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Doctors

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS) is currently seeking a full-time or part-time small animal emergency veterinarian to join its growing emergency service! Overnight and daytime scheduling is available. The well-established emergency service is located in a brand new 25,000 sq ft facility. GCVS is also in the process of building a state-of-the-art 45,000 sq ft facility projected to open in 4th quarter 2018. GCVS has 60 doctors across fourteen specialty practices including Surgery and Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Critical Care, Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Animal Rehabilitation and Fitness, Sports Medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Allergy, Avian and Exotics, Cardiology and the recently added Anesthesia specialty.

Houston is the 4th largest city in the country with a world renowned medical center, as well as museum, theater, and arts districts. We have a climate that allows outdoor activities year round.  We have professional sports teams, numerous recreational and cultural amenities and exceptional universities, colleges, and public education so you and your family can thrive here.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated with excellent multi-tasking skills and can contribute to our high standard of patient care, client service, and collaboration with specialists and local referring veterinarians. You will have the opportunity to grow professionally with the hospital and build and sustain strong relationships with referring colleagues, clients, and support staff.

The position comes with a competitive salary, health insurance, continuing education allowance, licensure and dues allowance, pet services discounts, and 401k matching. Other available employment benefits include dental, vision, short-term disability, long term disability, and life insurance.

Please direct all inquiries to Ryan Buck ryanb@gcvs.com with GCVS Emergency Doctor Candidate in the subject line or call (713) 693-1111 with any questions about this position.

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Technical Staff

Are you looking for a new and energized work environment that appreciates your eagerness to learn and dedication you have to offer? Do you have an interest in veterinary medicine and enjoy collaborating with a diverse group of colleagues? Then this may be the job for you!

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is a referral only veterinary specialty practice that provides the highest quality, most comprehensive specialized care for companion animals using technologically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment along with a group of dedicated veterinary specialists and staff. We offer services in acupuncture, cardiology, critical care, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, nutrition, and oncology.

We currently have an exciting entry level opportunity in our diagnostic imaging department for a patient care assistant to fill a permanent, full time position in our fast-paced, cutting edge practice. The patient care assistant must be able to work in a team environment, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and be adaptable to quickly changing situations. The main job duties include patient restraint, data entry, assisting technicians, and general janitorial duties.

We offer an excellent benefits package, and competitive salary (dependent upon experience), this position is non-exempt. Our benefit package includes Paid Time Off, Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K Profit Sharing Program, Paid Holidays, Rewards Program, Discounted Pet Services and Supplies, Uniforms, and more.

Requirements: This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent). Ability to work some nights, weekends and holidays is a must. Applicant must be reliable, able to work in a team environment, adaptable to quickly changing situations, and a self-starter. Good patient restraint and a loving disposition with animals is a must. Previous kennel technician experience is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Veterinary: 1 year

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Are you an experienced receptionist looking for a new and energized work environment that appreciates the top notch service and experience you deliver to clients? Then we want to talk to you!

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists provides the highest quality, most comprehensive specialized care for companion animals using technologically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment along with a group of dedicated veterinary specialists and staff in animal rehab & fitness, avian & exotics, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, and soft tissue surgery. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced receptionist to fill a permanent, full time position with our front office team. Our receptionists provide the client with their first impression of our practice, where their family and their pets will be assisted by a friendly, smiling, compassionate staff member. We realize the importance of this first impression and are looking for someone who can show our clients the compassion, attention, and the highest level of client service. We offer an excellent benefits package, salary is dependent upon experience. Our benefit package includes paid time off, health insurance, 401K profit sharing program, paid holidays, rewards program, discounted pet services and supplies, and more.

Applicants must be able to handle multiple phone lines with grace and etiquette, possess good computer skills and knowledge of office equipment, and be organized, personable, quick thinking, and able to function efficiently in a high stress environment. Superior communication skills and excellent client service are paramount. All aspects of this position are performed in full view of the clients so a smiling face is a must. This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and preferably 2 years experience working as a receptionist in a fast paced, multi-doctor medical practice (other client service experience can substitute).

