Vet-Tech Job Board

September 5, 2014

Burlington, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 3:43 pm

Three doctor, established , Small Animal Practice located in the Skagit Valley, Burlington WA is seeking a licensed Veterinary Technician to complement their veterinary team.  Applicant must be licensed in the state of Washington, be motivated, organized, with the ability to work well with a large support staff. Customer service skills, client educatons and attention to detail are a must.  New graduates are encouraged to apply, will train the right person.  Hours would be up to 32 hours per week, sometimes more depending on the schedule.  Will have to work some Saturdays.  Benefits: vacation, staff bonus progam, staff pet discounts, ce allowance, uniform allowance .  E-mail resume to vets@skagitanimalclinic.com  or fax to 360-757-2543 , or contact Sue Carpenter, Office manager at 360-757-7202.

September 2, 2014

Redmond, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 7:25 pm

Licensed Veterinary Technician (Full time or Part time)

Loyal Companion Animal Care is a privately owned veterinary hospital in Redmond, WA.  We are searching for a Licensed veterinarian technician to join our growing team. Ideal candidate should have 3+ years of veterinarian technician experience, have proficient communication and computer skills, and be team players.  Position is full time, and we will consider part time candidates as well.  We offer competitive compensation including paid vacation, 401K and medical insurance.  To learn more about our practice and team, please go to www.LoyalCompanionAnimalCare.com.  If you are interested in applying, please send resume to jobs@LoyalCompanionAnimalCare.com.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Lynnwood, WA (PAWS)

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 7:23 pm
Position Title:

Companion Animal Services Veterinary Technician

Accountable to:

Apply:

 

Deadline:

Rate:

CAS Veterinarian

Dr. Keiko Young at: kyoung@paws.org or PO Box 1037 Lynnwood WA 98046

Resumes and letters of interest received by 9/12/14 will receive priority

$12.69 – $16.15/hour DOE – Full-time (4 days week/10-hour shifts)

Excellent benefits: http://www.paws.org/about/employment/

 

Purpose of Position:  To provide for the comfort, health care and euthanasia of animals at the shelter, and to assist with implementing the daily activities of the PAWS Spay/Neuter Clinic and medical program.

Duties and Responsibilities:  In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

    1. Performs daily activities of PAWS’ Spay/Neuter Clinic, including scheduling of surgeries; drawing and processing of lab work, preparation of animals for surgery; assisting veterinarians during surgery; and monitoring conditions of animals before, during and after surgery.
    2. Works directly with the veterinarians, veterinary assistants and operational staff to assure the safety and health of animals at the clinic and to assure that all procedures at the clinic are performed in a highly efficient and effective manner.
    3. Assists clients during low-income surgery days, and foster parents during re-checks and visits.
    4. Maintains a level of cleanliness and sanitation necessary for the function of the clinic; reports structural or operational problems or deficiencies that may affect the care of animals or the operation of the clinic.
    5. Provides accurate information and courteous service to the public, both in person and through phone calls, about all aspects of animal care and shelter operations.
    6. Under direction of management, euthanizes animals according to written policies and procedures using sodium pentobarbital.
    7. Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of clinic work area and equipment. Cleans all animal housing and treatment areas and provides food, care and socialization for animals according to written procedures.
    8. Maintains a system of record keeping for all animals treated at the clinic. Accurately completes paperwork and enters information into the shelter database program.
    9. Responsible for maintaining clinic inventory of supplies and medicines, and placing orders. Works with vendors and suppliers on specials, cost-containment and programs beneficial to the agency.
    10. Provides assistance to management with the evaluations of medical and behavioral needs of animals in the shelter by maintaining accurate records and status changes.
    11. Administers immunizations, medications, and treatment for injuries or illness as prescribed by a veterinarian and provides other health care to animals as provided in written policies and procedures.
    12. Assists in training shelter staff in methods and procedures of evaluating and treating animal health care problems
    13. Oversees, trains and provides assistance to volunteers in day-to-day performance of their duties.
    14. May be assigned other duties by the CAS Veterinarian or CAS Management Team.Controls over Work: Veterinary Technicians work under the direct supervision of the CAS Veterinarians and are expected to perform the established duties according to daily schedules. Written performance evaluations will be given after the first three months and first twelve months of work and annually thereafter.Physical Demands: Candidates must be able to lift a minimum of forty (40) pounds and heavier weights with the assistance of other staff. Work is performed both in and out of the shelter that requires lifting, bending, stooping, pushing and other moderately strenuous activities, and must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Requirements:

  • Must be a licensed veterinary technician with a current Washington State license.

 

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent, and be able to read, write and speak clearly in English so that written and verbal instructions can be followed.
  • Must be willing and able to work daily with companion animals and have a basic understanding of the needs and behavior of domestic cats and dogs. Must be able to handle individual animals in a caring, safe and humane manner.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with people and to communicate clearly about PAWS’ mission, the care and treatment of animals, and the safety of the public and other employees. Must be able to represent PAWS professionally at all times.
  • Must be or be able to become certified in Washington State to perform humane euthanasia.
  • Preference may be given to someone with previous experience working with animals in an animal shelter. Important considerations for this position include the abilities to handle animals safely and humanely and to communicate clearly at all times.

