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We are always looking for great talent to join our ever-growing team.

Would you enjoy the opportunity to work with multiple specialists on a diverse caseload? We’re seeking a certified veterinary technician to join our Emergency & Critical Care Department, which cares for patients in our extensive and technologically advanced ICU. The candidate will work with three board-certified critical care specialists on a daily basis to provide the highest patient care for pets and their owners.

Learn from the challenges of a progressive environment (advanced imaging, minimally invasive techniques, etc.). Our dynamic workdays are as varied as our pets and clients, creating an interesting and fun working atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have experience as a veterinary technician working in a fast-paced, patient-centered veterinary practice.

Duties for Certified Veterinary Technicians include:
  • Client communication
  • Anesthesia induction and monitoring
  • Critical care monitoring
  • Patient care and pain management
  • After-hours on-call including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Management of case flow throughout the day
  • Communication with referring veterinarians
A successful candidate stands out in these areas:
  • Great technical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Punctual, on-time and reliable
  • Efficient work habits
Additional information for the position:
  • Education requirements: Graduate of an accredited technician training program
  • Status: Full-time, benefits eligible after introductory period
  • Physical requirements: Able to stand on feet for most hours of the work day, ability to lift sedated or anesthetized patients with assistance
  • Benefits include health/dental insurance, 401k retirement plan, long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, paid time off, uniforms, an employee discount, CE funds and CAVT dues
  • Pay Rate: $18-$25 per hour

The Emergency & Critical Care department at AESC is fast-paced and demanding. Do you have a strong work ethic? We’d love to talk with you.

Would you enjoy the opportunity to work with multiple specialists on a diverse caseload? We’re seeking a certified veterinary technician to join our surgery department. The candidate will work with board-certified surgeons on a daily basis to provide the highest patient care for pets and their owners.

Learn from the challenges of a progressive environment (advanced imaging, MRI, CT scan, minimally invasive techniques, etc.). Our dynamic workdays are as varied as our pets and clients, creating an interesting and fun working atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have experience as a veterinary technician working in a fast-paced, patient-centered veterinary practice.

Duties for the Certified Veterinary Technician include:
  • Client communication
  • Anesthesia induction and monitoring
  • Critical care monitoring
  • Patient care and pain management
  • After-hours on-call including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Management of case flow throughout the day
  • Communication with referring veterinarians
A successful candidate stands out in these areas:
  • Great technical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Punctual, on-time and reliable
  • Efficient work habits
Additional information for the position:
  • Education requirements: Graduate of an accredited technician training program
  • Status: Full-time, benefits eligible after introductory period
  • Physical requirements: Able to stand on feet for most hours of the work day, ability to lift sedated or anesthetized patients with assistance
  • Benefits include health/dental insurance, 401k retirement plan, long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, paid time off, uniforms, an employee discount, CE funds and CAVT dues
  • Pay Rate: $18-$25 per hour

The surgery department at AESC demands dedication and a strong work-ethic. If that describes you, apply and let’s talk!

Title of Position: Customer Service Representative

Department: Reception

Reports to: Hospital Director

Rate of Pay: $14 - $18 Hourly

Overall Responsibility: Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) are on the front line between clients/patients and the rest of the hospital. CSRs must be able to think and act quickly in order to facilitate the best possible care for all patients. CSRs are responsible for interacting with all areas of the hospital and organizing the flow of the hospital to the best of their abilities.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Answer multiple phone lines
  • Check in all scheduled appointments for ALL departments
  • Check in all emergent cases that come in to the ER
  • Send appointment reminder emails, calls and texts
  • Preform follow-up calls for recent visits
  • Keep the front desk and lobby clean at all times
  • Scan in documents to patient charts and maintain records
  • Work with the Referral Coordinator to facilitate appointments from referring veterinarians
  • Clean other areas of the hospital as needed
  • Other duties as needed.

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.  At least 1 year of animal experience preferred.

Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.

