Summit Veterinary Referral Center is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join the team of our Neurology and Radiology Departments, where you will work alongside our three boarded Neurologists and two boarded Radiologists while assisting in a variety of exciting procedures including hemilaminectomy, ventral slot decompression, craniotomy, spinal stabilization, MRI, CT, CSF analysis, EMG, Nerve conduction studies, BAER testing, and muscle and nerve testing, just to name a few.
We are a multi-specialty referral center, located in Tacoma, WA. In addition to Neurology and Radiology, we offer Cardiology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Surgery, and 24-hour Emergency and Critical Care services. As part of the Summit community, our technicians work with patients in each of our departments.
Qualifications: Washington State Licensed (or eligible) Veterinary Technician with a minimum of one-year experience. Experience in Surgery and Anesthesia is preferred, but is not required. Summit takes pride in being at the forefront for development and education of Veterinary Technicians, both as part of our staff and in the veterinary community at large.
The right candidate must possess a pleasant professional attitude as well as a strong desire to learn and master advanced nursing techniques. They must be self-motivated, a team player, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should be comfortable multi-tasking and possess the ability to think and act both quickly and independently. Excellent client communication and patient-care skills are required. This position is full-time and does require being on-call.
Selected candidate will routinely have the opportunity to utilize all of their training and advance their skill set in areas such as:
Induction, management and recovery of anesthesia
Collection and analysis of lab samples
Assisting veterinarians with appointments
Diagnostic Imaging including radiographs, CT, and MRI scans
Assisting with ultrasonography
Urinary catheter placement
Pay is commensurate with skill level and experience. We offer a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, long and short term disability, vacation, 401K, uniform allowance, CE benefits and more. Potential for relocation assistance/signing bonus.
Summit Veterinary Referral Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.