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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:

 

Full-time or Part-time Associate Veterinarian

Department: Hospital
Office: Denver, CO
Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

PetAid Animal Hospital, a program of PetAid Colorado, is looking to add a full-time and/or part-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, scheduled hours for the full-time associate would be 4 days with a rotating day off during the week and the part-time hours would be 3 days a week.

Benefits

PetAid Colorado provides a comprehensive program of benefits including loan forgiveness working for a not-for-profit, 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. The part-time position is eligible for benefits at 75% of the employer contribution. 

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 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Veterinary technician performs a wide range of technical, patient care, and laboratory procedures

  • Assists veterinarians during office calls and/or in-patient care

  • Induces anesthesia

  • Assists with dental care procedures and restraints

  • Checks vitals, complete initial history/chief complaint documentation

  • Cares for patients in the isolation ward and follows all veterinary instructions for their care

  • Takes and processes radiographs

  • Veterinary technician prepares patients for surgery and assists veterinarians during

  • Maintains appropriate drug, surgical, and treatment room supplies

  • Calculates drug dosages for anesthetic agents

  • Enters charges into the database and checks fees per hospital protocols

  • Follows hospital safety guidelines in compliance with OSHA standards

  • Cleans and maintains facility

Hospital hours are Monday – Friday (no weekends), 7:00AM–6:00PM, and scheduled hours will be 4/10 hour 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/GE-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

Full-time or Part-time Veterinary Technician

Department: Hospital
Office: Denver, CO
Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

PetAid Animal Hospital, a program of PetAid Colorado, is looking to add part-time and/or full-time veterinary technicians 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.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Veterinary technician performs a wide range of technical, patient care, and laboratory procedures

  • Assist veterinarians during office calls and/or in-patient care

  • Induces anesthesia

  • Assists with dental care procedures and restraints

  • Veterinary technician checks vitals, completes initial history/chief complaint documentation

  • Cares for patients in the isolation ward and follows all veterinary instructions for their care

  • Takes and processes radiographs

  • Prepares patients for surgery and assists veterinarians during

  • Maintains appropriate drug, surgical, and treatment room supplies

  • Calculates drug dosages for anesthetic agents

  • Enters charges into the database and checks fees per hospital protocols

  • Follows hospital safety guidelines in compliance with OSHA standards

  • Cleans and maintains facility

Hospital hours are Monday – Friday (no weekends), 7:00AM–6:00PM, scheduled hours for the full-time technician would be 4 days with a rotating day off during the week and the part-time hours would be 30-39 hours a week.

Benefits

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. The part-time position is eligible for benefits at 75% of the employer contribution. 

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.

Full-time & Part-time Client Service Representatives

Department: Hospital
Office: Denver, CO
Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

PetAid Animal Hospital, a program of PetAid Colorado, is seeking two full-time and one part-time client service representatives. 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

  • Interact with clients in a professional manner at all times

  • Answer the phone with a positive attitude; efficiently handle multiple phone calls

  • Qualify clients for services over the telephone and schedule appointments

  • Verify qualification information and finalize documentation with clients in person

  • Set up client files, prepare charts for upcoming appointments, and file charts appropriately

  • Coordinate financial arrangements with clients, process payment transactions, and document accordingly

  • Listen to clients to ensure accurate understanding of their needs (e.g. purchasing food, picking up a prescription,

  • picking up their companion animal, etc.)

  • Assist with medical file management and storage

  • Anticipate veterinarians’ and/or medical staff’s scheduling needs and/or client/patients’ needs

  • Communicate appointment status to medical staff

  • Set re-checks as required on discharge instructions

  • Educate clients with basic preventive health for their pets

  • Triage calls for medical needs

Hospital hours are Monday – Friday (no weekends), 7:00AM–6:00PM, and scheduled hours for the full-time position will be 4 days with a rotating day off during the week. The part-time position will be up to 30 hours a week.

Benefits

PetAid Colorado provides a comprehensive program of benefits including medical and dental plans, a retirement plan, and paid time off, up to eight paid holidays, discounted veterinary care for personal pets, basic life insurance, and long term disability. The part-time hours are only eligible for the retirement plan and veterinary care for their pet/s. 

Requirements

  • High school graduate or GED with one to two years experience working in an office or customer service position answering multiply phone lines required

  • Knowledge of Cornerstone software a plus

  • Bi-lingual a plus (Spanish / English) 

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

  • The ability to make decisions and achieve results

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and deal with an environment of changing priorities

  • Must have computer experience, including data entry, basic report requests knowledge, Word, and Excel

  • Proficiency with office machinery including fax machine, printer, copier, and credit card machine

  • Must be able to handle cash and give correct change

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, resume, including salary expectations, to the address below.
Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources / melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org