Veterinary Technician – Northwoods Veterinary Hospital JobNorthwoods Veterinary HospitalAthol, ID 98207

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Are you passionate about animals and would jump at the chance to interact with all types of pets in an atmosphere where fun and compassion are the order of the day? If you want to onboard with a modern veterinary clinic where your career will flourish under the guidance of a caring DVM team, Northwoods Veterinary Hospital has a place for you as our Veterinary Technician in Athol, ID.

At People, Pets & Vets, we cultivate a laid-back environment where you will work directly with skilled professionals, receiving the training needed to grow your career with the utmost confidence. As our Veterinary Technician, you will join an outstanding and supportive work-family, all with the common goal of making sure our patients get the loving care they deserve. Best of all, you will have fun doing what you love! In return, you will receive healthcare benefits that include dental and vision, life insurance, paid time off and a company-matched 401k.

Grab this amazing opportunity to onboard with a company that cares about your success and happiness. Apply for Northwoods Veterinary Hospital’s Veterinary Technician job opening today!

Learn more about this hospital: www.northwoodsvethospital.com

Veterinary Technician Responsibilities

  • Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelines
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure safety of patients and people 
  • Take accurate notes and medical history of patients in exam rooms for doctors
  • Anticipate the needs of the doctor for routine exam/surgery visits; follow doctors request to fill or refill medications
  • Take temperatures, samples, vitals as requested by doctor; draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.

Veterinary Technician Qualifications 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Advanced experience as a veterinary technician required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Strong English — written and verbal language skills
  • Advanced animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
  • Experience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred 

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Experienced Veterinarian – Northwoods Veterinary Hospital **Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered** – Athol, ID

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Why You’ll Love This Job!

We are a fast-paced, three-doctor practice seeking another talented veterinarian with a passion for high-quality care to join our team. 

Northwoods Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital located in Athol, ID. Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services, including holistic therapies. Athol is located just 20 minutes outside of Coeur d’ Alene and minutes from the renown and beautiful Lake Pend Oreille.  Love the snow? Skiing and snowboarding will be at your doorstep! Enjoy thousands of acres of national forest for hiking, biking, camping etc.  Athol is less than an hour away from a major airport, so this is your chance for a beautiful rural life close to big-town amenities!

Led by Dr. Mike Mihlfried, we pride ourselves on providing the best care by offering a wide variety of medical, surgical, dental, and holistic services using progressive, modern medicine and innovative technology. We offer a modern, spacious working area, a large treatment area, an in-house laboratory, digital radiography, acupuncture, and a fully-stocked pharmacy.

Qualifications

  • DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school
  • Active, non-restricted veterinary license in Idaho
  • Invested in building trusting relationships with clients, colleagues, and community
  • Motivated for continuous personal and professional growth
  • Team player, go-getter, willing to jump-in when needed
  • Positive attitude and the desire to learn
  • Comfort or desire to grow in the surgery suite (soft tissue, dental extractions, spay/neuter, etc.)
  • Mindset and drive to grow skillset and the desire to mentor and train staff to keep them growing and excelling

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining the individuality and medical autonomy that 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
  • Paid Time Off
  • Annual CE Reimbursement $1,500 + a $5,000 CE Bonus on your 5th year work anniversary
  • 401K With Annual Employer Match
  • Employer-Sponsored Health and Welfare Plans including Medical, Dental, Vision, and many more
  • Personal Liability Insurance Coverage & AVMA Membership
  • Pet Care Discount
  • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship

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 ID: 743999849756311

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