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Veterinary Technician - Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital

Company: People, Pets and Vets
Location: Lacey
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Why You'll Love This JobHawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital is in search of a PAW-sitively awesome Veterinary Technician! Licensed Technicians are preferred but non-licensed technicians with experience are highly encouraged to apply!We are a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Lacey, WA. Our dedicated team of veterinary professionals offer a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services. Our veterinary hospital has advanced equipment and technology, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, well-equipped surgical and dental suite, laser therapy, ultrasound, and a well-stocked pharmacy. In addition to those services, we also offer integrative medicine and acupuncture at our in-house Holistic Center. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of our patient's life. From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for the pets in our community. We also serve the Tumwater, DuPont, Olympia and greater South Puget Sound areasWe are an experienced multi-doctor practice and our Veterinary Technicians are an integral part of our hospital team and success! We pride ourselves on having a positive team environment, professional and experienced support staff, and solid leadership.Our website: Full-time or Part-timeResponsibilitiesVeterinary Technician ResponsibilitiesThe ideal Veterinary Technician will be a driver of hospital procedures and workflow, focusing on creating an outstanding customer service experience and taking pride in offering unmatched compassionate care. You will establish a movement of patients and clients through appointments and procedures. Your ability to educate and communicate effectively with both clients and your team are crucial!ResponsibilitiesProficiency in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophiesPerform quality full body and dental radiographs for subsequent evaluation by DVMsDemonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with coworkers and clientsObtain and record patient history and client communication in a professional, detailed mannerProvide surgical discharges and home care instructions to clients after patient proceduresRequired SkillsVeterinary Technician QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent.Veterinary Technician Licensure preferred in the Washington or pending credentials within 3-6 months.Candidates who do not possess licensure but has relevant experience and strong desire to become licensed within 2-3 years are encouraged to apply. Tuition Assistance for Penn Foster program is available for qualified candidates.Ability to assist in animal restraint, lift up to 40 lbs., and work on your feet all dayAbout the Employer: This hospital is owned and operated by People Pets & Vets. At our hospitals, our Veterinarians make decisions about medicine and treatment choices. As an employee, you will have access to many benefits, training, and professional development opportunities to assist you with your professional growth and development.What's in it for you?Great Compensation PackageSigning bonus for Licensed TechniciansIdeal Work Schedule and Paid Time Off401(k) With employer matchMedical, Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability & Life InsuranceIf not licensed, tuition assistance for Penn Foster program available to qualified candidatesCareer growth opportunitiesContinuing Education allowance and annual Licensure reimbursementGenerous Pet care discountCompany paid Employee Assistance ProgramPeople Pets & Vets is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Keywords: People, Pets and Vets, Lacey , Veterinary Technician - Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital, Professions , Lacey, Washington

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