Job Postings

Nov 17, 2019

Calhan Veterinary Clinic is looking for a credentialed veterinary technician!

  • FT/PT hours available.

  • We offer competitive wages and benefits for full-time staff.

  • We are a progressive mixed-animal practice bordering the eastern plains of Colorado. The beautiful Rocky Mountains are less than an hour away. We are 30 minutes from Colorado Springs with all the amenities of a big city, but none of the hassle! 

  • We offer digital dental x-ray, large and small animal digital x-ray, anesthetic monitoring, in-house lab, and more! We value our technicians, and you will have ample opportunity to utilize and expand your skills. 

  • We believe strongly in client education and communication. Excellent customer service is paramount, along with great patient care. 

  • Calhan is located northeast of Colorado Springs, and offers a lower cost of living than the city. 

  • Please contact Dr. Robert DeAngelo: 719-347-2702 or email your resume to: calhanvet@calhanvet.com.

Nov 15, 2019

Surgery Technician

Are you interested in working at a veterinary specialty hospital where you matter? Would you like the opportunity to further your career? Feeling unappreciated and going nowhere? Boulder Road Veterinary Specialists is a fast growing 24/7 11,000 sq. ft. hospital in Lafayette, Colorado. We are looking for experienced surgery technicians for full time or part time in a fast paced and fun environment.  Come work at a hospital where you can make a difference!

 

Surgery/Anesthesia Technician Job Description

Our surgery technicians are responsible for the admission, treatment and discharge of surgical patients. Our surgical technicians operate under the supervision of various specialists, the shift lead, surgeons, practice manager and practice owner.  This is an overview of the position and is not limited the listed duties below.

 

We are looking for a detail-oriented team player, who has excellent communication skills and a desire to work hard.  You need to have a positive attitude and be a quick learner.  

 

Major Duties

  • Basic knowledge of surgical procedures, positioning and anesthesia

  • Fluid calculations, including up to multiple CRIs

  • Perform appropriate patient restraint for examinations and procedures

  • Understand most major surgical procedures and the appropriate treatment

  • Acquire, prepare and ship laboratory specimens (Heska in-house, Antech outside lab, other labs as requested) along with running automated CBCs, preparation of blood films to perform manual differentials and platelet counts, running various chemistries, Coag tests, and collect, evaluate and report urinalysis results.

  • General nursing care such as: transferring cases to the ICU team, accurately obtaining and assessing patient vitals (temperatures, pulses/heart rate, respirations, blood pressure, pain score, etc.), auscultation of the lungs, prepare and administer parental nutrition

  • Perform general venipuncture, peripheral/central/arterial catheter placement and maintenance

  • Perform possible emergency procedures during surgery including but not limited to resuscitation with colloids/crystalloid fluids, establish and maintenance of open airway intubation, oxygen administration via ET tube administration of pharmacological agents under veterinary supervision

  • Induction, surgical skin preparation, monitor and recovery of surgical patients for minor or major surgical procedures

  • Admitting and discharging patients, client communication and education, answering phone calls and scheduling appointments 

  • Cleaning, stocking, general organization and maintenance of ICU/Isolation equipment and supplies

  • On-call rotations 

 

Required Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures and terminology with willingness to pursue further education equaling Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician Specialist (ACVECCT-VTS) status. 

  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to perform veterinary medical procedures (i.e. administer CPR, draw blood, administer medications and fluids, and assess and triage patients.

  • Ability to communicate well with other technicians and doctors regarding the needs of the patients

  • Have basic organizational and computer skills as well as good technician skills.

  • Preferred: Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT).  One year of recent experience in veterinary practice with increasing responsibilities.

 

Benefits

  • We offer a competitive salary/on call pay

  • Generous pet discount

  • Health Insurance/Retirement account/Dental/Vision

  • CE allowance

  • The chance to work with some of the most amazing technicians and doctors around!

 

How to Apply

 

Email a cover letter and resume to the Practice Manager, Melina Nevarez, at mnevarez@brvsvets.com with the title of your desired position in the subject line.


Please, no phone calls. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.

Nov 15, 2019

Oncology Technician

Are you interested in working at a veterinary specialty hospital where you matter? Would you like the opportunity to further your career? Feeling unappreciated and going nowhere? Boulder Road Veterinary Specialists is a fast growing 24/7 11,000 sq. ft. hospital in Lafayette, Colorado. We are looking for an Oncology Technician to work full time in a fast paced and fun environment.  Come work at a brand-new hospital where you can make a difference!

 

Oncology Technician Job Description

Our Oncology Technicians are responsible for the care and treatment of immunosuppressed patients, triaging emergency oncological patients and monitoring hospitalized pets. Our Oncology Technicians operate under the supervision of the Oncologist, lead oncology technician, practice manager and practice owner.  This is an overview of the position and is not limited the listed duties below.

Major Duties

  • Triage oncology phone calls, appointments or walk-ins as necessary.  Reviewing medical records as necessary to assist in those triages

  • Perform appropriate patient restraint for examinations and procedures

  • Understand most major illnesses and the appropriate treatment

  • Acquire, prepare and ship laboratory specimens (Heska in-house, Antech outside lab, other labs as requested) along with running automated CBCs, preparation of blood films to perform manual differentials and platelet counts, running various chemistries, Coag tests, and collect, evaluate and report urinalysis results.

