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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

  

 

 

Value Pet Clinic in Bellevue, WA is seeking an outgoing and enthusiastic LVT to join our growing team.

We are a full service veterinary clinic offering high quality care at an affordable cost on a walk-in basis. We have full medical, surgical and dental capabilities and firmly believe in building a strong relationship with our patients as well as our clients. 

Routine duties include maintaining and dispensing controlled substances, performing dental prophylaxis (if not experienced with extractions, please be willing to learn), monitoring and assisting in surgical procedures as well as assisting with the routine flow of the clinic. Must be capable of lifting up to 50lbs and willing to work in a fast paced environment. We emphasize working together to offer the best care possible, so ability to contribute and work as a team is an absolute MUST!

Value Pet Clinic, 14504 NE 20th Street, Bellevue, WA 98007   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Website: www.valuepetclinic.com  (posted 7/25/2017)

 

 

Veterinary Technician needed in Tumwater WA!

Tumwater Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician. This position is full time and requires some Saturday work. Tumwater Veterinary Hospital is a large, independently owned small animal practice. We have a great group of talented DVMs, LVTs, Assistants and Receptionists who love their job and enjoy coming to work. Does this sound like the kind of practice you would like to work for?

We are looking for a professional, reliable and energetic team player to join our incredible staff. A current WA veterinary technician license is required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Addressing client concerns and answering them appropriately during visits, updates, or after hospitalization; provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values; administer injections, IV or SQ fluid therapy; intubation and extubation and how to appropriately monitor post-operative patients; performing all in-house laboratory diagnostics and appropriately submitting out-house laboratory samples to all diagnostic labs used; calculate basic medical math; understand classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response; using practice management software to maintain client and patient records; administering medications via appropriate routes and duration; preparing medications and patient for discharge, and communicating discharge instructions to client; assistance as needed or instructed with patient care, cleanliness, and restraint.

If you are the LVT we are looking for, you will have at least 1 year of clinical experience in a veterinary hospital, and 1 year of animal handling experience. Knowledge of Avimark Veterinary Software is a plus. Our ideal candidate will be familiar with pet behavior and fear-free techniques, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, compassionate, and detail-oriented and possess excellent communication skills-- both verbal and written. You will use your communication skills, problem solving skills, and ability to multi-task in a busy environment to respond quickly and calmly during stressful situations.

Our full-time employees may qualify for: Continuing Education and Uniform Allowance; Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits; Discounted Veterinary Services; Holiday Pay; Paid Personal Time; Competitive Wages We are looking for the next piece to our puzzle. Are you the right fit?

Please respond with a cover letter describing why you are the best candidate for this position, a current resume and 3 professional references. No phone calls or walk ins please. Email only. Only applications with cover letters will be considered. Thank you and good luck!

Tumwater Veterinary Hospital, 7020 Littlerock Rd SW, Tumwater, WA 98512  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Website: www.tumwaterveterinary.com (posted 7/24/2017)

 

 

Veterinary Tech FT- cats only

We are an AAHA accredited hospital looking for a licensed veterinary technician with feline only practice experience. We have a very loyal clientele that expects the very best for both themselves and their cats. We are looking for a professional, dependable and enthusiastic individual to join our fun and friendly staff. A current WA veterinary technician license and excellent attention to detail are required.

A sampling of responsibilities include: Care of hospitalized patients; Assess vital signs and perform basic in house diagnostics; Administer injections; SQ fluid therapy; Radiology; Dental prophylaxis; Surgical preparations; Administering and monitoring anesthesia and recovery

Monday through Friday schedule with the occasional holiday. Benefits: $18.00/hour. uniforms, 401-k, sick leave, paid vacation, CE

Cat Clinic of Seattle. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: catclinicofseattle.com  (posted 7/18/2017)

 

 

Part Time Technician or Assistant: Busy multi-doctor small animal day practice on Bainbridge Island seeks Licensed Technician or experienced Assistant.

Position is part time with potential to go full time.   Candidates should possess excellent technical and customer service skills and be comfortable working in a fast paced environment with good attention to detail.  

A current Washington State license in good standing is required for the technician position.  