Title of Position: Customer Service Representative (CSR) Manager

Department: Reception

Reports to: Practice Manager

Rate of Pay: $21 - $25 Hourly

Overall Responsibility:  Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) are on the front line between clients/patients and the rest of the hospital. CSRs must be able to think and act quickly in order to facilitate the best possible care for all patients. The CSR Manager is responsible for overseeing the front desk, interacting with all areas of the hospital and organizing the flow of the front desk in tandem with the rest of the hospital to the best of their abilities.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Be proficient in the overall requirements of the CSR position
  • Work directly with the CSR Team Lead/Referral Coordinator to help grow and strengthen the CSR team
  • De-escalate inter-department disputes and bring any concerns to Practice Manager/Hospital Director if and when necessary
  • Assist Practice Manager and Hospital Director in employee evaluations and reviews
  • Work with Specialty and ER Supervisors to set the CSR schedule
  • De-escalate client concerns
  • Work with Specialty and ER Supervisors to ensure communication is open and accurate between the back and the front
  • Train new hires and continuously help CSR team to learn and grow
  • Be the main point of contact for the CSR team
  • Other duties as needed

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.  At least 1 year of animal experience preferred.

Skill Requirements: At least one year of supervisory experience. Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.

Animal Emergency & Specialty Center, in Parker, CO is looking for an experienced, compassionate, and client-oriented Emergency Veterinarian to join our team.  In addition to a very fast-paced 24-hour emergency/critical care service, we offer referral surgery, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, radiology, physical therapy, cardiology, dermatology and have an in-house blood bank.  Our ER team works closely with our specialists to share case management.  Criticalists work 7 days a week with the ER staff. Surgeons are on-call for after-hours cases.  Our team of highly trained CVTs, including multiple VTS-certified technicians, assists in all aspects of patient and client care.  Our modern 10,000 sq foot facility is well equipped with MRI, CT, digital radiology, ultrasound, underwater treadmill, ventilators and more.

Benefits

We offer a generous compensation package. For more information, please contact hr@aescparker.com.

Title of Position: Floor Supervisor

Reports to: Practice Manager

Rate of Pay: $24 - $28 Hourly DOE

Overall Responsibility: To oversee floor staff and help maintain high quality patient care and excellent client service.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Monitoring Staff:

  • Maintain all staffing schedules.
  • Make adjustments to the schedule as the needs of shifts change.
  • Coordinate with specialty departments to ensure adequate scheduling.
  • Be the emergency contact for all departments regarding schedule changes.
  • Facilitate coverage when staff calls out.
  • Address time off requests and facilitate coverage as needed when different staff members are scheduled to be off.
  • Complete accident forms and investigations for injuries that have occurred on your shift.
  • Rotate through wards, look through charts, oversee medical treatments and check for accuracy.
  • Ensure each Tech has helped with end of shift treatments. Ensure each Tech has rounded with the next shift and document rounding statements on treatment sheet.
  • Troubleshooting and working with Customer Support to fix Cornerstone, Cubex, network, phone, and printer issues.
  • Assist Veterinary Assistants, CSR, Pharmacy, and Housekeeping with any issues that may arise on the floor.
  • Assist management with yearly performance reviews.
  • Assist management with disciplinary action when needed.
  • Be part of the screening and interview process for new hires.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings for departments and any other meetings that are deemed mandatory per management.

Monitoring the flow of the floor:

  • Ensure daily tasks and treatments are getting done quickly, efficiently, and correctly.
  • Assist new hires with training.
  • Seek out creative and new ways of accomplishing daily goals.
  • Ensure staff are following hospital policies and procedures.
  • Assist with drop offs, appropriate paper-work is complete, make appropriate calls, and ensure discharge instructions are provided to clients clearly and accurately.

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent.  At least 2 years of customer service experience in a lead or supervisory roll.

Skill Requirements: At least 2 years in a lead or supervisory Customer Service setting. Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.

Title of Position: Kennel Assistant

Reports to: Practice Manager

Rate of Pay: $14 - $15 Hourly

Overall Responsibility: Provide support to the veterinarian, veterinary technician and veterinary assistant as directed in various areas of the hospital.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Follow all protocols, policies, and procedures of AESC.
  • Keep hospital wards and working areas clean and organized.
  • Wash, dry, fold and put away laundry.
  • Maintain the washer/dryer and laundry room area.
  • Properly wash and sanitize patient dishes; return to the treatment area when dry.
  • Properly wash and sanitize patient litter boxes; return to treatment area when dry.
  • Thoroughly complete vacuuming and sweeping of all hospital wards and treatment areas.
  • Follow hospital protocols regarding thorough mopping of the floors in all hospital wards and treatment areas.
  • Thoroughly clean patient cages and kennels according to hospital protocol.
    • Must be completed in a timely manner upon the patients release from the hospital.
  • Collect and empty trash, recycling, and handle sharps according to safety protocols.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the outdoor patient areas to include; removal of solid waste and periodic disinfection of hard surfaces.
  • Complete assistant weekly and monthly cleaning lists to include; deep cleaning of the treatment areas, kennels and all other clinical treatment areas.
  • Assist veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants with patient walks if asked to do so.
  • Communicate any patient concerns to appropriate personnel.
  • Follow all OSHA regulations and hospital safety standards.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.  At least 1 year of animal handling experience.

Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.

Title of Position: Neurology Technician

Department: Neurology

Reports to: Hospital Director

Rate of Pay: $17 - $24 Hourly

Overall Responsibility:  Neurology technicians possess excellent technical skills and a strong knowledge of neurology and neurological procedures. AESC’s doctors and technicians challenge themselves to stay current in their field and practice leading edge veterinary medicine. The AESC team works well together in a highly collaborative manner, yet also allows room for autonomy and advancement.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Facilitate the doctors daily schedule.
  • Prepare exam room for each visit, including tools needed for each exam (otoscope, muzzles, etc).
  • Retrieve patient charts from client services in order of appointment time or doctor request.
  • Greet clients, obtain patients current body weight, reason for visit and brief history. Obtain other vitals and labwork as needed.
  • Patient workup: including x-ray, blood work or other diagnostics
  • Anesthesia: induction, maintenance, monitoring and recovery
  • Surgical preparation of patients
  • Scrubbing in to assist during surgical procedures
  • Circulating in the operating room
  • Cleaning and maintaining surgical equipment
  • Anesthesia monitoring specifically for CT scans and MRI testing
  • Other duties as needed

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.  At least 1 year of animal experience preferred.

Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.

Title of Position: Oncology Technician

Department: Oncology

Reports to: Hospital Director

Rate of Pay: $17 - $24 Hourly

Overall Responsibility:  Oncology technicians possess excellent technical skills and a strong knowledge of oncology and chemotherapy procedures. AESC’s doctors and technicians challenge themselves to stay current in their field and practice leading edge veterinary medicine. The AESC team works well together in a highly collaborative manner, yet also allows room for autonomy and advancement.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Facilitate the doctors daily schedule.
  • Prepare exam room for each visit, including any necessary medications and supplies
  • Retrieve patient charts from client services in order of appointment time or doctor request.
  • Greet clients, obtain patients current body weight, reason for visit and brief history. Obtain other vitals and labwork as needed.
  • Patient workup: including x-ray, blood work or other diagnostics
  • Preform or assist CT scans as needed (training can and will be provided if needed)
  • Anesthesia: induction, maintenance, monitoring and recovery when needed, especially for CT
  • Appropriately handle chemotherapy medications
  • Place “clean stick” IV catheter for administration of vesicant chemotherapy drugs
  • Administer chemotherapy treatments as needed
  • Cleaning and maintenance of equipment in the oncology ward as well as other areas of the hospital as needed
  • Other duties as needed

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.  At least 1 year of animal experience preferred. At least one year of Oncology experience preferred. CVT preferred.

Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.