  • General nursing care such as: accurately obtaining and assessing patient vitals (temperatures, pulses/heart rate, respirations, blood pressure, pain score, etc.), auscultation of the lungs, prepare and administer parental nutrition

  • Perform excellent venipuncture, peripheral placement and maintenance

  • Ability to safely handle and administer all chemotherapeutic agents

  • Admitting and discharging patients, client communication and education, answering phone calls and scheduling appointments 

  • Cleaning, stocking, general organization and maintenance of the chemo room equipment and supplies

 

Required Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures and terminology with willingness to pursue further education equaling Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician Specialist (ACVECCT-VTS) status. 

  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to perform veterinary medical procedures (i.e. administer CPR, draw blood, administer medications and fluids, and assess and triage patients.

  • Ability to communicate well with other technicians and doctors regarding the needs of the patients

  • Have basic organizational and computer skills as well as good technician skills.

  • Preferred: Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT).  One year of recent experience in veterinary practice with increasing responsibilities.

 

Benefits

  • We offer a competitive salary

  • Generous pet discount

  • Health Insurance/Retirement account/Dental/Vision

  • CE allowance

  • The chance to work with some of the most amazing technicians and doctors around!

 

How to Apply

 

Email a cover letter and resume to the Practice Manager, Melina Nevarez, at mnevarez@brvsvets.com with the title of your desired position in the subject line.


Please, no phone calls. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.

Nov 15, 2019

Emergency Room Technician

Are you interested in working at a veterinary specialty hospital where you matter? Would you like the
opportunity to further your career? Feeling unappreciated and going nowhere? Boulder Road Veterinary
Specialists is a brand new and fast-growing 24/7 11,000 sq. ft. hospital in Lafayette, Colorado. We are
looking for Emergency Room Technicians for ICU patient care and triage to work full time in a fast-paced
and fun environment. We are now hiring for daytime, swing, weekend and overnight shifts. Come work
at a hospital where you can make a difference!
ER Technician Description
The Emergency Room Technician is responsible for the care and treatment of unstable/critically ill
patients, triaging emergency patients and monitoring hospitalized pets. The Emergency Room
Technician operates under the supervision of various specialists, the emergency room shift supervisor,
emergency doctor, practice manager, and practice owner. This is an overview of the position and is not
limited to the listed duties below.
Major Duties
 Triage phone calls, appointments or walk-ins as necessary. Reviewing medical records as
necessary to assist in those triages Perform appropriate patient restraint for examinations and
procedures
 Understand most major illnesses and the appropriate treatment Acquire, prepare and ship
laboratory specimens (Heska in-house, Antech outside lab, other labs as requested) along with
running automated CBCs, preparation of blood films to perform manual differentials and
platelet counts, running various chemistries, Coag tests, and collect, evaluate and report
urinalysis results.
 General nursing care such as: accurately obtaining and assessing patient vitals (temperatures,
pulses/heart rate, respiration, blood pressure, pain score, etc.), auscultation of the lungs,
prepare and administer parental nutrition, calculations of injectable drugs, perform general
venipuncture, peripheral/central/arterial catheter placement and maintenance
 Perform emergency procedures including but not limited to resuscitation with
colloids/crystalloid fluids, establish and maintenance of open airway intubation, oxygen
administration via ET tube/nasal/flow-by/O2 cage, administration of pharmacological agents
under veterinary supervision Induction, surgical skin preparation, monitor and recovery of
surgical patients for minor or major surgical procedures
 Admitting and discharging patients, client communication and education, answering phone calls
and scheduling appointments Cleaning, stocking, general organization and maintenance of
ICU/Isolation equipment and supplies
Required Knowledge and Skills:
 We are looking for a detail-oriented team player, who has excellent communication skills and a
desire to work hard. You need to have a positive attitude and be a quick learner.

 Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures, and terminology with a willingness to
pursue further education equaling Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary
Technician Specialist (ACVECCT-VTS) status. Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain
animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time. Ability to perform veterinary medical
procedures (i.e. administer CPR, draw blood, administer medications and fluids, and assess and
triage patients.
 Ability to communicate well with other technicians and doctors regarding the needs of the
patients. Have basic organizational and computer skills as well as good technician skills.
 Preferred: Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT). One
year of recent experience in veterinary practice with increasing responsibilities.
Benefits
We offer a competitive salary Generous pet discount Health Insurance/Retirement
account/Dental/Vision CE allowance. The chance to work with some of the most amazing technicians
and doctors around

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to the Practice Manager, Melina Nevarez, at
mnevarez@brvsvets.com with the title of your desired position in the subject line.
Please, no phone calls. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.

Sep 09, 2019

Part-Time Dog Bather / Kennel Assistant

Dog Bather & Kennel Assistant

Loves dogs and cats and brings a genuine excitement and commitment to working with them.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment.

