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Surgical Recovery Technician

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 we strive for sustainable excellence with multiple structures in place to aid in reducing burnout and helping you live your best life! 

We are seeking:

Surgical Recovery Technician for our post operative patients

We see some of the most interesting and complex cases that the area has to offer. We are seeking a skilled and driven Veterinary Technician or Veterinary assistant to help us provide outstanding patient care for our recovering patients.

Your role:

  • Proper handling of medically compromised patients

  • Critical thinking in an emergency setting

  • Work closely with the surgery and emergency team to ensure proper pain management and nursing care during the recovery process.  

  • Assist with post op recovery of surgical procedures including soft tissue, orthopedic, oncologic, and minimally invasive.


Who you are:

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

  • Current WA state veterinary technician license preferred but not required 

  • Veterinary Assistant would be considered with a minimum 3 years surgery recovery veterinary experience required

  • Ability to think critically and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Great communication skills

  • Team player, detail oriented, reliable, dependable, trustworthy


  • Hourly pay range- $24.00 - $32.00 DOE 

  • Relocation assistance if applicable and approved by management 

  • Generous health benefits, PTO, continuing education allowance, VTS support program, 401k with match and more!

  • Please visit                          to see out full benefits package

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.

Interested in learning more? Contact us at or apply here!

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