Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistant Instructor (LVT or DVM)

Seattle, Washington
Instruct and implement the Veterinary Nursing Programs to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.

If you find it rewarding to help other people in their professional growth and development, this is a career for you! PMI will train you to teach with our PMI Methods Program- transfer your knowledge, skills, and expertise into a teaching career!

Our Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistant Programs prepare students with educational and clinical training in preparation for careers in animal care. Train our students to work closely with veterinarians in the areas of in-office procedures, animal nursing, surgery, lab procedures, and radiography.  We invite you to lead their educational journey to develop their professional skills.

Pima Medical Institute offers generous: 

  • Compensation
  • Medical Benefits
  • 20% match on 401k
  • Employer Purchased Stock Options
  • Plus….a myriad of additional benefits, including an ideal Company Culture!


Instruct and implement the Veterinary Nursing Programs to educate students on the curriculum standards and objectives.


  • Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of sequences and courses.
  • Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based on student needs and established curriculum.
  • Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.  
  • Monitor lab competencies and confirm skill levels on checklists.
  • Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with the Program Director and Associate Director of Student Services when absences occur two days in a row or exceed four days in one sequence.
  • Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program.
  • Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
  • Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
  • Maintain student grades by established policies. Prepare final grades at the end of each sequence to update student records and transcripts.
  • Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and hospitals.
  • May assist in externship visitation and performance observation for Veterinary Nursing students. 
  • Monitor students in the classroom and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.


  • Graduate from an AVMA CVTEA accredited program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) 
  • Three (3) years of occupational (i.e., practical) experience within the veterinary field.
  • Licensed doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) or a credentialed veterinary technician (CVT).
  • Must hold a current license, certification, or other designation as required by local, state, or federal laws to work in the veterinary field. 
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other computer skills.

Compensation & Benefits                                                         

  • $60,320 to $84,448 full-time annual salary
  • Medical (PPO & 2 HDHP with HSA), Dental & Vision
  • Short & Long-term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Sick Leave & Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health & Wellness Program