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.
Associate Veterinarian

IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO HAVE SOME FUN AT WORK AND FREE YOURSELF OF THE RIGID CORPORATE WORLD!

Are you tired of feeling lost in the vast ocean of corporate veterinary medicine? Perhaps you’re looking for a practice that will actually follow through with what they promised you when you started there? Are you ready to work at a practice where you can feel valued for your talents, a place where you can grow and learn, and an amazingly supportive team to work beside you? Then, come check out El Gato Veterinary Hospital!

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 fast-paced but fun, small-animal veterinary hospital has proudly served the pets of Los Gatos, California, for over 50 years, and we’re still going strong! Our experienced team works hard to maintain our superb reputation in our cozy little California community. If all of this sounds good so far and you want to practice fantastic medicine, hone your diagnostic and surgical skills while also enjoying coffee breaks, yummy treats, team lunches, fun activities. You want to be a part of a strong veterinary fellowship at El Gato Veterinary Hospital; then you should apply for our rare opening for an associate veterinarian.

Still, wanting to know more? How about these great benefits:

• Competitive salary
• Medical insurance
• Paid time off
• 401(k)
• Profit sharing
• Veterinary license fees paid for by the practice
• Continuing education stipends
• Liability and malpractice insurance
• Personal pet care discounts
• Mentorship opportunities
• An experienced team that you will actually want to go hang out with a Happy Hour after work.

Position Requirements:

• Must be a California licensed veterinarian or able to obtain a California license before starting
• Possess a strong work ethic
• Is a team player
• Enjoys being a proactive communicator with colleagues and clients

Yes, we are, in fact, real, and yes, our culture and team really are that awesome! We’d love to meet you and show you around our beautiful practice. Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or upload your resume on this page.

Registered Veterinary Technician

Fast-paced, family-owned, Los Gatos veterinary hospital is hiring a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician, (RVT), or Veterinary Assistant. 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, and provide and maintain a high standard of patient care.

Requirements and Skills

Must be licensed as an RVT by the State of California or in the process of obtaining a license.
Must be able to work Saturdays (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 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.
Other duties as assigned.

Benefits 

Competitive salary, based on skill and experience. health insurance, 401(k), veterinary discounts for personal pets, support for ongoing education and training, and paid time off.

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

Receptionist

El Gato Veterinary Hospital needs a skilled veterinary Receptionist to work in our fast-paced but fun, small-animal veterinary hospital proudly serving the pets of Los Gatos, California, for over 50 years; and we’re still going strong! 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 they set the tone for the connection between staff and client. The ideal candidate for this position must:

  • Possess an engaging, outgoing, “smile in the voice” positive personality to deal with a variety of clients
  • Have at least one year of veterinary receptionist experience
  • Be a self-starter
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a drug test
  • Be a team player
  • Enjoy being a proactive communicator with colleagues and clients while communicating 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
  • Only apply if you have these qualifications, thank you.
  • Have fun with the team while doing it all.

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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