Open 7 Days A Week
New Client: 904-516-9767
Existing Client: 904-399-5557
1546 San Marco Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207
A cute cat

Career Opportunities

Are you looking for a veterinary technician role where your coworkers are like family? Look no further than San Marco Animal Hospital! Our veterinarians and veterinary technicians work together as a team to communicate with clients and provide the best treatment for our furry family members. We all truly work hard, work together, and have one goal in mind–the patients.

If you are someone who enjoys learning, being challenged, and working with pets, while also having a personality that is motivated, self-driven, responsible, and hard-working, Bluestar Pet Hospital may be the perfect fit for you.

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We look forward to having the opportunity to meet with you!

Basic Technical Skills and Responsibilities (as described by AVMA):

  • Safe Animal handling/restraint (dogs and cats)
  • Surgical Prep (pre and post op)
  • Radiology Positioning and Understanding
  • Anesthesia performance and intubation ideal
  • Sample collection and preparation- blood, urine, feces, skin
  • IV catheter placement skills/Blood draws
  • Laboratory skills- preparation and interpretation of fecal, urine, ear and skin samples
  • Basic pharmacology knowledge (i.e.- heartworm, flea and tick medications, antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the veterinary field in the purpose of client education & technical skills including vaccination schedule for dogs and cats, general anatomy and medical terminology, general disease processes, etc.

Clerical Skills:

  • Scheduling appointments
  • Answering the telephone
  • Answering client questions
  • Recognizing possible medical emergencies
  • Setting up new clients and patients
  • Prep and maintenance of medical records
  • Financial transactions
  • Admitting and discharging patients
  • Filling prescriptions
Meet San Marco Animal Hospital

Dr. Venkat Gutta
San Marco Animal Hospital

Dr. Venkat Gutta moved to the US almost two decades ago to further his passion for veterinary science. Having earned a Master’s degree in Animal Science in Georgia and completed the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam, he completed clinical rotations at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Gutta then received his license to practice in Florida. For over a decade, he served as an associate veterinarian at the Banfield Pet Hospital where he benefitted from a great amount of exposure and experience especially in high-quality veterinary medicine and surgeries for soft tissue injuries. To date, Dr. Gutta strives to not only be approachable to his patients but also to ensure that his parents have complete awareness and understanding of the health issues that are faced by their furry friends. His special interests lie in skin issues, behavioral problems, senior pet wellness, nutritional counseling, preventive care, and wellness examinations, particularly relevant to canine and feline medicine. Today Dr. Gutta continues to keep himself updated about modern advances in the field of veterinary science through his memberships in the Jacksonville Veterinary Medical Society and American Veterinary Medical Association.

Special Offers

"I bring my own pets and my clients pets. They have always treated the animals and me with the most respect and compassion. I highly recommend them. They are great and very helpful."
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"When my 16 year old cat got cancer and died it was very hard for me. Dr. Gutta was wonderful to me, so compassionate and understanding. He even followed up with a sympathy card."
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