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Employees at PetAid Colorado share a passion for helping animals and giving back to the community. Our employees’ efforts make a difference to thousands of animals and people each year.

Eligible employee benefits include medical and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement program, veterinary care, and paid time off. We also offer an employee assistance program and retirement plan with a company match.

PetAid Colorado has a board-approved inclusiveness policy and prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental handicap, military status, veteran status, pregnancy or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.

Current Job Openings:

 

Accounting Specialist

Department: Finance

Office: 191 Yuma Street | Denver, CO

As part of the Finance Department, the Accounting Specialist operates the accounts receivable and accounts payable for PetAid Colorado (PAC) and the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) by performing various accounting activities to help support the mission of the enterprise through financial processing and record keeping.

Duties and Responsibilities:


PetAid Animal Hospital (PAAH)

  • Processes daily sales and manages customer accounts receivable

  • Prepares bank deposits and delivers deposits to bank; acquires change/petty cash when needed

  • Manages accounting errors and refunds in veterinary practice management software, Cornerstone

Accounts Receivable

  • Responsible for processing incoming checks and credit cards, making daily deposits, and copies of checks

  • Files all paid receivables

Accounts Payable

  • Completes vendor invoice check requests, maintaining coding integrity

  • Enters vendor invoices and other check requests into QuickBooks

  • Accumulates paid invoices and prepares printed checks for signature(s)

  • Performs quality control on all payment checks (e.g. check for signature(s), double checks addresses, ensures amounts are correct) and mails out in a timely manner

  • Accurately files paid invoices on a timely basis

  • Reconciles vendor statements and requests missing invoices

  • Reviews all credit card expenditures and files proper documentation

Other Duties

  • Processes month-end dues reports

  • Assists in preparing for audits, financial reviews, and creation of annual budgets

  • Performs a variety of financial assignments and projects

Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in Accounting or similar field required with a minimum three to five years’ work experience in the accounting field with non-profit work experience a plus

  • Reliable transportation is required for daily bank runs

  • Advanced skills with accounting software; QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Nonprofit preferred

  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office applications; proficient skills in Excel required

  • Must be highly organized with the ability to meet deadlines, work in a fast-paced high-output environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Exceptional skills in oral and written communication and interpersonal relations

  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information with discretion

  • Positive attitude and team player; ability to display enthusiasm, competence and professionalism

  • Occasional night and weekend work for events, is required

 Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources at melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE M/F/D/V/G E-verify Employer

Signing Bonus - Associate Veterinarian

Department: Hospital

Office: Denver, CO

Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

PetAid Animal Hospital, a program of PetAid Colorado, is adding a full-time associate veterinarian. We are an AAHA accredited, not-for-profit, high volume hospital whose mission is to provide high quality, subsidized veterinary care to financially challenged owners.  

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform thorough physical examinations and develop appropriate diagnostic and treatment plans for healthy, sick, or injured patients using the SOAP protocol

  • Perform spay/neuter surgeries and preventive medicine

  • Perform other surgical procedures as needed, as long as they remain within capabilities

  • Formulate cost-effective diagnostic/therapeutic plans

  • Maintain complete and accurate medical records, per AAHA standards, including all patient updates, colleague notes, and client communications

  • Teach and supervise externs and interns

  • Oversee the monitoring of anesthetic procedures

  • Implement appropriate pain management to ensure patient comfort

  • Advocate for the well-being of animals, reporting abuse/cruelty when suspected

  • Effectively counsel clients concerning: patient status, fees, treatment options and associated risks, home care, and follow-up

  • Appropriately follow up with clients in a timely manner

  • Use all drugs responsibly and accurately, including controlled drugs and associated logs

  • Stay current in the veterinary profession by utilizing professional literature and attending local, state, and/or national continuing education meetings

  • Enter charges into the database and check fees per hospital protocols

  • Follow hospital safety guidelines in compliance with OSHA standards

  • Ensure safety of the medical/surgical team by promoting a high standard of aseptic surgical techniques

  • Use and support safe and appropriate patient restraint, restraint devices, and/or sedation for patient, staff, and client safety

Hospital hours are Monday – Friday (no weekends), 7:00AM–6:00PM, and scheduled hours will be 4 days with rotating day off during the week. PetAid Colorado provides a comprehensive program of benefits including loan forgiveness working for a not-for-profit, medical and dental plans, a retirement plan, uniform allowance, paid time off, up to eight paid holidays, discounted veterinary care for personal pets, basic life insurance, and long term disability. $3000 signing bonus will be paid upon 180 days of employment. Employment must be in good standing

Requirements:

  • D.V.M. degree from an accredited veterinary school and an active Colorado veterinary license

  • Surgical and dental proficiency along with a strong interest to expand these skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially to a diverse range of audience and settings

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment screening. EOE M/F/D/V/G E-verify employer.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please email your cover letter and resume, including salary expectations, to: Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources, melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org

Certified Veterinary Technician

Department: Hospital

Office: Denver, CO

Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

PetAid Animal Hospital, a program of PetAid Colorado, is looking to add two full-time certified veterinary technicians. We are an AAHA accredited, not-for-profit, high volume hospital whose mission is to provide high quality, subsidized veterinary care to financially challenged owners.  

Hospital hours are Monday – Friday (no weekends), 7:00AM–6:00PM, and scheduled hours will be 4 days with a rotating day off during the week. These hours are subject to change due to the volume of business and therefore some overtime may be required. PetAid Colorado provides a comprehensive program of benefits including medical and dental plans, a retirement plan, and uniform allowance, paid time off, up to eight paid holidays, discounted veterinary care for personal pets, basic life insurance, and long term disability. 

Requirements

  • Combination of education at a two-year College or technical school and 1 to 2 years of experience is preferred. Will consider an exceptional recent graduate with less experience.

  • Bi-lingual a plus (Spanish / English speaking)

  • Certification in Veterinary Technician or pending certification required.

  • Ability to prove that you’re highly motivated; have a positive attitude, compassion, and a commitment to great customer service as well as the ability to carry a high level of responsibility.  

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment screening. EOE M/F/D/V/G  E-verify employer.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please email your cover letter, resume, including salary expectations, to the address below
Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources / melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org 

Part-time Veterinary Technician

Department: Hospital

Office: Denver, CO

Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

PetAid Animal Hospital, a program of PetAid Colorado, is looking for a part-time veterinary technician to serve our patients and their owners. We are an AAHA accredited, non-profit, high volume hospital whose mission is to provide high quality, subsidized veterinary care to financially challenged owners.  

Hospital hours are Monday – Friday (no weekends), 7:00AM–6:00PM. This part-time position will work anywhere from 30-39 hours per week and is eligible for benefits at 75% of the employer contribution. Benefits include medical and dental plans, a retirement plan, and uniform allowance, paid time off, up to eight paid holidays, discounted veterinary care for personal pets, basic life insurance, and long term disability.

Requirements

  • A degree from a two-year college or technical school and one year of experience are preferred, but new graduates or candidates with only on-the-job training will be considered

  • Ability to prove that you're highly motivated, have a positive attitude, compassion, and a commitment to great customer service as well as the ability to carry a high level of responsibility

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment screening. EOE M/F/D/V/G  E-verify employer.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please email your cover letter and resume to Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources, at melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org.