Veterinary Careers in Sheridan, CO

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If you’d like to join the team at South Platte Veterinary Hospital, please fill out the form below with your cover letter and resume.

Our Open Positions

Registered Veterinary Technician

Our practice is excited to add another Registered Veterinary Technician to our team! We would love a self-starter who is enthusiastic, positive, and detail oriented. Our team likes to laugh, have fun, and work together to make a difference in the lives of our furry loved ones. Come help us create a new and exciting practice! The ideal candidate is a Registered Veterinary Technician with at least 2 years’ prior experience in veterinary medicine.

The Registered Veterinary Technician is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to our clients. You will be responsible for helping answer phones and schedule appointments, address client medical questions, maintain accurate medical records, update reminders, and assist the doctors with all appointments. Our technicians will also assist during surgical and dental procedures including obtaining dental radiographs and monitoring anesthesia. Our hospital performs in-house laboratory tests, diagnostic imaging, bandages, wound care, and overall general practice treatments. Fear free animal restraint is a bonus. The position requires someone that is excellent at handling difficult or emotional situations with care and compassion. Professional phone etiquette is a must. We are looking for someone who will make our clients and patients feel like family!

“When you follow what brings you true joy by assisting others, ideas start, opportunity knocks, you leave your fear behind, and you answer the door with a smile, an open heart, and the belief that it can be that amazing because in your vision it is.” – Dr. Jamie Charlie

Our practice was formerly known as Rocky Monster Vet Care.

Operating Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am-2:00 pm (hours likely to expand in near future)

We are proud to offer our teammates comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with match
  • Scrub allowance
  • CE Budget
  • Flexible schedule

Essential Functions:

  • Able to perform basic animal handling and restraint
  • Be able to accurately position for radiographs
  • Assist veterinarians in the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery
  • Perform in-hospital lab testing and prepare specimens for outside labs
  • Assist veterinarians in outpatient exams by taking histories, vital signs, and weights as well as providing client education
  • Collect and prepare diagnostic samples
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Assist in maintaining practice equipment
  • Assist veterinarian performing surgery
  • Assist veterinarians in any other assigned tasks
  • Maintain cleanliness of surgery suite, treatment area, and exams rooms for all surfaces
  • Support DEA compliance as it relates to the role
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Colorado
  • Ability to lift patients and carry equipment up to 40 pounds; ability to lift patients or carry equipment over 40 pounds with assistance
  • Practice OSHA safety techniques including proper PPE
  • Computer skills, MS office applications, etc.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 – $25.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Englewood, CO 80110: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Veterinary: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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