Our practice philosophy, beliefs and values, and work environment support professional growth and personal and family life. A solid technical staff and well-experienced administrative staff dedicate themselves to our culture. We want our employees to deliver the highest quality of care and enjoy life beyond work.
Our Team Environment
When we say we take pride in our team, it’s no cliché. From front-office staff to doctors, we love our work and gratefully serve our patients and clients. We appreciate your interest in joining our team. Our hospital employs licensed veterinary technicians, client care coordinators, veterinary technicians, and assistants. We provide all employees continuing education opportunities, PTO, and a quality benefits package. If your skills, experience, and education equip you to working in a challenging emergency or specialty environment, fax, 803.561.9874, or email, us your resume. We are always interested in high-quality applicants.
Living In Columbia
Columbia is a vibrant university town with southern charm and a youthful lifestyle. Outdoor recreation abounds thanks to lakes, rivers, and national and state parks. Mountains and beaches are close by. Columbia is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. It has thriving school systems and a low cost of living. No wonder Kiplingers magazine ranks Columbia number five in its ten best places to live in 2013. Click here to read all about Columbia, SC.
South Carolina Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Care offers an externship program for veterinary students in their 3rd or 4th year to help their clinical training and expand their level of experience. We practice high-quality medicine using state-of-the-art technology at one of the largest veterinary hospitals in South Carolina. Veterinary students may apply for an externship lasting 2-6 weeks.
Externships are available in the following departments:
– Internal Medicine
– Emergency Medicine
We’re looking for self-motivated, experienced veterinary technicians. Join our team and use your skills to your fullest potential with state-of-the-art equipment such as endoscopy, CT, radiation therapy, laparoscopy, ultrasonography, telemetry, and more. Work side by side with board certified specialists and experienced emergency veterinarians in a positive, challenging environment. The ability to learn, adapt, and grow is a must. A positive attitude is a must as is the ability to deal with challenging situations. We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefit package including, PTO, CE allowance, 401K, health insurance, and more. Experienced individuals should fax their resume to 803-561-9874, email Shannon Hartley, or apply in person with resume at South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care, 3924 Fernandina Road, Columbia, SC 29210.
Client Care Coordinator
We want you to be the “face” of our practice! We are looking for team members to join our staff as a full time Client Care Coordinator. Working in the animal healthcare field can be one of the most rewarding career opportunities you’ll ever have. So if you only have experience in the human side of medicine, then no worries. Typically the transition from human to animal medicine is a smooth one. Qualified applicants must be energetic and able to work proficiently in a fast paced environment. In addition to a professional appearance, applicants must be able to always greet clients with a smile, yet also recognize when comfort and compassion are needed. Patience is an invaluable asset in this position. Computer skills, multi-taking, adaptability to rapidly changing situations, and reliability are all must-haves for our Client Care Coordinators. The most important quality to have in this position though is the ability to show compassion to both our patients and their owners, while still maintaining critical thinking and attention to detail. Because our hospital operates 24/7, applicants must be available to work varying shifts, including days, nights, weekends, and occasional holidays, although we always try to keep shifts as regular for each employee as possible. However, a certain amount of flexibility with scheduling is always helpful. A positive attitude is a must as is the ability to deal with challenging situations. We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefit package including, PTO, CE allowance, 401K, health insurance, and more. Experienced individuals should fax their resume to 803-561-9874, email Schante Levingston, or apply in person with resume at South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care, 3924 Fernandina Road, Columbia, SC 29210.
SCVSEC may not advertise all available positions. We evaluate on-file resumes and select those candidates who demonstrate interest and an established skill set.