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Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS) is looking for a qualified Hospitalist to join our team of emergency doctors and specialists to assist in providing excellent in-house patient care. The hospitalist will work closely with the emergency doctor team, assisting in the intake and management of hospitalized patients and facilitating transfers to the appropriate specialty service as needed. The hospitalistswill be responsible for managing hospitalized emergency patients, creating and recommending treatment plans, maintaining and updating medical records and communicating with clients. The hospitalist will communicate with specialists and facilitate transfers to specialty services as needed.

Hospitalist responsibilities:

Hospitalist will engage in full-time attendance during their scheduled shift to receiving transfers from the emergency veterinarians that require hospitalization. Patients may be transferred the same day to specialists or the following day. Patients may also be discharged by hospitalist on the following day.

Hospitalist will receive minor follow up appointments that come through as “same day emergencies” as well as low acuity same-day emergencies. These will be the “fast track” emergencies.

The Hospitalist may also receive minor follow up appointments that come through as “same day emergencies” as well as low acuity same-day emergencies.

Provide Excellent patient care

Create and recommend treatment plans

Update patient information in medical records with the latest findings and treatments

Order diagnostic tests for health care staff to administer

Review and interpret test results

Prescribe pharmaceuticals based on diagnostic results and physical exam findings

Respond to questions from patient owners regarding their care and well-being

Discuss patient lab results with owners

Work with both emergency doctors as well as specialists to provide optimal patient care

Provide timely discharge summaries (24 hours) to referring veterinarians and provide referring DVM updates

Attend daily rounds

Requirements:

DVM or VMD licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Texas

Active DEA license

Minimum of 5 years of practice experience

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

This 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.

 

 

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Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS) is currently seeking part-time small animal emergency veterinarians to join its growing emergency service! Overnight and daytime scheduling is available. The well-established emergency service is located in a brand new 56,000 sq ft facility. 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 our Human Resources department (HRDepartment@gcvs.com) with “GCVS Emergency Doctor Candidate – Part-time” in the subject line.

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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 56,000 sq ft facility. 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 our Human Resources department (HRDepartment@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

It is the responsibility of the Surgery Pack and Scrub (P&S) Assistant to give attention to detail and quality control when handling surgical instrumentation in order to provide GCVS patients with sterile equipment for surgical procedures. This position requires flexibility to assist in many areas as delegated by the supervisors while timely managing the essential responsibilities of the Pack and Scrub room. They are responsible for attention to detail when hand cleaning surgical instrumentation, accuracy in putting together surgical packs, maintaining surgical implant inventory in packs, quality control for proper sterilization, and performing sterilization by autoclave and ethelyne oxide (EO). A P&S assistant must have good communication skills with the supervisors, doctors, ORTs, the Lead ORT, OR VTs, and other P&S assistants, in order to perform the work as delegated and produce quality results. Cleaning and stocking of all common areas is a daily activity that is required to maintain the standard level of care required at GCVS. This position requires a dependable, high energy person who can handle multiple tasks at one time as well as a high stress, fast pace environment.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  This job description is designed to be a summary of job duties and it is not all inclusive. Additional duties may be delegated as required. The job description can be amended at the employer’s discretion if needs in the workplace change.

  • Be able to run autoclave, ETO sterilizer and clean all surgical equipment effectively.
  • Become Key Operator certified for the ETO sterilizer
  • Understand different sterilizer settings and indications
  • Recognize and report equipment problems to the supervisors
  • Maintain surgical laundry
  • Properly disassemble and reassemble surgical instrumentation for cleaning
  • Properly hand clean surgical instrumentation
  • Perform quality control by checking for instrument damage and ensuring no debris are left on instrumentation
  • Ensure packs are wrapped with appropriate materials so that sterility is maintained
  • Inspects pouches and packs for sterility

 

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.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to HRDepartment@gcvs.com.

