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    Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

    Our mission is to continue to be the premier veterinary hospital for the residents of San Ramon and the greater Tri-Valley community. We continually strive to provide the highest quality veterinary care available by a team of dedicated professionals practicing modern medicine. We are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of customer service and ethical standards, and we are devoted to providing a caring environment that treats people and animals with dignity, compassion and respect.


    Applicants meeting the requirements of any open position will be contacted via telephone within one week of resume submittal for an initial screening. Successful candidates will then be invited back for a working interview.

    Resumes can be submitted via email to or faxed to 925-866-0290.

    Positions Available:

    Veterinary Technician - Full-Time   

    We are seeking an experienced full time veterinary technician.We are looking for a compassionate and highly motivated individual who values exceptional client service in addition to outstanding patient care.   You should possess strong communication and teamwork skills and be able to multi-task with consistent attention to detail.

    You must possess a strong knowledge base and excellent technical skills, including venipuncture, injections, IV catheter placement, radiography, animal restraint, surgical preparation/assistance, anesthesia monitoring/recovery and dentistry.

    Experience working as a veterinary technician is required; CVT/LVT/RVT and knowledge of IDEXX Cornerstone is preferred.

    You must be available to work evenings and weekends.

    Client Service Representative - Full Time 

    We are seeking an experienced full time veterinary receptionist. We are looking for a compassionate and highly motivated individual who values exceptional client service in addition to outstanding patient care. You should possess strong communication and teamwork skills and be able to multi-task with consistent attention to detail.

    This position is responsible for communicating to clients and staff in a professional manner in person and over the phone. Your duties will include greeting clients, processing office appointments, urgent care/emergencies, procedures and boarding reservations, answering inquiries about services and/or products, promoting hospital products and services, and supporting other team members. This requires a practical knowledge of veterinary hospital procedures, policies and services.

    Minimum 1 years experience in customer service required. Must be able to work evening and weekend shifts..

    Boarding Assistant - Full Time 

    We are seeking an experienced full time boarding kennel assistant. We are looking for a compassionate and highly motivated individual who values exceptional client service in addition to outstanding animal care. You should possess strong communication and teamwork skills and be able to multi-task with consistent attention to detail.

    Experience working as a boarding assistant is preferred. Must possess proper animal handling and restraint skills as well as basic computer skills. Responsible for the care and comfort of the pets in our facility. Duties include providing food/water, exercise and administering medications. Other duties include client service, laundry and cleaning.

    You must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

    Laundry & Janitorial Assistants – Part-Time, Flexible Hours

    Details coming soon.

    IT Network/ Support – Part-time, Flexible Hours

    We are growing business and are looking for a P/T IT person to join our team.

    Some of the responsibilities duties this position would encompass:

    - hardware installing and troubleshooting error messages. Assisting in maintaining our network cable/ organization .

    - performing needed window computer updates monthly on 60+ workstations over two locations.

    - computer software - various troubleshooting and installation across our network.

    - we have a specific software that runs our business, this person would be trained in this software and responsible for addressing issues with the company as they come up.

    This position would be P/T hours flexible hours and may require late or early hours occasionally to complete or manage projects .

    Ideally someone who is looking for additional income and is skilled with experience in the above mentioned areas.

    Person should have 3-5 yrs experience and or education supporting these areas .

    Person must be proficient in using : outlook , and Excel.

    Data Entry – Part-Time, Flexible Hours

    - Using QuickBooks - entering invoices, statements for our vendors. ( We are digital when it comes to the invoices so tying scanned receipts to (QuickBooks entries). Primarily helping with our purchasing department we have two practices/locations and assisting them in data entry of purchased items

    - Payroll data entry/corrections

    - Adding data or information into our Practice Software Program

    - Account Receivable & Payable other entry corrections.

    - Using excel to help evaluate data and information.

    Leadership Positions Available

    Compensation & Benefits

    Our comprehensive benefits package includes : 

    * Competitive salary                                                                    * 401K, Employer contributes 5%

    * Medical, Dental and Vision - Health Insurance                        * Paid time off

    * Continuing Education Allowance                                              * 75% discount for care of personal pets.

    We are proud of our extensive and supportive mentor-traning progam that helps all our new staff members integrate with our team and excel in their new positions. In addtion we have continual opportunties for advancement. 


     Pre-Veterinary Students & Veterinary Technician Internship & Externship Opportunities

    Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center offers internship positions for Pre-Veterinary students, and students in training to become Registered Veterinary Technicians. If you are interested in these opportunities please email Chris Keas at

    We work closely with the following Veterinary Technician Schools:

    Carrington College

    Foothill College

    If you are a student at either of the above Veterinary Technician training programs and are interested in completing your externship at Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care, please contact your current program director. All Externs require an interview with our Technician Training Manager before acceptance.

    Veterinary Student Externship Opportunities     

    Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care offers veterinary student externship opportunities throughout the year. Our Externship offers exposure to the various facets of a large general practice setting with the support of internal medicine and surgical specialists.
    Veterinary Externships are available for periods of time ranging from one to four weeks. We encourage Externs to come for a long as possible period to maximize opportunity and exposure.

    Only one extern is present at any given time to provide each student with the most hands‐on experience possible. Veterinary students are also offered the opportunity to learn about business operations, client communications, and specialized areas of the practice – Holistic, Internal, Exotic and Reproductive Medicine, and Emergency Medicine.

    Goals of Externship Experience: 

    Goals of Externship Experience: In addition to giving students experience by assisting with general surgery, specialty surgery, advanced procedures (Laparoscopy), and Diagnostics (Ultrasound) students will also receive exposure to and assistance with other areas of Veterinary Medicine

     The Externship will:
    • Expose the student to client relations, practice management, and problem solving.
    • Facilitate the student's transition from the academic environment to the hands‐on world of clinical veterinary practice.
    • Allow the student to experience how veterinarians obtain the confidence and goodwill of clients.
    • Give the student the opportunity to identify the legal, ethical, and moral challenges associated with veterinary practice and to judge how they would respond in such situations.
    • Enable the student to recognize the benefits of successful practice management.
    • Allow the student to track and assess their clinical skills development, including medical data recording and scientific writing skills

    Current Externship Calendar  Click Here 

    To schedule your externship or for  questions please email Hospital Director Margaret Simuro : 

    Volunteer Inquiries

    We do not have any volunteer opportunities available at Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center – we do however recommend that you contact other animal service organizations.

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