.com.

No phone calls please.
 

June 5, 2017

Spokane, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 6:51 pm

Regal Veterinary Clinic is a busy, 4 –Veterinarian, full service, small animal practice looking to add an additional full-time or part-time experienced Veterinary Support Team members to our clinic!

We are very excited to be in our newly remodeled building offering appointments 6 days/week. We take pride in providing quality medical care and services to our clients and their pets. Regal Veterinary Clinic offers a competitive pay wage AND… comprehensive medical, dental, vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, uniform, pet care benefits and PTO benefits! To learn more about Regal Veterinary Clinic and our pet healthcare team, please visit our website at http://regalvetclinic.com/ or visit us on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/regalvetclinic

We are looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician.  The ideal candidate would have experience in exam room assistance, charting medical records, restraint, blood draws, client education, medication administration, surgery prep and packs, anesthesia monitoring, and recovery. Avimark experience preferred, but willing to train the right candidate. Qualified applications will have have a flexible schedule; being available both evenings and weekends, and work with compassion and dedication.  If interested in becoming part of our growing team, please submit your resume and cover letter to PPVRecruiting@gmail.com, please reference your desired position in the subject line! We are a drug, alcohol and tobacco free employer. Candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check as well as a personal/professional reference check. Candidates must have reliable transportation daily. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at time of application

Port Orchard, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 6:12 pm

Licensed Veterinary Technician Wanted

 

Kitsap Veterinary Hospital is a longstanding, AAHA accredited hospital that provides high-quality comprehensive services with excellence, enthusiasm and compassion. We are seeking to fill a full-time position for a Licensed Veterinary Technician. This position is responsible for overseeing the flow of the lab and the rooms, associated client communication, detailed record keeping, patient treatments and sharing the duties of the Surgical Technician (inpatient care).  Our hospital has a huge emphasis on being Fear Free for all of our patients.

The Technician must be skilled in:

  • Client education
  • Multi-tasking
  • Leadership, able to lead the assistants/techs who are filling the rooms and maintain the flow, keeping the doctor on schedule
  • Running lab equipment
  • Performing Urinalysis including microscopy
  • Able to keep accurate and detailed records
  • Have strong computer and typing skills (this is a paper-lite practice)
  • Successful candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication
  • Be organized
  • Proactive in anticipating the needs of the veterinarian
  • Team focused in all aspects of your work.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to sbarnet@nvanet.com to be considered for this position. Please be aware that WE DRUG TEST ALL APPLICANTS!

Full Time

Signing bonus available

Benefits – Medical, Dental, Paid CE, Uniform Allowance, Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

Hours – We generally schedule four 10 hour days M-Sa

Participation in weekend rounds is required

License required- new grads welcome

 

Location: Port Orchard

Compensation: DOE

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.

Please, no phone calls about this job!

Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests

May 31, 2017

Tacoma, WA (Feline Hyperthyroid Treatment Center)

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 10:40 pm

If you are looking for a unique, part time position that keeps you in the veterinary field without taking over your life, we want you!

We are looking for one or two qualified candidates to fill open position(s) at the Feline Hyperthyroid Treatment Center. This individual or individuals should be very experienced handling cats, able to perform diagnostic urinalysis, blood pressures, and subcutaneous injections as well as lift up to 40 lbs. Duties include (but are not limited to) feline husbandry, answering phones, setting appointments, performing injections.  We are seeking an extremely qualified veterinary assistant, or a licensed veterinary technician– or both depending on individual availability.

This/these are unique part time positions with the potential to become temporary full time as well as fill in work as needed. The position(s) are being created due to an employee who is pregnant and one who is moving. We will hire one or two individuals, depending on personal availability to fill our needs. These hours could and will expand to temporary full time, especially in December 2017 to April 2018, then return to part time.

If available, you may also be asked to fill in on occasion, and therefore we would require you to be fully trained in all aspects of our clinic.

Current position (can be split amongst two people):

Tuesday’s: A licensed technician or highly skilled veterinary assistant would be required to administer subcutaneous injections on 3 to 4 Tuesdays per month. Usually arriving around 4 pm and staying until 6 pm depending on how many patients are in hospital.

Wednesday through Saturday: (three to four weeks per month with one week off monthly), 2 to 3 hours in the morning and approximately 1 to 2 hours in the evening. If there were cats present. Sunday would be the same (If cats are present), along with various light janitorial duties and scheduled discharges.

In the event there are no cats present and on non-treatment weeks, there would be no need for coverage.

Schedules for non-treatment weeks are provided 2 or more months in advance for planning purposes.

Salary D.O.E.

If you are available for any or all of these shifts or know someone who is, please email us your resume, references and cover letter to ​ fhtctacoma@gmail.com​. Please visit our website for additional information about our services. www.felinehtc@gmail.com

May 26, 2017

Yakima, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 4:01 pm

We are a busy 5 doctor small animal practice that has served Yakima 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.

Tieton Drive Animal Clinic, 3901 Tieton Dr., Yakima, WA 98902, www.tietondriveanimalclinic.com,

Phone #: 509-966-4000 Fax#: 509-966-4002

Email: tietondriveanimalclinic@hotmail.com

May 25, 2017

Seattle, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 9:06 pm

Elliott Bay Animal Hospital is hiring an experienced Veterinary Assistant or a Licensed Veterinary Technician that possess the following traits: 

* Questioners & ‘why’ askers
* Committed go getters
* Bounce backers
* Walking on sunshiners
* Happy culture investors
* High moral coders
* Human-animal bond lovers
* Extra milers
* Pet huggers

We do everything we possibly can to exceed our clients expectations without putting them first; we believe that our employees come first. Our work family is the heart of our business. We are looking for a new team member who can bring their valuable ideas and abilities to our current team to make it stronger.

This is a full time position with 4, 10 hour work days. Great benefits and even greater people. Email for more information. We’d love a resume and an un-traditional cover letter to mmarin@elliotbayah.com, inspire us! 

 

Bellevue, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 7:17 pm

compensation: DOE

employment type: full-time

 

Companion Animal Hospital 1827-156th Avenue NE Bellevue, Washington 98007, 425-746-1800

Veterinary Technician

Full time veterinary technician wanted for large, multi-doctor practice in Bellevue. LVT license required. We are a fast paced hospital with high standards of patient care, and are seeking a hardworking, compassionate, dependable, and skilled technician to join our tech department. The major goal of the veterinary technician in our hospital is to provide quality medical care to patients, to assist veterinarians in routine and emergency situations, and to educate staff and clients in a broad range of topics that will increase awareness and compliance for responsible pet care. Additional requirements include strong communication skills, flexibility in scheduling, and a willingness to learn and grow in the profession.

Salary is based on experience level. Benefits include medical, dental, vacation, pet, 401K, etc. after eligibility requirements have been met. Please e-mail or fax your resume to Attention: Angie /Tech Position Fax 425-373-4863

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