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Is anesthesia your passion? Our anesthesia team helps improve the quality of care given to the patients of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists and works side by side our anesthesiologists providing advanced anesthesia care throughout our hospital. Anesthesia technicians must hold a valid Licensed Veterinary Technician designation in Texas before the end of the introductory period.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Provide restraint of pets for examination and treatment by veterinarians.
    • Prepare medications for inpatients.
    • Complete all necessary paperwork associated with anesthetic procedures.
    • Calculate drug dosages.
    • Log out and administer controlled substances.
    • Induce, maintain and monitor anesthesia; prepare patients for surgery and anesthetic procedures; circulate in the operating rooms or other procedure suites to assist with anesthetic troubleshooting; administer I.V. fluids; provide supportive therapy to patients in anesthetic/sedation/surgical procedures, and the recovery period and post-anesthesia/sedation.
    • Coordinate with the anesthesiologist(s), attending doctor and technical staff for anesthetic/sedation plans, administration and monitoring.
    • Assist in training staff in various departments on anesthetic skills
    • Collecting blood and urine samples for laboratory analysis and submitting samples to the in house Lab.
    • Accurately recording all procedures, diagnostics and treatments in patients chart and circling all associated service codes for invoicing.
    • Maintain and troubleshoot anesthesia machines and monitors.
    • Access digital radiographs utilizing e-film software.
    • Assist personnel in keeping patients clean and dry at all times
    • Assist PCT and CPCs/CSTs when necessary.
    • Perform daily and weekly cleaning duties.
    • Perform on call duties as directed

 

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.  If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to HRDepartment@gcvs.com.

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Gulf Coast Veterinary Neurology + Neurosurgery is uniquely equipped to treat a wide range of neurologic disorders and performing neurosurgeries. With advanced Imaging (MRI & CT) we are able to help our clients find the best solutions for making their pets comfortable again.

 

Our small team is accepting applications from LVTs or recent technician program graduates for full time Operating Room Technician positions. Our Operating Room Technicians work very closing together as a team and 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 or MRIs with the assistance of pulse oximetry, ECG, capnography, Doppler blood pressure, and perform sterile assisting duties.

 

If you are energetic, enthusiastic and really enjoy anesthesia and surgery – please apply today, we would love to have you join the Neuro team.

 

Requirements:
Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and must obtain their LVT status within one year of employment. Out of state license transfers must be completed with 6 months.  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. Must be able to work Monday through Friday with weekends and periodic on-call duties.  If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to HRDepartment@gcvs.com 

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Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS) is currently seeking part-time veterinary technicians. Overnight and daytime scheduling is available.

GCVS has over 50 veterinarians and veterinary specialists across fourteen specialty practices including Surgery and Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Critical Care, Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Rehabilitation and Fitness, Sports Medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Allergy, Avian and Exotics, Cardiology, and Anesthesia & Pain Management.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated with excellent multi-tasking skills and can contribute to our high standard of patient care and client service. The candidate must have a passion for veterinary medicine, a strong initiative to learn, and strive to perform at their highest level possible.

Please direct all inquiries to our Human Resources department (HRDepartment@gcvs.com).

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If you are outgoing, love animals, enjoy working with people, and are seeking a fast-paced work environment that capitalize on your multi-tasking technical skills, then this position with Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists may be the right job for you!

We are seeking full-time employees to work as the doctor’s right-hand while relaying information to our clients and staff.  The Ophthalmology technicians are responsible for organizing the daily activities of the doctor during appointments and while in surgery. They 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 catheter placement, anesthetic monitoring, restraint.  Employees will be trained by experienced staff and technicians to perform preliminary ophthalmic tests (tear film assessment, application of corneal stains, tonometry), advanced ophthalmic diagnostics (electroretinography, ocular/orbital ultrasonography), and ophthalmology-specific surgical assistance.

Requirements: LVT required.  New graduates welcome. Individuals with ophthalmology experience preferred.

Benefits include health insurance, 401k matching, 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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This position provides an exciting career opportunity helping small animals recover from injury and surgery for return to maximal function.  Additionally, we treat animals with arthritis, obesity, and chronic conditions to improve quality of life.  We work with elite world-class athletes, champion couch potatoes and everything in between.  Our Rehabilitation facility was one of the first to open in the United States and continues to be recognized as a leader in the field.

