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VCA Animal Hospitals Certified Veterinary Technician: Anesthesia/Imaging in Clackamas, Oregon

VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists is seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician for our Diagnostic Imaging: Anesthesia Team!

Diagnostic Imaging Service: Our Diagnostic Imaging Team works with all services to provide the most advanced care possible for every patient utilizing the newest diagnostic equipment and therapeutic techniques.

Our DI Anesthesia Technicians play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and effective administration of anesthesia during diagnostic procedures. As an Anesthesia Veterinary Technician, you will work closely with our teams to provide high-quality care and support.


Anesthesia Administration and Patient Monitoring:

  • Administer anesthesia for a diverse range of patients.

  • Monitor vital signs during anesthesia and surgery, including heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and temperature.

  • Recognize and respond promptly to changes in patient status, taking appropriate action to ensure patient safety.

  • Accurately document anesthesia protocols, patient information, and vital signs.

  • Maintain detailed records of medications administered and any complications or issues encountered during procedures.


  • Work closely with team members to coordinate and optimize patient care.

  • Communicate effectively with the teams regarding anesthesia concerns and patient status.

Equipment Maintenance:

  • Perform regular maintenance on anesthesia equipment and ensure that it is properly calibrated and functional.

  • Identify and report any equipment malfunctions, and assist in troubleshooting and resolution.


· Licensed Veterinary Technician- CVT, LVT, RVT, VTS

· 2 + years of Anesthesia experience

Compensation: Pay range is $31 – 35 / hour . Compensation

is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. We offer a competitive wage with a shift differential.

Schedule: Full-Time opportunity, Monday- Friday 10am-6:30pm,

Why Join the VCA NWVS Team?

Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team for full-time associates!

  • Competitive wages

  • Paid vacation (2 weeks in 1st year), sick time, and holiday pay

  • Free mental health sessions (Lyra) and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance for you and your family

  • Health saving account, and Flexible spending account

  • Generous pet care discounts plus discounts on Mars, Royal Canin, Hills, and more

  • Life, long, and short-term disability insurance (company paid)

  • Paid parental leave for new parents

  • 401(k) (company match)

  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

  • Opportunities for growth and leadership roles at VCA, Mars, and other divisions of Mars

  • Dedicated onboarding and development support

  • Associate-led equity, inclusion, and diversity groups

  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

  • Free Continuing Education through our online WoofU

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

Apply Today! If you are a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for veterinary medicine, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Help us make a difference in the lives of animals and their families – join our team and be a hero in the world of veterinary care!

Location: 16756 SE 82nd Dr. Clackamas, OR 97015

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at