Thank you for your interest in working at Tumwater Veterinary Hospital.
Below are the positions we are currently seeking to fill.
Licensed Veterinary Technician:
This position is full time and requires Saturday work. A valid 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 submitting out-house laboratory samples; calculate basic medical math; understand classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response; using PM 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.
The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of clinical experience.
Knowledge of Avimark is a plus. The candidate will be familiar with pet behavior, fear-free techniques, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, compassionate, detail-oriented and possess excellent communication skills-- both verbal and written. You will use your communication skills, problem solving skills, and ability to multitask in a busy environment to respond quickly and calmly during stressful situations.
Our full-time employees qualify for: CE and Uniform Allowance; Medical/Dental/Vision; Discounted Veterinary Services; Holiday Pay; Paid Personal Time; Competitive Wages.
Please respond with a cover letter describing why you are the best candidate for this position, a current resume and 3 professional references.
Must be 18+ years old to apply. No phone calls or walk ins please. Email only. Only applications with cover letters will be considered.
Salary and compensation DOE.
Feel free to check this page at any time for open positions.
We always take resumes for future consideration, even when no positions are available.
If you have employment questions or would like to leave a resume,
please email the Human Resources Director, Anna Horvath, at [email protected]