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Experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician-Equine

Role

Full-time Experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician-Equine

Location

Sound Equine Veterinary Hospital
5065 NE Lincoln Rd., Poulsbo, WA, US

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Experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician-Equine

 

Sound Equine Veterinary Hospital is the Western Puget Sound’s only full service 24/7 equine hospital. We are one of the largest referral hospitals in the area with board-certified specialists in surgery and internal medicine. We have a large field service team servicing horses on farms throughout the region. Our focus at Sound Equine is outstanding patient and client care while making sure we provide an outstanding work environment. 

Sound Equine offers an exciting, fast-paced, and professional work environment, complete with a great group of people who are supportive, helpful, and goal-oriented. We offer a competitive wage, an excellent benefits package, and continuing education opportunities.

As an LVT you will be responsible for providing treatments, preparing, and administering medications, performing TPR’s, placing catheters, running fluids, and assisting with diagnostics for our hospitalized patients. You will assist with an array of surgical procedures including but not limited to colic surgery. You will also be responsible for recording treatments and observations in medical records and reporting any abnormalities to the veterinarian on the case. Anesthetic and surgical experience is a huge plus! You will also assist in the general care and cleaning of our equine patients and their surroundings. We are team players, so you will have opportunities to work and learn in related departments.  

Excellent customer service skills, computer skills, and equine medical knowledge are vital to this role. Your horse handling skills are key for successful candidates. Current Veterinary Technician Licensure is necessary but must be obtained within 6 months. Experience administering and monitoring equine anesthesia a plus.

 

Pay Range
$24$38 USD

PetVet Care Centers, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading operators of veterinary hospitals for companion animals. The company operates over 450 hospitals across multiple states and employs over 11,000 people including over 800 veterinarians. Since its inception, PetVet has been structured around a model that is focused on developing a partnership between the hospitals and the company and providing the highest quality medicine and service.

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