Experienced Veterinary Assistant Job at Pathway Vet Alliance, Mill Creek, WA

  • Pathway Vet Alliance
  • Mill Creek, WA

Job Description


Position at Petcare Hospital & Wellness Center

Experienced Veterinary Assistant 

Mill Creek, WA

More than a word, care is present in everything you do. Petcare Hospital & Wellness Center,a Thrive Pet Healthcare partner, we take action to empower your best care for pets, their families, and yourself.  

We are a community of 400 clinics forming an extraordinary network of unparalleled resources and people. Through outstanding learning and career options, comprehensive benefits, and abundant support, you’ll be nurtured and appreciated for who you are and what you bring to the table. We come together in both the joys and heartaches of our profession to lift each other up through laughter and empathy.  

And, we have plenty of fun along the way! 

Who we are

At Petcare Hospital & Wellness Center, you’ll feel the warmth and openness of a small clinic, while having the opportunity and support of a united network.  

Petcare Hospital & Wellness Center is a high end, 4 doctor hospital with a client focused company culture.  Our hospital offers wellness and preventative medicine for dogs and cats. Our talented veterinarians perform many soft tissue surgeries daily. We are located in East Mill Creek. 

Provide your best care with more bridges and less barriers. 

Petcare Hospital & Wellness Center is looking for an Experienced Veterinary Assistant to join us as part of the Thrive Pet Healthcare community.  

As a Veterinary Assistant, you’ll play an important role in pets’lives by providing end-to-end care for our precious patients. Your life-changing work will range from the hands-on care of facilitating outpatient treatments and performing laboratory tests, to support services including admitting and discharging patients. 

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Performing radiographs, blood draws, catheter placements, and many other medical treatments
  • Aiding our Veterinary Technicians and Veterinarians
  • Restraining animals in a safe, efficient, and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures.
  • Clean and maintain the exam and treatment rooms
  • Prepare instruments and medications as directed by veterinary personnel
  • Perform exam room check-in and educate clients
  • Assisting DVMs during procedures by restraining animals, conducting tests, monitoring vitals, and administering medications
  • Maintaining medical records and communicating with clients on their pets' medical procedures, including treatment plans and costs
  • Maintaining examination, treatment, and surgical suite, including maintenance of equipment such as anesthetic machines/ monitors, x-ray machines, dental, and autoclaving equipment

Experience & Skills Requirements:  

  • Previous veterinary technician/assistant experience required
  • Proficient in IV catheters placement, blood work, and IV, IM and SQ injections
  • Proficient in monitoring anesthesia and working with various monitoring equipment
  • Team player
  • Eager to learn and is self-motivated
  • Enjoys a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task with a smile

You’ll Grow With Us 

Here, you can grow your career as best fits you through access to comprehensive learning and skillset programs. You can build your skills and earn credentials through: 

  • Our vast, diverse, and free library of continuing education courses - ThriveU 
  • Live, virtual interactive workshops to develop valuable leadership skills  
  • A program to designed to teach you the fundamentals ofrunning a pet hospital  
  • ​​Earn your AVMA-CVTEA Accreditation and become a Vet Tech through our fully accredited distance learning program for veterinary technicians 
  • Scholarship opportunities and tuition reimbursement   

And, with so many locations nationwide, you can find and move into any specialty, hospital type, or environment. Join us and provide your best care at a clinic that is deeply rooted within its community and bolstered by the resources of Thrive Pet Healthcare. 

Benefits – our care in action 

We provide benefits spread comprehensively across your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing designed to meet your needs as a unique individual. Some key benefits include: 

  • ​​​​​​Paid time offincluding 8-weeks of full-pay parental leave, bereavement to grieve both humans and pets, and time off for new pet adoptions 
  • Top quality medical, dental, and vision insuranceplus health savings account and flexible spending account ​​​​​​​ 
  • Pet perksincluding free exams, discounts on products and services, and more at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations 
  • Generously subsidized backup and ongoing care supportfor children, adults, and pets 
  • Mental health benefitsincluding coaching and therapy sessions 
  • 401k with employer contributionand no waiting period
  • Continuing education and development supportthrough our library of free CE coursesand paid time off to complete 
  • Scholarship opportunitiesand student loan supportprogram 

and so much more! 

Compensation negotiable based on credentials and experience with a hourly pay rate starting at $20 - $24 / hour. The actual rate offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.  

At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered. 


Job Tags

Hourly pay, Remote job, Flexible hours,

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