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Employment Opportunities

We have several positions available. The Humane Society provides an excellent employee benefits package which includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • IRA
  • Veterinarian Continuing Education
  • R.V.T Continuing Education
  • Liability Insurance
  • Cafeteria Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time

Please click here to print our Employment Application Be sure to note which position you are applying for. Once completed, you can fax it to: 909-386-1443, email it to the appropriate staff member listed under the job posting or deliver it in person!


Receptionist

General Function:

The Reception Customer Service Representative drives the flow of clients and pets into the clinic, coordinates the care of clients and pets, maximizes productivity of the veterinary medical staff, ensures good communication with staff members and clients in a welcoming, friendly, and professional manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times. This includes answering phones in a timely manner, welcoming clients and pets, and ensuring they are comfortable in the clinic.
  • Assist clients on the phone and in person, by completing the required documentation, entering all pet information and history into the computer and ensuring prompt service.
  • Educate clients about preventive care, pet health needs, and hospital services including spay and neuter services.
  • Coordinate clients seeking financial assistance with appropriate agencies and grant programs. Ensure grant monies and vouchers are appropriately administered, documented, and recorded.
  • Assist outgoing clients by providing all necessary instructions, information, and scheduling future appointments.
  • Conduct administrative functions as necessary, including cross training in reception and any other department as needed.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent training
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to operate a vehicle under all types of weather road conditions
  • Must be willing to participate in Euthanasia certification training
  • Must be willing to work Saturdays
  • Must be willing to help out in any department where training is provided
  • Spanish-speaking bilingual applicants encouraged to apply

Apply by submitting resume in the body of an email (not as an attachment) cmarin@hssbv.org or fax to (909)386-1443. Please no phone calls.


Registered Veterinary Technician

SUMMARY:

Provide medical care and assistance to animals at the clinic. This includes animals here for surgery, vaccinations, examinations and euthanasia. Support the role as AHT to include being called upon to work in surgery/recovery areas and perform miscellaneous duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts physical examinations of pets under the supervision of the staff veterinarian.
  • Administers vaccines, medications, etc.
  • Renders emergency treatment to all animals in need.
  • Performs a variety of diagnostic laboratory tests (i.e.: parvovirus, feline leukemia, fecal analysis, skin scrapings, etc.)
  • Checks in animals / conducts pre-operation examinations, including weigh-ins, tranquilizing, etc.
  • Prepare animals for surgery, including anesthetizing, intubation, cleaning incision site, etc.
  • Performs euthanasia ensuring written euthanasia policies are adhered to while implementing euthanasia in a timely manner and to the highest procedural level.
  • Clean up surgery and examination rooms at the end of the day.
  • Conducts new-pet exams; counsels on basis pet care; distributes pet care supplies and information.
  • Performs suture removals and nail trimmings
  • Provides grief counseling as needed.
  • Receives inventories and medical supplies under the direction of the Clinic Manager.
  • Transports Patients from cage to prep and surgery tables and back to cage while adhering to procedural guidelines.
  • Assists recovery personnel as needed.
  • Assists with veterinarian surgery when needed.
  • Operates heart monitor/ pulse ox consistently on each patient during surgery.
  • Observes patients during recovery and assists with their release to owners, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Valid certificate of registration as an Animal Health Technician issued by the California State Board of Examiners in Veterinary Medicine. Minimum of one year experience working with animals in a veterinary hospital. Knowledge of, or ability to learn humane animal handling, restraint, and confinement procedures; familiarity of various animal breeds; familiarity of common animal diseases; safety precautions of working around animals. Ability to read, write, communicate and follow instructions.

Apply by email to rday@hssbv.org, fax 909-386-1443, or apply in person today!!
Application for employment is located under the “Employment Opportunities” tab


Veterinary Assistant

The Veterinary Assistant supports the doctors in ensuring quality care for all pets, advocates for pets, educates clients on the aspects of pet health and ensures a safe and effective clinic environment. The veterinary staff must build positive, professional relationships with clients and staff members.

Experience, Education and/or Training:

  • Veterinary Assistants must be a High School graduate or equivalent training.
  • Have a basic knowledge of animal diseases and conditions including domestic animals, exotic animals and wildlife.
  • Ability to operate a vehicle under all types of weather road conditions.
  • Ability to work when and where needed, including field disasters or emergency response for extended periods of time.
  • Must be Euthanasia certified or willing to participate in Euthanasia certification training

If you’re interested please send your resume to rday@hssbv.org, fax to (909)386-1443 or apply in person today!
Application for employment is located under the “Employment Opportunities” tab