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At CASE, we are always searching for quality, compassionate veterinary professionals to join our growing team. We embrace new advancements and technology, and are looking for individuals who have a hunger to learn and always strive to exceed expectations. If you fit one of the below categories and are interested in working for a state-of-the-art veterinary hospital alongside experienced coworkers who share a passion for animal care, please click the “Apply Now” associated with the position you are applying for and send us your cover letter and resume. 

Applicants must have the ability to work compassionately, calmly and effectively under pressure in emotionally intense situations; accurately and consistently follow directions; strive for continuous learning; possess good communication skills; work well in a team environment with a good sense of humor and positive attitude.

Applicants must have the ability to work compassionately, calmly and effectively under pressure in emotionally intense situations; accurately and consistently follow directions; strive for continuous learning; possess good communication skills; work well in a team environment with a good sense of humor and positive attitude.

Duties Include:

  • Proficient with restraint and handling of dogs and cats
  • Ability to triage incoming patients
  • Knowledge of normal vital parameters and recognition of abnormals
  • Knowledge of common emergency procedures including but not limited to CPCR and IV catheter placement
  • Use of multi-parameter monitoring equipment (including, but not limited to: ECG, SP02, ETC02, NIBP)
  • Basic knowledge of bandaging and wound care techniques
  • Client relations including but not limited to obtaining histories, client education, creation and communication on estimates and invoices
  • Use of proper technique and positioning for digital radiography
  • Operation of in-house laboratory equipment
  • Venipuncture and sample collection procedures
  • Drug and fluid calculations and administration
  • Inpatient care and evaluation
  • Answering phones and triaging calls.

Applicants must have the ability to work compassionately, calmly and effectively under pressure in emotionally intense situations; accurately and consistently follow directions; strive for continuous learning; possess good communication skills; work well in a team environment with a good sense of humor and positive attitude.

Duties Include:

  • Client Relations:
    • Entering patient and client information into DVMax when needed
    • Know basic reception duties which may include taking payments/deposits
  • Technical Assistant Duties:
    • Restraining animals for Vet Tech on duty to help with radiographs, blood draws, IVC placement.
    • Setting up and retraining patients for Ultrasound
    • Follow all protocols, policies and procedures of Aspen Meadow
    • Using proper technique and positioning in radiology
    • Submission of radiographs in a timely matter for standard and stat reviews
    • Copy radiographs to a CD for the client
  • Laboratory
    • Able to send out lab tests to designated labs/universities.
    • Operate all lab/diagnostic equipment
    • Procyte, Catalyst, Coagulation tests, Blood Typing Tests, Idexx Snap tests, etc
    • Nursing care for hospitalized patients
    • Making sure all animals are on clean bedding.
    • Walk animals, as needed, outside for bathroom breaks
  • CPR Situations:
    • Recording notes on all drugs that are administered
  • Cleaning list:
    • Finish the cleaning list prior to clocking out for your shift

Applicants must have the ability to work compassionately, calmly and effectively under pressure in emotionally intense situations; accurately and consistently follow directions; strive for continuous learning; possess good communication skills; work well in a team environment with a good sense of humor and positive attitude.

Duties Include:

  • Restraint and handling of dogs and cats
  • Knowledge of normal vital parameters and recognition of abnormals and associated treatment; IV catheter placement; establishing an anesthetic protocol; induction, endotracheal intubation, maintenance and monitoring anesthesia; recognition of abnormal vital parameters and their associated treatments; the use and maintenance of anesthesia machines (including different circuits) and multi-parameter monitoring equipment (including, but not limited to: ECG, SP02, ETC02, NIBP); surgical preparation and aseptic technique; post-operative recovery, monitoring and pain control, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of surgical equipment including instruments, suction, cautery, etc, and their associated cleaning techniques and care; operation and maintenance of autoclave and ethylene oxide sterilizers
  • Basic knowledge of bandaging and splinting techniques
  • Client relations including but not limited to obtaining histories, client education, creation and communication on estimates and invoices
  • Use of proper technique and positioning for digital radiography
  • Operation of in-house laboratory equipment
  • Knowledge of venipuncture and sample collection procedures
  • Drug and fluid calculations and administration;

Applicants must have the ability to work compassionately, calmly and effectively under pressure in emotionally intense situations; accurately and consistently follow directions; strive for continuous learning; possess good communication skills; work well in a team environment with a good sense of humor and positive attitude.

Duties Include:

  • Proficient with restraint and handling of dogs and cats
  • Knowledge of normal vital parameters and recognition of abnormals
  • Knowledge of common emergency procedures including but not limited to CPCR and IV catheter placement
  • Basic knowledge of bandaging and wound care techniques
  • Client relations including but not limited to obtaining histories, client education, creation and communication on estimates and invoices
  • Use of proper technique and positioning for procedures
  • Operation of in-house laboratory equipment
  • Venipuncture and sample collection procedures
  • Drug and fluid calculations and administration
  • Inpatient care and evaluation
  • Answering phones and triaging calls.

