Poulsbo Animal Clinic

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Veterinary Assistant **Candidates with experience are preferred**

Poulsbo Animal Clinic is seeking quality full-time and part-time Veterinary Assistants to join our skilled and compassionate animal care team. We are a 2-doctor, AAHA-accredited, small-animal veterinary practice in beautiful Poulsbo, WA. We strive to provide the highest quality of medical care, while meeting the personalized needs of our patients and their families. If you love to work with people and animals in a positive and fulfilling work environment, this is the place for you.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • *Maintenance of patients which includes feeding, laundering bedding, and cleaning cages and runs.
  • *Communicating with clients to obtain patient history and discuss doctor recommendations.
  • *Basic patient care and treatment
  • *Animal restraint
  • *Obtaining blood samples and performing in-house lab tests at the doctor’s request.
  • *Monitoring the behavior of animals and reporting any changes.
  • *Assisting in a multitude of tasks involving patient care and facility maintenance.
  • *Doctor and veterinary technician assistance as needed
  • *Cleaning and stocking exam rooms.
  • *Surgery patient preparation and scrubbing in with the doctor to perform as sterile assistant in surgery.
  • *Performing dental cleanings on patients while a licensed veterinary technician monitors anesthesia.
  • *Storing and retrieving bags of food for customers.
  • *Emptying the trash, mopping floors, and other cleaning duties
  • *Surgical suite cleaning, instrument cleaning/sterilization/maintenance

You must be customer service-oriented, organized, motivated, friendly, have a positive attitude, and be able to work as part of a fast-paced, cohesive team. You must be able to lift 40+ lbs and follow safe handling procedures for all animals. The ability to remain calm, cool and collected is always helpful. Veterinary experience is preferred.

Competitive wages, 401K, profit-sharing, pet discount, and excellent benefits package offered. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: From $15.75 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Veterinary Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person