What to Expect

For us, everything begins with understanding the needs of our team. What you need in order to feel connected to your purpose. What you need in order to feel excited about your lifestyle. What you need in order to truly love your life and your work. We build an environment where you are supported, where your needs are met, and where you can focus on harnessing the power of medicine to change lives. Because that is why you are on this Earth.

Benefits

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

IRA

Paid Time off

Uniform Allowance

Competitive Pay

Pet Insurance

Continued Education

Who We Look For

We are growing quickly, and are looking for a veterinarian, technicians, and other team members. While we are not hiring for all positions, we are always accepting resumes to keep on file if our hiring needs change. Please thoroughly read the job descriptions below and drop off a resume at the front desk!

We look for people who are naturally caring, who love connecting with people, and who want an environment where they can truly discover their full potential. If you believe what we believe, then please apply today. We can’t wait to show you the world’s most beautiful place, and Alaska’s most supportive team.

Other Positions

We are not currently hiring for these positions, however we are always looking for our next great team member! If you are interested please read through the job descriptions and submit your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

Veterinary Technician Assistant

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT

REPORTS TO: Practice Owner or Manager
STARTING WAGE: $15 per hour

POSITION OVERVIEW

The veterinary technician assistant is the veterinary technician’s primary support. They assist in restraining pets and test set up for examination and surgical procedures. They aide the technicians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of some of the routine work. They have a very significant role in freeing up the technicians to assist the veterinarian with medical procedures. Veterinary technician assistants must build positive, professional relationships with clients and staff members.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous on-the-job training desirable, but not required

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous animal care background is desirable, but not required

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when stressed, ill or in pain.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.
  • Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.
  • Can support and be a part of teamwork; works well with all levels of hospital team members.
  • Has excellent client communication skills
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent or squatting position.
  • Working conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

WAGE RANGE

The range for the position is $15 per hour to $19 per hour.
Benefits are outlined in the employee manual and are separate from the hourly wage.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Can provide compassionate care to patients and clients.
  • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks.
  • Can legibly keep accurate medical records in accordance hospital policy.
  • Can use proper medical terminology when speaking and writing.
  • Can prepare and maintain the exam rooms and treatment areas.
  • Can perform physical assessments; record observations legibly in files or computer.
  • Can effectively restrain pets even when large or difficult.
  • Can assist with euthanasia procedures.
  • Knows all common vaccines and vaccination protocols and can explain to clients.
  • Understands the importance of a clean and orderly facility, does not hesitate to clean or organize as part of a normal job duty.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Can prepare estimates/treatment plans for procedures and discuss financial commitments with clients supporting hospital financial policies.
  • Can explain necessary follow-up and homecare instructions.
  • Can properly care for all surgical materials and equipment; keep the operating room properly stocked and prepared for surgery.
  • Can set up clinical laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, heartworm checks, skin scrapings, urinalysis, ear cytology and fungal cultures; ensures that test results are recorded in patient records.
  • Can effectively position for and take radiographs.
  • Understands the use and care of IV pumps.
  • Can admit patients following hospital policy and doctors written orders.
  • Can discharge patients based on the veterinarian’s orders, ensuring that patients are well groomed and in a medically appropriate state.
  • Follow OSHA standards. Be able to find Material Safety Data Sheets quickly.
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Assist other employees as needed. Avoid waiting for coworkers to ask for assistance.
  • Participate in your performance appraisal, and, as requested, in those of others.
  • Participate in all staff and training meetings.
  • Maintain constant vigilance regarding open doorways that could allow pets to escape from the facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned including assisting in other areas.
Apply Now

Kennel Technician

KENNEL TECHNICIAN

REPORTS TO: Practice Owner, Manager
STARTING WAGE: $14 per hour

POSITION OVERVIEW

Veterinary kennel assistants are responsible for the day-to-day care of in-house patients as well as maintaining hospital cleanliness. This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, and monitoring the well-being of dogs and cats and cleaning the hospital throughout shift and at the end of the day. Kennel assistants must have sufficient physical strength, mobility, and stamina to lift and/or move heavy pets and objects, the dexterity and confidence to administer medications, and the ability to monitor pets for signs of distress or disease. It is essential that they have the ability and willingness to learn and the desire to provide gentle, compassionate care for boarded and hospitalized pets. Kennel experience is not always a prerequisite for this position. In addition, the kennel staff also is responsible for the cleanliness of the hospital.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

AGE REQUIREMENT

Minimum age requirement is 16 years old.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

High school degree or in the process of attaining.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Animal care background is desirable, but not required.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.
  • Can work unaffected in an environment where dogs are barking.
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals and food bags (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

