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Licensed Veterinary Technicians

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Current Advertisements:


 

Seeking veterinary technician for 4 doctor mixed animal practice.

Must have equine experience and be available for on call emergency and treatment rotation.  
Responsibilities will be primarily large animal but will include a combination of small animal and reception.

We offer: medical and dental insurance, pet health discounts, CE allowance, 401k, vacation and sick pay.

Posted 7/23/14

 

 

 

 

 

Trupanion is looking for fun, confident, self-motivated, career minded veterinary technicians and assistants who are interested in a full time opportunity in our dynamic claims department as a Claim Specialist.

The Claim Specialist position reviews medical records, chart notes, lab results, invoices, estimates, etc. in order to make an accurate assessment on received claims. The outcome of the claim assessment is then communicated to the pet owners via email and phone. In addition to adjudicating claims, Claims Specialists provide service to existing pet owners and veterinary clinics relating to any future, active or past claims.

Required Qualifications:

Exceptional understanding of veterinary medical terminology and medical conditions is required

Candidates should have 3+ years of veterinary assisting or technician experience in a clinic environment

Strong preference given to candidates with 5+ years in a clinic environment and/or licensed technician credentials

Excellent typing and 10-key skills

Experience providing customer service in writing and over the phone

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Independent and self-motivated work ethic

Must have a strong attention to detail

Must be pet-friendly

Desired Qualifications:

Enjoys a challenge

Strong problem solving skills

Enjoys sharing current veterinary knowledge and possesses a willingness and desire to increase knowledge base

Adaptability

Great self-confidence

Fluent in Spanish and/or French highly desirable (extra compensation offered!)

Here are the details:

Compensation – $15.50-$17.50/hour + EXCELLENT benefits.

Medical, dental, and vision paid by Trupanion at 100%

401K plan offered after 90 days of hire

Schedule – 40 hours/week, varying shifts available (must be willing to work Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday, hours vary from 6am to 11pm depending on departmental needs)

Potential to work from home once established and with a proven work performance.

BRING your "approved" pet to work—In house dog walking service provided.

Locations – Seattle, WA (Ballard) and North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Trupanion is a winner of Washington's Best Workplaces 2013 competition.

Opportunity for personal growth and UPWARD mobility with our rapid growth.

Please visit our website at http://trupanion.com/about/careers  to learn more and apply!

About Trupanion:

Trupanion is an industry leader in pet insurance, offering cat and dog insurance in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico with the mission of delivering financial peace of mind to pet owners.

Trupanion offers a simple, customizable pet insurance policy with 90% coverage for diagnostic tests, surgeries, medications, hospital stays, and alternative therapies for the treatment of accidents or illnesses. Trupanion's policy includes coverage of hereditary and congenital conditions with no payout limits per incident, per year, or over the lifetime of the pet.

Trupanion is underwritten by the American Pet Insurance Company (US) and by Omega General Insurance Company (Canada), which has earned a Financial Stability Rating of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc. Trupanion is a founding member of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA), demonstrating a commitment to high standards and transparency in all actions and products.

Posted 7/21/14

 

 

 

 

 

Growing fast-paced small animal veterinary clinic looking for a part-time experienced licensed technician.

Open Monday through Saturday, candidate may have weekend shifts.

Candidate needs to be knowledgeable and experienced in surgical nursing, anesthesia/sedation, dentistry, lab work, digital radiography and client communication. Must be a currently licensed veterinary technician in Washington State.

We are looking for an outgoing, self-motivated, detail-oriented person to join our team. Salary based on level of experience.

Located in Port Orchard, WA.

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

Posted 7/15/14

 

 

 

 

 

Licensed Veterinary Technician, Neurology

VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists is looking for an experienced and highly skilled CVT to join a busy specialty, critical care and emergency hospital in Clackamas, OR, just 20 minutes from downtown Portland. This full-time, benefited position is with our Neurology department. We offer 10-12 hour shifts which will include some weekend and on-call hours. Our benefits include generous discounts and CE benefits as well as paid vacation, paid holidays, medical, dental and vision coverage. We are looking for a highly motivated technician to join our team on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine!

