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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.

 

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Work from home as an LVT! Are you looking to gain experience in an interesting, new field? Pet Poison Helpline (PPH)/SafetyCall International, PLLC (SCI) may have just what you’re looking for! PPH/SCI is looking to add a full-time (40 hours/week) and part-time (2-3 weekends/month) Veterinary Information Specialists in our office in Bloomington, MN or remote from home if outside of the Twin Cities area.

Candidates who live in Minnesota outside of the Twin Cities Metro area or in the following states are eligible for remote from home positions: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

About Us: Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) is a 24-hour animal poison control service for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.  SCI, the parent company of PPH, specializes in industry adverse event management related to humans and animals. PPH/SCI offers competitive pay, generous PTO and benefits for all full time employees, a fun work environment with many perks, growth opportunities and experience in a fascinating field.  We encourage all applicants to view our company overview videos at www.petpoisonhelpline.com and www.safetycall.com.

These positions are in a call center/office environment or remote from home if applicable. Given the nature of the positions, many pet owners and veterinary staff are calling under emergency or perceived emergency circumstances and are therefore in distress.  Staff must be able to manage cases under pressure and be comfortable talking to people in various emotional states.  

Veterinary Information Specialist Description: The Veterinary Information Specialist position is responsible for responding to incoming cases on Pet Poison Helpline and SafetyCall’s industry side via the telephone, email, and chat applications regarding potential toxic exposures, poisonings and other adverse events from pet owners and veterinarians related to various household and consumer products, animal health products, plants, OTC products, dietary supplements, prescription drugs, and other chemical exposures. Specialists take full histories and details of the events, triage the cases and provide accurate medical, health and safety information to the callers. Specialists document each case in an electronic record and follow up as necessary to ensure the well-being of the animals and facilitate adverse event reporting on the industry side.

Schedule: Full-time, 40 hrs/week.  Positions do not have a set schedule. Shift times and shift days will vary and include weekends, typically 2 per month and up to 3 during our busy season, and some holidays. At this time available shifts are primarily evening shifts (shift start times are ranging from 2pm-6pm CST and shift end times ranging from 10pm-2am-times CST). While we may be able to work with some scheduling restrictions, flexibility in availability is highly preferred as we operate 24/7.  Overnights are not required. There is an extensive training program for this position. It will consist of 1-2 weeks full-time remote training. There is also a requirement of 2-3 weeks, full-time that will take place in our office in Bloomington, MN. Candidates outside of the Twin Cities will have hotel and travel expenses reimbursed if applicable. 

Part Time, weekend shifts.  Positions will work 2-3 weekends (Saturday and Sunday) shifts per month and holidays that fall on scheduled weekends. Shift times will vary and can be 8, 10 or 12 hours shifts depending on candidate’s preference. Shift times will include mid, evening and late evening shifts between the hours of 10am-12pm CST. While we may be able to work with some scheduling restrictions, flexibility in availability is highly preferred as we operate 24/7.  Overnights are not required. There is an extensive training program for this position. It will consist of 3-4 weeks remote training at 24hrs/week (with some flexibility with scheduling). There is also a requirement of 2 weeks, full time (40 hours/week) that will take place in our office in Bloomington, MN. Candidates outside of the Twin Cities will have hotel and travel expenses reimbursed if applicable. 

Required Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Active MN CVT Certification or ability to obtain one; 1+years of work experience in a veterinary clinic/hospital; At least one year of emergency/critical care experience preferred; Ability to work varying shift times and varying days, including weekends as specified above. Proficiency with keyboarding and data entry, PCs, Microsoft Office, and common computer software and hardware. Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, ratios and percentages. Excellent verbal and written communication that is clear, concise, professional and empathetic. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask.  Customer service focused attitude and behavior.

Remote Agent Requirements: Candidates who work remotely must have or be willing to obtain and maintain at their expense certain IT requirements including reliable high speed internet with an ISP that can supply a cable modem internet service with a minimum of 10mb download speed and a PC computer (no Apple computers) with Windows 10 and the capability to display two monitors. Candidates must also have a designated home office area that meets certain requirements and may not have any other responsibilities during the time they are working such as caring for dependents.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter or introductory email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Introductions should include which position is of interest, your availability and any scheduling restrictions, and why you are a good fit for the remote position if applicable. Submissions without a cover letter or introductory email that includes the requested information will not be considered. Our team will review each submission and contact the candidates that most closely match the qualifications.  (Posted 8/21/2017)

 

 

LVT or Veterinary Assistant Opening at Medical Lake Veterinary Clinic (near Spokane)

Medical Lake Veterinary Clinic has an opening for full-time (4 days/wk) and part-time (2 days/wk) technicians.  Mixed practice: 80% SA, 20% farm/equine. We have digital radiography, in-house hematology/lab, and pharmacy.  Enjoy the charm of small town America while providing high quality medical care in a warm and loving facility with state-of-the-art equipment. Directions on how to apply at http://medicallakeveterinaryclinic.com/employment.html .

We are committed to providing a long-term fulfilling career to our techinicians by offering top compensation for our region including a retirement plan, paid vacation, paid uniforms, paid CE, and paid licensing fees. In addition, our work environment is outstanding.

