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Current Openings

Below are current openings at Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital -- just click the position listing for details. Please read the posting carefully and if you believe you qualify, submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Jayme Motler at pvah12569@gmail.com

Experienced Veterinary AssistantLearn More

FT Vet Assistant Wanted: Is This You?

  • You’re unfazed by poop, blood, excited dogs, and cats deceptively named Mr. Snuggles.
  • You are anxious to learn and pursue a career in a field that you love.
  • You long to work in a beautiful place with a terrific team dedicated to great medicine.
  • You want to give each patient your best. Even that demon Mr. Snuggles.

Then we want to talk to you! Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital is an established, locally owned and operated practice in New York’s gorgeous Hudson Valley. We’re seeking an experienced, full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team. We can offer you:

  • Above average hourly wage
  • No weekends
  • Flexibility in schedule, especially for students
  • Employee discount for pet care
  • Mentorship and learning opportunities in areas of interest direct from veterinarian owner
  • Other CE opportunities

We can also offer you an outstanding quality of life here in the Hudson Valley, which is an outdoor lover’s paradise. There’s lots to do on those aforementioned weekends off, and great wine to drink while you’re doing it. Also, there’s a cute little town just a short distance south of us called New York City. The pizza’s great.

If you’re independent, compassionate, and the kind of person who will jump in wherever they’re needed, please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Jayme Motler -pvah12569@gmail.com.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

Licensed Veterinary TechnicianLearn More

EXPERIENCED LVT: Top 10 Reasons To Work at Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital

  1. No corporate BS. Located in New York’s Hudson Valley, we are an established, locally owned and operated hospital so we can take our time with patients and practice the best medicine.
  2. We say “licensed”, but if you’re experienced and license-eligible, we’d still like to hear from you.
  3. We offer an above-average hourly wage, schedule flexibility (especially for students), employee pet discount, and we’re a Fear Free practice—for both pets and people.
  4. NO WEEKENDS.
  5. If you have a special area of interest you want to pursue like radiology, veterinary acupuncture, or feline psychology (hey, we don’t judge), we’ll help you get the training, mentorship, and education you want and need.
  6. We are plain-speaking but unfailingly pleasant, dang it. It’s in our name.
  7. New York’s Hudson Valley is a gorgeous outdoor person’s paradise. There’s lots to do and great wine to drink while you’re doing it. For city breaks you’ll find a cute little town just a short distance south of us called NYC. The pizza’s great.
  8. We’re looking to add someone who is like us: dedicated, kind, detail-oriented, extroverted, excited to learn, and ready to jump in and help. If you’re kind of a wallflower and need handholding to do your job, thank you—NEXT.
  9. Did we mention no weekends? Seriously, we want you to go have a life. See #7.
  10. We’re an equal opportunity employer who embraces diversity and we make it simple to apply. Please send a cover letter telling us why you’d be a good fit and a current resume to: Dr. Jayme Motler - pvah12569@gmail.com 

Client Service / ReceptionLearn More

Veterinary Customer Service: This Is a Barking Great Opportunity

Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital is an established, locally owned and operated practice in New York’s gorgeous Hudson Valley, and we’re seeking a full-time Client Services Representative to join our team. Veterinary experience isn’t necessary, but we’d love to hear from you if you have client service experience in a healthcare setting. In addition to all the pet hair and weird poop stories you can handle, we can offer you:

  • Above average hourly wage
  • No weekends
  • Flexibility in schedule, especially for students
  • Employee discount for pet care
  • Mentorship and learning opportunities in areas of interest direct from veterinarian owner
  • Other CE opportunities
  • Friendly, fun work environment that’s never boring

While it’s great if you love animals, what this position really needs is someone who has stellar communication skills and loves people just as much. You’re going to be manning the phones and the front desk of our hospital, which includes:

  • Check-in/check-out of clients and patients
  • Answering questions about everything from pricing to why their cat is doing that
  • Setting and confirming appointments
  • Calming a pet owner whose puppy just ate a whole tube of toothpaste (including the tube)
  • Taking payments from clients who think veterinary hospitals should be non-profits
  • Assorted other clerical and administrative duties as needed

If all of this sounds appealing and you are someone who is personable with great attention to detail and is education oriented, we’d love to hear from you. Please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Jayme Motler -pvah12569@gmail.com . We look forward to hearing from you!

Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

Practice ManagerLearn More

Practice Manager Wanted: Excellent Compensation Package, Opportunity to Grow!

We are looking for a full-time practice manager to join our team of skilled and compassionate animal lovers in providing exceptional veterinary care and customer service to the pet population of Pleasant Valley. The practice manager is the heart of our team. The primary purpose and function of the practice manager is to manage the hospital and ensure that we provide the highest quality of veterinary care to our patients, as well as exceptional customer service to our clients. The successful candidate will also be responsible for maximizing both employee engagement and the productivity of the veterinary medical team.

 In partnership with the practice owner, the practice manager ensures good communication with clients, associates, and employees to optimize growth of the business. The practice manager also partners with the practice owner to operate an effective and productive hospital team, ensure a safe and engaging hospital environment, and improve both the medical quality and business performance of the hospital. 

Desired experience, education, and training

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related discipline preferred, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Three years’ related experience required (health care, veterinary profession, service industry, etc.), including direct supervisory experience (includes hiring, employee development, etc.)
  • Private or corporate veterinary hospital experience and/or previous experience as a practice manager in veterinary medicine preferred.
  • Veterinary technician certification, licensure, and experience preferred.
  • Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) or Veterinary Management Institute (CVPA) certification preferred.

Send your resume and a cover letter to Dr. Jayme Motler at pvah12569@gmail.com if this sounds like your dream opportunity!