Qualifications:

Oregon CVT certification

2-5 years work experience in neurology

Job duties:

To receive patients for appointments, run lab tests, take x-rays, and set up and participating in neuro surgeries.

Skills Required:

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize

Ability to communicate and explain complicated medical concepts in a clear and professional manner to clients, co-workers and doctors.

Ability to work independently and efficiently within the guidelines of our nursing protocols

Interest in improving current skills and learning new techniques

Ability to communicate in a professional, pleasant, respectful and courteous manner at all times

Maturity, good judgment and professional personal appearance

Ability to lift and move objects and animals weighing up to 50 pounds for short distances and to humanely restrain an animal when necessary.

Desire to work in a team focused environment.

Demonstrate proficiency in math to the advanced algebra level including the ability to calculate drug doses and CRIs without assistance.

Proficiency in all radiographic techniques

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 7/14/14

 

 

 

 

Licensed Veterinary Technician, Surgery

VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists is looking for an experienced and highly skilled CVT to join a busy specialty, critical care and emergency hospital in Clackamas, OR, just 20 minutes from downtown Portland. Technicians with VTS in Anesthesia will receive additional compensation and are highly encouraged to apply! This full-time, benefited position is with our Surgery department. We offer 10-12 hour shifts which will include some weekend and on-call hours. Our benefits include generous discounts and CE benefits as well as paid vacation, paid holidays, medical, dental and vision coverage. We are looking for a highly motivated technician to join our team on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine!

Qualifications:

Oregon CVT certification

VTS certification strongly desired

5 years work experience in surgery

Primary Job Duties:

To evaluate the medical needs of surgical patients prior to anesthesia and develop an anesthetic plan with doctor input

To lead the team in ensuring that surgeries are completed in an efficient and safe manner

To ensure adequate circulation, oxygenation, ventilation and pain control in criticially ill patients under anesthesia using both a hands-on approach and advanced monitoring equipment.

To help develop surgical and anesthetic protocols that will improve the safety for out patients under anesthesia

To proactively treat emergent medical issues in patients under anesthesia including performing CPR

Knowledge of blood transfusing techniques including cross-matching, blood typing, monitoring transfusions and treating reactions as needed

To provide leadership, training and mentorship to newly hired surgery techs.

To provide detail-oriented documentation of each anesthetic procedure including pre-operative plan, intra-operative monitoring and post-op recovery documents.

Skills Required:

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize

Ability to communicate and explain complicated medical concepts in a clear and professional manner to clients, co-workers and doctors.

Ability to work independently and efficiently within the guidelines of our nursing protocols

Interest in improving current skills and learning new techniques

Ability to communicate in a professional, pleasant, respectful and courteous manner at all times

Maturity, good judgment and professional personal appearance

Ability to lift and move objects and animals weighing up to 50 pounds for short distances and to humanely restrain an animal when necessary.

Desire to work in a team focused environment.

Demonstrate proficiency in math to the advanced algebra level including the ability to calculate drug doses and CRIs without assistance.

Proficiency in all radiographic techniques

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 7/14/14

 

 

 

 

 

ER/ICU Licensed Veterinary Technician

VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists is looking for an experienced and highly skilled CVT to join a busy specialty, critical care and emergency hospital in Clackamas, OR, just 20 minutes from downtown Portland. ECC certified technicians will receive additional compensation and are highly encouraged to apply! This full-time, benefited position is with our ER/ICU department. We offer 10 hour shifts which will include some weekend and on-call hours. Our benefits include generous discounts and CE benefits as well as paid vacation, paid holidays, medical, dental and vision coverage. We are looking for a highly motivated technician to join our team on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine!

Qualifications:

Oregon CVT certification

ECC certification strongly desired

5 years work experience as a veterinary technician

Experience in caring for, handling and monitoring the progress of sick animals in a safe, effective and humane manner.

