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Veterinary Jobs in Los Gatos, CA

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Veterinary careers in Los Gatos, CA!

If you strive to be part of a practice that emphasizes the wellbeing and personal development of team members, and you desire to make a difference in the lives of pets, pet parents, and members of the veterinary profession, we would like to talk to you!
At El Gato Veterinary Hospital, we love what we do! Our team is growing and we’re hiring for the available positions below. If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter using the form on this page.
Veterinary Technician (RVT preferred)

Want to put your skills to use in a fast-paced yet fun, family-owned, (one human, four dogs, and four cats) veterinary hospital? Consider working with a great, professional, caring, and fun team. El Gato Veterinary Hospital hopes to add a full-time Veterinary Technician, (RVT preferred) to support the existing staff serving the dogs, cats, and pocket pets in and around Los Gatos.

The ideal candidate fulfills many roles within the hospital setting including surgery assistance, collecting and conducting laboratory tests, patient nursing, triage, emergency care, client support and education, record maintenance, cleaning and stocking the premises as well as working with and supporting your fellow employees. This individual must be detail-oriented, well organized, able to make good decisions, follow directions, provide and maintain a high standard of patient care, possess great customer service skills, and have fun doing it.

Requirements and Skills

  • Possess Veterinary Technician skills but prefer a California-licensed RVT.
  • Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a drug test.
  • Staff safety and appropriate COVID protocols are key
  • Must work well with clients and provide knowledge, care, and compassion.
  • Must be able to read and write legibly and communicate clearly in English.
  • Must have basic computer skills; experience with “Cornerstone” computer system is preferred.
  • Must be able to lift and carry an object or pet weighing up to 30 lbs. without assistance.
  • Must be able to handle and restrain pets as needed.
  • Must have a sense of humor and be willing to have fun.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, based on skill and experience
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k),
  • Veterinary discounts for personal pets
  • Education and training stipend.

If you think this might be the job for you, please send us your resume, including the names, phone numbers, and email contact information for three professional references to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you.

El Gato Veterinary Hospital Practice Manager

Can you follow a great leader and lead a great team? If you can do both, you might qualify as the next Practice Manager at El Gato Veterinary Hospital. Our Practice Manager exhibits a strong work ethic and the ability to multitask. The role will be to support the Owner, manage the day-to-day practice to maintain a high level of customer and patient care, deliver operational effectiveness and efficiency, handle customer relations, internal and external communications, staff hiring, firing, evaluating and training, and do it all with a smile on your face.

Who we are:

With over 50 plus years in business, our fast-paced, family-owned (one human, four dogs, and four cats) small animal practice continues to receive some of the highest reviews in our little piece of Silicon Valley heaven. We exhibit the meaning of team and enjoy each other’s company while practicing outstanding veterinary medicine. We support each other like family and believe in open, honest communication. Our clients trust us with their pets’ care and they become like part of the family.

Position Requirements:

  • Possess a strong work ethic; is highly organized
  • Be a team player and able to direct others, set objectives, and distribute workload evenly
  • Enjoy being a proactive communicator with colleagues and clients
  • Is calm and able to mediate conflict, effect resolution, and settle disputes professionally
  • Is familiar with current Human Resource requirements
  • Committed to learning and growing in the profession
  • Must be able to work Saturdays possible (after COVID restrictions).
  • Must be able to read and write legibly and communicate clearly in English.
  • Must have basic computer skills; experience with “Cornerstone” computer system is preferred.
  • Must have a sense of humor and be willing to have fun.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Still wanting to know more? Try these great benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Profit sharing
  • Continuing education stipends
  • Personal pet care discounts
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • An experienced team that you will actually want to go hang out with at Happy Hour after work

We’d love to meet you and show you around our practice. Please submit your resume and cover letter and three business references with contact information to: [email protected].

Receptionist

El Gato Veterinary Hospital requires a skilled Receptionist to work in our fast-paced but fun, small-animal veterinary hospital proudly serving the pets of Los Gatos, California. Still going strong after 50 plus years, we are privately owned by one doctor, her four dogs, and four cats! (Actually, the two Chihuahuas can be a bit bossy, but have you ever met a Chihuahua that wasn’t bossy?). Our experienced team works hard to maintain our superb reputation in our cozy little California community.

Receptionists are the face of any veterinary practice and set the tone for the connection between staff and clients. The ideal candidate for this position must:

  • Possess exceptional, polite face-to-face and phone experience providing customer service
  • Possess an engaging, outgoing, “smile in the voice” positive personality to deal with a variety of clients
  • Be a self-starter and a multi-tasker to the max
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Enjoy being a proactive communicator with colleagues and clients
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; using good grammar, legible handwriting, spelling, and alphabetizing skills
  • Know and deliver proper telephone etiquette
  • Ideally, possess computer experience, especially Cornerstone software
  • Be able to lift and carry up to 35 lbs.
  • Be able to work in a team-oriented atmosphere
  • Have fun with the team while doing it all
  • Only apply if you have these qualifications, thank you
  • Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a drug test
  • Demonstrate – one year of previous veterinary receptionist experience – preferred but optional

Benefits

Still want to know more? Try these great benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Personal pet care discounts
  • Support for ongoing education and training.
  • An experienced team that you will actually want to go hang out with at Happy Hour after work

Work with a great, professional, fun team.

If you think this might be the job for you, please send your resume, including the names, phone, and email contact information for three professional references to [email protected].

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