Veterinary Assistant Seattle - Family Pet Veterinary Hospital 6005 15th NW Seattle, Ballard, WA

Primary Location

6005 15th Ave NW

Seattle, WA 98107 US


Veterinary Assistant

Animal Loving Veterinary Assistant

Are you passionate about people and pets? Do you have a big personality and enjoy laughing, singing, candy, and caffeine? Would you like to be a part of a hard working crew that gets along (no joke!) and keeps a running pace to practice the gold standard of quality, compassionate medicine that ALL fur-babies deserve? Well, if you can answer yes to the above questions, are a competent team player with a positive attitude and would like to continue your career as a veterinary assistant, The Family Pet is the place for you!

We are a well established 5 doctor practice that has been a staple in the Ballard community for over 70 years and truly embrace our motto "Where Pet's are Family Too". We are seeking a motivated dependable full time (35-40 hrs. per week) veterinary assistant who is looking for long-term stable employment, and possesses super star customer service skills along with a willingness to take that extra step to send our clients and patients home happy :)

Important Job Duties:

  • Being the face of the company and treating our clients with a smile and cheerful attitude.
  • Maintaining a calm disposition in the face of chaos.
  • Our practice can be busy so the multi-tasking gene is required.
  • Documenting and accurately updating patient records using a cloud based software.
  • Assisting doctors in appointments and relaying detailed messages.
  • Keeping all work areas clean and organized.
  • Reviewing and filling prescriptions.
  • Completing services such as:
    Blood draws
    Placing catheters
    Expressing anal glands.
    Ear cleanings
    Toe nail trims
    and more...

Other Important Skills and/ or Requirements:

  • Previous veterinary assistant experience is required.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be flexible and stay late if necessary
  • Must be on time and ready to work for assigned shifts, including at least one weekend day
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. and stand for a full 10 hours


  • Discount Services for Your Pets
  • Medical/ Vision/ Dental/ Life Insurance
  • Uniform Allowance - Up to $280.00
  • Sick and Safe Time

Not only do we have amazing benefits, we also have a wonderful team of individuals that deeply care about one another. We aren't just co-workers, we are family! We have an annual Christmas Party, go tubing in Fall City during the summer months, have a Friendsgiving potluck, and other get togethers, etc. all ideas are welcome.

Please email your resume and a cover letter as either a .doc or PDF file to Subject: Veterinary Assistant Resume, explaining why would would be the perfect fit for our team.

If you are a candidate for an interview you will be contacted.

We look forward to hearing from you


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