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Veterinary Technician – Seattle, WA.

Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital is seeking a highly competent, energetic professional to join our health care team as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. This full-time position is the face of our practice. You will work independently and directly with the doctors, clients and patients. As a member of our team you will provide exceptional customer service and interact with clients both in person and on the phone.

Applicants for the Veterinary Technician position must have a current license in the State of Washington. New graduates are welcome to apply although at least one year work experience as a licensed technician is preferred. Outgoing individuals who are friendly, enjoy working with the public, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and the desire to work hard are key factors of a successful candidate. Compassionate care and skill working with dogs and cats is essential. We utilize our technical staff in all aspects of day practice: outpatient visits, anesthesia, dental care, radiography, PennHIP screenings, surgery, laboratory testing, and client communications. Technicians are expected to maintain accurate medical records, demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail, and be able to work both independently and as a part of a team.

An outgoing sociable attitude and eagerness to work with clients and their pets are key factors of a successful candidate. We seek an individual with strong verbal and written communication skills. Phone and computer skills are essential along with a motivation to work hard. Employees must be able to multi-task and maintain accuracy with attention to detail. Previous direct customer service experience and a college degree are preferred. Must take pride in delivering a high standard of customer service and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of the clients and pets we see.

Our AAHA accredited hospital is friendly and focused on excellence, education, prevention, care and compassion. Join our team and receive a competitive salary and benefits which include medical, dental and vision coverage, continuing education, paid holidays and vacation, a Simple IRA retirement plan and pet care discounts. Working with fun, motivated coworkers, satisfied clients and happy pets are daily rewards.

If you have made the exciting, challenging, and professional environment of veterinary medicine a career, apply today by replying to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , attention Sara. Please include a cover letter, your resume and salary requirements. Your cover letter should speak to your qualifications and experience and why you should be considered for this position. Please include contact information for references who can confirm your past veterinary work. Qualifying applicants will be notified about in-person interviews.

Learn more about our hospital by visiting our website at www.hhvh.net

Posted 4/22/14

 

 

Grand Coulee Veterinary Clinic, a mixed animal practice in eastern Washington has an opening for a FT LVT. Our office is a fast paced, single doctor practice with a well-equipped facility in a rural community. We need a self-motivated, dedicated, enthusiastic team player who can perform all responsibilities that a LVT is trained to do. A fitting applicant must be comfortable working with small and large animals. Salary is competitive DOE; we offer CE, SIMPLE plan, and paid vacation. Full job description and application are available at www.GrandCouleeVet.com

Please e-mail cover letter, application and resume to Dr. Marlene Poe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or mail to PO Box 138 Grand Coulee, WA 99133.

4/21/14

 

 

Licensed Veterinary Technician needed for busy small animal practice

Our family-owned, AAHA-accredited small animal veterinary clinic is seeking a part-time or full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our excellent team. Our growing practice is located in beautiful Poulsbo, WA and we are open during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. We strive to provide quality, state-of-the-art veterinary care for our patients (and their owners) in a compassionate and personalized setting. Our practice offers preventive care plans, internal medicine work-ups and treatment, digital radiography, hospitalization services (daytime only), advanced dentistry, chronic disease management, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, urgent care, and more.

We offer competitive wages and benefits packages - pay is commensurate with experience. Please fax or email a cover letter and resume for consideration. We would love to hear from you! Thank you!

Contact Info:

Poulsbo Animal Clinic

19494 7th Ave NE Ste 100

Poulsbo, WA 98370

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

360-779-4640

360-779-2675 fax

Posted 4/21/14

 

 


