Veterinary Technician – Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital JobHawks Prairie Veterinary HospitalLacey, WA 80701

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital is in search of a PAW-sitively awesome Veterinary Technician!  Licensed Technicians are preferred but non-licensed technicians with experience are highly encouraged to apply!
We are a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Lacey, WA.  Our dedicated team of veterinary professionals offer a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services. Our veterinary hospital has advanced equipment and technology, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, well-equipped surgical and dental suite, laser therapy, ultrasound, and a well-stocked pharmacy.  In addition to those services, we also offer integrative medicine and acupuncture at our in-house Holistic Center. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of our patient’s life. 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 the pets in our community. We also serve the Tumwater, DuPont, Olympia and greater South Puget Sound areas
We are an experienced multi-doctor practice and our Veterinary Technicians are an integral part of our hospital team and success! We pride ourselves on having a positive team environment, professional and experienced support staff, and solid leadership.
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Schedule: Full-time or Part-time

Veterinary Technician Responsibilities

The ideal Veterinary 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 and procedures. Your ability to educate and communicate effectively with both clients and your team are crucial!

  • 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

Veterinary Technician Qualifications 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Veterinary Technician Licensure preferred in the Washington or pending credentials within 3-6 months.
  • Candidates who do not possess licensure but has relevant experience and strong desire to become licensed within 2-3 years are encouraged to apply.  Tuition Assistance for Penn Foster program is available for qualified candidates.
  • Ability to assist in animal restraint, lift up to 40 lbs., and work on your feet all day

About the Employer: This hospital is owned and operated by People Pets & Vets. At our hospitals, our Veterinarians make decisions about medicine and treatment choices. As an employee, you will have access to many benefits, training, and professional development opportunities to assist you with your professional growth and development.
What’s in it for you?

  • Great Compensation Package
  • Signing bonus for Licensed Technicians
  • Ideal Work Schedule and Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) With employer match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability & Life Insurance
  • If not licensed, tuition assistance for Penn Foster program available to qualified candidates
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Continuing Education allowance and annual Licensure reimbursement
  • Generous Pet care discount
  • Company paid Employee Assistance Program

People Pets & Vets is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Veterinary Front Office Receptionist – Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital JobHawks Prairie Veterinary HospitalLacey, WA 98390

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Why You’ll Love This Job

If you love animals and are looking to get in on the ground floor of a growing and innovative company where you can quickly advance your career, your timing is perfect! Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital is seeking someone like you to fill our Veterinary Front Office position in Lacey, WA.  

With the unwavering support of the PP&V organization, your career will flourish in this fun Veterinary Front Office role. Feel a sense of pride and accomplishment as you make a difference in the lives of pets and their owners within the community. Play an important part of an organization that knows its dedicated employees are the backbone of its success and shows its gratitude through generous perks and benefits.

Why wait? Apply today for Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital’s Veterinary Front Office job opening! We are anxious to meet you!

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Veterinary Front Office Responsibilities

  • Greet all clients with a positive greeting; answer phones; take messages and answer basic client questions
  • Know the range of services the practice provides and the species it treats; advise clients/recommend services for their pets; provide estimates
  • Differentiate and prioritize between routine cases and emergency cases and alert staff accordingly
  • Understand and use special record notations, and make appropriate notes in patient records
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Maintain medical records, establish or understand medical record filing systems
  • Handle all cash transactions including deposits and invoicing

Veterinary Front Office Qualifications 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Advanced animal care, client/customer interaction, receptionist experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to use medical abbreviations

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Kennel Assistant – Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital JobHawks Prairie Veterinary HospitalLacey, WA 104244

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Turn your passion and love for animals into a fun and promising career at Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital in our Kennel Assistant position in Lacey, WA!  

Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital is a growing and innovative organization where you will feel supported and valued, and where you will play an important role in helping shape the future of the company. Your contributions will benefit the lives of pets and their appreciative people, leaving you with a sense of pride, knowing you are making a difference in your community as part of a reputable and respected organization. Here, you will have access to the latest in state-of-the-art technology and pick up useful knowledge through hands-on experience. In this Kennel Assistant role, you will enjoy a flexible schedule and receive generous paid time off. We also offer benefits that include medical, dental, and vision insurance, and a matched 401k.

Establish yourself with a company where each day is exciting and rewarding. Apply for Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital’s Kennel Assistant job opening today! 

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Kennel Assistant Responsibilities

  • Assist in taking radiographs; clean surgical instruments and prepare surgical packs for sterilizations; sample set up and clean up
  • Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelines
  • Refill and restock exam/treatment rooms with appropriate medical supplies and materials
  • 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 procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensures safety of patients and people 
  • Clean kennels/feed animals as instructed/walk animals as instructed; general hospital janitorial duties

Kennel Assistant Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Advanced animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment

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