Vet-Tech Job Board

June 10, 2015

Centralia-Chehalis, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 4:17 pm

Chehalis – Centralia Veterinary Hospital, located in beautiful Lewis County Washington, is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic full time licensed veterinary technician. We are a progressive cat and dog only practice that provides high quality veterinary care to a close knit community. We want a team player that would be willing to take on a leadership position, ready to learn new skills, be able to prioritize their work load and be open to change as new practice owners take over.  We are open 7 days a week and the successful candidate’s schedule will include one to two working weekends a month. Our clinic is equipped with an in house Idexx lab, CornerStone and digital X-ray equipment. New graduates are welcome to apply. Health insurance, retirement plan, CE opportunities, paid vacation, competitive wage and several other employee benefits available.

Please send resume, including references,  to CCVH at 1214 NW State Ave Chehalis, WA 98532, Attn: Practice Manager or fax to 360 – 748 – 6623

Edmonds, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 4:16 pm

Fifth Avenue Animal Hospital is looking for a part-time LVT to work Saturdays and/or Wednesdays as our business continues to grow. Full time hours are a possibility for the right candidate.

Fifth Avenue Animal Hospital is a brand new facility in downtown Edmonds, WA. Our independent facility is focused on providing high quality, evidence-based care to cats and dog. The building is designed from the ground up for this purpose.
Highlights of the approx. 5000 sq ft facility include:
5 exam rooms.
Separate canine and feline wards.
A dedicated dental suite.
A “clean” major surgery suite.
A minor surgery suite.
Digital Radiography suite.
Employee break room

Our Hospital is hiring 1 part time veterinary technician with current licensure for the State of Washington.
We offer generous pay, PTO, CE allowance, uniform scrubs, and discounted veterinary care.
Education requirements:
High School Diploma.
Current Washington State LVT/RVT licensure.
In-house basic aptitude test.

Personal requirements:
Minimum 18 years of age.
Genuine enjoyment of working with animals.
Employees will not have access to cell phone/internet/social media while working
Compassion when working with fractious, painful, sick or anxious pets.
Willing to learn new skills, regardless of level of experience
Ability to deal with emergencies in a calm and efficient manner.
Values a positive, team oriented work environment.
Is interested in professional growth and willing to take constructive criticism.
Does not participate in gossip, cliques, etc.
Is articulate in dealings with other team members and clients.
Is physically able to work in a demanding environment, including ability to lift 40 lbs.
Able to work in an environment that may contain undesirable noise, odors, and waste.
May be exposed to bites, scratches or infectious disease.

Job duties
Primary duties are those of a Licensed Veterinary Technician.
Because this is a start-up business, all team members may be required to perform any job.
As the hospital grows, job requirements will become more specialized.

Interested parties, respond to this ad with cover letter and resume.

June 4, 2015

Seattle, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 7:21 pm

Seattle Veterinary Specialists Downtown is seeking full and part time licensed veterinary technicians and experienced veterinary assistants to join our emergency department at our brand new location scheduled to open in late summer/early fall 2015! We are accepting candidates now through early July and will train at our Kirkland location. The ideal candidate would have a passion for emergency medicine and enjoy working in a fast paced environment with a team!

 

Openings

LVT or Assistant Day Triage Nurse- 2 positions available

(Rotating schedule every other weekend off, 7a-7:30p)

Assistant Day – 2 positions available

(Rotating schedule every other weekend off, 7a-7:30p)

LVT Overnight Triage- 2 positions available

(Rotating schedule every other weekend off, 7p-7:30a)

Assistant Overnight- 2 positions available

(Rotating schedule every other weekend off, 7p-7:30a)

LVT Surgery – 1 position available

(Monday – Thursday, 8a-5:30p Friday 9a-1p)

LVT Oncology – 1 position available

(Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7:30a-6p)

 

Qualifications:

Must be licensed in the State of Washington and have a minimum of two years’ experience as a LVT in a small animal veterinary hospital or years of experience as a veterinary assistant. Emergency experience preferred. Should be self-motivated, a quick thinker, able to multi-task efficiently, and have excellent communication skills and compassion.

 

Responsibilities:

• Triage and obtain patient history

• Venipuncture

• Placing intravenous catheters

• Perform radiographs

• Patient care including diagnostic procedures and treatments

• Anesthesia monitoring

• Prepare prescriptions and communicates discharge orders to clients

 

Benefits:

• Competitive wages

• Health Insurance to include medical, dental and vision

• Employee discount

• Paid time off

• Paid holidays

• 401K Retirement plan

• Continuing education

• Uniform allowance

 

Interested candidates should send their resume to Tosha Zimmerman or fax to 813.549.6995.