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with Tech/Assistant position in the subject line. (posted 7/17/2017)

 

 

Veterinary Assistant: Olympia Veterinary Surgical Specialists is hiring a referral coordinator!

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.

Responsibilities: Client communications including scheduling appointments and patient updates; Primary care veterinarian communications; Community outreach and marketing assistance; Computer entry of medical care information and medical record management; Assistance with patient care, cleanliness, and restraint

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 Mac computers; Ability to master large volumes of detailed information ; Ability to work a flexible schedule and long days (weekends and potential evenings if needed.); Able to maintain composure during stressful situations

Requirements: The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and a team player. 1 year of animal handling experience, Would prefer a candidate that is comfortable with all the responsibilities listed above, but we are willing to train the right person

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Health benefits; Personal pet discount; Paid vacation time

Please send and letter of interest and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (posted 7/13/2017)

 

 

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 7/10/2017)

 

Veterinary Technician and Assistant for ER and Critical Care

Incredible opportunity to spread your wings and fly! In search of enthusiastic qualified candidates to join our amazing team of doctors and veterinary nurses in our new state of the art veterinary and emergency center coming to Gig Harbor. Our new facility will offer 24-hour emergency services (veterinarian and technician on site at all time) surgery, intensive care, ultrasound, in-house laboratory, complete dental suite including digital dental x-ray, day practice preventative and ill care.

Qualified candidates will be compassionate, patient centered and highly motivated to put their skills and training to the test. All candidates must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills. Must be honest, reliable, flexible, independent and have the proven ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment. Shifts available include weekends, holidays, and overnights. One to two year related experience is required; surgery and critical care experiences is a plus!

Veterinary ER Nurse: The emergency nurse is to be responsible for treatments of hospitalized patients and outpatient diagnostics and treatments and assisting emergency nurse lead when necessary. Essential technician duties will include: managing case flow of patients presenting to the ER and assisting doctors in creating a priority of the patients, drug dosage calculation and administration, laboratory diagnostics, and management of critically ill patients.

Lead ER Nurse: The emergency department nurse lead will serve as a mentor, a technician/assistant advocate, and patient nurse. This position will aid the emergency medical lead and manager in achieving greater efficiency and cohesiveness in the emergency department. Essential leadership duties include: supervising technicians and assistants in our 24/7 ER department, acting as the point person for department team members, coaching employees on performance issues, and encouraging teamwork through communication.

Generous salary and comprehensive benefit package. Competitive salary and benefits package available including PTO, health, dental, vision, life, 401(k) with matching contribution and continuing education. Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume attention Hospital Administrator. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Job Type: Full-time   Required experience:  is required; surgery: 2 year   Veterinary Technician: 2 years   Required license or certification:LVT  (posted 7/7/2017)

 

 

JOB TITLE: Licensed Veterinary Technician    LOCATION: West Seattle, WA

WHO WE ARE: We are Lien Animal Clinic, a local, busy small-animal veterinary practice in West Seattle that has been serving our community since 1951. We are a fun, hard-working group of 8 doctors and 30+ support staff that really care about each other and the patients in our care. We strive to provide our clients and their beloved critters with superior care from the moment they walk through our doors and are lucky enough to have some of the best clients you could ask for. We surround ourselves with positive co-workers who thrive in an environment where learning is encouraged, exceptional care is taught, and a little silliness is welcomed. We are looking for an addition to our team who will go the extra mile and can see themselves shine in a fast-paced, lively work space. 

JOB DESCRIPTION: The veterinary technician is the primary support to doctors and patients.  The technician must be able to pay attention to detail, respond quickly and calmly to crises, and maintain very high standards of patient care.  Excellent technical medical skills are required.  The technician must be able to communicate well with clients, showing care and concern for their pets.  In addition, the technician must able to organize/delegate the activities on the downstairs treatment room and communicate well with other staff members. 

