Employment Opportunities at Tulare Veterinary Hospital

Open Positions

We are looking for a full time/part time associate with excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic. We are primarily a Small Animal (Feline/Canine) hospital with a separate Dairy Herd Health Management practice. We enjoy the support of a friendly, cooperative staff. At this time we are seeking a Small Animal Associate. We have a large and diverse case load, with highly trained support staff to complete requested medical treatments. Out practice is equipped with a wide variety of diagnostic equipment such as; Digital Radiology, Digital Ultrasound, CO2 surgical laser, Cold Laser Therapy, Full IDEXX Laboratory, Large, fully-equipped Surgery Suite, and Digital Dental Radiology.

Dr. Michael Sagartz and Dr. Carlos Rodriguez will be available to provide mentoring as needed.

We offer a Competitive Salary with benefits that include but are not limited to health insurance, paid vacation, retirement plan, CE stipend and professional dues. Our Small Animal Associates are not expected to provide after-hours emergency duty. We are open Monday through Friday, so your weekends would be free for rest and recreation.

We are located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. Tulare County is a wonderful place to put down roots. We are located only two hours from the beach and one hour from the beautiful Sequoia National Forest/Yosemite National Park. Tulare is a safe and diverse community, offering a low cost of living and high quality of life.

Please send resume to carlos@tularevet.com

Thank you for your time. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Tulare Veterinary Hospital has an opportunity for a Full-Time Customer Service Representative to join our team!

Shift Details: Mon, Tue, Thurs 8:30am-5:30pm and Wed & Fri 6:00am-2:30pm

Job Summary:   The Receptionist is the first and last contact that a client will have with the hospital and a key to creating first and lasting impressions. The Receptionist must have exceptional client service and communication skills, computer literacy, ability to handle payment and financial issues, ability to multi-task, a friendly attitude and confidence to deal with stressful situations. The Receptionist will support veterinarians, technicians, veterinary assistants, and kennel staff in daily patient and client care.

How you’ll make an impact: 


  • Greet clients and pets by name with a smile and a positive, solution-oriented attitude.
  • Answer phones promptly and professionally using a multi-line phone system; answering client inquiries about basic animal care and routine procedures, questions about veterinary services and products, and provide knowledgeable advice about wellness, prevention, and diseases. 
    • Screen and route calls to appropriate staff; take and deliver messages promptly to appropriate staff, pulling medical records of patients so staff can properly document information. 
    • Schedule appointments and surgeries according hospital scheduling guidelines and make surgery and appointment confirmation calls. 
    • Note in medical records the details discussed during client conservations including the date, time, key points of the discussion and any required information. 
    • Enter accurate charges; explain invoices to show value for care provided, stating all services and products provided before the total; echo doctors’ recommendations when checking out clients. 
    • Collect payment when services are rendered, including making change for cash payments, processing credit cards and getting proper ID for checks. 
    • Check medical and computer records for accurate client addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and scan appropriate new documents to patient’s medical records.  
    • Fill prescriptions refill forms and provide routine administrations instructions to clients.  
    • Advise clients on flea/tick preventative, heartworm preventatives, pre-anesthetic testing, pain management, shampoos, home dental products, and other retail items. 

Please send resume to michelle@tularevet.com

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Hospital Hours

MONDAY :  8:00 am – 5:30 pm
TUESDAY :  8:00 am – 5:30 pm
WEDNESDAY :  6:00 am – 1:00 pm
THURSDAY :  8:00 am – 5:30 pm
FRIDAY :  6:00 am – 2:30 pm
SATURDAY :  Closed
SUNDAY :  Closed