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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!


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


Veterinarian

The veterinarian will have responsibility for all animals in the clinic assuring that their care and treatment are the highest quality and consistent with the policies of the clinic and with the highest standards of current veterinary practice. The veterinarian will be responsible for the following:

  1. Sterilization surgery
    for up to 40 animals per day
  2. Coordination of the Society’s medical staff and
    walk-in vaccination clinic
  3. Examination, treatment, or referral of certain
    animals brought to the clinic in accordance with HSSBV policy
  4. Euthanasia of certain animals in accordance with
    HSSBV policies and procedures
  5. Provide oversight to ordering, inventorying and
    budgeting medical and surgical supplies
  6. Ensure compliance with veterinary medical standards,
    practices, and procedures
  7. Provide support to management personnel to ensure an
    effective work environment

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