Senior Veterinary Assistant Emergency SAGE San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
Full Time
RVT or Senior Veterinary Assistant- ER - Swing Shift Fri-Mon - SAGE San Francisco

Who we are:

SAGE San Francisco holds a deep appreciation for animals, fueled by sincere love and admiration for their extraordinary nature.

We form a community of experienced, board-certified veterinary professionals who provide unparalleled emergency and specialty care. Expertise, compassion, and collaboration drive everything we do — ensuring the best possible outcome for pets and pet parents. We see ourselves as vital contributors, playing a role in communities, the environment, and sustainability while carrying out our mission.

We are looking for our newest member to join our dedicated team in the Emergency Department! 
About the job:
  • Fulltime position Friday-Monday swing shift
  • 4/10
  • Triaging incoming patients
  • Assist DVM with patient assessment, treatment and procedures
  • Partner with the patient care team regarding treatment plans, client communication and nursing care concerns
  • Provide client education including, but not limited to: home care instructions, medications (indications, adverse reactions) and general wellness updates on hospitalized patients
  • Provide monitoring and nursing care to hospitalized patients
  • Induce and monitor general anesthesia and sedation procedures
  • Record and deliver organized rounds, discuss cases and gather additional information as necessary
  • Perform in-house laboratory testing and prepare samples for outside laboratory testing
  • Compensation Range:
  • RVT: $25.00 - $40.00 hour
  • SVA: $25.00 - $36.00
  • $8,000 Hiring Bonus for Registered Veterinary Technicians and $6,000 Hiring Bonus for Veterinary Assistants (for full-time, new to SAGE hires) for overnight roles.
  • $7000 Hiring Bonus for Registered Veterinary Technicians and $5000 Hiring bonus for veterinary assistants for swing shift roles.
  • $6000 Hiring Bonus for Registered Veterinary Technicians and $4000 Hiring bonus for day shift roles.
  • Shift differentials available! $3/hour swing shift, $5 overnight shift
Who you are:
  • You are a Registered Veterinary Technician or Senior Veterinary Technician with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. You are able to remain composed during stressful & emotional situations while remaining motivated, trustworthy, and team-oriented. 
  • You' re looking for an opportunity to utilize your full skill-set while simultaneously learning new & advanced techniques.
  • You are committed to outstanding client service, exceptional patient care, and you really want to make a difference!
Basic Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma
  • 1+ years of clinical experience as an RVT or 3 years of experience as Senior Vet Assistant
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interface with staff and clients using tact, patience, professional courtesy, and exhibit confidentiality and discretion where appropriate
  • Consistent and reliable ability to perform mathematical calculations for drug doses, CRIs, client invoices and estimates, and other position-related calculations
  • Maintain the California Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substance Permit (VACSP); must obtain within 60-days of hire or transfer into this role; (this requirement is waived if incumbent holds a valid CA-RVT license)
  • Highly competitive and comparable wages based on experience and skill set.
  • Partnership with Purdue VT program/scholarships
  • Competitive Vet Assistant and RVT CE allowance annually
  • License application and renewal reimbursement for RVT’s
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement 
  • Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, 3 weeks accrued paid time off, and uniforms

Our pay ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.


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