Veterinary Technician

Founded on the belief that every cat matters, Purrfect Pals is working to end cat homelessness in Puget Sound communities through placement and prevention. There just aren't enough homes for cats in our area, and we are helping change that. Our cat adoption and rehabilitation programs help place homeless cats, including those with special needs, in loving homes. We work to prevent cat homelessness through our free community spay and neuter clinics, humane education programs and cat owner support initiatives. Our sanctuary prides itself in providing space for cats with special needs (including those with FIV or Leukemia), and cats with behavioral issues.
We have an opening on our team for an experienced, cat loving Veterinary Technician who shares our vision of a world where there is a home for every cat, even the old, sick and obnoxious. This person will be required to work weekends as needed. Our benefits include paid time off and reimbursement for medical expenses up to $1000 per year. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide medical insurance at this time.
The Veterinary Technician will work with the Staff Veterinarian and other staff members in the care of the sanctuary cats, cats in foster care, and cats being evaluated for adoption. The person in this position will also have the opportunity to assist the high-volume spay/neuter surgeries we offer to the general public during our weekly Free Clinic. Technical skills to be developed will include those associated with animal restraint, patient care, oral and injectable medication administration, assisting in surgery preparation and clean-up, as well as other animal care functions and tasks involved in the operations of a shelter hospital. The Veterinary Technician will be expected to interact with potential adopters, donors and volunteers and will also be asked to assist animal caretakers in feeding and cleaning duties. It is important that an attitude of friendly cooperation among all shelter staff be continually cultivated.
Responsibilities:
*Assist the Shelter Veterinarian in making regular rounds to assess the health of the resident cat population.
*Assist the Shelter Veterinarian and other staff in restraining cats during examinations, blood draws, vaccinations, dental cleanings, grooming, and occasional euthanasia procedures as required.
*Assist in record-keeping and entering information into the Purrfect Pals database in a timely and accurate fashion
*Partner with our Clinic Manager and Shelter Veterinarian help train new Veterinary Assistants.
*Assist in preparations for high-volume spay and neuter surgeries, in monitoring cats during recovery and in clean-up as required.
*Administer oral and topical medications as required
*Administer vaccinations and injectable medications.
*Assist animal care staff in cleaning kennels and general sanctuary cleaning as required.
*Assist the clinic and shelter staff in maintaining all working areas to maximize cleanliness and efficiency and to minimize transmission of contagious diseases among cats.
*Provide excellent customer service to everyone who visits Purrfect Pals including volunteers, foster parents, potential adopters, donors, and other guests.
*Act as an Adoption Counselor when needed, playing matchmaker for our cats and potential adopters.
Qualification Requirements
*LVT or 3+ years of experience working as a Veterinary Assistant or Technician in a clinic or shelter environment. License preferred but not required.
*Positive attitude and willingness to help other staff and function as a team member
*Interest in learning and developing new skills
*Passion for cats and belief in the Purrfect Pals mission
*Experience giving oral and topical medications to cats
*Great communication and customer service skills. Must be able and willing to communicate affectively and compassionately with staff, volunteers and the public.
*Computer literacy
*Organized with an attention to detail
*The ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
*Flexibility and willingness to reprioritize throughout the day when unexpected cats and kittens arrive at our door needing help. Few days go as planned in a shelter!
*Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as needed. Our cats are here seven days a week and rely on our staff for care every day. Your schedule will include either Sunday or Saturday each week.
If you are as crazy for cats as we are and passionate about animal rescue, please email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Thanks!

Posted 4/20/14

 

 

 

Licensed Veterinary Technician (Spokane Valley)

Pet Vet Hospital and Wellness Center is now hiring Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technician. Salary is competitive. We offer health insurance, paid holidays, vacations, personal time, uniforms and all licensing fees. We have a matching retirement plan. We are open Monday through Friday and closed on the weekends. Our clients are wonderful and appreciate the high level of care we provide. Email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 509-922-1074

Posted 4/19/14

 

 

Broadway Veterinary Hospital is hiring a full-time experienced veterinary technician. We are looking for someone with a minimum 3-5 year's experience. Our practice is located in the cultural epi-center of Seattle in Capitol Hill. We are a progressive fully digital practice including x-ray, ultrasound, and digital dental. Cornerstone for software management and Idexx for in-house lab diagnostics. Working interviews are encouraged. Please contact Steve Cocci, LVT at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please visit us at www.broadwayvh.com

Posted 4/17/14

 

 

"Hawks" is currently seeking a full-time licensed veterinary technician to work weekdays, 5 days a week, to include the occasional Saturday and holiday on a rotating basis. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Benefits include medical, retirement plan, paid leave, license fees, continuing education budget, and discounted medical care for your pets after the 90 day probationary period. Applicants must have a valid WA VeterinaryTechnician state-issued license.

We are looking for the right person to add to our veterinary family—compassion, a team player attitude, attention to detail, multi-tasking skills and a desire to continue to learn and challenge yourself are a must.

