Licensed Veterinary Technician, ER/CCU

Shoreline, WA
Full Time
Mid Level

The Animal Medical Center of Seattle, WA is hiring a full- time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our Emergency and ICU team! We are offering up to a $3,000 Hiring Bonus for Licensed Veterinary Technicians and Experienced Veterinary Assistants!  

Veterinary technicians at AMCS provide effective and timely support for the staff veterinarians and works closely with clients, patients, and staff members. Technicians are responsible for providing the highest quality nursing care as directed by the staff veterinarians. Technicians also provide excellent customer service including greeting and assisting clients who seek medical services, gathering patient information and keeping clients up to date on their pet’s status. 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in patient procedures across various medical areas including surgery, radiology, critical care, and emergency medicine. 

  • Ensure patient comfort and cleanliness. 

  • Monitor patient condition and promptly alert supervising veterinarian to any changes. 

  • Administer medications accurately and calculate dosages correctly. 

  • Provide exceptional customer service by triaging, updating clients, and answering inquiries. 

  • Perform laboratory work and radiography as required. 

  • Maintain a clean and well-stocked work environment. 

  • Attend CE courses/webinars and staff meetings. 

  • Share holiday coverage and participate in on-call schedule. 

  • Report any concerns to supervisors. 

Secondary Functions: 

  • Assist with telephone inquiries and maintain professional phone etiquette. 

  • Clean and sterilize surgical instruments. 

  • Assist with equipment maintenance and troubleshooting. 

  • Ensure accurate patient check-in and check-out procedures. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements: 

  • Proficient in nursing critically ill and emergency patients. 

  • Ability to problem-solve and follow veterinarian orders. 

  • Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new software. 

  • Adaptability work to fast-paced and stressful environments while maintaining professionalism. 

  • Excellent communication skills with clients, colleagues, and supervisors. 

  • Ability to deescalate and communicate effectively with clients. 

  • Proficient in English language (speaking, reading, and writing). 

Education and Experience: 

  • A minimum of two years in critical care veterinary medicine or emergency veterinary medicine 

  • Candidate must be a licensed technician, or eligible to licensed, in the state of Washington 

  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills are required. 


  • Choose between working a 4/10 schedule (Sun-Wed, 10p-8a or Sun-Wed 4p-2a) or 3/12 (Thurs-Sat 7p-8a)! 


  • 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 is based on experience and skill level. $30 – 40/hr plus a swing or overnight differential. Veterinary Technician Specialists starting at $40/hr plus a swing or overnight differential. 

  • 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; $1500 annual CE for VTS and $750 for LVTs. 

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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