Current Job Postings

The listed positions are not with the Yuba College Veterinary Technology Program. Rather, this is a job board with postings sent to the program from outside veterinary facilities. Please inquire with the respective facility with questions.

Current Postings as of April 16, 2018

Experienced Veterinary Technician/RVT (Grass Valley)

Best Friends Animal Clinic is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician with a great work ethic and excellent technical and customer service skills. We are a well-established, fast paced, small animal practice that strives to provide the highest quality, compassionate veterinary care and exceptional service to our clients and their pets.

Our ideal candidate will apply their professional technical skills and experience in patient care and treatments, anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, in-house lab testing and client communication and education. They should be proficient in animal restraint, blood draws, IV catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring and digital radiography. 

Your skill level should enable you to be effective with minimal supervision, while working well with others as part of our dedicated, talented team. Basic computer knowledge is required, Cornerstone experience a plus. 

This position is full-time (32-40 hours) including some Saturdays, with opportunity for growth. Only those applicants with at least 2 years current, relevant experience, looking for long-term employment will be considered. RVT is preferred. We do conduct background checks.

Please include a cover letter and resume to:  bestfriendsac@gmail.com

No phone calls, please.

compensation: DOE; we offer a generous employee pet discount, scrubs allowance, vacation, IRA and insurance.

 

Veterinary Assistant/RVT

Gridley Veterinary Hospital is looking to fill a “floater” position to help in reception, exam rooms, and in the treatment room. AviMark software experience is a plus.

If interested, please bring your resume and cover letter to:

Gridley Veterinary Hospital

27 E Gridley Road

Gridley, CA 95948

 

Clear Lake Veterinary Clinic-RVT/Veterinary Assistant

Experienced Veterinary Assistant or new/experienced RVT desired for our fast paced small animal/exotic hospital located in beautiful Lake County. We are looking for a positive, skilled, & friendly person with a strong work ethic. You will be able to utilize all of your technical expertise that you’ve learned. We have a complete in-house laboratory, digital radiology (including digital dental radiology), therapeutic laser therapy, and new anesthetic monitoring equipment. We see a variety of cases ranging from preventative medicine to intensive internal medicine & emergencies. We also perform many surgeries and have plenty of opportunities for you to interact with our great clients for technician appointments. Full and part time positions available. We would love you to join our tight knit team! Full time benefits after one year include paid time off, participation in our 401K plan, and an employment bonus (intended to replace a group health plan we do not have at the moment). Benefits after 90 days include a significant discount on your pet services. Compensation commensurate with experience.

 If interested, please contact Maia Hoyt, RVT at maiahoyt@clearlakeveterinaryclinic.com Please submit your resume. You can also check out our website at: clearlakevetclinic.com

Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP)-Shelter Operations Manager

ASAP Position Description
Rev. 3/13/18 1
Shelter Operations Manager


SUMMARY : The Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) located in Santa Barbara, CA seeks a Shelter Operations Manager. We are a private non‐profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to save the lives of cats in Santa Barbara County by providing shelter, veterinary care, behavioral support, adoption and foster services, education and community outreach. The Shelter Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all areas of a full service cat shelter; animals who pass through our ASAP benefit from a wide range of care including complete medical treatment, behavior assessment, socialization, daily enrichment activities and adoption services designed to match pets with people based on lifestyle and compatibility. Services including, but not limited to: intake, behavior, animal care, foster care, adoptions (including off site adoption outreach) and partnerships with other animal welfare organizations provide the necessary infrastructure to achieve ASAP’s mission.
The Shelter Operations Manager must coordinate across all program service areas to provide a quality of care and service that matches the ASAP mission. The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


REPORTS TO:
Executive Director
PROVIDES DIRECT SUPERVISION TO:
Community Cats/TNR Coordinator
Shelter Medicine/Veterinary Staff
Volunteer Leadership (Program Directors and volunteers as needed)
Provides dotted line supervision to Volunteer Program Director


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 Directs ASAP’s shelter programs including intake, behavior, retention, animal care, foster care, adoptions (including offsite adoption outreach), partnerships, veterinary care, community cats, Trap-Neuter-Return, and community outreach.
 Serve as the leader for staff and volunteers in promoting smooth internal operations across all departments, managing organization-wide projects and the coordination of all programs and resources.
 Work in collaboration with Executive Director and leadership team in building organizational capacity to achieve the goals as outlined inASAP’s strategic plan

 Lead the process to develop and achieve clear and measurable goals for all programs and departments while streamlining operational processes; prioritize and allocate organizational resources to meet goals.

