We are excited to welcome new and current patients here at Paws & Claws. Currently we are completing in-house appointments. Please give us a call at 972-867-8800 ext. 1 when you arrive to ensure a sanitized exam room is available. We look forward to serving you and your four-legged family member. Please note: We apologize for the inconvenience, due to quality control, we do not fulfill online pharmacy prescriptions or requests. As always, the safety of your pet is our top priority.

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Open Positions

Location

2145 W Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75075

We are on the North West Corner of Park & Custer (Behind the Walgreens)

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Hours

Mon - Thurs: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Closed 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Fri: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

Veterinary Careers in Plano, TX

Plano, Texas, is an inclusive, diverse, and friendly community. Boasting more than 4,000 acres of parks and nature preserves and 300 days of sunshine a year, it’s the perfect home for cyclists, hikers, and families. Kids and grown-ups alike will enjoy the colorful balloon festivals. The Bob Woodruff Park and Oak Point Park & Nature preserve make up green space larger than New York City’s Central Park. Plano is also home to five recreation centers and an extensive library system. Historic downtown Plano features an arts district, and the area is home to culinary delights from all over the world. Just 17 miles north of Dallas, Plano has something for everyone.

For support staff positions, please email your resume to pcahvettech@gmail.com.

Open Positions

Associate DVM
At Paws & Claws Animal and Hospital Holistic Pet Center, we provide a true all-natural holistic approach to pet care, practicing functional medicine because our patients’ whole health deserves the very best.

We offer holistic and functional medicine and support a diverse caseload, including exotics, dermatology, oncology, and internal medicine. We enjoy treating patients who may not have been properly diagnosed or those that have received a guarded prognosis. Our unique approach allows us to offer hope even for those cases which may not have treatment options at other practices.

We have a structured, customized mentorship program and would love to welcome an experienced or new graduate. In working with us, you will enjoy a healthy work/life balance and be supported by a highly trained team.

Our mission is to improve the lives of veterinarians by providing you with comprehensive benefits:

  • Generous compensation package
  • Flexible schedules with no on-call duties
  • Career path opportunities
  • Extensive paid time off
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • 401k
  • CE Allowance
  • AVMA, state license, and DEA registration dues
  • Relocation assistance

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

DVM or Equivalent experience required.

To apply, click here.

Practice Manager

Our practice is excited to add a new member to our team! We seek a candidate with excellent business acumen and strong management skills who enjoys leading and developing a team. The role of the Practice Manager is to support the veterinary practice team and manage essential business functions in partnership with the Managing Doctor (DVM). In collaboration with the managing doctor, the practice manager ensures the practice’s profitability and a healthy culture rooted in high-quality patient care and exceptional customer service.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of leadership experience managing direct reports in a high-paced environment. People management and HR experience (interviewing, hiring, people development) are required.

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
  • Personal pet care discount

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous management experience required
  • Previous veterinary experience required

Essential Responsibilities

  • Drive revenue for practice growth
  • Manage expenses including but not limited to drugs and supplies, labor, and facility costs
  • Assist in developing and maintaining salary schedules and job evaluations for all employees
  • Provide input on an annual budget
  • Triage in-house human resource issues and collaborate with the Human Resource team
  • Establish and execute performance evaluations
  • Establish internal operating procedures to administer the practice to ensure accuracy and completeness of veterinary records and reports, format, and compliance with the accepted hospital practices.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and laws. This includes but is not limited to OSHA, DEA, EEOC, ADA, and the Department of Labor. Develop and maintain procedures necessary to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary

Competencies

  • Understanding the critical balance between the administrative and clinic functions in the veterinary health care delivery system.
  • Ability to apply the specialized principles and practices of veterinary practice management in directing the daily operation of this practice, thereby allowing the practitioners the time necessary to carry out their profession.
  • Knowledge of hospital procedures outlined in the employee manual as well as those that are implied (reasonable expectations).
  • Ability to show unbiased judgment when managing people and make fair and just recommendations regarding personnel issues and/or disciplinary action.
  • Work well with all employees and ensure that your actions support the hospital, the doctors, and the practice philosophy.
  • Monitoring/Assessing the performance of yourself, other individuals, or the practice to make improvements or take corrective action.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

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

To apply, click here.

