Veterinary Technician - Federal Way

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

Requirements

  • 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

If interested in the position, please email your resume/application to miranda.albright@allvalleyanimal.com.