Veterinary Technician – Credentialed

Job Description

Job Description

Do you love the great outdoors? Consider making a move to the Land of the Midnight Sun! Alaska is home to amazing wildlife, incredible hiking, camping, skiing, fishing, hunting, and any other adventures outdoor enthusiasts can imagine! Hillside Pet Clinic is located in Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, which offers the convenience of city living, with the added bonus of having all the beauty and majesty that Alaska has to offer right outside your front door!

We are searching for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our staff. We are an AAHA accredited, six doctor, small animal practice. Here at Hillside, our Licensed Veterinary Technicians are responsible for the Fear Free care and treatment of dogs, cats, avian, reptiles and other exotic patients. The ideal candidate will be proficient in all areas of anesthesia, surgical assisting, IV catheter placement, lab specimen collection and processing, radiology, dental prophylaxis, general patient care and client education. We see a large amount of dental and exotic referral cases, so a special interest in one or both areas is a plus. New grads are encouraged to apply!

This position requires a self-motivated, highly organized individual with strong communication skills. The ideal candidate must demonstrate a desire to learn and the ability to work as an integral member of a team in a fast paced environment. Friendliness, eagerness to help and a strong sense of compassion for patient care is crucial for success in this position. Physical requirements may include being able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

We are open Monday – Friday, 7:30am-6pm and Saturdays 8am-3pm. We have a full time position available, either 4×10 hour or 5×8 hour days are an option, with rotating Saturdays. Our doctors and technicians love teaching and helping others develop new skills, so new graduates are encouraged to apply! We offer a competitive hourly wage and great benefits for full time employees including: health insurance, paid vacation, holidays, CE, licensing and membership dues, 401k, uniform allowance and generous pet discounts. The screening process requires a basic background check and drug screening.

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Vet Nurse / Technician
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Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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