WAGE RANGE

The range for the position is $14 per hour to $17 per hour.
Benefits are outlined in the employee manual and are separate from the hourly wage.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Provides compassionate care to patients.
  • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks.
  • Receives animals to be admitted, is responsible for their proper identification and for recording their respective locations.
  • Releases animals to their owners as directed by the doctor; ensures that every animal released is clean and properly groomed prior to their release.
  • Has the ability to communicate with owners and make them feel comfortable with leaving their pet(s) in our care.
  • Can follow a regular schedule for cleaning and sanitizing hospital and all cages, runs, wards and related areas; changes litter boxes and food/water bowls.
  • Can feed each animal as prescribed by the attending doctor.
  • Understands the importance of prioritizing tasks and keeps oneself busy and productive during work shifts.
  • Can maintain laundry for the kennel and hospital.
  • Maintains the grounds of the property including waste disposal, light maintenance of landscape upkeep and general building maintenance.
  • Can brush outpatients.
  • Can collect urine and fecal specimens.
  • Can recognize and report any unusual condition or abnormal behavior.
  • Can assist doctors and technicians with the administration of medications or with patient restraint.
  • Cleans equipment and facilities using chemicals and supplies; understands the importance of safety of use of chemicals in our facility.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the hospital each day.
  • Understands and carries out the daily, weekly, and monthly chore list to maintain the hospital cleanliness, the equipment, and overall appearance of the hospital.
  • Follow OSHA standards. Be able to find Material Safety Data Sheets quickly.
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Assist other employees as needed. Avoid waiting for coworkers to ask for assistance.
  • Participate in your performance appraisal, and, as requested, in those of others.
  • Participate in all staff and training meetings.
  • Be willing and able to teach other staff members kennel skills.
  • Maintain constant vigilance regarding open doorways that could allow pets to escape from the facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Apply Now

Veterinary Technician

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

REPORTS TO: Practice Owner
STARTING WAGE: $21.00 per hour

POSITION OVERVIEW

The veterinary technician is the veterinarian’s primary medical support. They begin the examination procedure and continue to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis, and treatment phases. They aide the veterinarians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail. They have an incredibly significant role in communicating with and education clients about their pets. Veterinary technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, use multiple radiology techniques, administer, and monitor animals under anesthesia, assist in surgery, and perform dental procedures. Technicians must also deliver compassionate nursing care.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Veterinary Technician Certification (CVT) desirable but not required.
  • Previous On-The-Job Training required when not a CVT, must be actively pursuing certification.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two years’ experience as veterinary technician or assistant.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.
  • Is well spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.
  • Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all levels of hospital team members.
  • Has excellent client communication skills.
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises, and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches, and contagious diseases.

WAGE RANGE

The range for the position is $21.00 per hour to $26.00 per hour.
Benefits are outlined in the employee manual and are separate from the hourly wage.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Can provide compassionate care to patients and clients.
  • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks.
  • Can legibly keep accurate medical records in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Can prepare and maintain the exam rooms and treatment areas.
  • Can perform physical assessments; record observations legibly in files or computer.
  • Can effectively restrain pets even when large or difficult.
  • Understands all common vaccinations and vaccination protocols and can explain to clients.
  • Understands the importance of a clean and orderly facility, does not hesitate to clean or organize as part of a normal job duty.
  • Train and supervise kennel staff. Provide them with a checklist for cleaning the entire building to ensure it’s completely cleaned periodically.
  • Direct on-the-job training of technical and kennel staff.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Gives SQ, IM and IV injections.
  • Can handle client’s medical questions with confidence and direct to veterinarians when appropriate.
  • Can prepare estimates/treatment plans for procedures and discuss financial commitments with clients supporting hospital financial policies.
  • Can explain necessary follow-up and homecare instructions.
  • Understands usage, dosage, and common side effects for commonly used prescription drugs and can readily explain them to the clients.
  • Can maintain an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies as determined by the inventory control system.>/li>
  • Can assist the veterinarian in medical, surgical and dental procedures; prepares patients for surgery; administers anesthesia; monitors patients during surgery and recovery; administers fluids.
  • Can properly care for all surgical materials; keep the operating room properly stocked and prepared for surgery.
  • Can perform emergency procedures such as control of bleeding, resuscitation with oxygen, opening airways, and external cardiac massage.
  • Can perform clinical laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, heartworm checks, skin scrapings, urinalysis, and fungal cultures; draws blood for laboratory analysis; maintains file of lab test results and ensures that test results are recorded in patient records.
  • Can effectively position for and take radiographs.
  • Can perform electrocardiograms.
  • Can place IV catheters and properly care for them. Understands the use and care of IV pumps as well.
  • Knows common disease states and can alert veterinarians when symptoms change or when concerns arise with hospitalized patients.
  • Can admit patients following hospital policy and doctors written orders.
  • Can discharge patients based on the veterinarian’s orders, ensuring that patients are well groomed and in a medically appropriate state.
Apply Now

