Career Opportunities

We are always looking for skilled, compassionate individuals to help us in our goal of delivering high-quality veterinary care and excellent customer service. If you seek a career in veterinary medicine, please contact us.

Current Openings:

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Client Care Team

Thank you to everyone who has shown interest in a position at our hospital.  We appreciate you submitting your resume.

Email your cover letter and resume here or mail your cover letter and resume to:

Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital

Attn: Employment
4020 N.E. 55th
Seattle, WA 98105

Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital is a fun, hard-working team and we are looking for long term applicants who are looking to find their next home away from home. We are willing to train the right person and will look forward to hearing why you are that person.

We are a well-established, two doctor, AAHA Accredited, neighborhood “family” veterinary hospital. Our clients and patients are our friends and their concerns matter to us. We practice quality, compassionate medicine and we are a highly detailed hospital that provides superior client service.

Since we are a smaller hospital there is a lot of room for developing skills and taking on new challenges as you learn. Working with friendly, motivated coworkers, satisfied clients, and happy pets are daily rewards.

Licensed Veterinary Technicians –

Applicants for the Veterinary Technician position must have a current license in the State of Washington and at least one year work experience as a licensed technician. Outgoing individuals who are friendly, enjoy working with the public, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and the desire to work hard are key factors of a successful candidate. Compassionate care and skill working with dogs and cats are essential. We utilize our technical staff in all aspects of day practice: outpatient visits, anesthesia, dental care, radiography, PennHIP screenings, surgery, laboratory testing, and client communications. Technicians are expected to maintain accurate medical records, demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail, and be able to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Veterinary Assistants –

Our valuable Veterinary Assistants fill a vital role in our hospital. This dynamic position varies daily with tasks that range from boarding care to being our doctor’s right hand person in and out of exam appointments.

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  • A people person
  • Outgoing
  • Positive
  • Detail oriented
  • Compassionate
  • Honest
  • Proactive
  • Capable
  • The confidence to learn quickly
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Efficient
  • Reliable

Specific duties will vary according to the needs of the hospital and include – you guessed it – lots of cleaning and maintenance responsibilities since we are a medical facility. Other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Participating in exam room visits
  • Educating clients about patient care
  • Providing treatments to patients
  • Monitoring / assisting in surgery & dental procedures
  • Helping to take radiographs
  • Assisting with laboratory testing
  • Animal restraint
  • Making notes in patient records
  • Client communication

Client Care Team

Our valuable Client Care team fills a vital role in our hospital.
This full-time position is the face of our practice. You will interact with our clients in person and on the phone and, along with the doctors and other members of our team, provide exceptional customer service. Direct hands on animal assistance will be expected from time to time.

An outgoing sociable attitude and eagerness to work with clients and
their pets are key factors of a successful candidate. Phone and computer skills are essential along with a motivation to work hard. Previous direct customer service experience is required; a college degree is preferred. Must take pride in delivering a high standard of customer service and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of the clients and pets we see.

The characteristics we are looking to find: Is this you?Nose to nose

  • A people person
  • Positive
  • Detail oriented
  • Compassionate
  • Honest
  • Proactive
  • Capable
  • The confidence to learn quickly
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Efficient
  • Reliable

Specific duties will vary according to the needs of the hospital and include, but are not limited to:

  • Greet clients with a smile on your face and in your voice
  • Engage clients and build relationships and trust
  • Answer the phone and schedule appointments
  • Keep excellent paper medical records, as well as skilled computer use and data entry
  • Understand and promote the health services we provide
  • Check clients/patients in and out of the hospital
  • Reconcile invoices and payments
  • Assist in daily cleaning to maintain our sparkling hospital

Join our team and receive a competitive salary and benefits which include medical and dental coverage, uniform allowance, continuing education, sick leave, paid holidays and vacation, a Simple IRA retirement plan and pet care discounts. The multi-annual pet focused events are really fun too. J

If working in an energetic, challenging, and professional environment interests you, apply today by replying to this posting, attention Kae. Please include a cover letter, your resume and salary requirements. Your cover letter should speak to your qualifications, experience, and what you have done that has prepared you for this position in our hospital. Please include contact information for references who can confirm your past work. Qualifying applicants will be notified about in-person interviews.

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Location Hours
Monday7:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesday7:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday7:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday7:30am – 5:30pm
Friday7:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday8:00am – 2:00pm