  • Is self-motivated to do the best job they can, no matter what.

  • Views teamwork and reliability as an important part of getting the job done.

  • Is dedicated and willing to do what it takes to provide an excellent experience for our clients.

Position Description:

This is a key role within our business, and we work hard to deliver top customer service in our state of the art facility and to ensure a great environment for both clients and pets.

You will:

  • Perform basic services including bathing, brush outs, de-matting, drying, and other related grooming services.

  • Kennel duties, walking, feeding and providing basic medications to boarding animals.

  • Clean, organize and provide basic housekeeping services keeping up with PACFA standards.

  • Give plenty of love and kisses to dogs and cats in our facility.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • A genuine love for dogs & cats as well as a comfort level working with all breeds/temperaments.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Demonstrated work/other history of being responsible and reliable.

  • Ability to work well within a team to complete the tasks at hand.

Physically able to:

  • Handle large, active dogs (50-100lbs).

  • Work in standing position for long periods of time 5+ hours/day.

  • Reach, bend stoop and frequently lift 50 lbs.

Job Type: Part-time Monday – Friday from 7:15am until 1-2pm 

Required education: High school or equivalent

  • Experience helpful but not required.

If you are looking for a place to plant your roots and grow in the best patient care for years to come, this opportunity is for you! Please submit a cover letter that details how your qualifications would contribute to our team, along with a detailed resume with dates of previous experience, duties, and hourly wage. You may also drop off the cover letter and resume personally at our hospital. 6870 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 or submit it to centennialpets@gmail.com

DO NOT CALL as we need to be focusing on clients and patients.  Only qualified applicants will be contacted for the next step of filling out a detailed job application, phone, or in person interview. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing your cover letter and resume!

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: Based on experience: $18,000.00 to $23,000.00 /year

Aug 14, 2019

Full-Time Opening for Certified Veterinary Technician

Bijou Animal Hospital in Colorado Springs has a full-time job opening for a certified veterinary technician. New graduates are welcome to apply. All of your skills in lab, surgery, dentistry, radiology and customer service will be utilized. We are a busy 6 doctor small animal AAHA hospital. Applicant must be able to work evenings and weekends. Benefits include medical insurance, scrub allowance, employee pet discount and incentives after 30 days of employment,: simple IRA, paid holidays, paid vacation , and CE allowance after 1 year of employment. Starting wage is $14.00 + depending on experience.. You can apply in person at 123 Swope Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80909, or email to bijouahmedicalstaff@gmail.com

Jun 17, 2019

Seeking full-time Veterinary Technician/Assistant

Veterinary Technician

 

Come join our team! BarkWell Animal Care Center, is a small animal veterinary hospital located in Holyoke, CO. We are looking for an energetic, professional, full-time Veterinary Technician/Assistant who is excited to give our patients compassionate care.

 

You will be given ample opportunity to use/develop your skills to their fullest potential and work closely with our veterinarian and support team. You must be service-oriented, friendly, and self-motivated. Our ideal candidate will be trained in routine care of hospitalized animals, x-rays, restraint, venipuncture, catheter placement, dental procedures, anesthetic induction and monitoring, surgery prep, client communication, and will manage time wisely and efficiently.

 

BarkWell emphasizes a respectful and professional workplace culture that encourages career growth. We are excited to discuss with you the opportunity of becoming a BarkWell team member.  


To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Dr. Nicole at  nicolelenzdvm@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Jun 12, 2019

Seeking Full-Time CVT

Our low cost  Pet Clinic is looking for a CVT to join our team.  We are a fast pace clinic, that offers lots of hands on experience.  The Veterinary Technician supports the veterinarians and is responsible for assisting during surgeries and facilitating office exams and drop-in visits for clients.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience:

·         At least 1 year of work experience; previous work experience in a veterinary care field preferred

·         Current certification in good standing.

·         Maintains satisfactory level of care by attending continuing education

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Meets with Walk-In clients and perform services such as; vaccinations, heartworm testing, nail trims, anal gland expression, and microchipping.

·         Educate Walk-In clients about vaccine protocols, heartworm disease, proper diet, proper dental care.

·         Prepares and operates digital radiology equipment and follows radiology safety procedures.

·         Prepares laboratory samples.

·         Facilitates office exams for clients and veterinarian.

·         Performs pre-surgical duties on animals and prepares animals for surgery.

·         Calculates, administers and records pre-anesthetic drugs.

·         Monitors anesthesia during surgery, through post-anesthesia and recovery.

·         Cleans and prepares surgical instruments and ensures supplies are ready for use.

·         Educate clients on pre and post- surgical care of their animals.

·         Performs dental cleanings.

·         Responds to emergency situations, administering triage care.

·         Assist Veterinarians with euthanasia

·         Maintains communication with veterinary team members about animal care and treatment.

·         Assists veterinary and team members with other duties as assigned.

·         General clinic cleaning and laundry duties.

·         Administers and records medications and treatments as assigned.

·         Maintains appropriate records, documents, and data entry for patients

·         Inventories and orders supply as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Effective communication, organization, and strong customer service skills.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills; Spanish language speaking ability a plus

·         Shows initiative and is a conscientious worker.