 Ensure that highest live release rate is met through adoption services that match animals with appropriate homes, adequate staffing, excellent customer service, reuniting lost cats with their owners, alternative placement options for nonsocial/feral cats, transfers and adoption site options, Trap-Neuter-Return and hospice foster options.


Animal Care
 Supervise animal care staff and volunteers to ensure all cats receive proper daily care, feeding, and medical attention and are handled, housed and socialized humanely.
 Review cleaning and maintenance protocols to ensure facility meets or exceeds established standards.
 Monitor and where possible, accelerate movement of animals through the sheltering system, increasing lives saved, and establishing policies and protocols for improving shelter operations.
Foster, Behavior, Feline Retention, Social Media, Operations, Administration, Community Cats
 Provide direct supervision to ASAP’s volunteer leadership in key program areas (Feline Behavior, Feline Retention, Foster, Social Media, Shelter Operations, Administration)
 Working with the Volunteer Program Coordinator, ensure that new volunteer leaders are being identified, mentored and trained.
 Working with volunteer leadership, develop, facilitate and evaluate individual program goals to support ASAP’s mission and enhance services provided to the cats within our care as well as the wider community.
 Provide oversight and supervision to the Community Cats/TNR Coordinator to meet the goals of the program, facilitate collaboration with other organizations, shelters and veterinary clinics, and build the infrastructure for future expansion.

Veterinary
 Oversee Veterinary Medicine Program and ensure the organization is providing high quality care in alignment with ASAP’s mission
 Ensure the organization has an active DEA license and all DEA procedures and policies are being followed and in compliance with regulations
 Ensure that the shelter has a current California Veterinary Premise Permit and that all operations are in compliance.
 Guide the euthanasia review process and complete appropriate documentation and sign off on paperwork for animals that do not meet adoption criteria.

Physical Shelter
 Monitor condition of all aspects of the physical shelter and equipment to ensure that they are maintained in a way that supports the health and welfare of animals and staff, as well as serves all program areas.
 Supervise routine maintenance and repairs as required.
 Identify more significant maintenance or improvements needed and report to the Executive Director.
 Ensure that all systems are operational (fire/smoke, water, gas, AC/heat, phone/internet, etc.) and serve as point of contact for failures and emergencies.
Administrative
 Oversee hiring and supervision of direct care staff in relevant programs and conduct performance evaluations for staff and key volunteer leadership.
 Create an environment in which volunteers feel welcome and are given constructive feedback when working in the animal areas.
 Ensure that staff and volunteers are trained in safe and humane cat handling skills as well as the proper and safe use of all equipment needed in the performance of their job duties. Monitor safety compliance and take immediate action to correct hazards.
 Establish and implement written standards of care, standard operating procedures and training tools for all work areas.
 Produce and maintain accurate statistics, reports and animal care programs data to support management reporting needs. Ensure data is input into the databases in a correct and timely manner, and that paperwork is correct and filed properly and promptly.
 Identify and provide content (data, photos, stories) to the Executive Director for the donor newsletter (Cat Nips), Annual Report, and other fundraising/marketing projects.
 Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions
PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
 Work environment includes constant exposure to felines and other animal allergens.
 Lift and move objects and animals weighing up to 25 pounds for short distances and to humanely restrain animals when necessary.
 Push/pull moderately heavy objects up to 25 pounds.
 Drive a vehicle.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A four-year college degree with preferred emphasis in business administration, management, or public service. Qualifying work experience will be considered as an alternative.


