Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant Issaquah, Washington


Position at Alpine Animal Hospital - Issaquah

Alpine Animal Hospital is seeking a Full-Time Veterinary Assistant to join our AAHA-accredited small animal General Practice.

Salary Range: $18 - $22 / hour, depending on experience.

 If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of a growing, fun, and highly skilled team – look no further! We invest in our full-time team members by offering a competitive salary with a generous benefits package including comprehensive health insurance including dental, vision, and employer-paid life insurance, a matching 401K, paid time off, uniforms, an outstanding pet care discount, and an array of additional employee perks. Some benefits also apply to our part-time employees. For more information, see our website Apply today!

Alpine Animal Hospital is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 6pm. Veterinary Assistants typically work on a 4-day/10-hr. rotating schedule, with attention to preferences and individual needs.

Serving Issaquah and the surrounding communities for over 40 years, Alpine Animal Hospital is a well-established practice dedicated to providing exceptional veterinary care and outstanding customer service. Our hospital provides a wide range of diagnostic capabilities, including full in-house laboratory, digital radiology, ECG, and on-site ultrasound.

The Veterinary Assistant performs a variety of patient and client care duties. They conduct patient assessments, oversee animal recovery from anesthesia, and perform procedures and treatments. They use sound judgment when making decisions about patient care, respond quickly and calmly to emergencies, and maintain high standards of patient care. This person communicates clearly with the veterinarians, other hospital personnel, and clients to ensure that patients receive the care they need.

Veterinary Assistants strongly believe in the quality of care provided and communicate this sense of assurance to clients. They provide the patient and client comfort by keeping the hospital clean and presentable and may provide training to other members of the healthcare team. Technician Assistants are friendly and flexible in the face of varying expectations from clients and coworkers. They multi-task, prioritize tasks well, and think creatively.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! Apply today!