 

Seattle Veterinary Specialists, a BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital, is a team of veterinarians, technicians and support staff that delivers compassionate, comprehensive, specialized, emergency and critical care 24-hours a day, seven days a week. At SVS, we are passionate about our work and ready to do whatever it takes to provide a better quality of life of our client’s pets. 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 a drug free work place and an equal opportunity employer. Please visit www.svsvet.com for more information about our hospital.

 

May 28, 2015

Issaquah, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 3:17 pm

Experienced LVT’s needed to fill day, overnight, and swing positions. We prefer candidates with ER/critical care experience, but are willing to train candidates with strong nursing skills. VCA Alpine Animal Hospital, located in beautiful Issaquah, is a progressive, 24-hour facility that has emergency/critical care and a day practice catering to dogs, cats, rabbits and pocket pets. Benefits include pet discounts, health/dental/vision coverage, sick days, paid vacations, 401(K) and CE for licensed techs. We also offer a SIGNING BONUS for licensed techs. We are close to outdoor recreational activities as well as the city life of Seattle! Please send resume to Allie Perkins at allison.perkins@vcahospitals.com or fax to 425-391-7439.

 

May 26, 2015

Port Hadlock, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 4:30 pm

LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN- WESTERN WASHINGTON

Licensed Veterinary Technician wanted for progressive, patient centered companion animal multi doctor practice.  EXCELLENT SALARY AND BENEFITS!

Come be a part of a progressive happy, team, environment.! New graduates are welcome to apply.

We are a privately owned State of the art clinic with paperless record system, digital radiography and digital dental x-ray with complete dental suite. New advanced Phillips ultrasound. Complete anesthesia systems with multiple anesthetic monitoring systems in professional surgical suite and treatment area. Medical laser and acupuncture. Complete diagnostic laboratory available. Exotic and pocket pet medical/surgical care .

Technicians are an important integral part of our professional staff and practice and are responsible for assisting the doctors in patient care, phlebotomy, catheterizations, complete dentistry, anesthesia induction, anesthesia monitoring and assisting in surgery. Our technicians have an important role in client education and conduct the veterinary technician vaccination clinic. Technicians perform all the medical laser treatment under the Doctors instructions.

Clinic has excellent clients and patients who expect professional diagnostics and treatment. Applicant must have good communications skills with clients and staff members. Must be willing to practice compassionate, professional medical skills to assist doctors to provide the ultimate in patient/client care. We are a hard working team of Doctors and Technicians who also have a lot of fun working and learning together.

We are very community oriented and work closely with local humane groups and shelters to provide low cost service for animal care and adoption.

Clinic located in western Washington/Puget sound with mountains and ocean. Very easy access to Seattle and many other major cities. Excellent location to live, enjoy outdoor recreation and be close enough to all the cultural activities of Seattle.

Salary scale starts between $20-25 per hour depending on level of experience and skills. Benefits include paid vacation, paid holidays, Continuing education benefits, uniform allowance, retirement plan, personal pet care benefits. Moving bonus may be considered upon hire.

Visit our website at www.hadlockvet.com or visit us on Facebook at Hadlock Veterinary Clinic.

For more information contact Dr. Joyce Murphy at 360-385-2020 or joycemdvm@gmail.com

May 18, 2015

Seattle, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 4:09 pm

Seeking Experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician (Seattle)

Skilled veterinary team is seeking a personable and detail oriented LVT (or VTNE eligible) to help us provide quality medical care in a kind and welcoming setting. We are a fun and supportive small animal day practice, located in a friendly South Seattle neighborhood. We have wonderful clients and are looking for that special someone to help us take excellent care of them! The position allows you to use and hone your skills! Including:

  • Dental prophys and taking digital dental radiographs
  • Digital radiographs
  • Cystocentesis
  • In-house lab prep and specimen analysis
  • Surgical assisting and scrub-in as needed
  • Monitoring anesthesia
  • Venipuncture
  • Medication prep and administration
  • Post-op patient care
  • Client education
  • Class IV Therapeutic Laser treatments
  • Triage walk-ins or emergency calls when appropriate

We offer competitive pay and benefits: 100% medical/vision/life insurance paid + dental option, PTO, excellent personal pet-care benefit, and an enjoyable working environment. Please email cover letter and resume

Attn: Tech Team

4pawsvc@gmail.com

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

May 12, 2015

Issaquah, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 11:08 pm

Cascade Veterinary Specialists in Issaquah is now hiring licensed Veterinary Technicians!

