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AtlasVet is Hiring a Vet Tech Near Washington, DC


Atlasvet has an opportunity for a Full Time Veterinary Technician to join our team!


1326 H St NE
Washington DC, Washington, DC 20002

Shift Details: 10 hour shifts, Weekday, Evening (until 830pm) and Saturday availability

Hourly Salary: $22 - $32/hr based on experience/credentials

Atlasvet is a 10 doctor practice that sees dogs and cats. We offer a large array of services including: utilization of traveling orthopedic surgeon, soft tissue surgery, ultrasound quick scans and more. We have several team members that are Fear Free certified and practice Fear Free techniques. We foster an environment where our we empower the team to continue to learn and grow.

Career development is highly encouraged at Atlasvet - opportunities include leadership training, medical advisory group participation, as well as mentorship.

Let's talk about our culture. Our leadership team is responsible for creating a culture that embraces MVP's core values. Our team embraces continual improvement of patient care and provide the best to our support staff and doctors.

At the core of our work is our values. These include Doing the right thing when no one is watching, Team Work (Together Everyone Achieves More), Accountability - Do what you say and say what you do, Continuous Improvement and Service - every interaction matters.

We have added in our own elements of fun and eclectic flair. We have created an environment for collaboration, we have creative and engaging team building events (such as participating in the DC Pride Parade, outings after work and even litter pick up in the community is a fun experience with this team!) and more.

We like to feature local artists on the dcor of our walls as well as fun musical artist posters from our local music scene. We are proud of our surrounding community and love to submerse ourselves within it.

If you are looking for a place to grow your career and embody the technical and leadership skills that aligns with our culture, then what are you waiting for? Come join our team!



Full-time team members will be awarded additional PTO based on their years of service.

Holiday Pay 48 hours to apply towards 6 recognized holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day)

*The holiday PTO hours can be used at the team members discretion to cover the actual holiday as observed by the hospital or other absences with approval from their Manager.

Annual review with wage evaluation/potential for raises

Dream Fund - Potential annual bonus awarded.

Medical, Vision and Dental plans available

FSA and HSA options available

Maternity Leave

401K starting on day 1. The company offers up to a 4% match

Access to Healthy Minds @Work App - to promote mental health and reduce burnout and reduce stress

Health Advocate - Employee Assistance Program

  • Includes five face-to-face visits with a counselor per issue per rolling 12 months, without any cost to you
  • 24 hour access
  • Get help with depression, anxiety, family issues, substance abuse and more
  • Learn strategies such as mindfulness to manage stress, anger and improve focus
  • Locate childcare, eldercare, summer camps, special needs services and relocation support Easy access to legal/financial experts and information
  • Work through relationship problems, divorce, grief and other life transitions
  • Build coping skills to manage lifes challenges and gain control of your life
  • Explore webinars, courses and articles on a variety of well-being topics
  • Visit the Personalized Legal Center, Financial Fitness Center and Mindfulness page

Optional Insurances Available

  • Life Insurance AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Accidental Insurance

Pet Benefits

Uniform Allowance - Full Time $150, Part Time $75

CE Benefits - Credentialed Veterinary Technician $500 plus 24 paid CE hours per year, Access to our online learning platform with RACE approved CE at your fingertips.

Scholarship Program for Veterinary Assistants that want to become credentialed

Internal Employee Rewards Program

  • Reward your co-workers with points that are redeemable for gift cards.

We do offer externships for Veterinary Technicians and Vet Students.


Major Duties:

  • Our Veterinary Technicians are responsible for in-patient medical care- administer medications, assist or perform treatments, diagnostics & monitoring, place IV catheters, draw blood, run lab tests, administer IV fluids, cleaning, feeding, and walking patients as needed.
  • Anesthesia/Surgery Our Veterinary Technician's prep, induction, maintenance, monitoring, recovery of patients, cleans/maintains/sterilize anesthesia equipment and surgical instruments.
  • Dentistry- Our Veterinary Technician's provide patient dental care, ultrasonic cleaning and polishing, assist doctor with dental surgery.
  • Radiology - Our Veterinary Technician's position patients and assist with radiographs, sending radiographs via email.
  • Laboratory duties- Our Veterinary Technicians are responsible for collecting, preparing, & running or submitting samples for requested tests; reading and recording results when indicated (fecals, Urines, Ear cytology etc) when requested by doctor.
  • Preparing invoices, discharge instructions, and client informational tools
  • Client communication for hospitalized patients - give patient updates, discharge instructions, and provide follow up for certain hospital patients.
  • Client medical demonstrations / education - teach/educate clients on at home care procedures.
  • Veterinary Technician appointments- blood draws for therapeutic monitoring / screening tests, bandage changes, post-op checks, suture removals, AG, TNT.
  • Clinic technician- assisting doctor with outpatient appointments, preparing, restocking, cleaning exam room, check patients in and out, take history and vitals, input data into patient medical record, ensure a smooth and timely flow of outpatient appointments from check-in to discharge.
  • Assist with reception/front desk duties as needed- answering phones, booking appointments, admit/discharge patients.
  • Assist in training and mentoring new team members.
  • Assist with inventory control informing inventory manager when products are getting low/out, unpacking, restocking drug & medical supplies.
  • Preparing prescriptions - dispensed medications & medication refills.

Physical Requirements:

  • The veterinary technician must have the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds and over 50 pounds with a coworker.
  • The veterinary technician must be able to endure sitting, standing and walking on hard floor surfaces for extended periods of time.
  • The veterinary technician must possess sufficient ambulatory skills to perform duties while in hospital environment.
  • The veterinary technician must be able to work in noisy work conditions with sounds from animals and equipment that can be moderately high.
  • The veterinary technician will be routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards, and medication/controlled substances.
  • The veterinary technician must have good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.

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