Primary Job Duties:

To triage and stabilize emergency patients including traumas and critically ill patients

To perform advanced treatments, monitor progress and take responsibility for the care of critically ill hospitalized patients

To proactively treat emergent medical issues in patients including performing CPR

To perform anesthesia, induce, intubate and properly monitor patients for various procedures

To take radiographs, perform in-house labwork, fill prescriptions

Knowledge of blood transfusing techniques including cross-matching, blood typing, monitoring transfusions and treating reactions as needed

Skills Required:

Strong venipuncture skills including the ability to place long lines and multi-lumen jugular catheters.

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize

Ability to communicate and explain complicated medical concepts in a clear and professional manner to clients, co-workers and doctors.

Ability to work independently and efficiently within the guidelines of our nursing protocols

Interest in improving current skills and learning new techniques

Ability to communicate in a professional, pleasant, respectful and courteous manner at all times

Maturity, good judgment and professional personal appearance

Ability to lift and move objects and animals weighing up to 50 pounds for short distances and to humanely restrain an animal when necessary.

Desire to work in a team focused environment.

Demonstrate proficiency in math to the advanced algebra level including the ability to calculate drug doses and CRIs without assistance.

Proficiency in all radiographic techniques

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 7/14/14

 

 

 

 

 

Veterinary Assistant

We are looking for an experienced veterinary assistant to join our busy specialty, critical care and emergency hospital at VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists in Clackamas, OR just 20 minutes from downtown Portland. This position is a full-time, benefited position. The assistant will work closely with the doctors and provides consistency for the team by becoming familiar with the administrative needs for each veterinarian. In addition this position will provides extra support to our ER and ICU teams on busy days.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

· Provide general updates on patients' medical status when appropriate

· Provide support to technician team by assisting with patient care

· Provide support to Doctor team by assisting with administrative tasks including but not limited to ensuring all rDVM records have been maintained, going over estimates, calling clients for updates and coordinating services for specific ER patients

Qualifications:

1-2 years work experience in a veterinary hospital 

Experience in caring for, handling and monitoring the progress of sick animals in a safe, effective and humane manner.

Ability to communicate in a professional, pleasant, respectful and courteous manner at all times

Maturity, good judgment and professional personal appearance 

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references if you are interested in learning more about this position! All inquiries should be made to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 7/14/14

 

 

 

 

 

Hiring bonus for all licensed technicians.  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 7/13/14

 

 

 

 

Licensed Veterinary Technicians Wanted

Yakima Pet Emergency Service

510 W. Chestnut Ave

Yakima WA 98902

509-452-4138

24 hr weekend/Holiday and weeknight Veterinary Emergency Practice seeking TWO skilled Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our exceptional team. 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.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Competitive Pay

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Investment Program

Yearly CE Allowance

Uniform Allowance

Generous Employee Pet Discounts

HIRING BONUS for the perfect candidate!

If you have any questions or are interested please email resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 7/9/14

 

 

 

 

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

Posted 7/9/14

 

 

 

LVT - ER/ICU (Tacoma)

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is a multi-specialty referral center, located in Tacoma, WA. We provide 24-hour emergency and critical care, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, radiology and surgery services.

We are seeking Licensed Veterinary Technicians, with experience in emergency and critical care, for full-time and part-time positions in our Emergency and Critical Care Department. The right candidate will be self-motivated, a team player and thrive in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for individuals who have excellent patient-care skills and who are detail oriented. In addition to serving the needs of emergency patients in our community, our ECC department supports Summit surgery, neurology, oncology, internal medicine and radiology patients. 

Pay is commensurate with skill level and experience. Night and weekend shifts include pay differentials as well. We offer a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, LTD, vacation, 401K with a matching contribution, uniform allowance, CE benefits and more.

