Licensed Veterinary Technician, Dentistry

Shoreline, WA
Full Time

Animal Medical Center of Seattle (AMCS) is looking for a friendly and career minded Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician Specialist (Dentistry) to join our busy Dentistry Department in providing specialty animal care 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.

The Veterinary Technician Specialist (Dentistry) provides effective and timely support for the Veterinary Dental Specialist and work closely with clients, patients and their colleagues. The VTS (Dentistry) is responsible for providing the highest quality nursing care and provides excellent customer service including scheduling appointments, coordinating patient care, greeting and assisting clients who seek medical services, gathering patient information and keeping clients up to date on their pet's status. The Veterinary Technician Specialist must possess strong communication skills and be respectful and professional towards all employees at AMCS. 

The VTS (Dentistry) are responsible for: 
  • Educating clients on proper oral care, dental pathology, and available treatments
  • Performing dental prophylaxis
  • Precise digital dental charting
  • Intraoral radiographs and advanced imaging such as CBCT and CT
  • Nerve blocks
  • Assisting with dental procedures including orthodontics, root canals, and oral surgery 
  • Post operative care and pain management 
  • Communicating discharge instructions to clients and follow-up to ensure client compliance 
  • Providing CE opportunities in-house and for the veterinary referral community
  • Coordinating training and practical opportunities for LVTs and Veterinary Assistants to learn skills related to veterinary dentistry. 
We are willing to consider VTS (Dentistry) candidates for this position. Financial sponsorship is available for candidates pursuing VTS credentials in their field of interest. 


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. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in veterinary dentistry in a small animal hospital setting. Experience in providing CE and training are highly preferred. 
  • Currently is certified, in compliance and good standing with the AVDT as a Veterinary Technician Specialist. 
  • Displays competency in the care of nursing skills required to care for patients with confidence and compassion. 
Schedule: Tuesday-Thursday, 7am- 7pm 
  • We are offering up to $3000 hiring bonus for a Licensed Veterinary Technician or Experienced Veterinary Assistant.
  • Relocation reimbursement is available for qualified candidates!

Compensation: LVT's $30-$40/hr. VTS (Dentistry) starting at $40 per hour.
Benefits: Full time employees receive competitive hourly compensation; health; dental; vision; 401k; with a company sponsored match; therapy and counseling services; Life insurance; Employee Assistance Program; Long and short term disability; discounted pet care after 30 days of employment; paid time off; reimbursement of licensing fees; uniform allowance; $1000 annual CE for VTS and $750 for LVTs. 

If you are interested in applying and meet the qualifications, please complete the application and make sure to include an updated resume. You can also contact me at [email protected] for more information.

Our pay ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.


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