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Employers-Job Posting Information 

Advertise on the WSAVT's website! Our state's association has a target audience of Licensed Veterinary Technicians as well as students of accredited veterinary technology programs.  Cost for a 1 month ad published on this website is $35.

To post an ad and pay by credit card, use our "Submit A Career" feature: http://wsavt.org/careers/submit-a-career  Submit your payment by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of that page, and then submit your ad text as you would like it posted in the text boxes below and click SUBMIT at the bottom of that page (two step process).

If you have any difficulties please contact Sheila Miller, LVT at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Licensed Veterinary Technicians: When contacting a veterinary practice about an open position, please mention that you found out about their opening on the WSAVT website. Businesses want to know that our organization is helping them find the qualified candidates that they need, like you.

 

Current Job Listings

  

 

Olympia Veterinary Specialists - Surgery are hiring credentialed veterinary technicians! 

Our board certified surgeons perform orthopedic, soft tissue, and oncologic surgeries, including arthroscopy, laparoscopy, and thoracoscopy. OVS is a multi-disciplinary specialty hospital with advanced diagnostics including a 16-slice CT, and specialists in oncology, internal medicine, surgery, anesthesia and physical therapy.

Experience in IUC/Medical therapy is preferred, but we are willing to train the right motivated technician. 

Responsibilities include: Anesthesia and pain management; Calculating and managing CRIs; Proficiency in medical math; Surgical assistance; Surgical preparation ; Surgical patient care; Surgical pack care and preparation; Client communication regarding the perioperative period; IV catheter placement and care; Animal handling skills; Performing in-house lab work and radiographs

Candidates should possess: Excellent communication skills-- both verbal and written; Ability to work as a team player; Ability to multi-task in a busy environment; Ability to speak and hear by phone and in person; Ability to read, write and type English; Ability to use and learn computers; Ability to master large volumes of detailed information; Ability to work a flexible schedule and long days

Requirements: Self-motivated and a team player. Licensed veterinary technician, eligible for or current Washington licensure. Would prefer a candidate that is comfortable with all the responsibilities listed above, but we are willing to train the right person. The ideal candidate will have the ability to multitask in a busy environment.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Health and dental benefits. Personal pet discount/insurance. Paid vacation time.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (posed 6/19/2017)

 

 

VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is seeking experienced LVTs 

VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is seeking experienced Licensed Veterinary Technicians and veterinary assistants 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Current Departments Hiring: ER /ICU is looking for LVTs, and Neurology, Radiology, & Oncology are looking for assistants 

We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package after 30 days, 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.  We look forward to hearing from you!     (posted 6/16/2017)

 

 

Seattle Veterinary Associates is seeking an experienced LVT

Licensed Veterinary Technician needed! Are you looking for job satisfaction? Do you want to love your job and the people you work with?  Are you looking for a company that values your input and encourages both personal and professional growth? Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of pets and the people who love them?   Look no further!

Our mission statement is simple: Make life better for people and their pets. Whether it is educating an owner about how best to soothe their anxious cat or providing life-saving surgery to a sick dog, we strive to put the health and comfort of our clients and patients at the forefront of our practice.

Be a part of something great! Join a veterinary team with an excellent track record of employee retention and high employee satisfaction! We are a fun team of highly skilled individuals who encourage teammates to continue learning and growing in a positive, supportive environment.

We seek an energetic Veterinary Technician who wants to have fun while working to provide excellent care for pets and their people.  There are two full time positions available ranging from 30 to 39 hours a week. Both are considered full time and offer full benefits after 90 days.

Our technicians are challenged to use their skills at a high level and to strive toward continuous learning.  Our doctors appreciate and respect the knowledge and training licensed veterinary technicians bring to the profession and are not afraid to encourage growth. You can expect to perform all the skills outlined in the WAC.  http://app.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-935

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.  Starting hourly compensation rate of $17.85 to $18.85 based on level of experience, and a hiring bonus of $1,000.00 will be paid upon completion of 90 days of employment.

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.

If you are a veterinary technician who is licensed in Washington and would like to join us, please respond via email to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   and attach your resume and cover letter. Be sure to provide an email address, as qualified applicants will be asked to take a pre-interview test (Wonderlic Online). (posted 6/15/2017)

 

 

Licensed Vet Tech Needed!! Animal Clinic of Spokane is a well-established small animal practice located in North Spokane .

We are a three doctor practice and rapidly expanding. We are currently seeking a full-time licensed veterinarian technician with competency in anesthesia, dentistry, placing IV catheters, blood draws, lab work, medical calculations, and great communication skills with clients and coworkers. Our ideal candidate is self motivated, has a professional appearance, and is eager to learn.

*Experience not required, we are willing to train*; Salary DOE; Benefits also available and a Signing Bonus

If interested please drop off or email us you resume and references at: Animal Clinic of Spokane, 6322 N Wall St, Spokane, WA 99208  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (posted 6/15/2017)

 

 

Hiring Full & Part time LVT: We are looking to hire a LVT for our small animal veterinary clinic in Tumwater (10 mins outside of Olympia) and at our ‘sister’ clinic in Yelm.

For the Tumwater location:  All skills as a VT will be utilized! Shifts vary, as we are open 6 days a week (may be moving to 7)  and until 6pm on weekdays (maybe moving to 8pm). This position is some nights and weekends with day shifts. We are an established and moderately paced hospital. We have digital full body radiology, Impromed is our computer system and we use Heska for inside lab, Phoenix  for outside lab.

We are a friendly, easy going clinic with great benefits. Salary: Based on Experience – Minimum $19 an hour and up

Please feel free to send a resume attachment with a response to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    or fax to 360-943-2994 Attn: Gabby, with LVT job in the subject line.

