American Veterinary Hospital

201 Greenhorn Rd
Yreka, CA 96097


AVH  Employment Opportunities


We hope that you took the time to read our website.  Before sending a resume we would like to know that you care as much about who we are as we care a lot about who you are! We hire the best of the best and not afraid to say it.  We care for our clients and their pets with our hearts and hands-- so those hearts and hands must be of a high caliber of character and skill.

We are an equal opportunity employer.   

If you feel you have the ability to pursue excellence in pet care, serving our clients, and bringing a positive helpful attitude with you to work-- we will train!  If you have experience, minimal skills or no skills-- AVH has the same foundational work requirements for everyone:   

1. All new employees must be dedicated to learn new ways and new skills during the training process.  

2. Skilled or not, AVH requires the same quality in all new employees--good character. AVH defines good character as trustworthy, dependable, honest, caring, thoughtful, kind, friendly, seeks solutions not revolutions, happy to help and happy to serve, receives correction with a proactive attitude. 

3. We evaluate every candidate by: How well they implement what they know and what they have learned (experienced or unexperienced candidates).  How well they care for pets and clients. How well they work and communicate with fellow team members. 

We are happy to train new assistant technicians and receptionist employees. Technicians must be certified.

Background checks are required.

This is a non-smoking facility in buildings and on premises.



At AVH we strive daily to provide a warm and welcoming environment for our pet owners and their pet family. We require candidates to uphold a friendly and warm disposition, gentle handling of animals, proactive in solving problems, well-mannered, welcoming attitude toward owner's questions and concerns, willingness to learn and be corrected, and have a teachable spirit.  All staff must pass background check.



Responsibilities include scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, setting up new clients and patients, preparation and maintenance of medical records, admitting and discharging patients, filling prescriptions, over the counter sales, mailings, computer operation, financial transactions, filing, and front office and reception area maintenance.  Receptionists will assume the responsibility for acquiring the medical and legal information necessary for the performance of their duties. Openings coming soon! Submit resumes now! When submitting a resume please include any experiences you have had caring for people and animals.  We have received many resumes with great credentials and these are paramount; however, good character is just as important to our work and client family.  Please mail or drop off all resumes to AVH.  Thank you! 



Technicians are responsible for hospital maintenance, assisting the doctors, laboratory procedures,  some secretarial duties, medical procedures, pharmacy, operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment, inventory, daily treatment of hospitalized patients, rehabilitation, assisting in the operating room and maintenance of the OSHA and Hazardous Materials programs.

Please read Receptionist resume requirements above before submitting resume.



Responsible for animal handling, bathing and grooming, cleaning, feeding, laundry, waste disposal, and running lab work. Reception skills required. Training available.

Please read Receptionist resume requirements above before submitting resume.



Please pick up an application and/or mail or drop off your resume to:

American Veterinary Hospital
201 Greenhorn Rd,
Yreka, CA 96097