Seattle Veterinary Associates, a doctor-owned, multi hospital, AAHA accredited practice, has an opening for an experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician at Ravenna Animal Hospital. This full time position is 38-40 hours per week, Saturdays are included. Our Pay for skills program has an hourly compensation range beginning at $16.25 per hour. As you master your skills, the wage will increase to a maximum of $24.05 per hour.
Applicants should be competent in all the generally accepted skills of a Licensed Veterinary Technician:
Work both independently and in conjunction with all other members of the team
Provide compassionate inpatient nursing care, see that patients’ medical and husbandry needs are consistently met
Understand and apply pharmacology and mathematics to ensure patients are dosed accurately Have high facility with restraint of fragile and/or fractious patients
Obtain diagnostic radiographic studies Perform dental prophylaxis, accurately chart dental abnormalities, radiograph and treat dental problems and extract teeth as directed by the DVM Perform basic emergency care, CPR, and intensive care
Measure, administer, and monitor anesthesia accurately and safely throughout the anesthetic event
Act as a sterile or non-sterile assistant to the DVM in surgery and be familiar with surgical equipment and techniques
Set up and assist with procedures that utilize the surgical laser, endoscope, and laparoscope and perform equipment maintenance Facilitate outpatient diagnostic care and treatments
Be proficient with clinical laboratory skills as they pertain to the collection, processing, and analysis of urine, feces, blood, and tissue samples
Efficiently manage the clinic technician appointment schedule
Understand and apply the current vaccine protocols
Technicians are utilized to their maximum potential and leveraged to their maximum skills, therefore a current Washington State license is a prerequisite.
Experience in dentistry is preferred.
We are looking for a self-starting team player to join a great team of experienced veterinary professionals in a high-quality practice.
Excellent benefits package begins after 90 days and includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Time Off, Paid Holiday, Revenue Share, Continuing Education, and Employee Discount. SIMPLE Retirement plans available after 2 years.