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Veterinary Assistant 

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is hiring Veterinary Assistants

Job Summary:
We are currently seeking Veterinary Assistants to join our team. As a Veterinary Assistant, you will be responsible for providing high-quality medical care to both pets and their owners while working with your team. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be adaptable, have a positive attitude, and a passion for animal care.


  • Assist veterinarians in diagnosis and treatment of critically ill and injured animals.

  • Monitor the vital signs of patients and report any abnormalities to veterinarians.

  • Administer PO medications, fluids, treatments, and procedures as directed by veterinarians.

  • Perform In-house lab work

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

  • Obtain and record patient histories, and maintain accurate medical records.

  • Prepare prescriptions and communicate discharge order


  • Knowledge of veterinary medical terminology, anatomy, and pharmacology

  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in an often chaotic and stressful environment.

  • Prior veterinary experience required (minimum 3 years)

  • Experience working in ER/ICU or Specialty preferred, but we will train the right person

  • Current WA state medclerk license preferred, but not required

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

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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


  • 10 hour shifts 4 times per week

  • 1 scheduled weekend shift per week required

  • On-call shift rotation required once trained

Department coverage needed:​​

  • ER/ICU

  • Ophthalmology

  • Neurology

  • Surgery


  • Hourly pay range- $18.00 - $26.00 depending on experience

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

 We look forward to hearing from you!

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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