Medical Lake Veterinary Clinic is located in the quaint town of Medical Lake, Washington, 15 minutes from the large city of Spokane, Washington. Our clients come from far and wide to experience our wonderful doctors and service. We are a well-managed hospital where we provide over the top customer service. We are in a highly desirable location which includes beautiful scenery, abundant year round recreation, culture, and many universities. We currently have two full-time doctors, a hospital administrator, administrative assistant, and large support staff. We are currently 80% SA and 20% large animal/equine. We are located in a charming turn of the century facility that has been extensively remodeled. We plan on building a new facility within a few years, adding more doctors, as well as boarding and grooming ser vices. Now is the time to get in on the ground floor! Our full-time technicians work 4 days per week, part-time 2 days per week. For more information about Medical Lake Veterinary Clinic, please see our web site at http://medicallakevetclinic.com .  (posted 8/18/2017)

 

 

Wheaton Way Veterinary Hospital is expanding and offering full time positions for experienced and professional licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants and receptionist.  

This is a progressive, privately owned practice with a dedicated and passionate clientele.  We have 3 vets and the practice owner is boarded with ABVP.  Applicants should have a strong work ethic, compassion, and a desire for a career in veterinary medicine where you can grow your skill set.  This is a busy practice and applicants should be comfortable with multi-tasking as well as working with a team while treating clients, pets and coworkers with respect and dignity.  

Your skill set must include but not limited to: LVT's will be assisting dvm's in surgery, performing diagnostics and treating pets. Veterinary Assistants will be checking in, restraining, and assisting dvm's in the examination rooms as well as helping the LVT's with diagnostics.  Receptionist must have great communication and customer service skills as well as checking clients/patients in and out, handling money, and scheduling appointments.  

All applicants must have experience with computers, multi-line phones and other office equipment.  The work schedule will include Saturdays so flexibility in scheduling is required.  Our practice offers competitive wages and benefits. Only applicants with experience working in the veterinary field will be considered.  Please fax resumes to 360-377-5496 . (posted 8/14/2017)

 

 

Veterinary technician or experienced assistant: Veterinary Oncology Center in Renton is seeking to expand its team with one licensed veterinary technician or experienced assistant  - part time or full time.

Part time position: from 1:00pm to closing (usually around 6-7), Mondays through Thursdays.  Full time position: from 9am to closing (usually around 6-7pm), Mondays through Thursdays. Mandatory lunch break - one hour (yeah, we believe that people need to eat lunch and make time for it!).  No weekends and no on-call duties. You will be working with one doctor only (Dr. Luminita Sarbu, a specialist in the field of veterinary oncology).

Responsibilities include (but not limited to) preparing and administering chemotherapy, admitting patients for daily evaluations and chemotherapy treatments, restraining patients for procedures and chemotherapy, taking radiographs, blood drawing, processing laboratory samples, releasing patients and explaining dis charge instructions and medications, advising clients on management of side effects (under the supervision of Dr. Sarbu), rarely anesthesia.

We will accept applicants that fulfill one of the following criteria: * licensed technician; * eligible for technician certification in the next 4 months; * experienced assistant that has functioned as a technician in previous jobs; * NO ONCOLOGY EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED.

Benefits include paid vacation (FT), sick days (FT), paid holidays (FT/PT), retirement plan (FT), uniforms (FT/PT), significant pet discount (FT/PR), annual bonus (FT/PT), medical insurance (FT), all after qualifying period. Salary is competitive and based on experience and performance.

We are a small group dedicated to providing excellent medical care and emotional support to our patients and clients. Veterinary Oncology Center is a well-established oncology clinic, with a great reputation in the veterinary community. As a team, we are in the position to fight every day for our patients, to make a difference in their lives, to improve their quality of life and give them a chance to more good time with those that love them -- their owners. It is always about quality of life!

VOC offers a family-like environment for staff and clients, with a strong positive culture. The clinic is located at 636 Shattuck Ave South in Renton. For more information you can visit our website at www.helpingpetswithcancer.com  or check out our facebook page

If you are interested in his position, please forward your resume and a cover letter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (posted 8/3/2017)

 

 

Job listing in a warm tropical location:

Thinking about getting out of the cold and wet? We are in a rural area of Hawaii, close to the beaches.  The weather is a pretty constant mid-70’s all winter long, with tropical trade winds.  We also have an active volcano and many different microclimates.  If you like the warm ocean, hiking, and a friendly community, this is the place.

We are a 2 doctor small animal practice on the Big Island of Hawaii.  We provide small animal medical and surgical services to the local community and acupuncture services island wide.  We use Avimark software, have a full in house laboratory (Abaxis), digital radiography, perform lots of dentistry and soft tissue surgery.  We are looking for a technician with some experience able to perform venipuncture, calculate drug doses, monitor surgical anesthesia, perform in house laboratory procedures, preferably has some dentistry skills, monitor hospitalized patients and communicate well with clients.

We are looking for a full time technician interested in a minimum 2 year commitment.  Contact us by sending your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  We’ll send photos of the clinic and staff, and set up a Skype or phone interview as the first step. Find out more about us on our Facebook page, or website www.kapaauveterinarycenter.com 

 

 

Seeking Experienced Vet Tech for Busy, Family-Owned Vet Hospital!

Foothills Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full-time, experienced licensed veterinary technician to join our family-owned, semi-rural mixed animal practice. We are located in Western Washington, 45 minutes from Seattle, and close to abundant recreation, including Crystal Mountain Ski Area, hiking and fishing. Our clientele is 70% small animal, 25% equine, and 5% small ruminant (with the occasional mini-pig thrown in!). We are also expanding to include rehabilitation and mobility therapy in both the equine and small animal practices. If you are looking for a team to join that is non-corporate, no drama, and has a commitment to high quality animal care, this is it!

Experience with veterinary software and practice management capabilities a plus. 

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and reference check. Candidates must have reliable transportation to and from work. Salary and benefits DOE.

Foothills Veterinary Hospital, 28512 112th St E, Buckley, WA 98321 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (posted 7/27/2017)

 

 

 

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)

 

 

 

 

 

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