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Career Opportunities

Veterinary Assistant

We are currently seeking an experienced veterinary assistant to join our five-doctor veterinary hospital in Burien. Candidates must be comfortable working with animals, have exceptional multitasking skills, and be motivated team players. We are open Monday through Friday and our staff needs to have availability from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm. Your hours and schedule may vary depending on the hospital’s needs, but you will not have to work weekends or holidays.

Our veterinary assistants work alongside veterinarians and technicians to deliver the best medical care possible to patients. We encourage learning and have an excellent educational culture at Burien Veterinary Hospital.

Job duties may include:
  • Feeding patients
  • Cleaning exam rooms, equipment, etc.
  • Walking patients
  • Restraining patients during treatments and exams
  • Assisting with ultrasounds and x-rays
  • Assisting with blood collections and lab work
  • Occasional pet bathing
  • Laundry
  • Light janitorial work
Benefits for full-time veterinary assistants include:
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401K + matching
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Trupanion pet insurance
  • Scrubs
Compensation varies depending on experience. If you think you would be a great fit for this position, please send us a resume along with a cover letter and contact information. Thank you!

Veterinary Technician

We are seeking an experienced, motivated, friendly, and organized Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our five-veterinarian veterinary hospital in Burien. Candidates must have an outgoing personality and excellent communication skills. We are open Monday through Friday and our staff needs to have availability from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm. Your schedule may vary, but you must be available during these times. Full-time and part-time positions are available.

Job duties include:
  • Administering medications to patients
  • Venipuncture and IV catheter placement
  • Prepping patients for surgery
  • Assisting veterinarians during surgical procedures
  • Full-body x-rays
  • Dental x-rays
  • Anesthetic induction, monitoring, and post-operative care
  • Filling prescriptions
  • Clearly communicating discharge instructions with clients
Benefits for full-time veterinary technicians include:
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401K + matching
  • Paid time off
  • Paid continuing education
  • Paid Trupanion pet insurance
  • Paid technician license
  • Scrubs
Compensation varies depending on experience and skills. Our veterinarians and support staff strive to provide excellent veterinary care in a busy, yet fun, environment. If this position sounds right for you, please send us your resume, cover letter, and contact information. Thank you!

Veterinary Receptionist

Our privately owned veterinary hospital in Burien is seeking a full-time receptionist. Prior veterinary experience is not required. We will happily train qualified candidates who work well with our team. We are a full-service, five-doctor (AAHA accredited) practice. We are looking for an outgoing person who excels in customer service to join our team. Qualities such as strong work ethic, attention to detail, reliability, multi-tasking, communication skills, patience and compassion are necessary for this position. We encourage you to apply if you enjoy helping people, work well in a team environment, and love animals.

Basic computer and writing skills are required. You must be physically able to occasionally lift 40lbs and stand/walk periodically during 8+hour shifts.

Duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Managing a multi-line phone system
  • Assisting clients
  • Invoicing and billing
  • Emailing
  • Taking prescription requests
You must be available from 8:00 am until 6:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Finalized shift TBD. Salary depends on experience but starts at $18/hr.

Benefits for full-time employees include:
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Employer-paid pet insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
We have a fun, positive work culture and look forward to adding another eager, motivated person to our amazing team. Please email us your resume and contact information. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Thank you!

To find more information, please contact us.

Burien Veterinary Hospital is an excellent place to grow your career in veterinary medicine. Be part of our wonderful team!


At Burien Veterinary Hospital, we serve pets and their guardians in Burien, White Center, Tukwila, Des Moines and the surrounding areas.
(206) 242-1290


14628 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien, WA 98166
Monday - Friday : 9am - 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed




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