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Veterinary Assistant / Technician

Company name
Rainier Veterinary Hospital

Location
Seattle, WA

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Rainier Veterinary Hospital is currently looking for a full time Veterinary Assistant/Technician to join our awesome team near the downtown Seattle area.

We are seeking a motivated individual who is looking for long-term and stable employment with an excellent independently-owned, highly respected, established veterinary practice. This individual must provide excellent customer service, and the ability to perform the duties necessary to support the clinic and assist our Veterinarians. The successful candidate must be detail oriented, reliable, self-starting, and genuinely care and be concerned for our patient’s well-being. They must be self-motivated and take direction on tasks that can be completed timely with or without supervision. Previous experience preferred, but we are willing to train the right individual!

Regular duties/skills include:



  • Blood draws


  • Placing IV catheters


  • Properly preparing laboratory samples


  • Taking radiographs


  • Checking in patients and discharging patients from surgery or hospitalization


  • Maintaining patient records using computerized medical records


  • Administering medications as directed by veterinarian


  • Taking patient vitals


  • Answering phones


  • Filling medications


  • Proper animal restraint


  • Answering client questions


  • Other duties as assigned.




Other important skills include:



  • Good written and oral English communication skills


  • Basic knowledge of computer systems, (knowledge of Impromed/Infinity software is a plus!)


  • Be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs and stand for a full 8 hours


  • Must be able to work and be on time for assigned shifts


  • Ability to work efficiently under stressful or chaotic conditions


  • Must be flexible and stay late if necessary.


  • High school diploma or GED.




Preferred:



  • One year of previous vet assistant or tech experience


  • LVT certification is a plus!




Work schedule to be decided, but will include regular weekend shifts, including some holiday work. Future work week schedules and facility assignments may change to meet the needs of the hospital.

Benefits:

RVH and RBVH offers a competitive benefits package including: paid vacation for full-time and sick time for all employees, medical insurance and matching IRA contributions after an introductory period. We maintain a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.

About Rainier Veterinary Hospital

Rainier Veterinary Hospital has served the pets of Seattle for more than 80 years. We offer a high standard of care in a welcoming, down-to-earth environment. Our doctors and assistants treat your pet as they would their own—with patience, understanding, and a caring touch. From youth to “Golden Years,” we provide the medical care to keep your pet healthy and happy a whole life long.

Our Philosophy and Values:

Quality-veterinary medicine and client service, smart sensible solutions

Authenticity-open, honest, real communications with each other and clients

Team Players-unity in our common mission, acceptance of others

Adaptability-always learning, growing, and improving

If you are looking to join a great team at a well-established clinic, this is your chance!

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