UCPC specializes in high-quality, compassionate, and convenient veterinary care when your regular veterinarian is closed or unavailable for a same-day appointment.



- Possess 1-2 years of clinical experience in small animal veterinary clinics.

- Demonstrate compassion, care, the ability to work well with others, and be self-motivated.

- Willingness to be cross-trained in the front desk responsibilities and in clinical duties of the clinic. 

- Ability to multitask while listening to music and enjoying the daily caseload while providing exceptional care to our patients and clients. 


-Support our veterinarian to ensure quality veterinary care, advocate for pets, and educate clients

- Use safe restraining techniques, follow standard protocols, and maintain clean, sterile, organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs

- Provide hands-on care by facilitating outpatient treatments and performing laboratory tests

- Support services including admitting and discharging patients

- Assist veterinarians and the medical team to maximize productivity and maintain positive patient flow

- Assist with surgeries and procedures in accordance with state's Veterinary Practice Act outlined for credentialed veterinary technicians

- Communicate with clients about individualized pet health concerns and offer guidance on Thrive Membership options, medications, and additional treatments

- Obtain relevant health history and information from clients and maintain medical charts

- Experience with specialized equipment care and use, and a willingness to learn new skills

- Perform technical work, triage, ICU nursing, assist with surgery and procedures, with some reception work when needed


- Access comprehensive learning and skillset programs for career growth

- Pet perks including free exams, discounts on products and services

- Autonomy to be an independent thinker and to grow with a startup which can open opportunities for career development

-Opportunity to work for a non-corporate small business that is changing industry standards. 

- Pay range: higher than average industry standards. negotiable based on credentials, references and experience with an hourly pay rate starting at $22 - $29/hour.


Urgent Care Pet Clinic is a new clinic which bridges the gap between daytime general practice and emergency/overnight care, providing after-hours care for canine and feline patients without the additional expense of emergency clinic fees and long wait time. Our hospital caters to common urgent cases, including wound management, ear infections, vomiting/diarrhea, and euthanasia. We offer surgery and stabilization of critical cases and have digital x-ray, and a full suite of IDEXX in-house lab equipment, surgery suite and in-house ultrasound. 

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in your community while engaging in a diverse range of tasks and contributing to animal welfare alongside a dynamic team? Our clinic is in search of a Full-Time Registered Veterinary Technician to deliver exceptional patient care, exhibit team leadership, and provide outstanding client service in a fast-paced, state-of-the-art urgent care clinic.


- Ability to enjoy a fast-paced work environment that is ever-changing while having fun. If you can listen to music while you are at work and can handle a busy but fun workplace, then you are an ideal candidate.

- Advanced skills required for this full-time position, including lab sample collection, IV catheter placement, intubation, surgical assistance, radiology, dentals, reading lab tests, and more.

- Outgoing and comfortable interacting with clients.

- Dependable, reliable, and detail-oriented.

- People-oriented and enjoys working on group projects.

- Self-motivated and able to take direction while showing ability to lead by example.

- Physically capable of moderate lifting, standing, stooping, twisting, walking, and lifting objects up to 40 pounds.

- Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT).


- Provide impromptu jokes and laughter.

- Care about clients' feelings.

- Move with speed while maintaining awareness of surroundings.

- Proficiency with expected skill set.

- Restraint of patients for exams, sample collection, ultrasound, radiology, etc.

- Obtain samples for laboratory testing.

- Perform IV catheter placement, anesthesia administration, intubating, assisting in surgery, performing dental cleanings, anesthesia monitoring, and recovery.

- Conduct laboratory procedures including blood chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, cytology, and snap tests.

- Provide patient care for hospitalized and critically ill patients including monitoring vital signs and administering medications/fluids.

- Educate clients on nutrition, pet care, vaccination protocols, and preventatives.

- Set up and perform radiographs.


- Discounted veterinary service for your pets

- Employee discount

- Opportunity to start and help grow a startup work environment so you can grow with us. 

- Opportunity for profit sharing for the right motivated individual who can carry manager duties.

Job Description:

Urgent Care Pet Clinic is seeking smiling, compassionate, and committed registered technicians for our busy animal hospital. We prioritize creating a fun community within our clinic among staff, clients, and patients. Our small animal practice fosters an environment of loyalty, respect, and fun while offering a range of services including emergency veterinary care, stabilization, hospitalization, and surgery. We embrace hands free practices and utilize digital x-ray, ultrasound, Idexx lab stations, and AviMark computer software.

Ideal Candidate:

- Dependable, detail-oriented, and self-motivated.

- People-oriented and enjoys working with junior staff.

- Physically capable of moderate lifting and performing various tasks throughout the workday.

- Willing to work full-time.


- Weekdays: Approximately 35 hours per week. Monday to Saturday 5PM to 11PM

- Able to give one day off a week if needed.


- 2 years of relevant experience preferred

- Salary negotiable based on experience

Optional Benefits for Full-time:

- Discounted veterinary service for your pets

- Discounted health insurance if needed

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to us. We welcome individuals who want to be part of an outstanding team and are passionate about providing excellent care to both animals and their owners.

Job Types: Full-time

Pay:From $32 -$35 per hour

Schedule: 6-7 hours an evening

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience: Veterinary: 2 years (Preferred)

**Work Location:** In person

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Location (located inside Renaissance Towne Center next to CVS)

8915 Towne Centre Dr Suite 110,
San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Information

Phone: (858)-379-6550 
Email: [email protected]


Monday-Saturday: 5:00pm -11:00 PM (PST)
Sunday: Closed

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