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Veterinary Tech

Company: Happy Tails Animal Hospital
Location: Renton
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Veterinary Technician to join our team. As a Veterinary Technician, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality care to our animal patients. Your responsibilities will include assisting with examinations, administering medications, performing laboratory tests, and providing support to our veterinarians. If you have a passion for animal care and want to make a difference in the lives of pets and their owners, we encourage you to apply. Duties: - Assist veterinarians in performing medical procedures and surgeries - Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as directed by veterinarians - Perform laboratory tests such as blood work, urinalysis, and fecal examinations - Take and develop radiographs (x-rays) - Provide nursing care to hospitalized animals - Monitor vital signs of patients during procedures and recovery - Maintain accurate medical records - Educate pet owners on proper animal care and treatment plans - Clean and maintain equipment and work areas Experience: - Previous experience working as a Veterinary Technician or in a similar role preferred - Knowledge of pet care, veterinary medicine, and animal husbandry - Proficiency in animal restraint techniques - Familiarity with veterinary terminology and procedures - Ability to perform basic laboratory tests such as blood work and urinalysis - Experience with veterinary critical care is a plus - Knowledge of dog training techniques is beneficial Skills: - Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with pet owners and team members - Strong organizational skills with attention to detail - Compassionate nature and genuine love for animals - Ability to handle stressful situations with calmness and professionalism - Proficient computer skills for maintaining accurate records We offer competitive compensation based on experience. Please note that all positions must be paid including internship positions. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $30.00 - $35.00 per hour Expected hours: 38 - 40 per week Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Continuing education credits Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible schedule Health insurance License reimbursement Life insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Uniform allowance Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Weekends as needed Ability to Relocate: Renton, WA 98055: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $30 - $35 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Happy Tails Animal Hospital, Renton , Veterinary Tech, Healthcare , Renton, Washington

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