All Valley Animal Pet Clinic - Federal Way is looking for a few talented technicians to join our growing team! Our Fed. Way facility is a Certified Cat Friendly Practice located off Exit 46 from I-84 - about a 10 minute drive from the Boise State University Campus, right next to Micron.
The Veterinary Technician position requires someone who is highly organized, thrives working in a fast paced environment, has great attention to detail, cares deeply about pets and possesses wonderful customer service skills.
Our Full-Time Veterinary Technician Position Consists of the Following Duties:
- Preparing and administering medications (oral and injectable) and completing specific treatments for each patient as directed.
- Assist with admission of new patients by placing IV catheters, collecting blood/urine as needed for testing.
- Prepare animal for surgery, performs pre and post-surgical observations of animals and reports condition changes.
- Taking digital x-rays and assisting veterinary neurologists with MRI and CT
- Performing general patient husbandry by preparing food, taking patients out for walks, performing bladder expressions and bathing as needed.
Qualified Candidates Must Be Able To:
- Have working knowledge of dog/cat behavior and a sincere interest in working with dogs/cats and their human companions.
- The willingness and ability to adhere to strict policies regarding cleanliness, dog/cats/employee safety and client service.
- Reliable and safety minded.
- Cleanliness always on top of mind.
- Multi-task in a fast paced working environment
- Maintain a high level of organization and communication
- Maintain accurate medical records
- Provide consistent quality customer service to every client and patient
- Work independently
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of human methods of care, restraint and handling of animals and the techniques used in the care and feeding of animals
- Knowledge of basic procedures used in control and of animal control regulations
- Knowledge of veterinary medical and surgical practices and procedures
- Ability to handle and restrain large and small animals
- Maintain records and compile statistical reports
- Adapt to new and constantly changing situations and environments
- Ability to lift animals onto a table
- Skill in operating medical equipment
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
- Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must have reliable transportation.
- Ability to lift approximately 50-60 lbs.
- Must be able to do strenuous activity for long periods of time (sitting, crouching, walking, etc.).
- Very detail oriented.
- Maintain a neat and professional appearance.
- Excellent time management skills.
- Ability to work weekends and some holidays.
- Must submit to and pass a pre-employment background check.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time