The technician position were seeking to fill is a 'global' one, in which the LVT would not only be a surgical technician, but would also perform dental and treatment technician roles. We fully believe that our team should be well-rounded, flexible and have the broadest skill set possible.

The ideal candidate must have experience in medication administration, surgery prep, intubation, anesthesia monitoring, recovery, dental prophys, blood draws, IV catheter placement, and restraint.

If this sounds like the ideal career choice for you, please email, fax or snail mail your resume, cover letter and a list of at least 3 references to Tristin at Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital, 8919 Martin Way E, Lacey WA 98512

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    Fax (360)459-9284.

Posted 4/14/14

 

 

 

Are you a licensed Veterinary Technician looking to use your skills to the fullest? Value Pet Clinic is looking for positive, team minded Veterinary Technicians to add to our growing teams. Candidate should have strong customer service skills and the ability to multitask in a busy environment. Schedule is flexible and Saturdays are required as well as Sundays in our Renton location. We have locations in Puyallup, Tacoma, Kent, Renton, Bellevue, and Shoreline. Only applicants with a current WA state Veterinary Technician License will be considered. Please apply online at: http://valuepetclinic.com/vpc/jobs/apply.php

No phones calls accepted regarding this position.

Posted 4/13/14

 

 

 

Looking to add an energetic, fun loving licensed technician. We are a
busy 2 doctor small animal clinic in semi-rural Lewis County with easy
access from I-5. We expect our technicians to perform all
responsibilities a licensed technician is trained to do. A technician
that can compartmentalize, has a sense of humor and is just a little
twisted will be a good fit for our working environment. We offer
competitive pay, paid time off & medical insurance. Please fax or email
resume' and cover letter for consideration. Fax: 360-330-5590 email:
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 Posted 4/12/14

 

 

  

Licensed Veterinary Technicians Wanted

 Yakima Pet Emergency Service

 510 W. Chestnut Ave

 Yakima WA 98902

 509-452-4138

 24 hr weekend and all weeknight Veterinary Emergency Practice seeking a skilled Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our exceptional team full time. We offer a full in-house laboratory, blood gas & coag analysis, ultrasound, radiology, endoscope, ECG, blood pressure, and critical care/surgical capabilities.

 Our dedicated doctors and staff strive to provide extraordinary medical care and excellent customer service. We are passionate about what we do! Applicants must be motivated with strong interpersonal communication skills, a good work ethic, and ability to multitask. We offer competitive wages DOE and benefits for full time employees.

 If interested please email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 4/12/14

 

 

 

Experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician wanted for our small animal, avian and exotics clinic practicing general medicine, surgery, and behaviour management. Full time hours, CE allowance and benefits package offered. If you are energetic, client oriented and excited about working in our progressive Canadian practice in Saanichton, BC and living on beautiful Vancouver Island, please submit your resume and cover letter to Breadner Veterinary Services. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or Fax: (250) 652-9707. Check us out at www.breadnervet.com

Posted 4/12/14 (expires 6/13/2014)

 

 

 

Tieton Drive Animal Clinic in Yakima, WA is looking for a licensed Veterinary Technician to add to their technician staff.
We are a 4 doctor practice that takes pride in providing the highest level of medical care for their patients. You will be able to use and develop your skills in dental, radiology, laboratory, surgical and patient care nursing to name a few. Some of the benefits provided include paid vacation, sick, holiday, and medical. To learn more about Tieton Drive Animal Clinic please visit our website at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please send resumes to:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attention Natalie or
Tieton Drive Animal Clinic
3901 Tieton Drive
Yakima, WA 98902

Posted 4/11/14

 

 

 

Full time LVT for busy small animal practice in Mount Vernon

Seeking full time LVT for a busy, 2 doctor small animal practice in Mount Vernon. Our ideal candidate has a strong interest and training in anesthesia, dentistry, radiography and surgery, but competent nursing skills as well including venipuncture and IV catheter placement. We are seeking an individual who can work independently but for the good of the team, prioritize treatments and projects, communicate well with staff and clients, has a strong attention to detail and can function well in a busy environment. Candidate must be licensed in WA or immediately eligible for licensing.

Our clinic is equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound and laboratory equipment. We are a high volume clinic offering exceptional care and unique services to our clients, including advanced medical and surgical options typically only found at a referral hospital.