Note: Under the provisions of the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the successful candidate will be required to provide both evidence of identity and eligibility for employment.

August 7, 2014

Olympia, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 8:47 pm

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Steamboat Animal Hospital is a full service animal practice.  We are a busy 7-Veterinarian practice, open 7 days a week for our clients’ convenience.  We take pride in providing quality medical care and services to our clients and their pets.

Steamboat Animal Hospital is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to work week days, nights and weekends shifts.  The ideal candidate must have experience in medication administration, surgery prep, intubation, anesthesia monitoring, laboratory skills, anesthesia recovery, dental prophy’s, blood draws, IV catheter placement, and restraint.  Qualified applications will have current Washington license, a minimum of 2 years’ experience (preferred), have a flexible schedule – including day, evening and weekend shifts, and work with compassion and dedication.

Steamboat Animal Hospital offers a competitive pay wage and benefits package.  To learn more about Steamboat Animal Hospital and our pet healthcare team, please visit our website at http://steamboatanimalhospital.com/ or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Steamboat-Animal-Hospital

If interested in becoming part of our growing team, please submit your resume and cover letter to Hayden Milligan; Human Resource and Payroll Manager at humanresource.cyr@gmail.com.

 

Kirkland, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 8:46 pm

Seattle Veterinary Specialists – Multiple Veterinary Technicians and Assistant Openings

 

Exceptional Medicine, Compassionate Care and Peace of Mind, Beyond Expectations

The Seattle Veterinary Specialists team of veterinarians, technicians and support staff delivers compassionate, comprehensive, specialized, emergency and critical care 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Our specialty medicine teams include board-certified doctors in neurology, surgery, internal medicine oncology, radiology, and cardiology. Our emergency doctors are highly experienced and have completed a rigorous internship or are seasoned emergency doctors. The ‘team approach’ among client, the referring veterinarian and our medical team ensures that our patients will receive the most comprehensive and compassionate care available. At SVS, we are passionate about our work and ready to do whatever it takes to provide a better quality of life for our client’s pets. Every day, we utilize the exceptional skills of our doctors and staff combined with the most advanced diagnostic tools, treatments and surgical methods to ensure extraordinary care is given to each and every pet. Our goal is to treat every pet as if they were our own and every client as if they were friends and family.

We are growing every day, if you are an experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant we want to hear from you.

Current Open Positions and Schedule:

Full-Time Openings:

Full-Time Overnight Emergency Licensed Veterinary Technician Shift Supervisor Schedule: Wednesday – Saturday 6:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m. Full –Time Cardiology Veterinary Assistant Schedule: Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Full-Time Surgery Licensed Veterinary Technician Schedule: Tuesday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Part-Time Openings:

Part-Time Surgery Veterinary Assistant Schedule: Monday and Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Part-Time Surgery Licensed Veterinary Technician Schedule: Thursday and Friday 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Part-Time ICU Licensed Veterinary Technician Schedule: Saturday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Job Summary:

Provide veterinary nursing care to small animals under the direction of the veterinarians employed by the hospital. Conduct a variety of technical duties relevant to becoming an integral part of a medical support team, in the operation of the specialty department, while working in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications for an LVT: • Veterinary Technician License preferred. • Have a two-year degree by an accredited veterinary technician program, and have passed the VTNE, or have satisfied the prerequisites to challenge the VTNE (i.e. be qualified under the “Grandfather Clause”) and have passed the test, preferred. • 1-2 years recent experience in an ER or specialty hospital is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications for an Veterinary Assistant: • High school graduate. • 1-2 years Veterinary Assistant experience and/or graduate of Veterinary Assistant program. • Medical clerk certification preferred.

Ability to: • Lift Large Dogs (sometimes fifty pounds or more) • Perform daily treatments in a timely and accurate manner. • Properly restrain each type of animal presented for treatment. • Demonstrate knowledge of radiographic, ultrasonography and laboratory procedures & techniques. • Understand isolation protocols. • Show familiarity with variety of services offered for prevention and treatment of disease in dogs & cats. • Demonstrate familiarity & proficiency with aseptic techniques including the aseptic preparation of surgery as well as the proper administering and monitoring of anesthesia. • Place intravenous catheters aseptically. • Client Education and Counseling for home care • Fill take-home prescriptions as directed by the veterinarian and in accordance with state regulations. • Maintain and monitor intravenous fluid administration. • Other duties as assigned.

Benefits: • 100% company paid medical/vision/dental insurance for full time positions • Paid time off, paid holidays for full time positions • Generous CE allowance for both Licensed Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants • Discount on hospital goods and services. • Shift Differential for Overnight Positions • 401K + more.

If interested please submit your resume and wage expectations to the link below:

http://hrkinections.catchthebest.com/apply/0e8e/ffd4

July 31, 2014

Centralia, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 11:09 pm

Full time/part time LVT needed for mainly small animal position with a six doctor mixed animal practice located midway between Seattle and Portland on the I-5 corridor.

