Kansas Veterinary Technician Association 

Kansas Veterinary Technicians Association

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Job Opportunity


Belton Animal Clinic and Exotics Care Center is a full-service AAHA accredited veterinary medical facility located in Belton, MO., about 30 minutes south of Kansas City. We have been in the community since 1978 and love giving the best possible care to our clients and their pets. We are looking for motivated and dedicated individuals with experience as a Registered Veterinary Technician to assist us with the continued growth of the clinic.

Applicants must have a strong work ethic, positive personality, fantastic communication skills, ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, possess a well-rounded technical skillset and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. Applicant must be a RVT with over two years’ experience in a veterinary hospital.

Responsibilities might include, but not limited to:

  • Take vital signs of animals including temperature, pulse, respiration and weight
  • Obtain patient history
  • Review vaccination records and prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol
  • Assist veterinarian in medical procedures using proper restraint
  • Assist veterinarian in surgical procedures using proper aseptic technique
  • Monitor patients under anesthesia
  • Induce anesthesia and intubate patient
  • Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
  • Maintain and use medical equipment such as IDEXX Lasercyte and autoclave
  • Collect, prepare, and label samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination
  • Perform routine laboratory procedures and analyses in hematology, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology
  • Prepare samples for outside laboratory analysis
  • Administer treatments and injections following the instructions of a doctor or a treatment form
  • Maintain pharmacy records, and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs
  • Obtain radiographs of animals with knowledge of proper positioning and techniques
  • Dental procedures including, but not limited to, removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains, smoothing, filing, and polishing of teeth
  • Perform and analyze skin and ear cytologies
  • Perform catheterization- urinary and venous
  • Complete ear cleanings and nail trims
  • Administer emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life saving
  • procedures.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments, equipment, and materials
  • Provide the veterinarian with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed
  • Fill prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers
  • Removal of sutures/staples
  • Application of bandages
  • Collect and prepare tissue, cellular or microbiological samples by skin scrapings, impressions or other non-surgical methods, except when in conflict with other state or federal regulation
  • Administration and application of treatment and drugs, medications and immunological agents by topical, oral, rectal, intramuscular and subcutaneous injectable routes
  • Microchip implantation
  • Perform diagnostic imaging such as radiographs

 

Our culture is one of high standards, professional dedication and an unrelenting commitment to providing the best care possible to our patients. At the same time, Belton employees frequently reference our warm, friendly, collegiate work environment as one of their favorite aspects of working at the hospital.

If interested, please send your resume to [email protected]


April 3, 2018

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Technician Job Opportunity

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in KS/MO has several opportunities for Veterinary Technicians and Assistants. Some of these positions may qualify for a $2,000 sign on bonus. 



April 2, 2018 

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Small Animal practice in Topeka Kansas seeking Registered Veterinary Technician.  Must be motivated, eager to learn, and have interest in Surgery.  We are a fast paced AAHA Veterinary Hospital that performs a large amount of surgical procedures.  Veterinary Medical and Surgical Hospital is a 3 doctor practice with a wide array of interest.  Owner has vast surgical experience and performs many orthopedic procedure such as TPLO surgeries, fracture repairs and Total Hip Replacements on regular basis.  Many soft tissue procedure such as laparoscopic spays and other minimally invasive procedures  performed frequently as well.  Candidate must be interested in excelling in surgical procedures and willing to scrub in routinely.  Along with being able to properly prep, sterilize and wrap packs needed for daily surgeries.  Routine care for hospitalized patients, after hours care and assisting with daily appointments a must.  We utilize Avimark Information System so a working knowledge is helpful but not required. We offer Digital Intraoral Radiographs, Digital Radiogology, Ultrasound, Endoscopy, Otoscopy and Laparoscopy.  Current Kansas Registered Veterinary Technician License required (or working on obtaining).  Applicant must reside in or around Topeka, be willing to work week days, occasional evening shift, be on call occasionally, holidays and work weekends.  Hospital is open from 7:30 am to 6 pm each day and 8-12 pm on Saturdays. 