Title of Position:  Animal Emergency & Specialty Center Pharmacy Technician

Department: Animal Emergency & Specialty Center Pharmacy

Reports to: Animal Emergency & Specialty Center Practice Manager

Rate of Pay: $17 - $20 Hourly

Overall Responsibility:  Provide support by assisting doctors, technicians, clients and outside pharmacies in filling prescriptions and by being a liaison between them to meet the needs of our patients, doing so in a kind, compassionate manner.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • FILLS PRESCRIPTIONS – Processes requests for prescriptions via phone, hard copy prescriptions and all  Cornerstone requests. Needs to be able to correctly identify drugs and understand basic units of measure; call in prescriptions, when necessary, to outside pharmacies or other veterinary hospitals.
  • CONTROLLED DRUGS – Completes a daily cycle count of all controlled substances. Checks in and logs/labels all new medications after getting them signed off by someone in Administration. Notifies Practice Manager when new controlled drugs need to be ordered.
  • INVENTORY/RECEIVING – Is familiar with hospital supplies and where they are kept.  Receives deliveries and verifies packing slips against purchase orders, stocking shelves and the Cubex appropriately.  Checks for low stock and records on want list.  Regularly reviews inventory to eliminate any expired drugs and records and wastes. Communicates what medications need to be ordered to Practice Manager and provides Purchase Orders to the Practice Manager. (Ordering is to be done for pharmaceutical drugs only.)
  • QUARTERLY INVENTORY - Under the direction of Practice Manager, conducts item inventory count on a quarterly basis.
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE– Must provide compassionate client service and communication, whether it is directly to the client, or on their behalf by being an intermediary between clients’ outside pharmacies; Professionalism is a must, always treating clients with courtesy and respect.  A pharmacy tech must have effective written and oral communication.
  • RESEARCHES – Makes inquiries to outside pharmacies at doctor’s requests for patient needs whether to locate necessary medications not carried by AESC, to reduce cost for clients due to financial restrictions to better serve our patients, etc.
  • WORKS INDEPENDENTLY- Must have good problem-solving skills and be able to handle stressful and possible emotional situations.
  • SHIPS MEDICATIONS – When requested by a client, fills prescriptions to be mailed, charging out and packing for shipping.
  • TEAM PLAYER – Needs to be able to work well within AESC with technicians, doctors, CSRs, managers and other AESC pharmacies. Cross trains with CSR’s should help be needed.

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent.  Previous pharmacy experience is required.  Certification desirable, but not mandatory, providing that the candidate successfully completes training given.

Physical Requirements (if any): Able to lift up to 50lbs.  Standing and sitting for long periods.

Interacts with: Clients, Doctors, outside pharmacies, Technicians, Client Service Reps and various AESC Staff.

 

Title of Position: Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation (SMR) Assistant

Reports to: Hospital Director/Practice Manager     

Rate of Pay: $14 - $15 Hourly

Overall Responsibility: The primary goal of the Sport Medicine & Rehabilitation (SMR) Assistant is to facilitate the responsibilities of the assigned department in order to provide exemplary patient care and seamless communication both internally and externally.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Implementing treatment protocols prescribed by the specialist while under technician supervision.
  • Provide care for animals as needed pre and post-op per the sports med doctor
  • Assist with radiographs, underwater treadmill, electronic stimulation, laser therapy, therapeutic ultrasound and manual therapies and treatments as directed.
  • Restraint of animals as needed
  • Contribute information to patient’s medical record
  • Maintain cleanliness of the sports medicine space
  • Other duties and responsibilities as directed

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.  At least 6 months of animal handling experience. Some surgical experience preferred.

Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.

Veterinary assistants are a critical resource here at AESC, and we’re continually seeking well-qualified candidates to join our team! This position includes evenings, overnights, weekends and rotating holidays.

Duties include (but are not limited to):
  • Stocking hospital supplies
  • Animal restraint
  • Cleaning areas of hospital (vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, wiping down)
  • Assisting technicians with blood draws, treatments and radiology
  • Preparing prescriptions under supervision
  • Cleaning patient cages and litter boxes
  • Restraining for ultrasounds
  • Washing dishes
  • Laundry

Education Required: High-school diploma or equivalent required, graduate of a veterinary assistant education program preferred

Experience: Previous veterinary experience preferred, but not required for the right candidate

Lifting: Routine lifting of up to 20 pounds, with occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

Status: Full-time, benefit eligible after introductory period.

Pay rate: $14-$17 per hour

AESC is continually evaluating our hiring needs for veterinary assistant positions, please email your resume for consideration. This position includes evenings, overnights, weekends and rotating holidays. Veterinary assistants are a valuable resource here at AESC, and we are continually seeking well qualified candidates to join our team!

Duties include (but are not limited to):
  • Stocking hospital supplies
  • Animal restraint
  • Cleaning areas of hospital (vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, wiping down)
  • Assisting technicians with blood draws, treatments, and radiology
  • Prepare prescriptions under supervision
  • Cleaning patient cages and litter boxes
  • Restrain for ultrasounds
  • Washing dishes
  • Laundry

Education Required: High-school diploma or equivalent required, graduate of a veterinary assistant education program preferred

Experience: Previous veterinary experience preferred, but not required for the right candidate

Lifting: routine lifting of up to 20 pounds, with occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

Status: Full time, benefit eligible after introductory period.

Pay rate: $14-$17 per hour