·         Ability to handle multiple tasks at once in a fast-paced environment.

·         Detail oriented and exercises good judgment when dealing with the public and animal-related concerns.

·         Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

Working Conditions:

·         Office and animal shelter environment.

·         Potential exposure to high noise levels and zoonotic diseases.

·         Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.

·         Frequent use of computer.

 

 

Our Clinic offers Paid time off, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Other types of insurance, Retirement benefits or accounts, Education assistance or tuition reimbursement, Employee discounts.

 

The rate of pay for this position is $16.00 hour, if you are interested in this position please email me your cover letter and resume to Tracy at  Tracytlw@gmail.com.  Please state open CVT position in the subject line.

Feb 14, 2019

Gamble Pet Clinic seeking CVT

Are you a CVT looking to work in a Fear Free Certified, AAHA accredited, growing veterinary practice where your skills are utilized to the max? Then we are the place for you!

 

Please send us your cover letter and resume highlighting your abilities to work well with a team while providing valuable veterinary care in a Fear Free environment.

 

Learn more about our clinic at www.gamblepetclinic.com and visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/GamblePetClinic/

 

You will see our clients are happy with the service and care they receive. We are proud of our team, supporting them in personal and professional development. Our goal is that team members continue to learn and grow each day they are part of our team.

Your expertise will be leveraged in:

  • Veterinary dentistry

  • Anesthesia induction and monitoring

  • Surgical prep and assistance

  • Client education in nutrition, wellness and growing strong relationships

  • Exam room and in-patient care

  • Out-patient care

Employee Benefits include:

  • Competitive wage

  • Closed Major Holidays

  • Fear Free Certification

  • Health Insurance after 60 days

  • Other Benefits offered at time of one-year anniversary: Simple IRa; Paid Holiday; Paid Vacation; CE allowance; License dues

Our Clinic Vision is to provide each pet excellent care in a Fear Free environment and to give each pet parent a "wow" experience. Our Core Values are accountability, respect, honesty and compassion. Our team embraces and lives by our vision statement and our core values.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour

Dec 13, 2018

Park County Animal Hospital is Seeking F/T or P/T Veterinary Technician

Park County Animal Hospital is a full-service small animal veterinary clinic located in Fairplay, Colorado. We are locally owned and operated and have been serving local pets since 2002. As long-time locals, we understand the special concerns of animal ownership in the High Country. Our doctors take the time to get to know our clients personally and to provide veterinary care that is centered on the personal needs of each pet and their owners.

At PCAH we are dedicated to continuing education for our staff and to maintaining a state-of-the art facility with the latest advances in veterinary technology. We offer routine preventative care as well as general soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery (including TPLO), dentistry, and emergency care.

We are looking for a qualified CVT with the knowledge and skillset to assist in surgeries, perform anesthetic dental cleanings, take digital x-rays, and provide excellent client education. Ideal candidates are enthusiastic and passionate about their career in helping animals. Candidates should be self-starters, have proper time management skills and the ability to work on their feet for majority of the day.

We are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm and only open on Saturdays from 8:00am to 1:00pm. We are closed on Sundays! We do have a boarding facility and we rotate weekend duties taking care of the dogs and cats staying with us.

Benefits include medical insurance (full time employees only), discounted veterinary care for personal pets, paid vacation leave, a uniform allowance and a CE allowance. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume!

Sep 27, 2018

Amigo Animal Clinic Seeking Experienced Veterinary Technician

Do you like to work in a fast-paced environment while having fun? Do you want to work for a company with state of the art diagnostics? Do you want to work for a company that can take care of their furry patients from the beginning to end of their lives? Then Amigo Animal Clinic may have a job for you!

Amigo Animal Clinic is now hiring for a compassionate Certified Veterinary Technician or Experienced Technician for our mixed animal clinic. We see cats, dogs, horses and all farm animals.

 

Email your resume and cover letter to Meagan at amigovetmeagan@yahoo.com to see if you may be a good addition to our family!

 

Responsibilities and Duties

Some job duties include: assisting with appointments, surgeries and dental surgeries, assisting with spinal/orthopedic surgeries, taking radiographs, running lab work and so much more. We are a positive, upbeat company with room to grow!

 

Qualifications and Skills

You must have current and valid Driver's License, clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work. We would like positive self-starters to apply.

 

Benefits

Hourly wage depends on experience. We offer great benefits including: Production bonus, employee discounts, health insurance, uniforms and PTO all on top of hourly wage!

Job Type: Full-time

Sep 13, 2018

Monument Vet Clinic is seeking a qualified and experienced Veterinary Technician

Monument Vet Clinic is seeking a qualified and experienced Veterinary Technician.  We are a busy, small animal veterinary practice offering in-house laboratory, surgery, immunizations, radiographs, laser therapy, and pharmacy. We are open Monday-Friday 7:30am to 5:30/6:30pm, with no weekend or holiday hours. We offer a competitive hourly pay rate based on expertise, benefits for full time employees, and veterinary services at a reduced cost.