Please send or bring your resume to:

Cascade West Veterinary Hospital  1305 S. Gold St., Centralia, WA  98531

Fax (360)736-1085  or  E-mail:  vetclinic@localaccess.com

Website:  cascadewestvet.com

Kirkland, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 8:44 pm

Seattle Veterinary Specialists – Surgical Techs and Assistants – Full-time and Part-time

We have an excellent opportunity to join our Surgery Team!! Due to rapid growth, internal promotions and the addition of a new Surgeon this summer, we are in need of additional LVTs and Assistants for full-time and part-time shifts.

Ideal candidates will provide veterinary surgical and nursing care to small animals under the direction of the SVS surgeons, conduct a variety of technical & assistant duties relevant to being an integral part of a veterinary medical team in the operation of the small animal specialty & emergency facility, and communicated with clients.

At minimum, candidates must have knowledge of General small animal handling practices, procedures including restraint, surgical prep, treatments, and familiarity with pharmaceuticals used in the Surgery Dept. and their most common administration protocols. Must be able to lift heavy dogs to operating table.

LVTs must have 2-3 years tech experience and be comfortable with general anesthesia, have superb attention to detail, and ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace, and poses strong customer service skills as they will be in direct contact with clients.

Vet Assistants must have some animal handling skills, willingness to learn in a very fast paced environment, and attention to detail is key.

We are Seattle Veterinary Specialists (SVS) a privately owned state-of-the-art, multi-specialty and 24-hour emergency/critical care facility in Kirkland, WA. We focus on collaborative medicine where teams of experts work together under one roof to combine their medical expertise, skills and experience to provide the best treatment for our patients. For more information please visit our website: www.svsvet.com.

We offer a competitive salary including compensated on-call hours. As well as excellent benefits for FT positions such as medical/vision/dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, generous CE allowance, on-site CE opportunities, employee discount, scrub allowance, employer matched 401K plan + more.

If you are interested in growing your career and working at our state-of-the art hospital, please reply with a cover letter, resume, and wage requirements to:  http://hrkinections.catchthebest.com/apply/814b/e48c

July 24, 2014

Burlington, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 9:58 pm

Chuckanut Valley Veterinary Clinic in Burlington Washington is hiring.  We are looking for a full-time RVT/LVT or skilled veterinary assistant to join our growing practice.  We offer a great benefits package.  All staff must possess exceptional customer skills regardless of their position.  If you would like to learn more about this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and references to:  ashley@chuckanutvet.com.  Or you may mail to:  CVVC, 896 N. Burlington Blvd., Burlington, WA  98233  Attn:  Ashley

July 10, 2014

Lake Stevens, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 10:21 pm

Part Time Licensed Veterinary Technician wanted in Lake Stevens, WA

We are a busy, well-established and equipped small animal, six doctor practice. We promote wellness and prevention, provide comfort and restore health. We are seeking a candidate who is self motivated, enjoys interacting with clients and patients, and is able to multi-task while maintaining focus on detail. Our clinic is team-oriented and driven to provide quality patient care through client education and customer service.  The right candidate must have experience in the following areas: surgical assistance, pharmacy duties, labwork, dentistry (including dental radiography and charting), radiology, anesthetic monitoring, hospitalized patient care, client education, and medical record documentation. Outstanding communication skills are a must. Experience with Cornerstone software and Idexx lab machines a plus but not required.  Compensation is competitive, based on experience and ability level. Washington State license is required.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

fvvcjobs@gmail.com

Renton, WA (Oncology)

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 10:20 pm

Veterinary Oncology Center in Renton is seeking to expand its team with one full time or part time assistant. If you are looking to work with a small group in a positive, family-like environment, this job is for you! Veterinary Oncology Center is a well-established oncology clinic, with a great reputation in the veterinary community. As a team, we are in the position to fight every day for our patients, to make a difference in their lives, to improve their quality of life and give them a chance to more good time with those that love them. It is always about quality of life! For more information you can visit our website at www.helpingpetswithcancer.com or our facebook page.

 

This full time assistant position is Mondays through Thursdays (3 days from 7am to closing with one hour lunch break, one day from 1pm to closing). The part time position is Mondays through Thursdays from 1pm to closing. You will be working with a single doctor only (Dr. Luminita Sarbu, a specialist in the field of veterinary oncology). Duties involve restraining patients for minor procedures and chemotherapy administration, nursing care, admitting daily patients, client communications, cleaning. A detailed description of all responsibilities will be provided during the interview. We do train extensively. No specialty or oncology experience required.

 

We will consider only applicants with a minimum 1 year of experience as a veterinary assistant or veterinary assistant certification

 

We offer competitive benefits including paid holidays (FT/PT), vacation/sick days (FT/PT), great pet discount (FT/PT), paid uniforms (FT/PT), annual and Christmas bonus (FT/PT), employer-matched SIMPLE retirement plan (FT), health insurance (FT), all after qualifying period.

 

If you are interested applying for one of these position, please respond to this ad via email at vocjobs@yahoo.com

** specify which position you are interested in in the subject line (full time or part time)

** submit your resume.

** submit a cover letter and let us know why would you like to join our team.

** incomplete applications will not be considered.

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