Other Positions

We are not currently hiring for these positions, however we are always looking for our next great team member! If you are interested please read through the job descriptions and submit your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

Veterinary Technician Assistant

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT

REPORTS TO: Practice Owner or Manager
STARTING WAGE: $15 per hour

POSITION OVERVIEW

The veterinary technician assistant is the veterinary technician’s primary support. They assist in restraining pets and test set up for examination and surgical procedures. They aide the technicians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of some of the routine work. They have a very significant role in freeing up the technicians to assist the veterinarian with medical procedures. Veterinary technician assistants must build positive, professional relationships with clients and staff members.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous on-the-job training desirable, but not required

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous animal care background is desirable, but not required

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when stressed, ill or in pain.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.
  • Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.
  • Can support and be a part of teamwork; works well with all levels of hospital team members.
  • Has excellent client communication skills
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent or squatting position.
  • Working conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

WAGE RANGE

The range for the position is $15 per hour to $19 per hour.
Benefits are outlined in the employee manual and are separate from the hourly wage.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Can provide compassionate care to patients and clients.
  • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks.
  • Can legibly keep accurate medical records in accordance hospital policy.
  • Can use proper medical terminology when speaking and writing.
  • Can prepare and maintain the exam rooms and treatment areas.
  • Can perform physical assessments; record observations legibly in files or computer.
  • Can effectively restrain pets even when large or difficult.
  • Can assist with euthanasia procedures.
  • Knows all common vaccines and vaccination protocols and can explain to clients.
  • Understands the importance of a clean and orderly facility, does not hesitate to clean or organize as part of a normal job duty.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Can prepare estimates/treatment plans for procedures and discuss financial commitments with clients supporting hospital financial policies.
  • Can explain necessary follow-up and homecare instructions.
  • Can properly care for all surgical materials and equipment; keep the operating room properly stocked and prepared for surgery.
  • Can set up clinical laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, heartworm checks, skin scrapings, urinalysis, ear cytology and fungal cultures; ensures that test results are recorded in patient records.
  • Can effectively position for and take radiographs.
  • Understands the use and care of IV pumps.
  • Can admit patients following hospital policy and doctors written orders.
  • Can discharge patients based on the veterinarian’s orders, ensuring that patients are well groomed and in a medically appropriate state.
  • Follow OSHA standards. Be able to find Material Safety Data Sheets quickly.
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Assist other employees as needed. Avoid waiting for coworkers to ask for assistance.
  • Participate in your performance appraisal, and, as requested, in those of others.
  • Participate in all staff and training meetings.
  • Maintain constant vigilance regarding open doorways that could allow pets to escape from the facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned including assisting in other areas.
Apply Now

Kennel Technician

KENNEL TECHNICIAN

REPORTS TO: Practice Owner, Manager
STARTING WAGE: $14 per hour

POSITION OVERVIEW

Veterinary kennel assistants are responsible for the day-to-day care of in-house patients as well as maintaining hospital cleanliness. This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, and monitoring the well-being of dogs and cats and cleaning the hospital throughout shift and at the end of the day. Kennel assistants must have sufficient physical strength, mobility, and stamina to lift and/or move heavy pets and objects, the dexterity and confidence to administer medications, and the ability to monitor pets for signs of distress or disease. It is essential that they have the ability and willingness to learn and the desire to provide gentle, compassionate care for boarded and hospitalized pets. Kennel experience is not always a prerequisite for this position. In addition, the kennel staff also is responsible for the cleanliness of the hospital.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

AGE REQUIREMENT

Minimum age requirement is 16 years old.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

High school degree or in the process of attaining.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Animal care background is desirable, but not required.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.
  • Can work unaffected in an environment where dogs are barking.
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals and food bags (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

