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Registered Veterinary Technician: Full-time Position

San Luis Obispo, California
Job Type
23 Sep 2022

Central Coast Veterinary Services is looking to add to their team! CCVS has developed a unique and accommodating niche in veterinary medicine, where the veterinarian comes to the patient. Professional services equal a brick and mortar clinic, but altered to accommodate a stress free experience for both the patient and the client. 

Imagine a lovely road trip through the wine country of Paso Robles or ocean drive through scenic Morro Bay, but helping animals all along the way! Our newly hired RVT will have the unique experience of assisting one of the two owners/DVMs during house calls 2-3 days/week, providing assistance during procedures 1-2 days/week, and performing house technician calls with their very own assistant 1-2 days/week.

We typically take appointments from 9 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Preparation and clean up before and after appointments may run 30 minutes to 1 hour before or after appointments, maximum. The RVT work week will regularly be 4 days, but may include a 5 day work week depending on the schedule. We do not expect over 40 hours/week.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  Providing top-notch customer service.

  Scheduling appointments and procedures via phone, online and text.

  Being attentive to client and pet needs.

  Being patient with distressed, frustrated or disgruntled clients.

  Performing and maintaining anesthesia for routine procedures and dentals

  Filling prescriptions.

  Educating clients.

  Maintaining and preparing the hospital for procedures.

  Preparing vehicles for appointments.

  Processing payment transactions.

  Maintaining equipment in working order.

  Maintaining proper documentation in the electronic medical record.

  Conveying appropriate information to/from clients to doctors and/or management.

  May include maintaining inventory and an inventory control system.

  Maintaining drug logs.

  Insuring all hospital procedures are in compliance with regulations, including implementing safety and security procedures. Administer safety training.

  Training support staff.


Successful candidates must have the following qualifications:

  High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  Accreditation and good standing as an RVT in California

  Minimum 2 years experience in a veterinary setting, preferably small animal

  Be able to safely lift 30 pounds.

  Be able to stand or sit for extended periods of time.

  Understand and carry out oral and written directions.

  Maintain positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.

  Promote continuous quality improvement.

        Know the meaning of and spell commonly used veterinary terms.


        Candidate must be able to perform duties remotely and onsite.

        Candidate may need to travel pick up or drop off samples, patients, or medications.

        Candidate may be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

        Candidate must possess good critical thinking and problem-solving skills, compassion, a positive attitude, follow-through and excellent communication and teamwork skills. Multi- tasking and accepting constructive criticism is essential. Punctuality is expected.

        This job description does not necessarily cover every task or duty that might be assigned. There may be additional responsibilities assigned as necessary. If you have questions or concerns about this job description, contact the Medical Director.

Personal Requirements:

        Feel and express a genuine liking for animals and for working in an animal care environment.

        Must be able to work under the broad general administrative supervision of the owners and doctors, and to be able to use sound personal judgment in selecting methods, establishing priorities, and arriving at conclusions

        May be required to work uncommon hours, overtime, and be subject to recall in emergency situations.

        Deal intelligibly, pleasantly and efficiently with clients on the telephone and in person, often doing several things at one time.

        Display tact and diplomacy with staff members and clients.

        Be flexible in attitude and work habits.

        Enjoy car travel for several hours/day which may include some windy and rough roads


If you think this position suits you or you have interest or questions, please contact Dr. Raffy Dorian or Dr. Daniel Gutman at info@ or leave a message at 805-316-1990. We look forward to hearing from you!




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  • Job Reference: 719180581-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Central Coast Veterinary Services
  • Location: San Luis Obispo, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent