Surgery Veterinary Technician

Summit Veterinary Referral Center Tacoma , WA 98402

Posted 4 months ago

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, preferably with anesthesia and surgical experience, for full-time employment in our Surgery Department The right candidate will be self-motivated, a team player and thrive in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for an individual who has excellent patient-care skills and who are detail oriented. This is a full time position that will require being on call.

Pay is commensurate with skill level and experience. We offer a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, long and short term disability, vacation, 401K, 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 surgery and anesthesia 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 required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the doctor with appointments

  • Performing lab work

  • Taking radiographs,

  • Inducing and monitoring anesthesia

  • Performing drug calculations

  • Placing urinary catheters

If you believe your qualifications meet our expectations, we'd love to hear from you. Please submit your resume in a Word document or PDF format.

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Surgery Veterinary Technician

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