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Licensed Veterinary Technician @ Riverside Animal Hospital

Riverside Animal Hospital

This is a Contract position in Kelso, WA posted May 13, 2022.

*Company Description*

Not all superheroes wear capes, but we sure think our staff at *Riverside Animal Hospital* wears one every day!  Join a passionate bunch of rock-star veterinary professionals as a *Veterinary Technician*, saving the greater Kelso area, one pet at a time! 

***Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered****Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered***

Riverside Animal Hospital is a full-service small animal pet care facility providing comprehensive veterinary services in Longview and Kelso, Washington. Our team offers a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technology, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, DR flat panel digital x-ray, fully equipped surgical and dental suites, and a well-stocked pharmacy. 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 pets in our community.

We are a dedicated team of veterinary professionals and our Veterinary Technicians are an integral part of our hospital team. We pride ourselves on having a positive team environment, professional and experienced support staff, and solid leadership.
*Job Description*

Schedule: Full-time or Part-time

The ideal Veterinary Technician will be a driver of hospital procedures and workflow, focusing on creating an outstanding customer 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 to your team and the clients are crucial for outstanding patient-care!

*Responsibilities: *
* 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

* High school diploma or equivalent.
* Veterinary Technician Certification or License (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) preferred (but not required), valid LVT credentials in Washington, or pending credentials within 3-6 months.
* Candidates who do not possess Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure, but have relevant experience with a strong desire to become licensed within 2-3 years, are encouraged to apply. Tuition Assistance for the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician program is available for qualified candidates.
* Ability to assist in animal restraint, lift up to 40 lbs., and work on your feet all day
*Additional information*

We also serve clients from Castle Rock, Toledo, Woodland, and Cathlamet.
Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining individuality and medical autonomy which makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do! Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community.

*What’s in it for you?*
* Competitive Compensation Package
* No On-Call or After-Hours Emergency Calls
* Paid Time Off
* Paid Sick Leave
* Annual CE Reimbursement / LVT/RVT/CVT License Reimbursement
* 401K With Annual Employer Match
* Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability & Life Insurance
* Hospital Indemnity, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
* Pet Care Benefits for your personal pets
* Career Growth/Professional Mentorship
* VTNE Exam Fee reimbursement

People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

Job Type: Full-time

* Day shift

Work Location: One location

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