Veterinary Technician – Credentialed

Job Description

Job Description

Sumner Veterinary Hospital has been proudly serving the greater south sound area for over 40 years. We have grown from a small community general practice to a thriving 24-7 full service practice equipped to offer advanced emergency and critical care services. At our core remains a deep seated belief that pets enhance our lives and that caring for them and their loved ones is a necessary and honorable profession we are proud to belong to.

We are looking for licensed, skilled veterinary technicians who have an interest in lab work and client communication. We offer a flexible work schedule, premium benefits, and a positive team oriented environment where we provide an opportunity for you to advance your passion and your career.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Performs laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses and blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
  • Collects, prepares, and labels samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination.
  • Maintains clean work station.
  • Works collaboratively with veterinarians and other team members to ensure that all animals are being cared for properly and moving through the system efficiently.
  • Client communication – written and verbal

Skills and Basic Qualifications:

  • Certification as a Veterinary Technician (or equivalent experience in the state of WA)
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to handle the physical and emotional aspect of work in a veterinary clinic environment, including the use of euthanasia.
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
  • Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth.
  • Must have active listening, critical thinking, complex problem solving, time management, judgment and decision making skills.
  • Must be able to work weekends, and holidays
  • Veterinary experience is a MUST.

We look forward to showing you our hospital and introducing you to our team and philosophy

Job Details

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Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
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Job Location

Sumner, Washington, United States

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