For the Yelm location:  All skills as a VT will be utilized! Shifts vary, as we are open 7 days a week and until 8pm on weekdays. This position is some nights and weekends with day shifts. We are an established, AAHA accredited and fast paced hospital. We have digital full body radiology, Cornerstone is our computer system and we use Idexx for inside and outside lab.

We are a very friendly, easy going clinic with great benefits. Salary: Based on Experience – Minimum $19 an hour and up.

Please feel free to send a resume attachment with a response to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fax to 360-458-7072 Attn: Peggy, with LVT job in the subject line.

Please, no calls, just send resumes and we will contact you to set up working interviews. Feel free to ask any questions. (posted 6/15/2017)

 

 

Wheaton Way Veterinary Hospital is offering full time positions for experienced and professional Veterinary Assistants, Kennel Attendants, Receptionist and LVTs.  

This is a privately owned practice with a dedicated and passionate clientele.  We have 3 vets and the practice owner is boarded with ABVP.  Applicants should have a strong work ethic, compassion, and a desire for a career in veterinary medicine where you can grow your skill set.  This is a busy practice and applicants should be comfortable with multi-tasking as well as working with a team while treating clients, pets and coworkers with respect and dignity.  The work schedule will include Saturdays so flexibility in scheduling is required.  Our practice offers competitive wages and benefits.  Only applicants with experience working in a veterinary hospital will be considered. 

Please fax your resumes to 360-377-5496. (posted 6/15/2017)

 

 

Funky small animal hospital in the Columbia City neighborhood is seeking an LVT; Great work life balance, positive working environment, looking for a long term fit

Are you looking for a job that will make you laugh on a daily basis? Are you looking for a positive work environment where your boss appreciates you? Are you not afraid of cleaning up chocolate vomit or getting peed on at work? If so, then read on.

A vibrant, funky, rapidly growing veterinary practice in the heart of Columbia City is looking to expand our work family. We are ready for a compassionate individual who will be directly assisting doctors with their outpatient appointments, hospitalized patients and surgeries. The ideal candidate would be:

- energized and fulfilled by interacting with dog/cat people in situations that range from joyous, to chaotic, to emotional. Must be able to multitask in a dynamic environment without losing sight of the details.

- must be a fast paced person who can prioritize order of cases, see the bigger picture in daily work flow, enjoys staying busy and can get the in between duties done without micromanaging.

Ideal technical skill set would include patient restraint, venipuncture, urinary catheterization, IV catheter placement, surgical anesthetic induction/maintenance/recovery, performing dental prophy, surgical autoclaving, ability to give intravenous, intramuscular, oral, aural and ophthalmic medications, basic laboratory skills such as ear/skin cytologies and fecal floatation, restraint and positioning for radiology, and ability to communicate with clients about veterinary conditions and perform discharges.

-Two years previous veterinary experience as a veterinary assistant or a licensed veterinary technician is required. New LVT grads with credentials would also be considered.

-Part or full time employment considered. Full time is considered a 4 day work week. Pay is based on experience and ability level.

To start the application process, please send a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (posted 6/6/2017)

 

 

 

Kitsap County LVT Needed

Busy 5 doctor Small Animal/Exotic/Urgent Care Veterinary Hospital is looking for full time/ part time LVT to join our Hospital team.

Experience preferred, but new graduates will be considered.  Salary DOQ with generous benefit package.  

Cover letter and Resume only please to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fax to 360-792-2676. Visit our website at www.allcreatures24hr.com (posted 5/30/2017)

 

 

LVT needed: 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.

Wages DOE.  Some of the benefits provided include paid vacation, sick, holiday, discounted veterinary care.

Please send resume to clinic mailing address: Tieton Drive Animal Clinic 3901 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA 98902, email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or drop off at clinic, attention Natalie. (posted 5/30/2017)

 

 

Human Resources/Training Manager

Forever Pet Dental is looking for an experienced veterinary assistant or licensed veterinary technician for a Human Resources/Training Manager position.  Duties would include posting job advertisements, conducting phone interviews and in person interviews, scheduling working interviews, hiring, training, and oversight.  Some administrative assistant duties would also be included.  

Pay and benefits are competitive.  Looking for a friendly, organized self-starter who is great with people and loves to train new employees.  Please respond via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with cover letter and resume, with the subject line, "FPD HR Manager Application." (posted 5/25/2017)

 

 

Seeking Technician & DVM

Riverside Animal Hospital in Kelso Washington is looking to add another licensed technician & a DVM.  

We are a small animal hospital with occasional exotics/pocket pets.  

We are asking that DVMs mail their resumes to us & technicians can fax theirs in.  

Our address is 506 Allen St., Kelso, WA 98626.   Fax# 360-577-0439. (posted 5/24/2017)

 

 

Full Time LVT Needed in Tacoma

Full-time (part-time also possible) licensed veterinary technician needed for a 4-doctor small animal hospital in Tacoma. Experience and current LVT status is required. Your responsibilities would include assisting the veterinarians with surgery, medical treatments and hospitalized patients as well as helping to maintain the facility. You should be experienced with venipuncture, iv catheter placement, anesthesiology, and radiology.

This is a physically demanding job, you must be able to work on your feet all day, be able to get up and down off of floors and be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as well as computer skills.

Button Veterinary Hospital is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. We have treated pets for 4 and 5 generations of families in South Puget Sound. While our overall approach is holistic in nature (treating the entire patient as opposed to just a specific problem), we also provide alternative treatments such as acupuncture and cold laser therapy.

We are looking for someone with an outgoing personality, solid technical skills and a professional demeanor. Our patients are part of our family and we value providing compassionate, ethical and quality care. If you think you might be a good fit for our team, please email your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , subject line: LVT Position. (posted 5/22/2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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