Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) in Lakewood, WA
employment type: full-time
A highly sought after LVT position at The Pet Doctor is available. Our technicians are highly experienced and pride themselves in treating each pet with compassion and respect. If you have the same beliefs and love of animals now is the time to apply!
We have been serving the pets and their owners in the Lakewood community for over 50 years. We are a busy 5 doctor, 5 LVTs, 4 VAs, 6 receptionists, 1 groomer full-service hospital. We are searching for our next family member who is looking to fully utilize their technical skills. Responsibilities would include but not be limited to: anesthesiology, digital radiology (both general and dental), venipuncture, client education, lab work (in-house and send out), pharmacology and surgical assisting.
Applying LVTs need to be self-motivated, compassionate, a team player, able to problem solve, multi-task efficiently and communicate well. Wages DOE. Our comprehensive benefits package includes the following: Employer sponsored Health Insurance, Extensive Pet Care Benefits and Discounts, Paid Time Off (which begins accruing on your first day), Paid Holidays, 401k Matching after your first year, Uniform Allowance, CE allowances, paid license dues. A current or pending Washington State Veterinary Technician license is required for this full-time position.
Physical Requirements for this position: able to stand, sit, and walk for extended periods of time, lift up to 45 pounds using proper lifting techniques, and complete tasks that require repetitive motions and finger dexterity.
If you are looking for your new home that will respect, appreciate and utilize your awesome skills as a LVT, please submit your resume and references. We look forward to hearing from you!
Our Mission Statement:
To provide the best veterinary care possible through the use of progressive, modern medicine and surgery. To provide excellent communication and a compassionate heart to our clients. To treat each pet as if they were our own. To expose ourselves to new techniques and information and provide continuing education to all of our staff. To work as a team and treat each member with respect.
To apply, email your resume as an attachment (PDF preferred) to email@example.com. Please put “LVT Resume” in the subject and include your name. In the body of the email, please take a moment to tell us a little bit about yourself.