Benefits include vacation, CE and uniform allowance. Salary DOE 

Please send application materials to:

Holly Fogarty

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360-848-0183 (fax)

Posted 4/4/14

 

 

 

Full time position available for a licensed veterinary technician at Dugan Equine Veterinary Hospital in Roy Wa
We are seeking a motivated, well organized individual with previous experience with horses. The applicant will need to have adequate computer skills for data entry, excellent client communication skills and the ability to work well independently. On the job training and mentoring is available for the use of specialized equipment. Our wonderful office and clients offer an exceptional work environment. The hospital is located on 23 pastoral acres.We offer digital radiology, ultrasounds and endoscopy- Although primarily equine, 20% of our patients are small animal.

Spring time is busy with reproduction work, we collect stallions and ship semen. Technicians with an interest in equine reproduction can expand their knowledge base in this area. We will test your knowledge and expand upon it, giving you an opportunity to grow.

Providing a safe work environment is important, horses are large and for this reason previous equine experience of some kind is needed for this application.

Salary depends on experience. 2 weeks vacation after 1 year, and health care benefits after 90 days-

POSITION AVAILABLE NOW

Please send your resume by fax to 253-843-9223

Attention : Marlisa Williams Dugan

Posted 4/2/14

 

 

 

LVT - Kirkland

Our 3 Dr. well established small animal veterinary hospital is seeking a dedicated LVT to grow with as we move into our new building. Must be able to work in a face pace environment, work well with an established team and multi-task efficiently. The ideal candidate has excellent customer service skills as well as the medical strengths needed to fulfill the role of a LVT. If you are interested in working with an awesome team along with the opportunity to work in a new hospital please contact Judi Clark @ Juanita Bay Veterinary Hospital.

Please fax your resume to 425-823-1712 attn: Judi.

Posted 4/2/14

 

 

VCA Veterinary Specialty Center is currently looking for an experienced, Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our ER/ICU department.

We are a multi-specialty hospital that includes 24-hour emergency/critical care, neurology, surgery, internal medicine, dermatology and radiology. We pride ourselves on providing cutting-edge, progressive and compassionate medical care and client service. Our ER/ICU is fast-paced, with our highly skilled technicians providing 24 hour care for all of our hospitalized patients, as well as emergent cases coming in through our ER service. This is a chance to fully utilize all of your knowledge and technical skills, as well as gain the valuable experience found in a multi-specialty hospital.

 Qualifications to apply for the ER/ICU Technician position:

 You must have a current WA state license for the technician position, or immediately license eligible, as well as having 2 years of work experience in a clinical setting, preferably in an emergency/critical care setting. The right candidate will possess strong technical skills including: anesthesia, venipuncture, IVC placement, radiology and critical care nursing, as well as excellent communication skills and an ongoing desire to learn and excel in a specialty hospital environment. Must possess a positive "can do" attitude. This is a Swing Shift position, 4-10's Wed-Saturday 3:00pm-1:30am. We offer competitive wages (with an overnight shift differential), as well as a full benefits package, including medical/vision/dental/life insurance, 401K, pet care benefits, license renewal and continuing education compensation.

This position is perfect for those candidates who currently are or looking to become boarded in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.

Interested applicants please send your resume and cover letter stating why you would be a great addition to our ER/ICU team to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 3/30/14

 

 

 

VCA Veterinary Specialty Center has an opening for a Licensed Veterinary Technician in our Surgery Department.

We are a multi-specialty hospital that includes 24-hour emergency/critical care, neurology, surgery, cardiology, internal medicine, oncology and radiology. We pride ourselves on providing cutting-edge, progressive and compassionate medical care and client service. We are adding another surgeon starting in July and we need to add another experienced, licensed technician to our team. The Surgery department is fast paced, with technician responsibilities that include: extensive client communication with checking in and discharging patients, venipuncture, IVC placement, radiology and critical anesthesia.

 To apply you must have a current WA State Veterinary Technician license, or immediately eligible to obtain a WA State license, with at least 2 yrs of recent veterinary experience as a licensed technician. The right candidate will possess confidence in critical anesthesia, excellent communication and client service skills, as well as a good attitude, and a desire to work in a cooperative, team environment. The position we are hiring for is currently a Wednesday – Saturday shift

 If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, please send a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 3/30/14

 

 

 

 

  

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