QUALIFICATIONS: You are the proud owner of a Veterinary Technician License and have some clinical experience in the industry. (New graduates are absolutely considered, so show us your stuff!) You are available several days a week including rotations through weekends and holiday coverage. You understand the importance of quality medicine and love to participate in continuing education so you can stay on top of new ideas and care. You are capable of lifting 50# unaided and can be on the go for a good part of the day. You handle the demands of a busy day with tact and feel comfortable with client interaction. You are, above all, kind to those around you, thoughtful in your decisions and enjoy making someone’s day. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Our full-time employees may qualify for: Continuing Education and Uniform Allowance; Dental Benefits; SIMPLE Retirement Plan options; Discounted Veterinary Services; Holiday Pay; Paid Personal Time; Competitive Wages 

If you feel like we would be a good fit for you, please apply online with a cover letter and completed resume at https://lienanimal.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=1  (posted 6/29/2017)

 

 

PT LVT wanted: Pet Health Clinic in Sunnyside is seeking a part time licensed veterinary technician: 3 days a week, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:00 - 5:30. No emergency or on-call, but some weekend patient care is required.

Our three doctors rely on our technicians for venipuncture, restraint, digital radiographs (including dental rads) and client education, but also for sharing information and observations, and really being part of a team with the doctor.

No experience required for a LVT. Starting salary $16 plus benefits: paid vacation, retirement account (after 24 months of employment), paid license and CE allowance. 

Sense of humor required. 

Please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fax to (509) 837-4137 (posted 6/28/2017)

 

 

Licensed Veterinary Technician Needed in Spokane, WA

Fairwood Animal Hospital in Spokane, WA, is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our very busy 3–doctor team! We believe in providing high quality veterinary medicine and compassionate care for all of our patients.

As part of the Fairwood team, your passion for providing top notch quality care must be matched with a commitment to your professional growth. You will be working with a solid team of dedicated professionals that are devoted to making a lasting impact on the quality of people and pet’s lives. We work very hard and fun while doing it!!

This position will be supporting our doctors within a positive workplace culture and over time will be expected to be a healthy and respectful leader in this role. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing high quality medical care and MUST be: Reliable; Have superior attention to detail; Posses a strong work ethic

Duties will include all those typically assigned to a licensed veterinary technician including but not limited to: Venipuncture; Anesthesia monitoring; Operating laboratory equipment; Performing microscopic evaluations; Administering vaccines and medications; Surgical preparation and assisting; Dental prophy’s and digital dental radiographs; Diagnostic digital radiographs; Filling prescriptions

If this sounds like you, then we would love to get to know more about you!

This is a full-time position 35-40 hours per week, working four 10-hour shifts with Saturday rotations. Candidate must have a current Washington State Veterinary Technician license, be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening, be at least 18 years of age, and have dependable transportation. NEW GRADUATES are encouraged to apply. Salary DOE.

Please send email, cover letter, and at least 3 professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please put “LVT” in the subject line when sending. Please NO phone calls or Walk Ins. (posted 6/26/2017)

 

 

Licensed Vet Tech or Experienced Assistant Needed Immediately

Critter Doctor Animal Hospital, located in Kirkland, Washington, has an immediate opening for a licensed veterinary technician or experienced veterinary assistant. 

We are a progressive, privately owned two doctor hospital practicing excellent medicine (the same care that a person would wish for their own human family members) in a team-based, non-corporate environment. Owner is a DVM and a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT), which allows us to offer a broad range of alternative therapies to all our patients. 

Come join a clinic where you can form lasting relationships with clients, staff and patients...with a team voted Kirkland's best vet hospital. Drive our success as you drive your own—by using your informed medical judgment combined with a high level of empathy, confidence and skill to build a loyal client base and heal pets.      

If this sounds like a place you'd like to be, get in touch.  We're waiting to hear from you.

What we can offer you: good benefits, a collaborative, problem solving approach to daily challenges,  a team expanding into alternative medical approaches (now offering comprehensive canine rehab therapy with a certified C.C.R.T. professional), a central location near downtown Kirkland, a recently expanded facility with a staff committed to growing the practice, and a positive upbeat work environment.

Benefits: Paid vacation, Paid holidays, Retirement plan, Health coverage, Annual allowance for scrubs and continuing education, Personal pet discounts

Our hours are Mon-Fri 8-6, Sat 9-3, closed  Sunday. Competitive salary, DOE.  Fax resume to 425.814.8421 or email your response. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.critterdoctor.com (posted 6/26/2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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