Our culture is one of high standards, and professional dedication with the goal to provide the highest quality medical care possible to our patients with the utmost compassion.  

This position requires an individual who is mature and compassionate. The position also requires fantastic communication skills, the ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, a strong work ethic, and a well-rounded technical skillset . The ideal candidate should be team oriented, with the ability to work respectfully and with integrity at all times. Qualified candidates will also possess the ability to receive, utilize and grow from constructive criticism. Seeking candidates with at least 2 year's experience working in a small animal environment as a veterinary technician.

The position provides support for all clinic staff to include veterinary technicians and veterinarian(s) on duty, and requires the ability to work well both under supervision and autonomously. Experience with Cornerstone veterinary management software preferred.

Skill Requirements may include but are not limited to-

Technician

  • Patient triage, obtaining vital signs, patient history reporting, restraint, proper performance and patient positioning for radiographs, perform laboratory procedures

  • Assisting with janitorial duties- laundry, examination rooms, surgical suite, kennel area, general facility, cleaning of surgical instruments, setting up for procedures

  • Anesthetic monitoring and surgical assistance

  • Proficient in basic technical skills including restraint, venipuncture, drug calculations, anesthesia monitoring, critical care monitoring as well as office duties.

  • Knowledge of general medical procedures and the proper care of equipment and instrumentation including cleaning, storage, and sterilization with autoclave.

  • Exceptional customer service and time management skills

  • Scheduling and managing appointments (preventative, medical, surgical, etc.)

  • Greeting and welcoming clients and patients to the practice, providing practice information in person, by phone or email

  • Professional phone etiquette- receiving and addressing client inquires, answering and processing multiple phone lines

  • Processing invoicing and payments, handling cash and credit card transactions

  • Multi-tasking, attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure

  • Managing patient records and medication refills accordingly

  • Exceptional communication with staff and clients, regarding patient status updates, estimates, invoices; to include both phone, written communication and documentation

  • Must have the ability to handle physical demands such as being able to stand for long periods of time, ability to lift and move up to 50lbs, occasional kneeling, crouching, stooping, and climbing

  • Utilizing Cornerstone software for all client/patient and schedule management and documentation

Sep 13, 2018

Monument Vet Clinic is seeking a qualified and experienced Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Monument Vet Clinic is seeking a qualified and experienced Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist (25-35hrs weekly, part time position).  We are a busy, small animal veterinary practice offering in-house laboratory, surgery, radiographs, immunizations, laser therapy, and pharmacy, and are open Monday-Friday 7:30am to 5:30/6:30pm, with no weekend or holiday hours. We offer a competitive hourly pay rate based on expertise, and benefits for full time employees.

Our culture is one of high standards, and professional dedication with the goal to provide the highest quality medical care possible to our patients with the utmost compassion.  

This position requires an individual who is mature and compassionate. The position requires fantastic communication skills, the ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, a strong work ethic, and a well-rounded technical skillset . The ideal candidate should be team oriented, with the ability to work respectfully and with integrity at all times. Qualified candidates will also possess the ability to receive, utilize and grow from constructive criticism. Seeking candidates with at least one year's experience working in a small animal environment.

The position provides support for veterinary technicians and the veterinarian(s) on duty, and requires the ability to work well both under supervision and autonomously. Experience with Cornerstone veterinary management software preferred.

Skill Requirements may include but are not limited to-

Assistant

  • Patient triage, obtaining vital signs, patient history reporting, restraint, radiograph assisting, perform laboratory procedures

  • Assisting with janitorial duties- laundry, examination rooms, surgical suite, kennel area, general facility, cleaning of surgical instruments, setting up for procedures

  • Anesthetic monitoring (after appropriate training)

Receptionist

  • Exceptional customer service and time management skills

  • Scheduling and managing appointments (preventative, medical, surgical, etc.)

  • Greeting and welcoming clients and patients to the practice, providing practice information in person, by phone or email

  • Professional phone etiquette- receiving and addressing client inquires, answering and processing multiple phone lines

  • Processing invoicing and payments, handling cash and credit card transactions

  • Multi-tasking, attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure

  • Managing patient records and medication refills accordingly

  • Exceptional communication with staff and clients, regarding patient status updates, estimates, invoices; to include both phone, written communication and documentation

  • Must have the ability to handle physical demands such as being able to stand for long periods of time, ability to lift and move up to 50lbs, occasional kneeling, crouching, stooping, and climbing

  • Utilizing Cornerstone software for all client/patient and schedule management and documentation

Jul 26, 2018

Clearview Animal Hospital seeks PT - Veterinary Technician

Clearview Animal Hospital, an independently owned single-doctor small animal practice, is searching for a part-time Veterinary Technician with well-developed technical and communication skills. We strive to provide attentive and personalized medical and wellness services to the pets in our care.

Veterinary technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry. A CVT qualification is preferred, but experienced candidates without certification may also be considered.

Veterinary technicians should be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, use multiple radiology techniques, monitor animals under anesthesia and in recovery, assist in surgery, and perform dental procedures. Technicians must also deliver compassionate nursing care and effectively communicate with clients.

