have mentored previous veterinary students on a very limited basis. We
routinely have veterinary technician externs from our local technician
school almost year round. We are an AAHA accredited small animal
practice in an urban area of Seattle.
are a small animal AAHA accredited hospital in Seattle. We are a
(nearly) paperless practice, and practice high quality medicine. We
perform routine surgeries with a laser and have on-site laboratory for
bloodwork, digital dental xrays and traditional xrays with automatic
processor. Radiographs are routinely sent for review to board certified
have access to many specialty services in the area including 24 hour
critical care, surgery specialists, oncologists, neurologists,
oncologists, dental specialists, dermatologists and ophthalmologists. We
also have mobile radiologists and cardiologists who will come to the
practice to perform exams and give recommendations.
use VIN extensively and have a full library of books. Both of our
veterinarians are committed to continuing education and do 20 - 30
credits individually per year. All CE opportunities are posted. We also
conduct veterinary pillars for the staff once a week for team continuing
education. These include topics such as nutrition, vaccines,
dermatology, diagnosing and treating ears, dental health, and
parisitology. Occasionally, we will use on-line continuing education
resources as well.
veterinarians perform exams and interact with clients. Perform routine
procedures and surgeries supervised directly by the veterinarian. There
may be an opportunity to prepare and lead pillars for staff education.
Assist with charting and routine day to day veterinary duties.
Students should have access to the veterinarians during the work day (8-10 hours per day, 5 days a week).