Hospital Assistant Job Description & Duties:

  • Unpack boxes & stock inventory in triage and ICU
  • Proactively clean kennels
  • Wipe down laboratory counter tops and centrifuge
  • Sweep and mop exam rooms, triage and ICU floors
  • Clean exercise area daily
  • Empty all trash/recycle/compost
  • Clean and charge all clippers
  • Clean break room/human kitchen
  • Clean animal kitchen
  • Perform laundry & stock on floor appropriately
  • Clean sinks
  • Hospital assistant staff do not have patient interaction
  • Hospital assistant staff are not to participate in patient restraint, connecting or disconnecting a patient from IV fluids, nor to perform medication administration

Job details

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour

Job type: Full-time, Part-time

Number of openings for this position: 6

Schedule: 8 hour shift

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Retirement plan
  • Employee discount
  • Health savings account
  • Employee assistance program

Are you interested in working in a fun and fast-paced specialty and emergency hospital? Colorado Animal Specialty and Emergency (CASE), is a fast-growing, 24/7 32,000 sq. ft. hospital in Boulder, Colorado that is looking to add members to our team!

Anesthesia Technician Description
Our Anesthesia Technicians are responsible for the care and treatment of surgery patients, running anesthesia, and monitoring hospitalized pets. They operate under the supervision of the anesthesiologist, various specialists, the staff manager, emergency doctor, and department shift leads. This is an overview of the position and is not limited to the listed duties below.

Surgery Service Anesthesia-related Skillset & Duties:

  • Perform pre-anesthesia examinations to determine safety and risk for surgery cases.
  • Possess basic understanding of soft tissue, orthopedic, wound care and bandage application procedures commonly performed by the surgery service.
  • Implement prescribed anesthetic plans for surgery cases, from pre-anesthesia until recovery, monitoring throughout
  • Perform patient pain assessments and develop proposed analgesic plans for surgery cases using multimodal pain management techniques.
  • Understand and use CASE anesthesia forms
  • Set up anesthesia machine and trouble shoot any problems
  • Understand anesthesia machines maintenance programs
  • Implement prescribed analgesic plans for surgery cases, at least 1 case each using local, systemic and regional pain management techniques
  • Demonstrate the ability to set up, maintain equipment and to identify normal and abnormal ECG readings
  • Understand hemodynamics of anesthesia-related hypotension and possess ability to troubleshoot anesthetic complications
  • Familiarity with commonly used vasopressor therapy and when to implement during surgical procedures
  • Ability to set up and maintain a vasopressor CRI: o Norepinephrine o Dopamine o Dobutamine o Vasopressin o Epinephrine
  • Accurately evaluate a patient’s ventilation, oxygenation and acid/base status utilizing pulse oximetry, capnography and arterial blood gas results Surgery Service Laboratory Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Understand how to appropriately package and send out all samples – Fedex, etc
  • Understand how to fill out all submission form paperwork and online forms for all laboratory testing
  • Understand what types of blood tubes are used for each laboratory testing, and understand proper handling: including length of times that samples need to be spun for, separated, and how long they can stay out of refrigerator, understand what samples need to be frozen
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform blood typing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform in house cross matching.
  • Properly and safely collect urine samples via cysto centesis for laboratory evaluation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete microscopy for basic cytology; blood smear, urine

Job details

Pay: $18 – $32 per hour

Job type: Full-time

Number of openings for this position: 2

Schedule: 10 hour shift

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Referral program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Employee assistance program

Are you interested in working in a fun and fast-paced specialty and emergency hospital? Colorado Animal Specialty and Emergency (CASE), is a fast-growing, 24/7 32,000 sq. ft. hospital in Boulder, Colorado that is looking to add members to our team!

We are looking for Critical Care technicians to work full or part time with our Critical Care Service. Come work at a hospital where you can gain experience, have fun, and make a difference!

The Critical Care Service is composed of 3 specialists in Emergency and Critical Care who see referral cases requiring hospitalization, care for ill hospitalized patients, and consult for other services in the hospital.

Critical Care Technician Description
Working with the Critical Care Team will require triage and stabilization of referred cases for hospitalization, interactions with owners of these pets, and care for the most unstable/critically ill patients in the hospital.

