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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:

Medical Director

 

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

PetAid Animal Hospital (PAAH), a program of PetAid Colorado, is an AAHA–accredited, not-for-profit, high-volume hospital whose mission is to provide high-quality, subsidized veterinary care to financially challenged owners. The Medical Director reports to the CEO and is responsible for the day-to-day veterinary care caseloads along with other hospital operations, supervision responsibilities, and business working relationships. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Hospital Operations

  • The medical director oversees proper appointment scheduling, assures that client services are provided in a timely and courteous manner, and assures clients receive necessary and educational information concerning hospital policies, procedures, and proper pet care.

  • Oversees the medical team to ensure that all treatment and surgery releases, applications for service, and financial arrangements are complete and verification of client information is obtained.

  • Works with medical team to assure that the status of medical and/or treatment area needs are communicated to the office staff with regard to scheduling appointments.

  • Monitors daily surgery and office call schedules to meet hospital, client, and veterinarian needs. Reviews schedule on a daily basis for the upcoming days/week and makes adjustments.

  • Covers veterinarian services if there is a coverage shortage within the hospital staff’s schedules.

  • Partners with the Practice Manager to increase revenue and limit expenses; work with PM to prepare and submit yearly budget.

Supervisory

  • Supervises all medical team staff, which includes associate veterinarians, technicians, interns, externs, and relief veterinarians.

  • Works with Practice Manager and Lead Technician to plan for optimal staffing to assure maximum productivity and service.

  • Works with the Director of HR and schedules and conducts performance reviews for all medical team employees.

  • Works with the Director of HR and the CEO to facilitate disciplinary actions and make recommendations regarding staff salaries, raises, bonuses and/or promotions or terminations relating to the medical team.

  • Leads and mentors in all areas of client relations and customer service.

  • Assists in the resolution of customer and/or staff conflicts.

  • Works with the Director of HR to recruit, interview, and hire the medical staff to support the entire hospital staff.

Attitude/Working Relationships

  • Establishes and promotes good relations by communicating in a personable, caring, and professional manner. Provides accurate information and friendly service to internal and external customers.

  • Provides recommendations on how to improve hospital functions and procedures, client services, and special programs.

  • Willingly shares skills and teaches others.

  • Eagerness to learn is demonstrated by consistently striving to keep abreast of new ideas, developments, and skills in the medical realm. Utilizes continuing education opportunities regularly.

  • Communicates all concerns and suggestions to the proper people.

  • Networks and fosters business relationships with other veterinarians and prospects within Colorado.


Qualifications

  • D.V.M. degree from an accredited veterinary school. Requires a Colorado and D.E.A license to practice veterinary medicine. In addition to the educational requirement, a minimum of five years of relevant experience in the field of veterinary medicine.

  • Experienced in recruiting and maintaining an adequate medical team.

  • Knowledge of Cornerstone software preferred.

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

  • The ability to make decisions, delegate responsibility, and achieve results.

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


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position supervises the associate veterinarians, veterinary technicians, interns, externs, and relief doctors.

 

Benefits We Offer

In addition to a base salary, we offer a generous compensation package including medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement program; holiday pay; and paid time off. 

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
 

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Certified Veterinary Technician

Department: PetAid Animal 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.