Veterinary Pharmacy Assistant - Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS)

Houston, TX
Full Time
Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is the premier destination for comprehensive specialized care for companion animals. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, we collaborate with the veterinary community to ensure the highest standards of care. Our state-of-the-art facility boasts cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, complemented by a team of passionate veterinary specialists and dedicated staff.

At GCVS, we specialize in a wide range of veterinary services, including emergency and critical care, anesthesia and pain management, avian and exotics, cardiology, dermatology and allergy, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, oncology, ophthalmology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, and surgery and orthopedics.

We pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide and on our commitment to our team members. We offer an outstanding benefits package, including competitive salaries based on experience. Our benefits encompass essential elements such as paid time off, comprehensive health insurance, a 401K profit-sharing program, paid holidays, a rewarding incentive program, discounted pet services and supplies, and much more.

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our on-site Pharmacy for a Veterinary Technician/Assistant to fill a position in our fast-paced, cutting edge practice. The candidate must have great customer service skills, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain a high regard for attention to detail. The main job duties include taking payment from clients for medications and services performed within the hospital, filling prescriptions with appropriate label, instructions, and warnings in congruence with doctor orders, and communicating with outside pharmacies for new scripts and refills. Our Pharmacy team is also responsible for managing the controlled substance log for our hospital, contributing to inventory control, maintaining strong organization within the Pharmacy room, and keeping good relations with the hospital staff and doctors.

We offer an excellent benefits package, and competitive salary (dependent upon experience and education), this position is non-exempt. Our benefit package includes Paid Time Off, Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K Profit Sharing Program, Paid Holidays, Rewards Program, Discounted Pet Services and Supplies, Uniforms, and more.

Requirements: This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent). Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred. Applicant must be reliable, able to work in a team environment as well as independently, adaptable to quickly changing situations, and a self-starter. A loving disposition with animals is a must. Previous veterinary assistant/technician experience is also preferred. We require that all Pharmacy personnel pass the PTCB exam to obtain a certification in pharmacy technology. The costs of exam and exam prep will be paid for by the employer.

Expected hours: 40 per week

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • No nights
  • Weekends as needed
  • Pharmacy technician: 1 year (Required)
  • Veterinary: 1 year (Preferred)
Starting compensation is based on experience and ranges from $15.00 - $19.00 per hour.
NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary Health

We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.
Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.

Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees.  The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process.  For positions based in Colorado, EVH provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.
Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.



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