Major Job Duties:

  • Perform pre-anesthesia examinations to determine safety and risk for surgery cases.
  • Triage phone calls, appointments, or walk-ins, when necessary. Reviewing medical records as necessary to assist in those triages
  • Perform appropriate patient restraint for examinations and procedures
  • Understand many illnesses and the appropriate treatment
  • Acquire, prepare, and ship laboratory specimens along with running automated CBCs, preparation of blood films to perform manual differentials and platelet counts, running various chemistries, Coag tests, and collect, evaluate, and report urinalysis results.
  • General nursing care such as: accurately obtaining and assessing patient vitals (temperatures, pulses/heart rate, respiration, blood pressure, pain score, etc.), auscultation of the lungs, prepare and administer nutrition
  • Perform general venipuncture, peripheral/central/arterial catheter placement and maintenance
  • Perform emergency procedures including but not limited to establish and maintain airway, oxygen administration including but not limited to minimally-invasive (O2 cage, nasal-nasotracheal oxygen and high flow nasal oxygen) to invasive (ie mechanical ventilation , resuscitation with blood products, administration of pharmacological agents including CRI’s, under veterinary supervision
  • Induction, surgical skin preparation, monitor and recovery of surgical patients for minor surgical procedures (ie. Chest tube placement, peritoneal drain, etc.)
  • Admitting and discharging patients, client communication and education, answering phone calls and scheduling appointments
  • Cleaning, stocking, general organization, and maintenance of ICU/Isolation equipment and supplies

Job details

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures, and terminology with an interest in pursuit of further education equaling Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician Specialist (ACVECCT-VTS) status.
  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform veterinary medical procedures (i.e., administer CPR, draw blood, administer medications and fluids, and assess and triage patients.)
  • Ability to communicate well with other technicians and doctors regarding the needs of the patients

Preferred:

  • Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT). One year of recent experience in veterinary practice with increasing responsibilities.

Pay: $18.00 – $28.00 per hour depending on experience.

Shift Differential: We offer a shift differential for nights and weekends.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Referral program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Employee assistance program

Colorado Animal Specialty and Emergency (CASE) is seeking an experienced technician to join a brand-new hospital and service in Nephrology and Extracorporeal Therapies (ECTs). Extracorporeal therapies are becoming more readily available throughout the country in veterinary medicine. At CASE, we are the only hospital in the state of Colorado performing these advanced treatments. Applicants should have proficient technical skills (ie. venipuncture, placing central lines, female/male urinary catheters, etc.), possess a willingness to learn and be a team player, especially integrating fellow colleagues as the service grows. This individual needs to be extremely organized to maintain inventory of supplies, stock catheter kits and supply carts, as well as exhibit a thirst for advancing patient care by providing cutting-edge treatments. Any previous background (ECC/ICU, Medicine, Oncology, Anesthesia) will be considered. We are looking to add an experienced technician to a talented and fun group of people who truly care about their patients and clients every day. What a great opportunity to be in Boulder, Colorado and help build this new service as a team.

Major Job Duties:

  • Check-in patients associated with the Nephrology/ECT Service
  • Dialysis catheter, PICC line, urinary catheter placements
  • Learn technical principles and monitor patients receiving extracorporeal therapies
  • Assist with fluoroscopic procedures
  • Regularly maintain/disinfect equipment
  • Account for inventory of disposables, stock supply carts and catheter kits
  • Manage invoicing of patients
  • Client communication and education
  • Admitting and discharging patients
  • Days with no ECT patients, nurses will “Float” in ICU/CC setting to help with patient care

Job details

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Associates degree preferred
  • RVT/CVT preferred but will consider all levels of experience
  • All backgrounds in veterinary medicine will be considered (ECC/ICU, Medicine, Oncology, Anesthesia)Ability to provide high quality patient and client care

Pay: $24.00 – $32.00 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Referral program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Employee assistance program

Responsible for overseeing the procurement of inventory in accordance with the established hospital guidelines. Assist in the day-to-day management of operational activities and maintenance of the hospital building and equipment. Veterinary experience strongly preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Hospital Operations

  • Oversee and maintain the inventory of hospital supplies
  • Develop minimum and maximum supply values and reorder points.
  • Work with Hospital Director to prioritize requests and manage ordering within the budget provided·
  • Supervise and train staff that will assist with various inventory functions including receiving, ordering, stocking, counting and distributing.
  • Responsible for inventory management practices, such as receiving and distribution, and analyzing inventory data for accurate reporting.
  • Ensure a stocked, neat and organized central supply area.
  • Run inventory and invoice item reports in practice software to track and analyze the movement of inventory
  • Oversee and manage accurate and timely cyclical inventory counts.
  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors.
  • Develop return policies.
  • Manage work orders using practice software.
  • Serve as a backup to Pharmacy Techs for ordering of drug inventory including controlled substances.· Understand rules and regulations related to drug storage, ordering, counting and discrepancy resolution.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • At least 3 years of experience in Veterinary environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • General knowledge of Practice Management Software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Ezyvet and Cubex preferred
  • Ability to work independently and with little or no supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and produce quality work while making effective decisions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required

Pay Range: $19 – $21 per hour, Full Time

Benefits including PTO, sick time, 401k match, health, dental, vision, education allowances, employee assistance program.

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