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VCA Animal Hospitals Licensed Veterinary Technician in Silverdale, Washington

The Emergency & Urgent Care service at VCA Central Kitsap Animal Hospital is expanding and we are looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team!

Who We Are:

VCA Central Kitsap Animal Hospital offers a variety of services, including specialty, urgent care, emergency, and primary care. At our veterinary hospital, we are proud to use a team approach to medicine. Our primary care vets, emergency vets, and specialists work together seamlessly to provide the most advanced and comprehensive care to our patients. We utilize the latest diagnostic equipment and therapeutic techniques to ensure that every patient receives top-notch care.

Our Emergency and Urgent Care Service:

Our Emergency and Urgent Care Licensed Veterinary Technicians thrive in a fast-paced service, handle urgent emergency cases, and enjoy the stimulating caseload. Our Technicians have the opportunity to sharpen and advance their technical skills every day. The skills that will be utilized include, but are not limited to:

  • Triage patients

  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging (digital radiographs and Ultrasound)

  • Assist with all aspects of patient care from admission through discharge, including departmental rounds

  • Monitoring hospitalized patients, treatments and nursing care

  • Communicate and educate clients

  • Physical examinations and patient assessments

  • Venipuncture/IVC placement

  • Administer subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous medications

  • Cystocentesis, urinary catheter placement and NG tube placement

  • Inducing, maintaining, and monitoring anesthesia for procedures

  • Recovering patients from anesthesia

  • Set-up, monitor, and administer intravenous fluid therapy including constant rate infusions and blood transfusion therapy.

  • Enter charges for all triage patients and document treatment sheets

  • Assist in providing clinical support to doctors and other technicians/nurses

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment

Compensation: Compensation: $25-29 an hour. Starting range is determined by skill set and years of experience in the field. Financial growth opportunities available.

Shift Differential: We offer a shift differential to all hourly associates who work within a specific timeframe: Shift differential of $2 per hour for weekend shifts.

Schedule: Full-time opportunity. No overnights! We utilize a 3x12 and 4 x 10 hour work week.


Location: 2238 NW Bucklin Hill Road, Suite 100 Silverdale, WA 98383

Benefits of Joining our Team!

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

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Career development programs

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

  • Continuing education allowance

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

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

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Generous pet care discounts (40-100%)

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

  • Paid parental leave

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

  • 401(k) (company match)

Accreditations & Affiliations:


American Associate of Feline Practitioners

Cat-Friendly Practice, Silver

Fear-Free Certified Professionals

Apply Today! We value your time, and that is why we have a very quick and easy mobile-friendly application process. We look forward to speaking with you!

(Keywords: Veterinary Technician, Emergency Veterinary Technician, RVT, LVT, CVT)

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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