Surgery Tech/Assistant

Animal Medical Center of Seattle (AMCS) is looking for friendly and career minded Licensed Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants to join our up and coming Surgery Department in Shoreline, WA. Our doctors, support staff and managers all work together to provide the most comprehensive care and customer service for our patients, clients and the referring veterinary community.

Successful Veterinary Technician applicants will require the following experience, skills and training to be considered:

  • Currently licensed or eligible to become licensed as a Veterinary Technician in the state of Washington;
         • VTS credentialed technicians or those interested in pursuing VTS credentials are encouraged to apply.
  • Have a minimum of two years of experience in a veterinary hospital setting preferred.
  • Strong anesthesia skills are required for this position.
  • Experience in surgical preparation of patients, maintaining sterile technique and surgical instrumentation required.
  • Displays competency in the general knowledge and nursing skills required to care for patients.
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop, and stand for long periods of time; can individually and frequently lift patients and inventory up to 40 pounds.

Successful Veterinary Assistant applicants will require the following experience, skills, and training to be considered:

  • Has completed a basic High School level curriculum and received a diploma or GED.
  • Has at least one year of veterinary experience (surgery or other specialty experience preferred)
  • Experience in surgical pack preparation and proper sterilization techniques
  • Displays competency in the general knowledge and nursing skills required to care for patients.
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop, and stand for long periods of time; can individually and frequently lift patients and inventory up to 40 pounds.

Benefits for full time employees include: competitive hourly compensation; health; dental; IRA with a company sponsored match; Life insurance; Employee Assistance Program; long and short-term disability insurance; discounted pet care; holiday pay; paid time off; reimbursement of licensing or medication clerk fees; company provided scrubs; $500 annual CE allowance for LVTs.

Please complete this job application (click here to download) and email your cover letter and resume if you are interested in joining our team at Animal Medical Center of Seattle to April Panpipat at APanpipat@AMCSVet.com.

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