BluePearl Veterinary Assistant (Vet Assistant) - Oncology - Full Time in Renton, Washington

Our BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital in Renton, WA is hiring an exceptional Veterinary Assistant for our Oncology Department!

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Renton, Washington is seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our compassionate team. We are looking for someone with an upbeat personality who is confident with client relations, patient restraint, and has the ability to work around chemotherapy. Come join us at our dynamic multi-doctor practice.

Are you a problem-solver who consistently provides solutions?

Do you work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment?

Would your peers describe you as patient, respectful, and compassionate?

Are you eager to make a difference for animals and provide premier patient care?

As a BluePearl Vet Assistant

  • You compassionately, calmly and gently approach and handle our patients according to safety protocols and our core values.

  • You are able to identify abnormal pathology.

  • You can perform effective oral nerve blocks in preparation for advanced procedures as directed by a Veterinarian.

  • You have an ability to identify common heart dysrhythmias.

  • You understand our hospital estimates and can clearly present and explain them to our clients.

  • You can conduct manual intermittent positive pressure ventilation (with Ambubag or anesthesia reservoir bag).

  • You have a passion for mentoring and training other co-workers.

  • You have patience and empathy to address client concerns.

  • You will educate clients in the areas of dental health and appropriate dental home care for our patients.

  • You prepare medications and our patients/clients for discharge with concise directions for our clients.

We are searching for a Veterinary Assistant who...

  • Ideally holds a certification

  • Has a High School Diploma/GED.

  • Has at least two years of experience working as a Vet Assistant or has graduated from an accredited veterinary technician program

BluePearl Vet Partners is the next step in your career.

  • Health, vision, dental, life, and pet insurance packages.

  • PTO accrual with flexible work schedules.

  • Opportunities for mentorship and training to continue to learn and grow.

  • Access to 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances.

  • Referral bonus program.

  • Associate discounts.

  • Member of Mars Petcare Family.

Why our Renton location?

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Renton, WA, formerly known as Animal Critical Care and Emergency Services (ACCES) Renton, is one of several BluePearl hospitals serving the area. This 9,000-square-foot hospital opened in 2010, and a new building is expected to begin construction in 2018 to accommodate the rapidly developing and changing region. BluePearl Renton is also a Level 1 Certified facility, the highest level of certification awarded by the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society.

The Renton hospital houses a highly qualified team who deliver compassionate, comprehensive care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in emergency medicine, cardiology, critical care, internal medicine, oncology, radiology and diagnostic imaging, and surgery, with access to dermatology and allergy treatment. The Renton hospital offers a blood bank, hemodialysis, digital radiography, CT scan, ultrasound, and contrast radiology procedures.

BluePearl Renton is also convenient to Kent, Auburn, Maple Valley, Tukwila, Covington, Burien, Des Moines and Federal Way, Washington.

Renton is 11 miles southeast of downtown Seattle and is considered part of the Seattle metropolitan area, a wonderful place to work and live. The Seattle area has some of the best parks in the nation—more than 6,189 acres of them—perfect for swimming, hiking, fishing and more. Near both Seattle and Tacoma, Renton has lower housing costs than both cities. Renton is the 8th largest city in Washington, and the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks even have a training facility here.

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BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Job Category: Technicians

Requisition Number: VETER07073

Posted: 2018-05-17T22:11:52.622Z

Full Time

Location: Renton, WA, USA