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Anesthesia Licensed Veterinary Technician

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is hiring Licensed Veterinary Technicians for multiple specialty departments.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join for our Surgery and Anesthesia departments. As an Anesthesia Technician, you will be responsible for providing veterinary care for our patients. You will work with our veterinary team to provide high-quality medical care to both pets and their owners. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be adaptable, have a positive attitude, and a passion for animal care.


  • Must possess a valid license as a Veterinary Technician or be board eligible

  • Minimum of two years of experience working as a Licensed Veterinary Technician

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team

  • Experience in specialty medicine preferred, but we are willing to train the right person



  • Proper handling and restraint of medically compromised patients

  • Triage and intake skills/TPR

  • Critical thinking in emergency setting

  • Perform technical procedures such as venipuncture, administering IV fluids, and catheter placement.

  • Perform drug calculations, administer controlled and non controlled medications PO, SQ, IM, and IV as directed by the veterinarian.

  • Monitor, induce, maintain and recover patients undergoing anesthetic procedures

  • Provide nursing care and treatment to hospitalized patients

  • Educate pet owners on post-operative and at-home care for their pets.

  • Assist with advanced imaging (Fluoroscopy/X-ray/Ultrasound/MRI/CT)

  • Communicate with other departments within the hospital or clinic for the overall success of the practice.



  • 10 hour shifts 4 times per week

  • 1 scheduled weekend shift per week required

  • On-call shift rotation required once trained



  • **Hiring Bonus/Relocation assistance Available**

  • Hourly pay range- $24.00 - $35.00 depending on experience

  • Shift differential for any shift hours worked within 6p-6am $3/hr Mon-Thurs and $5/hr Fri-Sun


Why Summit:

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is the largest Emergency and Specialty Center in the South Puget Sound. With specialists in Anesthesia, Cardiology, Emergency/Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nutrition, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Surgery and Radiology, we work as a team to provide the most comprehensive patient and client care in our region. Grand rounds occur daily and our specialists are regularly available to consult on cases (even in the middle of the night). We have 7 surgical suites, CT/MRI, endoscopy, telemetry, digital radiography, echocardiography, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and more.

Our culture is all about collaboration, and a thriving passion for best medicine. We embrace your learning and development with a robust CE budget and opportunities for growth (VTS support). We strive for sustainable excellence with multiple structures in place to aid in reducing burnout and helping you live your best life!

We have grown steadily in our 13-year history, but we are still a young developing practice with a lot of heart. We need talented folks like you and your friends (don’t worry…we have PLENTY of room to fit in more folks like you) to help us keep growing, thriving, and delivering the absolute best in patient and client care.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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