Summit Veterinary Referral Center is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join the team of our Surgery Department, where you will work alongside our four boarded Surgeons and Surgical Residents while assisting in a variety of exciting soft-tissue and orthopedic procedures.
We are a multi-specialty referral center, located in Tacoma, WA. In addition to Surgery, we offer Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Radiology, and 24-hour Emergency and Critical Care services. As part of the Summit community, our technicians work with patients in each of our departments.
Qualifications: Washington State Licensed (or eligible) Veterinary Technician with a minimum of one-year experience. Experience in Surgery or Anesthesia is preferred, but is not required. Summit takes pride in being at the forefront for development and education of Veterinary Technicians, both as part of our staff and in the veterinary community at large.
The right candidate must possess a pleasant professional attitude as well as a strong desire to learn and master advanced nursing techniques. They must be self-motivated, a team player, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should be comfortable multi-tasking and possess the ability to think and act both quickly and independently. Excellent client communication and patient-care skills are required. This position is full time and does require being on-call.
Selected candidate will routinely have the opportunity to utilize all of their training and advance their skill set in areas such as:
Induction, management and recovery of anesthesia
Assisting the veterinarian with appointments
Collection and analysis of lab samples
Urinary catheter placement
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. Potential for relocation assistance/signing bonus.
Summit Veterinary Referral Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.