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Veterinary Technician

Company: VetCor
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

We are wild about people that share a love for animals! Join our paw-some group of veterinary professionals as a Licensed Veterinary Technician at Commencement Bay Animal Hospital in Tacoma! Our clinic is a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare in Tacoma, Washington. We strive to serve all animals in our community, including exotics and pocket pets.At Commencement Bay Animal Hospital, we offer a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services using progressive, modern medicine and innovative technology. We have a spacious working area, a large treatment area, an in-house laboratory, digital radiography, and ultrasound. The pride in what we do shines through our dedicated veterinarians, experienced licensed support staff, outstanding assistants, strong practice manager, and local Regional Manager. The ideal 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 & will ensure communication with clients is clear and understood, via phone, text, and email.Tacoma is rich in culture, entertainment, and history; being sandwiched between big city, Seattle, and culturally diverse capital city, Olympia. You will find easy access to all things outdoors including water sports, hiking urban and rural trails, farmers markets, cycling, and much more. Tacoma is only one hour from the ski slopes and also only an hour from the Pacific Ocean - with ample shopping and dining. Come see why life is better here!We offer a competitive compensation package, sign on/relocation bonus, no on-call or after-hours emergency calls, full medical benefits, paid time off & sick leave, CE Reimbursement / LVT/RVT/CVT License reimbursement, 401K with employer match, employee discounts on personal pet care, and much more! Apply today to find out why life is better here!Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Veterinary Technician Certification or License (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) preferred or pending certification within 3-6 months.
      • Ability to assist in animal restraint, lift up to 40 lbs., and work on your feet for the duration of your shift.
        • Team player, go-getter, willing to jump in when needed
          • Positive attitude and the desire to learn
            • Excellent communication skills
              • Ability to multitask and work independentlyResponsibilities:
                • Proficiency in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophies
                  • Perform quality full body and dental radiographs for subsequent evaluation by DVMs
                    • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with coworkers and clients
                      • Obtain and record patient history and client communication in a professional, detailed manner
                        • Provide surgical discharges and home care instructions to clients after patient procedures

Keywords: VetCor, Tacoma , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Tacoma, Washington

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