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Gulf Coast Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery is looking for a full time technician to assist our busy service with a board certified veterinary dentist.

The registered veterinary technician is a fundamental asset for the delivery of our multi-faceted services. If you wish to have your skills well utilized and appreciated at every level, a position at Gulf Coast Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery may be an excellent opportunity for you.

Our Veterinary Dental Technicians are responsible for many duties which include, but are not limited to:  dental cleanings and dental radiographs on patients, surgical assistance, anesthesia induction, maintenance and monitoring of anesthesia, surgical preparation of patients, circulating in the operating room to assist the doctor, immediate pre and post operative treatments maintenance of medical, anesthesia and surgery records/logs, , recovery of patients from anesthesia, assisting with appointments, data entry/invoicing. Client services and patient care are top priority.

If you are energetic, enthusiastic, well-organized and really enjoy client education, patient care and anesthesia — come join our team!

Requirements: Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and must have their LVT status or obtain it within two years of employment. Experience and VTS a plus, but VTS not required.

Benefits include: Continuing education; dues to professional associations; 401K plan; uniform allowance; paid holidays. vacation and sick leave; health insurance.

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The GCVS Surgery department is uniquely equipped to treat a wide range of orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, thoracic, and soft-tissue problems. Our orthopedic surgeons are respected leaders in joint replacement and arthroscopic surgical techniques. Our soft-tissue surgeons have developed specialized procedures and protocols for respiratory, hepatic and oncologic conditions, in addition to offering expert reconstructive, thoracic and abdominal surgical techniques. Our goal is to utilize the exceptional skills and expertise of our doctors and the most advanced technology and surgical options to ensure your pet receives extraordinary care.

We are accepting applications from LVTs for permanent full time Operating Room Technician positions. Our Operating Room Technicians are responsible for maintenance of medical, anesthesia, and surgery records/logs, anesthesia induction and maintenance, surgical preparation of patients, circulating in the operating room, scrubbing in to assist during surgical procedures, immediate pre and post-operative treatments and recovery of surgery patients.

Our technicians manage their cases with a variety of pre and post-op medication protocols. They continuously monitor their patients during surgery with the assistance of pulse oximetry, ECG, capnography and Doppler blood pressure.

Requirements: Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and must obtain their LVT status within two years of employment. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

We offer an excellent benefit package: Continuing Education; dues to professional associations; 401K plan; uniform allowance; paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; health insurance, dental/vision insurance, life insurance, as well as long and short term disability.

Salary is competitive and directly related to experience. New graduates welcome.

 

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Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists has the most technologically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment along with a group of dedicated veterinary specialists and staff in 15 areas of specialty medicine. Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is currently hiring for a skilled laboratory technician for our in house lab. Candidates must be flexible and willing to work weekends and holidays. We are looking for a veterinary technician with previous experience with Idexx machines and a strong foundation in laboratory skills. The candidate must have a passion for veterinary medicine, a strong initiative to learn, and strive to perform at their highest level possible. We offer an excellent benefits package; compensation is dependent upon experience. Our benefit package includes Paid Time Off, Health Insurance, 401K Profit Sharing Program, Paid Holidays, Rewards Program, Discounted Pet Services and Supplies, Uniforms, and more.

 

Applicant must be able to work in a team environment as well as independently, handle high stress situations and multi task effectively. Previous technical experience is required as well experience in laboratory procedures. This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and preferably at least 2 years working in a veterinary clinic. 

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Client Service

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is seeking a full-time energetic, proactive, and organized Client Patient Service Coordinators (CPC) for the surgery department with excellent communication skills to join its growing team!

The ideal candidate is someone who has a strong desire to provide the highest quality of care to our clients and patients. If you are outgoing, love animals, enjoy working with people, and strive to work in a fast paced work environment that capitalize on your multi-tasking skills, then this position with Gulf Coast Veterinary Surgery might be the right job for you!