We are looking for someone to work a regular schedule of mostly weekdays; availability for occasional Saturday morning shifts is required. Salary is based on qualifications and experience. Compensation also includes employee discounts, paid time off, and continuing education opportunities.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email. NO phone calls please.

Jul 26, 2018

East Springs AH - Veterinary Technician

We are a busy, 5 doctor, AAHA accredited practice looking to add a new technician to our staff working approximately 30 - 35 hours per week. A positive, dependable team member with experience is required, certification is preferred. We value efficiency, compassion, and attention to detail. Our technicians are highly utilized to perform technical duties and client interactions. Tasks will include assistance with outpatient, reproduction, dentistry, surgery and orthopedics, endoscopy and laparoscopic procedures.

Wage depends on experience.

Benefits: Health insurance, discounted veterinary services, paid time off, bonuses dependent on quarterly goals, and uniform and continuing education assistance.

Jul 19, 2019

Centennial Animal Hospital is seeking a part time veterinary assistant

Centennial Animal Hospital is seeking a part time veterinary assistant.  The perfect candidate for the position is an upbeat, organized, sharp minded, detail oriented team player.  The person must like a busy office where patient relationships and good customer service are valued. Must be able to multitask, standing for long periods of time, a fast paced and mentally stimulating day!

  • The position will require bathing/drying dogs/cats in our grooming department.

  • This position will have kennel/boarding duties as well as assisting technicians in the back.

  • The position will require receptionist duties and working in the front office.

  • Answer clinic telephones and provide information on services available, fees for the services as well as information on vaccine and surgical protocols.

  • Telephone and email inquiries are responded to in a timely, accurate and professional manner.

  • Schedule appointments for surgery, wellness, vaccination and post-op surgical visits.  Contact clients, verifying date and time of surgery appointment; reiterate pre-surgical instructions.

  • Checking in and out patients in an efficient manner; paperwork is legible and accurate.

  • Fee’s that are collected are accurately and change is correct Cash drawer balances daily.

  • Assisting technicians with surgery and appointments, surgical release, estimates and history forms are filled out and signed by the clients correctly.

  • Animals are appropriately checked in prior to appointment, brought back to the treatment area, weighed, vaccines prepared and assist the medical staff with appointment – information is recorded accurately and legibly.

  • Comfortable and experienced in handling cats and dogs of all sizes and temperaments.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma

  • One year experience in a customer service or assistant position preferred but not required.

  • Requires above average clerical skills, including legible handwriting, spelling and grammar as well as strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

Critical Demands:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality is an essential function of this position

  • We are open Monday – Friday 7am – 7pm, Saturdays 7:30am until 12:30pm

  • The person must be able to lift and carry, pull or push 40 pounds.

  • There is daily contact with all clinic personnel and a great deal of interaction with the public.

  • This position endures frequent interruptions and requires flexibility and can be a very fast-paced environment.  The ability to prioritize the workload and complete tasks accordingly.

  • This positional requires repetitive motion involving bathing, cleaning, answering phones, data entry.

  • Good hearing and vision are necessary as well as the ability to talk loudly to project over sometimes very noisy animals.

  • The assistant will handle a high volume of telephone calls, customers, and animals.  While working closely with other technicians, assistants and doctors to provide complete personalized care to each patient.


If this sounds like a perfect fit for your personality, please submit a resume to centennialpets@gmail.com

Jun 01, 2019

Tender Care is Hiring Veterinary Technicians

Tender Care Veterinary Center is hiring for Veterinary Technicians!  If you are a past graduate, or a student with experience working in a veterinary technician position, please apply today so we can review your qualifications. Evenings, weekends, and on call will be required - compensation and benefits are competitive for this position! There is an immediate opening, apply today so you don't miss out!  Email resume and cover letter to Terryn at tcvetcenter@gmail.com, or apply in person.

Jun 01, 2019

Tender Care Veterinary Center is hiring for part-time kennel assistants

Tender Care Veterinary Center is hiring for part-time kennel assistants!  If you are looking to get ground-level experience in a dynamic and busy veterinary hospital, are hard working and reliable, and willing to clean, clean, clean, to keep our crew supported and hospital running smoothly, please apply! Our proven kennel assistants are first in line to interview for veterinary assistant when positions come available. Evening and weekend availability is required. Email resume and cover letter to Terryn at tcvetcenter@gmail.com, or apply in person.

Jun 01, 2019

Tender Care Veterinary Center - Hiring Receptionists

Tender Care Veterinary Center is hiring part-time receptionists!  If you have solid customer service experience and would like to be part of a dynamic and energetic team serving on the front line of our hospital, then we want you to apply. Weekend and evening availability is required.  Opening is immediate, hurry in to be considered for this opening!  Email cover letter and resume Attention to Terryn at tcvetcenter@gmail.com, or apply in person.

Jun 01, 2018

Veterinary Technician - Divide, Colorado

Are you a Veterinary Technician with excellent clinical skills?  Does the idea of working for a state-of-the-art practice with an exceptional team appeal to you?   A thriving practice in the Divide, CO area has an incredible opportunity for a Veterinary Technician. This passionate group of professionals has built something very special and provides top-notch care to their patients. Be part of a team who LOVES going to work each day! 

