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Working at a PPV hospital means you maintain your independence while enjoying the benefits of having sister practices close by and a stable organization at your back. The individuality of each location yields strengths and opportunities to be leveraged for the benefit of all!

What Our Employees Have to Say

"I like the fact that each hospital is able to mostly govern themselves, but has the support of multiple hospitals. It is 'corporate' without the 'corporate feel.’"

"Having the buying power and business organization provided by PPV is a huge advantage - it's stable and brings lots of benefits. Keeping individual clinic autonomy keeps the advantages of a small business practice and client relationships."

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You couldn’t have timed it better! You are on the ground floor of a growing and innovating organization. You are able to grow alongside the organization that hasn’t forgotten who contributes to its success. You can grow, you are valued, and you can help shape the future of PPV.

What Our Employees Have to Say

"Still has a small business feel, and I enjoy the flexibility it may offer in regards to opening up future growth and opportunities within the company"

"Great team and overall organization that takes care of it's members. Feels like a family run team that continues to expand while maintaining that support."

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Join your colleagues and feel the pride of being part of a network of reputable and sought-after practices. You have been empowered to leave your mark on the community, and it is a difference you can feel. Not only does your work benefit the lives of individual pets and their people, but your hard work and dedication has made you a cornerstone of your pet community.

What Our Employees Have to Say

"[We have a] massive impact. It's not just our community either, we have impacts in lots of cities, some that are far away. People know us from a lot of places. People drive from really far away to come and see us."

"It’s a fantastic family friendly organization that delivers multiple opportunities for growth and is very loved by its community. They are diverse in medicine and make/take many opportunities to help learn and grow for their clients and their families."

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Certified Veterinary Technician- Northwoods Veterinary Hospital – Athol, ID

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Why You'll Love This Job!

Join a passionate bunch of veterinary professionals in Northern Idaho!

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.

We are a fast-paced, three-doctor practice seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician with a passion for high-quality care to join our team. 

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.

We are seeking technicians who love to educate clients on how to best care for their pets and develop the skills and abilities of their supporting team. The ideal Certified 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 expertly educate and effectively communicate with both clients and staff is crucial to our success!

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Veterinary Technician Certification or License (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) preferred or pending certification in Idaho within 3-6 months.
  • Ability to assist in animal restraint, lift up to 40 lbs., and work on your feet for the duration of your shift.

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

    Additional Information

    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!

    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.

     

    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: 743999832964552

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