Our privately owned Veterinary Surgical Specialty Hospital has served Issaquah and the surrounding community since 1999. Our team is currently in search of a licensed Veterinary Technician to support our board certified Veterinary Surgeon. Our hospital is open 8am to 5pm Tuesday- Friday (Technicians alternate 1 hour patient discharges on Saturdays from 8am to 9am and receive a 1 hour lunch Tuesday – Friday) Technicians must be self motivated, willing to work as a team, able to lift 40lbs, and excited to learn new skills.

What sets us apart from other veterinary hospitals?
Cascade Veterinary Specialists has been successfully providing superior care in veterinary surgery and customer service to Issaquah and surrounding areas since 1999. Our bright and spacious hospital is surrounded by an abundance of shopping centers, restaurants, mountain views, fruit trees, the Issaquah Creek, and hiking trails.

Cascade Veterinary Specialists is a referral only practice and sees patients by appointment only. Our hospital only sees 3 new patients a day so we operate at a much slower pace than a general veterinary hospital. This allows us to provide more intensive care to each individual patient and also creates a less stressful environment for patients and staff alike. Our hospital has always been a privately owned practice and we pride ourselves on the quality of care and employee morale we are able to maintain without dealing with the constraints of corporate policies.

Our team is small by comparison to other specialty hospitals which makes for a more family-like atmosphere and it shows! Our present team members have been employed with us from 6 to 13 years. Our team strives to practice open communication, honesty, respect for one another, and a sense of humor.

compensation: Competitive pay based on experience, paid holidays, paid vacation, medical coverage, continuing education, uniform allowance, generous medical care allowance for personal pets, Simple IRA retirement plan

A little about our Veterinarian/Owner:
Dr. Fry is a board certified veterinary surgeon. He received his DVM from Washington State University in 1985, completed a rotating internship at Cornell University and a three year residency and masters degree in a small animal surgery at the University of Illinois in 1990. Following his residency, he was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Oklahoma State University, an orthopedic researcher, and since 1995 has owned his own referral surgery practice. Dr. Fry’s area of special interest include laser surgical treatment, orthopedics, and laser resection.

May 11, 2015

Kirkland, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 5:14 pm

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. 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 have an excellent opportunity to join our fun Radiology Team as a Diagnostic Imaging Veterinary Technician.

In this position you will ~

Assistant Veterinarians by preparing patients for procedures (ultrasound, CT scan, FNA, etc)

Perform anesthesia and sedation as required for procedures

Perform CT scans and radiographs.

Admit imaging patients for procedures

Communicate and educate clients, and initiate client follow-up

Assisting with referring veterinarian communication and the radiology reading service

Cleaning/restocking

 

Your skills will include ~

Experience as a Vet Tech

Must maintain a positive attitude with Doctors, staff and clients

Experience with animal restraint and ability to utilize calming techniques when handling patients

Computer efficiency and record keeping

Able to lift up to 40 pounds

Equipment management and maintenance experience preferred

Experience supervising or leading a small staff is a plus

Our busy hospital offers excellent benefits for FT positions:

  • Medical/vision/dental insurance
  • Paid time off, paid holidays
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Discount on hospital goods and services
  • Scrub allowance
  • Employer matched 401K + more.

This is an exciting time to join Seattle Veterinary Specialists.   We are expanding our specialty/ER service to include a hospital in the downtown Seattle area.  If you want to hop on board please submit your resume (CV), cover letter and salary expectations to:   http://hrkinections.catchthebest.com/apply/8ad4/ce87

Seattle, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 5:12 pm

VCA Magnolia Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced full-time LVT or Veterinary Assistant to join our team!

Prior veterinary assisting experience required along with excellent verbal and written communication skills, general computer skills, strong work ethic, initiative to learn and self motivation.

The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: venipuncture, catheter placement, radiology, anesthesia monitoring, physical examinations, surgical preparation and assisting, dentistry, pharmacy, patient recovery, and compassionate care for our hospitalized patients.

The successful candidate will share our commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional client service–and supporting a positive team work environment.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision and paid vacation, 401 (k), generous personal pet care discounts and more!

If interested in this opportunity, please:
• Attach resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word format and send to Jennifer.kim@vca.com

 

May 7, 2015

Burlington, WA

Filed under: Uncategorized — dwong at 8:43 pm

Licensed Veterinary Technician needed to compliment our veterinary support staff in a three-doctor, companion animal practice, focusing on preventative medicine. You would be a support to the veterinarian and staff, client educator, and leader in patient care. Salary is DOE.  Interested in a career with long term staff, willing to train, then send your cover letter and resume to Attn:  Sue Carpenter,   Skagit Animal Clinic, 1881 S. Burlington Blvd, Burlington, WA 98233,  360-757-7202 ,  or email vets@skagitanimalclinic.com

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