The employee filling this position will provide Rehabilitation treatments, working both in an independent fashion and as part of a team.  Our state-of –the-art facility includes equipment that mirrors and rivals that found in human Physical Therapy clinics, including 2 underwater treadmills, therapeutic LASER, therapeutic ultrasound, electrical stimulation, exercise equipment, etc.  We work closely with other practices at GCVS, including surgery and neurology, as well as referring Veterinarians outside of GCVS.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Consistently demonstrate the ability to:

  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions for treatment plans and interventions
  • Document client communication, treatments, and patient responses in the medical record using correct medical terminology
  • Utilize proper methods of animal handling, training and restraint
  • Monitor patients receiving treatments for any adverse or unusual reactions, bringing any issues to the attention of the supervising therapist
  • Communicate with clients in a professional manner through verbal and written media
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including coworkers and clients
  • Use cleaning materials and equipment with skill and efficiency
  • Assist in maintenance and basic repairs of Rehabilitation equipment
  • Perform moderately heavy physical labor – ability to walk and stand for extended periods. Ability to carry patients weighing 50 pounds and assist those greater than 50 pounds.
  • Provide husbandry care as needed

Previous experience working with small animals in the Veterinary setting is required.  Strong preference will be given to candidates with their Veterinary Technician license (LVT).

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • 401K plan (with employer match)
  • Health, dental, life, and short and long term disability insurance
  • Pet care discounts
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
  • Uniform allowance
  • Continuing education and professional dues (licensed personnel only)

 

Salary is competitive and directly related to experience.

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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. Candidates must be flexible and willing to work weekends and holidays. We are looking for a veterinary technician with previous experience in running in-house lab work on Idexx and Abaxis machines, sending outside lab work, and performing manual lab work (platelet count, manuel diff., ua, pcv, ect.).  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. This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and preferably at least 2 years working in a veterinary clinic.

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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 veterinary technician for our Emergency and Critical Care department.

Candidates must be flexible and willing to work weekends, holidays, and overnights. We are looking for a veterinary technician with previous experience in critical care and emergency. 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 benefits 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. This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and either graduated or attending a AVMA accredited program.

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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 veterinary assistant for our Emergency and Critical Care department. Candidates must be flexible and willing to work weekends, holidays, and overnights. We are looking for a veterinary technician with previous experience in critical care and emergency.  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. This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and preferably at least 2 years working in a veterinary clinic.

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Are you a licensed veterinary technician with the desire to work in one of the best veterinary hospital environments in Houston? Then this may be the job for you!  Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is seeking an experience LVT to join our Diagnostic Imaging department. 

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 currently have an exciting opportunity for the right LVT whose background includes working with sedation and anesthesia administration to pets prior to diagnostic imaging . This is a fulltime position, working with a dynamic team of professionals using state of the art equipment in a hospital environment.  The ideal candidate 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). and a current Texas license as a Veterinary Technician.   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 technician experience is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

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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 advan

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our diagnostic imaging department for a patient care assistant to fill a 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 and medical record keeping, assisting technicians with imaging procedures, patient care and sedation monitoring and general janitorial duties.

The Diagnostic Imaging department manages the imaging needs of the hospital specific to the modalities of x-ray radiography, ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine and interventional radiology. This position requires some cross training across several of the modalities listed though the primary job description is specific to assisting sonographers in ultrasonography.

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.

Required education: High school or equivalent

Required experience: Two years veterinary

 

 

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Gulf Coast Veterinary Surgery 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 or recent technician program graduates for 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, Doppler blood pressure, and perform sterile assisting duties.

If you are energetic, enthusiastic and really enjoy anesthesia and surgery – please apply today.

Requirements:
Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and must obtain their LVT status within one year of employment. Out of state license transfers must be completed with 6 months.  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. Must be able to work 2 pm – 11 pm Monday through Friday with periodic on-call duties.  If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to HRDepartment@gcvs.com  .

 

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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

Are you interested in joining the GCVS team but unsure which position is right for you?

Please send your resume, credentials, and interests to Brian.Harnish@gcvs.com for consideration.

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