WAGE RANGE

The range for the position is $14 per hour to $17 per hour.
Benefits are outlined in the employee manual and are separate from the hourly wage.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Provides compassionate care to patients.
  • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks.
  • Receives animals to be admitted, is responsible for their proper identification and for recording their respective locations.
  • Releases animals to their owners as directed by the doctor; ensures that every animal released is clean and properly groomed prior to their release.
  • Has the ability to communicate with owners and make them feel comfortable with leaving their pet(s) in our care.
  • Can follow a regular schedule for cleaning and sanitizing hospital and all cages, runs, wards and related areas; changes litter boxes and food/water bowls.
  • Can feed each animal as prescribed by the attending doctor.
  • Understands the importance of prioritizing tasks and keeps oneself busy and productive during work shifts.
  • Can maintain laundry for the kennel and hospital.
  • Maintains the grounds of the property including waste disposal, light maintenance of landscape upkeep and general building maintenance.
  • Can brush outpatients.
  • Can collect urine and fecal specimens.
  • Can recognize and report any unusual condition or abnormal behavior.
  • Can assist doctors and technicians with the administration of medications or with patient restraint.
  • Cleans equipment and facilities using chemicals and supplies; understands the importance of safety of use of chemicals in our facility.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the hospital each day.
  • Understands and carries out the daily, weekly, and monthly chore list to maintain the hospital cleanliness, the equipment, and overall appearance of the hospital.
  • Follow OSHA standards. Be able to find Material Safety Data Sheets quickly.
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Assist other employees as needed. Avoid waiting for coworkers to ask for assistance.
  • Participate in your performance appraisal, and, as requested, in those of others.
  • Participate in all staff and training meetings.
  • Be willing and able to teach other staff members kennel skills.
  • Maintain constant vigilance regarding open doorways that could allow pets to escape from the facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Apply Now

Veterinary Technician

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

REPORTS TO: Practice Owner
STARTING WAGE: $21.00 per hour

POSITION OVERVIEW

The veterinary technician is the veterinarian’s primary medical support. They begin the examination procedure and continue to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis, and treatment phases. They aide the veterinarians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail. They have an incredibly significant role in communicating with and education clients about their pets. Veterinary technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, use multiple radiology techniques, administer, and monitor animals under anesthesia, assist in surgery, and perform dental procedures. Technicians must also deliver compassionate nursing care.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Veterinary Technician Certification (CVT) desirable but not required.
  • Previous On-The-Job Training required when not a CVT, must be actively pursuing certification.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two years’ experience as veterinary technician or assistant.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.
  • Is well spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.
  • Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all levels of hospital team members.
  • Has excellent client communication skills.
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises, and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches, and contagious diseases.

WAGE RANGE

The range for the position is $21.00 per hour to $26.00 per hour.
Benefits are outlined in the employee manual and are separate from the hourly wage.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Can provide compassionate care to patients and clients.
  • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks.
  • Can legibly keep accurate medical records in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Can prepare and maintain the exam rooms and treatment areas.
  • Can perform physical assessments; record observations legibly in files or computer.
  • Can effectively restrain pets even when large or difficult.
  • Understands all common vaccinations and vaccination protocols and can explain to clients.
  • Understands the importance of a clean and orderly facility, does not hesitate to clean or organize as part of a normal job duty.
  • Train and supervise kennel staff. Provide them with a checklist for cleaning the entire building to ensure it’s completely cleaned periodically.
  • Direct on-the-job training of technical and kennel staff.
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
  • Gives SQ, IM and IV injections.
  • Can handle client’s medical questions with confidence and direct to veterinarians when appropriate.
  • Can prepare estimates/treatment plans for procedures and discuss financial commitments with clients supporting hospital financial policies.
  • Can explain necessary follow-up and homecare instructions.
  • Understands usage, dosage, and common side effects for commonly used prescription drugs and can readily explain them to the clients.
  • Can maintain an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies as determined by the inventory control system.>/li>
  • Can assist the veterinarian in medical, surgical and dental procedures; prepares patients for surgery; administers anesthesia; monitors patients during surgery and recovery; administers fluids.
  • Can properly care for all surgical materials; keep the operating room properly stocked and prepared for surgery.
  • Can perform emergency procedures such as control of bleeding, resuscitation with oxygen, opening airways, and external cardiac massage.
  • Can perform clinical laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, heartworm checks, skin scrapings, urinalysis, and fungal cultures; draws blood for laboratory analysis; maintains file of lab test results and ensures that test results are recorded in patient records.
  • Can effectively position for and take radiographs.
  • Can perform electrocardiograms.
  • Can place IV catheters and properly care for them. Understands the use and care of IV pumps as well.
  • Knows common disease states and can alert veterinarians when symptoms change or when concerns arise with hospitalized patients.
  • Can admit patients following hospital policy and doctors written orders.
  • Can discharge patients based on the veterinarian’s orders, ensuring that patients are well groomed and in a medically appropriate state.
Apply Now