 

The ideal candidate will have the following: 

 

***Solid clinical skills 

***A positive attitude and willingness to jump in wherever needed

***Ability to work 4 weekdays and every other Saturday

 

Apply today at https://dvmelite.recruitpro.com/jobs/12589.html or email Heidi.j@dvmelite.com for more information.  

Jan 17, 2018

Calhan Veterinary Clinic is looking for a credentialed veterinary technician!

  • F/T or P/T hours available
  • We are a progressive mixed-animal practice bordering the eastern plains of Colorado. The beautiful Rocky Mountains are less than an hour away. We are 30 minutes from Colorado Springs with all the amenities of a big city, but none of the hassle!

  • We offer digital dental x-ray, large and small animal digital x-ray, anesthetic monitoring, in-house lab, and more! We value our technicians, and you will have ample opportunity to utilize your skills.

  • We believe strongly in client education and communication. Excellent customer service is paramount, along with great patient care.

  • Calhan is located northeast of Colorado Springs, and offers a lower cost of living than the city.

  • Please contact Dr. Robert DeAngelo: 719-347-2702, or send your resume to: calhanvet@calhanvet.com.

Sep 07, 2017

Very busy 1 Dr practice looking to add to our awesome staff

Very busy 1 Dr practice looking to add to our awesome staff. We have an opening for a FT Veterinary Technician. Certification desirable but not required. Experience is a must. Our team is focused on providing quality medicine and strives to give excellent client and patient care. We are looking for a qualified person with at least 2-3 years clinical experience that can meet the following requirements: I.V catheter placement, urine and blood draws, place endotracheal tube and maintain anesthesia with gas anesthesia machine, monitor and interpret vital signs during anesthesia, prep patients for surgical procedures, take diagnostic digital radiographs, restrain both dogs and cats, run routine in-house lab samples --blood, urine, fecals (experience with Idexx diagnostic equipment a plus), perform dental cleanings and take digital dental x-rays, answering phones and interacting with clients. Some reception duties will be required. If you are a positive-attitude person with great people skills, works well as part of a team, and enjoys being a Veterinary Technician, we would love to meet you. We offer a competitive hourly wage with a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, IRA plan, potential for weekly bonus’s and vacation/holiday pay. Interested candidates please apply by e-mail. Send a cover letter and resume to ffah80917@yahoo.com

Jul 22, 2017

Centennial Animal Hospital is Seeking a Certified Veterinary Tech

Centennial Animal Hospital is interested in working with an experienced certified veterinary technician who share our purpose and core values. We are a family owned general practice focusing on complete personalized care for pets.  If you would like to fully utilize your skills in the areas of anesthetic induction, surgical monitoring, surgical assisting, orthopedic assisting, surgical recovery, dentistry, dental radiology, patient care, laboratory work, digital radiology, client education and communication. Our clinic is spacious and modern, with digital radiology and digital dental radiology, anesthetic monitoring machines, IV infusion pumps, dental machine with fiber optics, in-house analyzers, and we use Avimark Veterinary software.  Your skills are put to use in the highest quality medicine in a collaborative environment, focusing on what's best for the patient in a way that puts both owners and patients at ease.

Our purpose: To serve and advocate for pets with gold standard veterinary medicine as it is our joy to care for animals entrusted to us.

This position is full time and this person must be able to work a variety of shifts. (Scheduled 35-38 hours/week). Our shifts are 7 am to 6 pm on weekdays, and 8 am to 12 pm on Saturdays. Occasional help with boarding patients is expected.  We are looking for candidates who can reliably work the same shifts every week, but be flexible enough to cover for time off requests, sick days, including weekends etc. As part of our animal care staff you will work in a productive atmosphere while working closely with talented doctors and staff.

A current Colorado State Veterinary Technician License is required for this position. New graduates of accredited veterinary technology programs who have taken and passed the VTNE, whom are waiting for their license to become active, are also welcome and encouraged to apply. Experienced licensed technicians, and those with Advanced Credentials, are also encouraged to apply, visit our practice, and share your skills with us.

If you are looking for a position where your veterinary technology skills will be appreciated, respected, and valued, submit your cover letter and resume in a response to this ad posting. While skills and experience are required, we are looking for an individual who is a strong team player and with a positive attitude. We offer a competitive wage, paid time off, insurance, pet benefits and more.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Successful candidates should:

  • Be a licensed or certified veterinary technician

  • Be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Assist in appointments, care for hospitalized patients, collect samples, administer medications, and be involved in completing daily tasks

  • Have a strong work ethic and be willing to work flexibly with our staff and clientele

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision

  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience

  • Generous employee discounts on the goods and services we sell

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Veterinary Technician: 3 years

Required license or certification:

  • Certified/licensed veterinary technician

If you are looking for a place to plant your roots, and grow in the best patient care for years to come, this opportunity is for you! Please submit a cover letter that details how your qualifications would contribute to our team, along with a detailed resume with dates of previous experience, duties, and hourly wage. You may also drop off the cover letter and resume personally at our hospital. 6870 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919.

