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JOIN THE GARDEN OAKS VETERINARY CLINIC TEAM!

We have a variety of open positions available. If you’re interested, please fill out the application below.

Full-Time Veterinary Receptionist

We are currently hiring for an experienced Veterinary Receptionist
Get paid to enrich pets’ and people’s lives! If you have impeccable organizational skills, demonstrate flawless customer service skills, and can answer six phone lines, all while petting a bulldog—and do it for up to 10 hours a day—we have a job for you!

Excellent compensation and growth opportunities available for client care specialists (receptionists) at our AAHA-Accredited practice in Garden Oaks/Oak Forest. Our team adores people with can-do attitudes and friendly smiles, and so do our clients!

Details: 

  • Education equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures, Receptionist duties, and telephone techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform clerical work with speed and accuracy, use a multiple-line telephone system, and handle cash and other forms of payment.
  • Experience assembling patient records, obtaining relevant information from clients, and accurately entering a variety of information in patient records.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in the time allotted without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to show empathy toward clients and treat animals with respect and compassion.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • A commitment to outstanding client service.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 40 pounds without assistance and objects weighing more than 40 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to stay on task and work energetically for entire shift, sometimes exceeding 10 hours per day.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of veterinary medical terminology and procedures and general computer skills.
  • Preferred: Ability to type 45 words per minute and use a 10-key adding machine.
  • Required Availability: Must be able to work closing shifts (until 6pm) 3-4 days/week and rotating Saturday shifts (7:30am-1pm).

Please submit your resume, cover letter and the required application (download below) to hiring@gardenoaksvet.com for consideration.

Full-Time or Part-Time Kennel Assistant

We are an AAHA-accredited practice that promotes teamwork and a warm, caring approach toward our clients and patients. If you enjoy working with minimal supervision, possess a passion for working with people and pets, and are looking to gain experience in the veterinary field, you just might be the person we are looking for!

Kennel Assistants can handle everything from the most spirited Labrador to geriatric cats needing TLC. Oh yeah, there’s LOTS of cleaning too, but also lots of love! These behind-the-scenes members of our staff are always moving and always willing to help our Doctors and Veterinary Assistants when needed.

The ideal candidate will be professional, maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic, utilize excellent verbal and written communication skills, and excel in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment. Experience not required but a HUGE plus! Must be able to work Saturdays + closing afternoon shift 3-4 times a week.

Compensation TBD based on experience.

If you are interested, please review the qualifications below and send us your resume and cover letter (required).

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Education equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade.
  • Availability to occasionally work uncommon hours and overtime and to be recalled in emergency situations.
  • Excellent animal-handling skills, including the confidence and dexterity to administer medications to animals.
  • Ability to properly restrain patients.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in the time allotted without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to show empathy toward clients and treat animals with respect and compassion.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • A commitment to outstanding client service.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 40 pounds without assistance and objects weighing more than 40 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to stay on task and work energetically for entire shift, sometimes exceeding 10 hours per day.
  • Preferred: One year or more of experience in a veterinary hospital.

Benefits

Benefits (for full time team members) include paid time off, continuing education, and group health, dental and vision insurance (after meeting eligibility requirements).

 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and application to our office manager at hiring@gardenoaksvet.com for consideration.

Experienced Veterinary Technician or Assistant

We are currently hiring for an Experienced Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant. 
Are you looking to take the next step in your veterinary career and contribute to a positive, empowering team culture? If so, Garden Oaks Veterinary Clinic might just be the place for you! Our hospital is growing, and we are looking for smiling, compassionate, and committed Licensed Veterinary Technicians or Veterinary Assistants to join our team. We actively foster an environment of loyalty, respect, and equality based on our Team GOVC core values. Our hospital is proud to be accredited with the American Animal Hospital Association, which reflects our dedication to the highest quality of patient care.

Experience and basic skills are required for this full-time position, including surgical assistance, radiology, dental cleanings, lab tests, and more. Candidate must be outgoing and comfortable interacting with clients. Competitive salary, paid time off, group health, vision and dental insurance and continuing education programs are available.

Must have flexible schedule and be available for rotating Saturday shifts (8am-1pm). Pay is negotiable based on experience.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and application to our office manager at hiring@gardenoaksvet.com for consideration.

APPLY NOW!

Download our application form and email it to hiring@gardenoaksvet.com for consideration.

You can also use the form below to upload your application.

APPLICATION

Garden Oaks Veterinary Clinic is conveniently located for many Houston, TX residents. We hope you’ll give our veterinary hospital the opportunity to shower your pets with the love and care they deserve!

LOCATION

3408 N. Shepherd Drive
Houston, Texas, 77018

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HOURS

Monday-Friday: 7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday: Closed

CONTACT INFO

Phone: 713-659-0650
Fax: (713) 678-0805
Email: info@gardenoaksvet.com

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