DoveLewis is a non-profit, AAHA-accredited teaching hospital with a two-story, 22,000 square foot facility fully equipped for endoscopy, laparoscopy, digital radiography, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, CT scan, and long-term ventilator support. As a teaching hospital with a stray and wildlife program, we offer unique learning opportunities in addition to a significant (more than 13,000 patients/year) and diverse case load. Our medical services and unique community programs are known around the world thanks to the passion and expertise of all of our employees. To see more about the cases we see in our hospital, visit www.atdove.org. To learn about our community services, visit www.dovelewis.org.
We are seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician or Experienced Assistant to join our team. Shifts may include day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
As a Technician, you will be responsible for providing emergency nursing care to patients through compliance with the attending doctor’s orders. On a daily basis, you will triage patients, calculate medical dosages and administer medications, run in-house lab work, place tubes and catheters, monitor and ensure patients’ comfort, update clients on their pet’s progress, and perform a variety of other tasks. This requires solid technical skills and your commitment to providing patients and clients with the highest standard of care.
Your ability to handle stressful situations in a fast-paced environment with compassion, efficiency, and flexibility is key to success in this role.
Our employees receive generous health benefits, a veterinary discount, premium pay for holidays worked, and accrued vacation time.
Relocation reimbursements available!
DoveLewis is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.
Application Instructions To be considered for this position, you MUST complete the online application and upload a resume. Resumes received without a completed online application will not be considered.
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, established in 1973 and based in Portland, Ore., is the only nonprofit, 24-hour emergency and intensive care unit in the region. DoveLewis provides donor-funded programs to the community, including one of the United States’ largest volunteer-based animal blood banks, a nationally recognized pet loss support program, an animal-assisted therapy program, education... for veterinary professionals and the animal-loving community, 24-hour stabilizing care for lost, stray and wild animals and financial assistance for qualifying low-income families and abused animals. With over 40 years of service to the community, DoveLewis has treated over 500,000 animals and has been deemed one of Oregon’s Most Admired Nonprofits by The Portland Business Journal for eight years.