Summit Veterinary Referral Center is seeking an experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician to join the team of our Emergency and Critical Care Department, where you will work alongside our two boarded Criticalists and 12 exceptional Emergency Veterinarians to provide the highest quality medicine and patient care in the area.
We are a multi-specialty referral center, located in Tacoma, WA. In addition to Emergency and Critical Care, we provide Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Radiology, and Surgery 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 Emergency and Critical Care 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.
Selected candidate will routinely have the opportunity to utilize all of their training and advance their skill set in areas such as:
Triage of incoming patients
Monitoring and treatment of critically ill or emergent patients
Induction, management and recovery of anesthesia
Collection and analysis of lab samples
Central line and 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 and Equal Opportunity Employer.