Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant Snohomish, Washington


Position at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital

We are currently looking for an experienced veterinary assistant to add to our small animal (dog & cat) General Practice team!  The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of full-time assisting experience in a general practice veterinary setting. 


This is a full-time, day-time position.  Pay is $18 - $23 per hour, depending on experience and skill level.
The position will require Saturdays each week and is full-time, benefits-eligible, with 3 x 11-hour days (with a one-hour lunch each day).  

Why work at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital?

Do you enjoy working in a dynamic environment? Are you looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals? Then Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital is the place for you!

We are a 24-hour general and emergency service small animal practice in Snohomish, WA. Our general practice nurses are responsible for the care and treatment of a wide variety of patients from the healthy spay to the critically ill patient.

Visit our website for more information about our practice: 

Job Overview:

Our general practice assistants and technicians are responsible for the management of daily, regularly scheduled appointments, performing patient laboratory tests, treatments and nursing care, admitting and discharging patients, client communication and education. 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures, and terminology
  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats, pocket pets, etc.) and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform veterinary medical procedures (i.e. venipuncture, radiology, drug calculations, administer medications & fluids, and assess & triage patients).
  • Have basic organizational and computer skills as well as good technician skills.
  • Must have the ability to eventually become licensed as a Veterinary Medication Clerk

If you are passionate about pets and providing exemplary veterinary care, we want you to join our team!