EXPERIENCE, ABILITIES AND QUALITIES REQUIRED:
 6-8 years of supervisory experience within an animal shelter or program/service delivery setting.
 Minimum of two years’ experience working with community groups, volunteers and other nonprofit programs and organizations.
 Proven ability to work with, evaluate, coach and supervise staff. Experience developing staff into a cohesive team while holding individuals and work teams accountable for their results. Oriented to performance by objectives for individuals and teams.
ASAP Position Description
Rev. 3/13/18 4
 Knowledge of shelter maintenance techniques and accepted sanitary practices. Knowledge of common health and behavior problems in cats and impact of environment, familiarity with symptoms of disease and basic quarantine protocol, and grasp of basic learning theory preferred.
 Ability to work independently and effectively with other managers and staff in order to accomplish daily tasks as well as strategic plans and contribute effectively as part of a team.
 Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate with the public, volunteers and co-workers in a pleasant, courteous and tactful manner at all times.
 Affection for animals, concern for their welfare and a willingness to accommodate animals in the work place.
 Ability to always promote a humane and caring attitude toward all animals.
 Experience with shelter data software and record keeping.
 Computer proficient with Microsoft Suite; ability to learn new programs as required. Internet savvy.
 Must have a valid Driver’s License and be in good standing with Department of Motor Vehicles.


HOURS: FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT POSITION Minimum of 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. Daily hours and days of the week may vary according to the needs of the department schedule. May include weekends, night, and holidays.
Submit cover letters and resumes to: employment@asapcats.org Please do not call.​

Arbor View Veterinary Clinic-RVT or Assistant and Receptionist

7441 Foothills Blvd., #100

Roseville

916-789-2211

cbaker@mypetdoctor.com

Carrie Baker, RVT (Practice Manager)

 

Animal Save-RVT

520 East Main Street

Grass Valley, CA  95945

530-271-7071 x 201

www.animalsave.org

Carolyn Niehaus, Executive Director

 

Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)-Colfax Veterinary Hospital

compensation: $14 - 16 DOE 
employment type: full-time

Colfax Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician who wants to use their training and continue to grow. Job includes exam room assistance and client education, dental prophylaxis, anesthesia induction and monitoring, surgical assistance, laboratory processing, and radiology. Well equipped and ready to grow! Salary DOE plus healthcare insurance contribution, paid vacation and sick leave, pet care discounts, CE allowance, uniforms, and paid CA license. We are above the fog and below the snow close to all outdoor activities.

1333 CA-174

Colfax, CA 95713

(530) 346-2297

 

Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)-Durham Veterinary Hospital

We are a 3 doctor, family-owned and operated small animal hospital looking for a dedicated new team member. We are looking for a California licensed RVT interested in working full-time. 

With capabilities such as digital whole body and dental xray, ultrasound, and video endoscopy, we strive to provide Durham and the surrounding communities with high quality care. 

Our mission is to make our clients feel like family and work within their means to maintain the bond they have with their pet. 

The right person is someone with excellent communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team, and is willing to learn. Reception experience is a bonus. We are especially interested in a person who is looking for a long-term position.

Please submit a resume to:
Durham Veterinary Clinic
PO BOX 623/9417 Midway
Durham, CA 95938

Registered Veterinary Technician-Oroville Animal Health Center

Hello! Oroville Animal Center is seeking a full time experienced RVT! Must be able to perform dentals, blood draws, catheter placement, digital rays and most importantly....get along well with others. Punctuality and good attendance is a must. 
We are a very busy one Dr. practice for now. We will be also looking for a full time Veterinarian and need to expand our staff to accommodate another Dr. 
The benefits of working at our clinic is that we are open Monday through Friday. No weekends! No emergency hours. Good salary for the right person and depending on experience. Between 21.00 and 24.00 depending on experience. We would love to meet you and tell you more about us and the position. Please come by with your resume and be prepared to also fill out an employment application between the hours of 8:30 and 12. Or between 2pm to5 pm. No phone calls please.