We are seeking full-time employees to work as the doctor’s right-hand, relaying information to our clients and staff while organizing the daily activities of the doctor. The CPCs are also client advocates, ensuring the client needs and concerns are addressed on all levels.

Primary responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting with appointments, client communications, computer/data entry, and routine technical skills: venipuncture, IV and urinary catheter placement, brief anesthetic monitoring, incision care, drain and bandage management, etc.

Requirements: LVT with experience or individuals with higher education (BS or BA) and veterinary experience. Salary is competitive and directly related to experience.

Benefits include health insurance, 401k matching, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, uniform allowance, and deep discounts on pet services and medication. Other available employment benefits include competitive group rates on dental, vision, short-term disability, long term disability, and life insurance.

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Other

Department: Customer Development
Supervisor: VP of Customer Development
FLSA Status: Exempt (not subject to overtime requirements)

 

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Cultivate a positive relationship with the referral community within a given territory by bringing an understanding and respect for all Hospital philosophies. Utilize solution selling, territory management, and business planning capabilities to execute our strategies to maximize sales performance.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Deliver strong results in key sales metrics including number of referrals, breadth of specialties referred, and overall increase in referral business generated.
  • Communicate about Compassion-First Hospitals in a meaningful and relevant way to each individual account. Customize discussions and interactions based on understanding the account’s needs.
  • Meet with key personnel/decision makers to understand their practice structure, business model, key influencers, needs, and business opportunities.
  • Service existing accounts on a rotation basis based on business opportunity and customer engagement within a geographical territory.
  • Develop and execute a call-cycle at the account and veterinarian level that develops our reach/frequency expectations.
  • Successfully launch new product and service offerings.
  • Own the territory. Develop and create strategic opportunities to promote outreach, grow referrals and increase Compassion-First recognition.
  • Build on existing relationships and cultivate new relationships with targeted Hospitals and/or key individuals. Through consultative selling, proactively identify needs and negotiate ways that Compassion-First services and programs will add value to their Hospital/client needs.
  • Enhance relationships within the community through events, office contacts, written communications and other strategic approaches.
  • Research specialty services offered and doctors who provide them at Compassion-First sites. Build competitive specialty hospital knowledge.  Understand how to leverage the Compassion-First advantages.
  • Develop and execute a Territory Business Plan. Submit weekly and monthly plans to the VP of Customer Development.
  • Analyze monthly, quarterly, and yearly revenue reports.
  • Effectively manage funding to drive incremental business while staying within the budget guidelines.
  • Utilize our Customer Relationship Management system to identify evidence based key account growth opportunities.
  • Work together with Director of Client Experience, Marketing Director, and Group President to develop solutions to referring DVM concerns and complaints regarding customer service. Provide timely follow up to referring DVM’s to increase recommendation.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Department to develop and host Continuing Education events, lectures and symposiums, trade shows, etc.
  • Provide historical records by maintaining customer relationship database including recording daily call notes
  • Compile and distribute information packets to communicate the value of Compassion-First hospitals.
  • Promote a positive company image through a clean, professional appearance and respect for customers, clients, and the communities in which Compassion-First does business.
  • Conduct all business activities in an honest, ethical manner.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree or Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Communications or Healthcare preferred.
  • 3-5 years sales experience preferably in animal health or medical device sales desired.
  • Proven track record of creatively finding opportunities or solving problems to drive sales performance.
  • Highly focused and results oriented, able to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues in initial stages.
  • Experience in the Animal Health industry preferred.
  • Adept at working in highly fluid, complex, and ever changing environments.
  • Customer focused professional demeanor and presentation style.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a close team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and produce quality work while making effective decisions.
  • Proficient computer skills including working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint and the ability to use an iPad effectively with each customer.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Employee is required to: sit, stand, walk, talk, see, and hear.
Employee will occasionally lift/push/pull up to 25 pounds.
Ability to travel 80% of time by automobile.
Ability to travel occasionally by air, train, or mass transit.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION REVIEW:

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of the position. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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