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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:

 

 

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.

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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.