Small Animal Critical Care

Fully staffed 24/7, the WSU Critical Care unit is a fast growing service. Licensed technicians help to oversee and assist with patient stabilization and treatments. This team of outstanding professionals provide compassionate care at the highest level using the latest tools, medicines, and techniques. This position will handle critically ill and emergent patients with round the clock observation and therapy. Technician duties include peripheral line placement, canine and feline urinary catheter placement, pain assessment, administering constant rate infusions, monitoring vitals including direct and indirect blood pressure, and patient advocacy.


Employee BENEFITS: WSU civil service employees receive a tremendous benefit package which includes such things as comprehensive employer/employee paid medical and vision insurance, dental insurance, and health savings accounts. WSU also offers term life insurance, long-term disability insurance, retirement plans, optional 403b or 457b plans, and dependent care assistance program. There are 10 paid holidays a year, 1 personal holiday to use any day you want, and accrued annual and sick leave. The Teaching Hospital also provides 15 pairs of scrubs, pays for your tech license renewals, and offers a CE allowance. All state employees receive an employee veterinary healthcare discount as well.

Pullman, Washington offers a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational, and athletic attractions. It is the home of Washington State University, rolling wheat fields, great coffee, and lots of sunshine. It has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate.

We are looking for team players that like to see new and interesting cases daily. You will get to learn as much as you get to teach. You will work in a professional environment that encourages people to ask questions, as well as expand your skills. We are a large facility that is expanding our staff in some areas, and therefore have multiple opportunities available.


Additional Information:

Monthly Salary: $3,294.00
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Position Term in months: 12
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required Qualifications:
Associate’s Degree from an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited school of veterinary technology OR equivalent education and experience as defined by the Washington State Department of Health Veterinary Technician licensing requirements; AND must be licensed as Veterinary Technician in the state of Washington within six months of hire.

Required Education Level : Associate's Degree