The Fairhaven Veterinary Hospital is growing, and we need an additional nurse! Love to treat every client with compassion and great customer service? Looking to be part of a veterinary team dedicated to patient care and community service? Want to work for an organization that values employees as its top asset, empowering you to provide solutions and not just punch a clock? Desire an employer that really, truly values your life outside of work?
If you said yes, then check out this opportunity to live and work in one of the best cities in the PNW. Bellingham is a vibrant and progressive university town with easy access to world class hiking, mountain biking, skiing and just about any other outdoor adventure you can imagine. We are an easy drive to Vancouver, B.C. and Seattle for those times you want your big city fix.
-WA State LVT licensure current or easily obtained at time of hire.
-Fear Free principles of care are a must (paid certification and training provided).
-EMR experience and computer savvy.
-Strong communication skills, soft-skills, and enjoyment of client interaction.
-Collaborative approach to patient care.
-High level skills in anesthesia and hospitalization care.
-Feline focus a plus!
-An attitude that tells us you love this profession…well, at least 80% of the time ;-)
-A desire to continue to develop all your nursing skills.
What We Offer:
-Your skills will be fully utilized, and you will be part of the best darn nursing team round these parts.
-FT nurses work 38-40 hours weekly (typically 4, 10-hour shifts).
-No Sunday, late-evening or emergency/on-call hours.
-Competitive wage scale.
-75% premium paid health insurance, currently gold plan level.
-State licensing fees and professional dues paid.
-$750 yearly CE (may aggregate over multiple years to attend national meetings).
-Generous PTO (Paid Time Off) and paid holidays to pursue your life adventures.
-Simple IRA Retirement plan with 3% match.
-Pride in working for a hospital that values not being corporate.
About Fairhaven Veterinary Hospital
Located in Bellingham, WA, the Fairhaven Veterinary Hospital is proud to be a member of the Fairhaven neighborhood since 1979, providing full service Fear Free™ certified veterinary care and referrals to the wonderful communities throughout Whatcom and Skagit county. We are firmly committed to providing compassionate, professional and individually tailored care for all of our patients and their pet parents. It is our belief that the wellness and healing of a family pet is best done through a cooperative approach between owner, veterinarian, support staff and, most importantly, the patient. Together we can provide veterinary services that ensure wagging tails and purrs of delight for our four-legged family members for years to come.