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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 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

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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Our Veterinary Assistants work closely with our surgeons, interns, Licensed Veterinary Technicians, and Client Patient Service Coordinators to provide optimal care for our patients. We are looking for Veterinary Assistants to assist in setting up Operating Rooms, transporting instruments and equipment to and from the Operating Rooms and assist with taking radiographs for our surgical patients. Veterinary Assistants maintain the cleanliness of the Prep and Operating Rooms and Radiology, and will also help with sterile instrument processing and obtain Ethylene Oxide Operator Certification.

Requirements: Applicants should have a minimum of one year of experience in a veterinary setting with patient restraint and husbandry, have a strong desire to work in a surgery setting, be able to walk and stand for extended periods and lift and carry 50 lbs. CVA certification preferred. Applicants must be able to work on Saturdays.

 

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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 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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Would you like to take your career to the next level? Are you interested in becoming a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Surgery or Anesthesia? GCVS can help you grow your career.

We are accepting applications from LVTs or recent graduates from veterinary technology programs for a full time Operating Room Technician. This position works a 5 day work week with 8 hour shifts and a 1 hour lunch break. Shifts will be from 2pm-11pm Monday-Friday each week. Must be able to work evening shifts. Our Operating Room Technicians are responsible for 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.

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

Qualifications and Skills

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.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide restraint of pets for examination and treatment by veterinarians. Prepare medications (both injections and dispensed medications) for both outpatients and inpatients.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork associated with surgical procedures.
  • Calculate drug dosages.
  • Log out and administer controlled substances.
  • Pulling all packs and equipment needed for surgical procedures and setting up the O.R.
  • Induce, maintain and monitor anesthesia; prepare patients for surgery; circulate in the operating rooms; scrubbing in to drape off patient, set up instrumentation and assist surgeon during surgical procedures; administer I.V. fluids; provide supportive therapy to patients in surgery, recovery and post-operatively.
  • Take dictation from the surgeon at the end of the surgical procedure in order to record the surgery report and post-operative treatments.
  • Cleaning up the O.R after a procedure has been completed so it is ready for the next case to come in.
  • Help the doctors treat patients; assisting in medical or minor surgical procedures such as irrigating wounds, implant removals, medicating and bandaging.
  • Collecting blood and urine samples for laboratory analysis and submitting samples to the Lab.
  • Accurately recording all surgical procedures, diagnostics and treatments in patients chart and circling all associated service codes for invoicing.
  • Maintain anesthesia machines and monitors.
  • Access digital radiographs utilizing e-film software.
  • Operate stationary and mobile digital radiography units.
  • Perform daily and weekly cleaning duties.

Benefits

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.

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Client Service

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is looking for a dynamic individual to join our client service team to cover the night intake desk, Monday – Thursday 8pm-6am.  The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, compassionate, and very organized.  Due to our high caseload of nighttime emergencies, the candidate should also be able to be calm in emergency situations and have strong communication skills.  This position will regularly interact directly with clients and our emergency veterinary staff.  The front desk is the primary point of contact for all hospital visitors and serves as the face of GCVS.  The Client Service Specialist must be able to work in a team environment, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and be adaptable to quickly changing situations.

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 an excellent benefits package, and competitive salary directly related to 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). The ability to work 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.

 

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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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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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