If interested please contact Lynn (Office Manager) at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Hospital via phone 785-267-6060 or email [email protected]

Salary Range: $15-$20/hr Commensurate with Experience.

Resumes or Curriculum Vitae may be sent to VMSH of Topeka, 1515 SW 29th Street, Topeka KS, 66611.  




April 2, 2018 

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Registered Veterinary technician needed


Licensed Veterinary Technician Openings

              Natural Pet Care Center     

                      El Dorado, KS

      

We are looking for two licensed veterinary technicians for our Integrative Holistic Practice.   We work mainly on dogs, cats, horses, and exotics.  We opened our practice in 2010 and are growing at such a fast rate, we now need 2 MORE licensed technicians to continue to grow!   If you are interested in learning how to do more than just traditional practice and want to make a difference, this the right place for you!  We offer our clients the best of both worlds-   both traditional medicine and surgery while combining with chiropractic care, cold laser, acupuncture, food therapy, herbs, and whole food supplements.   

 

Our Technicians help with:                      

·       Exam Room Histories                                  

·       Patient Care and Treatments                                                                   

·       In House Laboratory

·       In House Radiology                                 

·       Surgical Preparation

·       Surgical Assistance

·       Cold Laser Therapy

·       Acupuncture

·       Chiropractic 

·       Client Communications

·       Community Activities

 

 

We offer:

Competitive Pay    $14-$22 per hour

4 Day Work Week

CE and Licensing Fees

Holiday and Vacation Days

Employee Supply Discount

Employee Wellness Discount

Retirement Contributions

Supplemental health insurance

Family-Friendly work environment

 

Please send resume to [email protected] or 405 Business Circle Suite A, El Dorado, Ks 67042


February 23, 2018 

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Job Opportunity at Oxford Animal Hospital

 

SIGN ON BONUS for a Veterinary Technician to join the team at Oxford Animal Hospital!

Candidates must be assertive and proficient and most importantly, comfortable with all technical aspects of veterinary medicine.

We invest in our employee?s happiness and wellbeing!  We offer an incredible benefits package that includes heath, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K and much more!

 

The ideal candidate:

  • Is confident and reliable
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Has a strong veterinary skill set
  • Is a team player
  • Has a minimum of 2 years experience

 

Why work at Oxford Animal Hospital?

  • We invest in our employees growth and happiness
  • We promote a positive work/life balance
  • We offer an incredible benefits package!

If you are passionate about pets and providing exemplary veterinary care then we want you to join our team!

Use this link to apply.

http://pathwayvets.com/careers/?p=job/odLI6fww&__jvst=Job%20Board&__jvsd=KansasVTA_Oxford_VT&nl=1




January 15, 2018 
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Veterinary Technician ? Growing mixed animal practice, brand new facility in beautiful south-central Kansas

Would you like to make a difference in animals? lives, while earning a competitive wage within a flexible work schedule?  A growing, single-doctor, mixed animal veterinary hospital in the beautiful Gypsum Hills of south central Kansas invites you to apply for the position of full-time Veterinary Technician.


THE COMPANY

Redland Veterinary Hospital has been providing comprehensive, high-quality veterinary care with an emphasis on exceptional client service and patient care in the south-central Kansas area since 2011.  We have a friendly, well-respected staff and a brand new facility, completed February 2017, featuring in-house chemistry, hematology & radiology services, as well as reproductive and carcass ultrasound services.  Our well-designed large animal facility has an indoor, heated working facility with a hydraulic chute.  The majority of our practice is cow-calf related, but we also serve equine and companion animal clients.  We will be hiring a second veterinarian in 2018, and foresee continued growth in all areas of our practice.


THE POSITION

You belong on our team if you have a friendly, positive attitude, along with the desire to provide quality, mixed animal health services in a rural setting.  Possessing an attention to detail, a caring nature, and a willingness to continuously learn is an absolute must!  Candidate should be licensed in Kansas and have experience or interest in pet dentistry and both companion and food animal health care.  Duties will include, but are not restricted to, surgical prep, general nursing, assisting, radiography, dentistry, triage, and shared emergency call.