2420 Myers Street

Oroville, CA 95966

 

Veterinary Assistant/RVT-Evers Veterinary Clinic

Position open for veterinary assistant or RVT in upbeat, family orientated, busy, small animal veterinary hospital. Experience required, need to be available for Saturday mornings shifts. Part time with possible full time hours. Email resume to hospital manager and apply in person. Evers Veterinary Clinic 1150 El Monte Ave Chico, Ca. 95928​

 

Registered Veterinary Technician-River Oak Veterinary Hospital
 
River Oak Veterinary Hospital in Riverbank, California (near Modesto) is searching for a candidate to fill a registered veterinary technician opening. River Oak is a 2-doctor, small animal and exotic animal practice. The veterinary practice has resided in the city for 50 years. Qualifications being considered included: RVT license; a candidate in good standing with the veterinary medical board; and a desire to assist clients with their animals. Salary is dependent upon experience. New graduates will be considered. Benefits include: paid vacation (after 6 months); continuing education stipend, professional membership dues and licensing fees; health insurance options and a retirement plan. Applicants can expect to work at least 1 Saturday per month. In house chemistries, CBC, digital x-rays, and ultrasound are tools used frequently at our hospital. Our doctors can often assist with minor procedures as well as preventative care to some orthopedic surgeries. All interested applicants may send a resume to riveroak@jps.net.

 

Employment Opportunities at the Sacramento SPCA

​There are several positions open including RVT, behavior and training instructor, and adoption counselor.

The Sacramento SPCA is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants. All prospective employees will be required to submit to a background check done through the Sacramento SPCA prior to employment. All positions listed below are open until removed from this page.

Questions? Write: HR@sspca.org or correspond to:

Human Resources
Sacramento SPCA
6201 Florin Perkins Road
Sacramento, CA 95828

http://www.sspca.org/employment

 

Wasson Memorial Veterinary Clinic

Our busy 4 doctor, friendly small animal practice in Lakeport is looking for a veterinary technician or assistant to join our excellent staff. Do you have strong communication skills, multi-tasking, and the ability to work without direct supervision? Do you have strong nursing skills including venipuncture, catheter placement, dentistry, anesthesia, radiology, in house lab and patient restraint or are you looking to gain this experience? Our goal is to provide excellent patient care and customer service to our clients, and provide a safe, happy, healthy, educational, and enjoyable work environment for our employees. We are a full service hospital with a complete in house lab, dentistry, surgery, radiology, ultrasound and endoscopy. We do specialize in orthopedic surgery. We also triage local injured wildlife. The position is 4 days a week, 8 am to approximately 5:30pm. If this sounds like a good match for you, please submit your resume to wassonvetclinic@yahoo.com or fax it to 707-263-1525. We offer great benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

 

Burnham Veterinary Clinic-Willows CA

Looking for an RVT, Assistant, and Kennel Attendant.

Please call (530) 934-3311.

 

West Roseville Veterinary Hospital

Here is our position that is available and any one that is interested can email there resume to wrvhresumes@gmail.com. Thank you!
 
West Roseville Veterinary Hospital
Job Opportunity!
 
Our privately owned veterinary hospital is looking to add another RVT to our team. We are looking for someone who is self motivated, professional, and has compassion for all of our patients/ clients.

*We offer a flexible schedule, paid time off, CE reimbursement, health benefits, and 401k.
*Competitive RVT compensation, with a current RVT License.

Our RVT's primarily responsible for surgery/ dental procedures. 
Candidate must be proficient in: 
Venipuncture 
Placing IVC
Urinary Catheters
Place Bandages
Diagnositic Radiographs/ Dental Radiographs 
Dental prophylaxis
Simple Dental extractions
Drug Calculations
Anesthesia induction/ monitoring/ recovery 
Knowledge of commonly used medications
Client communication/ education

Experience with Cornerstone is a plus!
 
  

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