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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: Denver, CO
Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

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 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


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, and salary expectations to Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources / melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org

Full-time and Part-time Client Service Representative

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

 

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

  • 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. 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

 

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 a full-time certified veterinary technician. 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.