Licensed Veterinary Technician

LVT/RVT Issaquah, Washington


Position at Alpine Animal Hospital

Alpine Animal Hospital in Issaquah, WA is seeking full-time or part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician(s) to join our AAHA-accredited small animal General Practice. For over 30 years, Alpine Animal Hospital's medical team has provided exceptional and compassionate veterinary care for our neighbors, offering a wide range of diagnostic capabilities, including full in-house laboratory, digital radiology, ECG, and on-site ultrasound.   

Alpine Animal Hospital operates seven days per week from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and License Veterinary Technicians are scheduled on rotation. LVTs are responsible for patient care in the following capacities: facilitating outpatient treatments, performing laboratory tests, surgery prep and assistance, anesthesia monitoring and recovery, triaging, admitting and discharging patients, client communication and education.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures and terminology 
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals 
  • Ability to perform veterinary medical procedures (i.e. venipuncture, radiology, IV catheter placement, drug calculations, fluid and medication administration, and ability to assess patients) 
  • Possess basic organizational and computer skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to show empathy toward clients and treat animals with respect and compassion 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills. 
  • A commitment to outstanding client service. 
  • Any allergies to animals must be controllable through medication 
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds, walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a minimum 8-hour day 
  • WA State LVT license required 
  • At least 1 year of recent experience in a veterinary practice preferred General and dental surgery experience highly desirable.

For more about our practice 

If you are looking for an opportunity to be part a fun and dynamic team – look no further!