DO NOT CALL as we need to be focusing on clients and patients. We will discard any resumes with inquiries by phone. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for the next step of filling out a detailed job application, phone, or in person interview. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing your cover letter and resume!

Oct 01, 2017

Veterinary Associates in Pueblo - Veterinary Technician Wanted

Veterinary Associates is a progressive five doctor small animal exclusive veterinary hospital undergoing exciting expansion and renovation. Our hospital is currently seeking an enthusiastic certified veterinary technician to help serve our excellent clientele. At Veterinary Associates, we are committed to offering the best veterinary medical care available and are proud to have the first full time internal medicine specialist in Pueblo.

As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to work alongside doctors committed to practicing progressive, high quality medicine with state of the art equipment and supplies to better serve our patients such as digital radiography, digital dental radiography, endoscopy, ultrasound, laser surgery unit, electrocautery, intravenous fluid pumps, syringe pumps, in house laboratory equipment, blood products, a pharmacy and drug inventory stocked with everything requested by our Internist and much more.

 

We offer an extremely generous compensation package with paid vacation, dues, health insurance if needed, continuing education and uniform allowance, attractive benefits for employee animals, and more.

 

Veterinary Associates is owned by a husband and wife team and is committed to remaining a family oriented business with a healthy, enjoyable atmosphere for our patients, clientele, and most importantly our staff. We have a passion for veterinary medicine and the clientele we serve. We enjoy what we do. Some would consider it work – we have fun. A positive attitude, the ability to play well in the sandbox, and get along with others are all absolute requirements. If you are a like-minded individual, we hope you will consider joining our team. All inquiries will remain confidential. Please submit resumes with cover letter to Blandryvet@gmail.com

 

Or to:

Veterinary Associates

651 S. Pueblo Blvd.

Pueblo, CO, 81005

May 31, 2017

Happy Cats Haven - Cat Care Manager

Cat Care Manager

 

Are you an animal lover with a special fondness for cats? Do you want to put your medical skills into action, saving abandoned pets and give them a second chance with new families?

 

Happy Cats Haven is a small shelter with big dreams. We focus on feline-friendly care, with an emphasis on low stress handling and the specific needs of cats. We are a dynamic team comprised of passionate staff and volunteers who want to make life better for the cats in our care and the people in our community.

 

Job Description Summary: 

Our Cat Care Manager position is responsible for the health and hygiene of our cats. You will manage their medical needs, including daily assessment, exams, scheduling spays/neuters, veterinarian liaison for scheduling and records management, along with daily cleaning and maintenance of shelter and supervision of volunteers. You will be able to use your passion for animals to make their stay with us as stress-free as possible until they go home. This position is central to all that we accomplish.

 

Employment Type: Full-Time

 

Preferred Education/Training:  High school diploma or equivalent. Veterinary Assistant or Technician certification or experience preferred. Experience handling cats required; low-stress handling preferred.

 

What sets us apart?

Happy Cats is a kind and gentle shelter where homeless cats have all the time they need to reveal their true personalities and make that perfect match with their forever families.

  

Job duties

The Cat Care Manager will be responsible for the following, among other duties:

  • Works closely with veterinarian partners to schedule appointments, provide health care and maintain records

  • Supervises or performs all intakes, including exams, vaccinations, deworming etc.

  • Maintains cleanliness of shelter with daily cleaning/laundry of all areas and supervision of volunteer cleaners

  • Assesses all cats in care daily for health, behavior and adoptability, making recommendations for improvements in all areas

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all staff, board and volunteers

  • Provides good communication of medical issues with weekly updates to staff and director

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Salary & Benefits:

 

This position starts at $11/hour and comes with 40 paid leave hours plus five days paid vacation.

Oct 01, 2017

Animal Hospital of Telluride - Full-Time Veterinary Technicians

Animal Hospital of Telluride is seeking two experienced full time veterinary technicians. Our new facility boasts state of the art equipment, top doctors, and the only 24-hour emergency care in the area. We offer a broad range of services including high quality veterinary diagnostic care, wellness care, surgery, dentistry, laser therapy, and ultrasound.

Technician candidates must be friendly, outgoing, and detail-oriented. Must have knowledge of surgery, dentistry, blood draws, catheters, and other procedures. Must be able to restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, use multiple radiology techniques, as well as administer and monitor animals under anesthesia.

Qualified candidates must be reliable, motivated, positive, and able to keep up with our fast-paced environment.

Live the dream and move to Telluride.

Contact - animalhospitaloftelluride@gmail.com

Aug 21, 2016

Banfield Pet Hospitals - Credentialed Veterinary Technicians Needed

The Banfield Hospitals in Castle Rock and Monument are looking for Credentialed Veterinary Technicians to join their teams! These practices process typical small animal appointments as well as surgeries and laboratory work. Veterinary Technicians should be motivated to utilitze their expertise for a variety of medical procedures.

If you are interested, the best way to learn more is to visit the Banfield Hospital to learn more.

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