Qualifications: Washington State License (or eligible) Veterinary Technician and a minimum of one-year experience. Candidates with experience in ER/ICU will be given preference. The person we seek must be skilled in the performance of advanced nursing techniques, possess the ability to think and act quickly, and independently. You must be comfortable multi-tasking and working in a busy, sometimes stressful environment. A pleasant, professional attitude is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities include:

 - Managing, treating and monitoring critically ill and emergent animals;

 - Performing lab work

 - Taking radiographs,

 - Inducing and monitoring anesthesia

 - Placing central IV lines

 - Placing urinary catheters

 - Monitoring critically ill patients

 If you believe you meet these qualifications please submit your resume in a Word document or PDF format.

 Mallorie Stubbs, Human Resources Manager

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 Summit Veterinary Referral Center

 2505 S. 80th St.

 Tacoma, WA 98409

 Summit Veterinary Referral Center is and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 7/8/14

 

 

 

 

Neurology LVT -- Part Time

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is a multi-specialty referral center, located in Tacoma, WA. We provide 24-hour emergency and critical care, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, radiology and surgery services.

We are seeking an experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician to fill a part time position in our Neurology department. Candidates with MRI experience will be given preference. This is a part-time, two days per week position -- Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00 am -- 6:00 pm. The right candidate will be self-motivated, a team player and thrive in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for individuals who have excellent patient-care skills and who are detail oriented.

Qualifications: We require a Washington State License as Veterinary Technician and a minimum of two years of experience with strong professional references. You must be comfortable multi-tasking and working in a busy, sometimes stressful environment. A pleasant, professional attitude is required, in order to interact positively with your co-workers, as well as other services within our hospital. Must be skilled and comfortable administering anesthesia.

Pay is commensurate with skill level and experience.

If you believe your qualifications meet our expectations, please respond to this ad by submitting your resume in a Word document or PDF format.

Mallorie Stubbs, Human Resources Manager

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Summit Veterinary Referral Center

2505 S. 80th St.

Tacoma, WA 98409

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 7/8/14

 

 

 

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 7/7/14

 

 

 

 

Veterinary Technician - Sun Valley Equine Hospital, LLC – Yakima, WA

Veterinary Technician Wanted!!

Veterinary technician needed for full-time position at fun and progressive equine practice in Central Washington. Successful candidates will have-
• Good attitude
• Interact professionally with clients and staff
• Be able to multi-task
• Self-motivated
• Keep order and cleanliness
• Motivated to learn in a fast-paced environment
• Great work ethic
• Be willing to work on call - this means occasionally nights or weekends are needed
• Have good horse handling skills
• This job is physically demanding. Applicants need to be able to lift up to 40lbs, jog horses for lameness exams, as well as work outside in a variety of weather and terrain.

In addition to a competitive hourly rate, perks for full time employees include:
• Continuing education after 1 yr of employment, with doctor's approval.
• Discount on in-house veterinary services for your horse after 6 months
• Vacation time accrual after 1 yr of full time employment

Cover letter and resume can be sent to:

Sun Valley Equine Hospital
9304 Wide Hollow Rd.
Yakima, WA 98908

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Posted 7/2/14

 

 

 

Licensed Veterinary Technician needed for busy small animal practice in Aberdeen WA
Companion Animal Hospital is a busy 1+ doctor practice. We are seeking a full-time or part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to replace one of our Technicians who is moving out of the area. As a small practice you will get to utilize all your skills in dentistry, radiology, surgical assisting, anesthetic induction and monitoring, patient treatments, medication administration and LOTS of client education and communication. Good record keeping, organizational and computer skills plus great exam room skills needed. You will be able to use all the skills you are licensed to do. No weekends and usually 4 days is your work week. We offer competitive pay based on experience, paid time off, medical insurance, CE and more.
Please mail, fax or email a cover letter and resume with references to be considered for this position to:
Companion Animal of Grays Harbor
Attn: Terry Stevenson
316 N. Broadway
Aberdeen, WA 98520
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360-533-0422
360-533-0435 Fax

Posted 6/28/14

 

 

 

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