Veterinary Technician
Our practice is excited to add another Veterinary Technician to our team! We are looking for a technician with a strong interest in holistic medicine. We treat our team like family, and with great hours, you’ll be able to enjoy the work/life balance you deserve! We are looking for an individual who is good at communicating, organization, and multi-tasking, and who is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate would have at least 1-2 years’ previous experience in veterinary medicine, has the ability to draw blood, restrain and is great with people!

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
  • Personal pet care discount
  • Scrub allowance
  • Potential for bonuses

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

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Previous veterinary medicine experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 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 Types: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Veterinary Technician Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Veterinary Experience: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Apply online by clicking here.

Experienced Veterinary Assistant

Our Mission

Our mission at Paws & Claws Animal Hospital and Holistic Pet Center is to provide an integrative approach to Veterinary Medicine. We strive to offer cutting-edge services with an all-natural holistic approach by blending both traditional Western and holistic Eastern therapies to provide functional medicine to the pets of North Texas. We are proudly the only true holistic veterinary hospital in DFW providing alternative therapies in a balanced, whole health approach because your pet deserves the very best.

Our ultimate goal is to provide high-quality veterinary care and excellent customer service to pets and their parents in a warm and personal environment. We will be a resource that pet parents can trust and turn to for honest and sincere help with their pets’ healthcare needs.

We believe that every pet is unique and that the days of just going to the veterinarian for vaccines are over. We offer traditional medicine options as well as natural alternatives for vaccines and drugs.

We offer the safest, most effective, and environmentally friendly care for our client’s 4-legged family members. The key to pet health care is a blend of nutrition, prevention, early detection, and appropriate treatment of illness and disease.

We believe that an honest and open relationship between the veterinarian, veterinary team, and pet owners is pivotal to a pet’s well-being. By providing various options for care and treatment for pets, we feel we can assist pet parents in providing the highest quality of life for their pet.

Core Job Functions and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Interfacing with clients, both in person, over the phone, and via email, addressing all aspects of client care through world-class customer service
  • Provide animal care to domestic and exotic animals for outpatient and inpatient services
  • Exam room skills: obtaining accurate patient history, taking temperature, pulse, and respiratory rates, utilizing proper restraint techniques
  • Computer skills including the ability to type and document all required patient information and client communications accurately
  • Venipuncture, IV catheter placement, and maintenance
  • Obtaining diagnostic radiographs
  • Patient care including diagnostic procedures and treatments
  • Dental prophylaxis, knowledge of dental cleaning, charting, radiography, and maintenance/use of equipment
  • Anesthetic monitoring, including pre-op, during procedure, and post-op; intubation
  • Knowledge of surgical instruments, care, and sterilization procedures
  • Familiar with veterinary medications, prescriptions, and explanation of instructions to owners
  • Ability to accurately communicate discharge orders to owners
  • Laboratory skills including collection and preparation of samples for urinalysis, bloodwork, cytology, and other samples
  • Familiar with veterinary equipment, instruments, sterile technique, and safety protocols
  • Able to use common veterinary medical terms and abbreviations
  • Familiar with general safety protocols and use of PPE
  • Must have a can-do, positive attitude
  • Must be a motivated, self-starter, willing to take initiative and see job responsibilities through to completion
  • Must be attentive to detail and have the ability to work with a sense of urgency
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize client needs
  • Must be able to work as a part of the team or willing to take initiative with limited supervision if a manager is not readily available

For confidential consideration, you must send both your salary requirement and resume, please. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

Preference is given to those with experience.

Benefit Conditions

  • A waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees are eligible

Apply online by clicking here.

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