Career Opportunities

Encina Veterinary Hospital offers a dynamic and supportive work environment that encourages our employees to perform at their highest level. We hire the most talented individuals who have a strong desire to succeed in their profession. We are always accepting applications.


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Download our application by clicking here. Once filled out completely, you can 1) seal it in an envelope and mail it to us, 2) seal it in an envelope and deliver it to our hospital in person (ATTN: Christina Sutu), or 3) fax it to 925-930-9914.


Encina offers competitive salaries as well as continuing educational assistance to facilitate professional growth. Here’s a list of additional benefits we offer:

     Medical, dental, life and disability insurance
     Pet care discounts, including pet insurance
     Vacation and sick pay accrual
     401(k) retirement savings plan
     Bonus incentive programs
             . . . And much, much more!

Below are job descriptions of positions available at our facility.

Client Service Representative
Our Client Service Representatives greet new and current clients, schedule appointments, and admit patients to the hospital for treatment. Candidate must be a professional team player who is highly motivated to provide excellent client service. Individuals with client service experience are needed for day, evening, and weekend shifts.

Doctor’s Assistant
Veterinary receptionists with at least three years of experience are trained on the job for the doctor’s assistant position and are needed for day, evening, and weekend shifts. Responsibilities include: escorting patients and their owners to the exam rooms, taking patient histories, filling prescriptions, making and delivering estimates, calling clients with lab results or updates, and entering fees. The primary role of a Doctor’s Assistant is to be the liaison between clients and their Veterinarians in an effort to provide excellent client service and patient care with a high level of efficiency.

Veterinary Assistant
This is an entry level position working with patients who are boarding, cleaning and sterilizing surgical instruments, stocking supplies for patient care, keeping departments organized with supplies, and restraining pets. Must be a team player and open to supporting senior technicians when necessary with patients and assistance.

Veterinary Technician
Experienced Veterinary Technicians (preferably registered) are available for swing, graveyard and weekend shifts. Experience of at least 7 years is preferable to provide excellent patient care. Responsibilities include: treatments for inpatients and outpatients, in house laboratory, anesthetic monitoring, radiology, and administering chemotherapy treatments. Please apply if you enjoy providing excellent patient care in an energetic, positive, and team-oriented environment.