Veterinary Assistant – Columbia City Veterinary Hospital JobColumbia City Veterinary HospitalSeattle, WA 86328

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Why You’ll Love This Veterinary Assistant Job at Columbia City Veterinary Hospital in Seattle, WA!  

  • Build a satisfying and lucrative career out of your passion and love for animals 
  • Have the satisfaction of knowing your work will improve the lives of pets and their people
  • Grow alongside an organization that acknowledges your contributions to its overall success
  • Get in on the ground floor of a growing and innovating organization
  • Feel empowered as you leave an indelible mark on your community
  • Bask in the sense of pride you will feel from being part of a network of reputable practices
  • Learn new, on-the-job skills that will help you grow your career 
  • Enjoy a great work/life balance, plus generous perks and benefits

Learn more about this hospital: www.columbiacity.vet

Veterinary Assistant 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 Assistant Qualifications 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience as a veterinary technician or assistant required preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Strong English — written and verbal language skills
  • Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience preferred but not required
  • Experience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred

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Associate Veterinarian – Columbia City Veterinary Hospital – Seattle, WA

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Why You’ll Love This Job!

Columbia City Veterinary Hospital is a  full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Seattle, WA. Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suites, dental suites, and a pharmacy. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of your pet’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 your pet. 

Our amazing veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services and we are looking to add another veterinarian to our team! To complement our doctors, we also have experienced licensed support staff, outstanding assistants, a strong practice manager, and a local Regional Manager to provide additional support.

Qualifications

  • DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school
  • Active, non-restricted veterinary license in Washington
  • 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

Seattle is consistently ranked among the 10 best places to live in the United States by U.S. News, and for good reason. Not only is Seattle surrounded by lush evergreen forests, but the city is famous for being environmentally friendly. 

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
  • No On-Call or After-Hours Emergency Calls
  • 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: 743999841032106

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