THE LOCATION

Nearby Medicine Lodge offers a peaceful pace of life, award-winning schools, and a historical brick-clad main street.  The landscape westward is like nowhere else in Kansas: scenic, red-toned mesas and canyons, spotted with cattle idly grazing.  It?s a place where epic Westerns could have taken place, but today, hiking, horseback riding, cave exploring, and trophy deer hunting abound.


WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

·         Competitive pay and benefits

·         Revolving half-day off every week

·         Paid holidays

·         Paid time off

·         Continuing education reimbursement

Any level of experience will be considered for this position.  Applicants must submit a resume in order to be considered for this opportunity.  If you feel our hospital and our community could be the place for you, please submit a cover letter and resume today to [email protected].



November 28, 2017
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We are looking for a part time to full time Registered Technician to join our team!  

We are an AAHA hospital since we opened in 1988.  We are currently a 2 doctor 2 RVT practice, so we are ready to have a technician that wants to get started!   We have had 3 RVT's for a while and unfortunately one is moving out of state.  We value the education and skills that an RVT brings to our hospital. Fear Free medicine is a core value of our hospital; making sure that pets and their corresponding owners are comfortable is a top priority. Preventative medicine, client education and customer service are also core values we take seriously. We are an extension of our clients families, so we need someone that can communicate well with clients while practicing high quality medicine. We are a fast paced, fun work environment that has a knowledgeable teamwork environment. Interest in dentistry, surgery, and anesthesia are a must.  We have digital radiology, therapeutic laser, a full service in house Idexx lab and are digital dental radiology.  We offer an allowance for CE, license fees, due fees, and after one year employment - paid vacation and sick time, as well as a simple IRA.  We also will pay for your Fear Free Certification and offer a great mentoring environment!

Please send us a cover letter and resume to
[email protected].



November 10, 2017 

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Registered Veterinary Technician

Progressive 3 doctor mixed animal practice seeks highly motivated, positive, team member. The candidate must have quality veterinary technical skills and have dental and surgical experience. Located 15 minutes south of Overland Park, Kansas. This is a full time position with a starting salary @ $13-$15 per hour depending on years of experience. Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected] if interested.

 

September 27, 2017 

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Gentle Care Animal Hospital in Lawrence, KS is looking for an Registered or Certified Veterinary Technician who is an energetic, friendly, and patient care centered person. We seek someone who has an 'I can' work ethic, is comfortable communicating with clients, and above all, has a love and passion for animals.

Gentle Care works with a variety of species including reptiles, small mammals and birds. While experience with these types of animals is a plus, we can provide the necessary training.

Please send resume to via email at:
[email protected]

or to the office at:

Gentle Care
601 Kasold Dr
D104
Lawrence, KS
66049

August 5, 2017

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Immediate opening for an equine Veterinary Technician in Wichita, KS. We are a very busy companion animal clinic caring for dogs, cats, and horses. We have state-of-the-art equipment and are committed to providing excellent diagnostics and treatments for all of our patients.
Registered Veterinary Technician/or very experienced veterinary assistant preferred. Equine experience required. Salary dependent on experience/education level. Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Blair Doon Veterinary Hospital
10804 E 31st Street South
Wichita, KS 67210
(316) 685-7300
(316) 685-7300 FAX
blairdoonvet.com

August 5, 2017
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Immediate opening for a veterinary technician in southern Johnson Co. We are a two doctor equine and small animal, primarily ambulatory practice. Prior veterinary technician/assistant experience preferred. Equine experience required. Must be willing to help in the office and on farm calls. Salary dependent on experience/education level. Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]


June 27, 2017 
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Immediate opening for an experienced veterinary technician.

We are searching for an experienced veterinary technician to join our busy, progressive practice in Wichita, KS. Our practice has all the tools needed to provide the best care, including digital radiology, TWO complete Abaxis labs, advanced anesthetic monitoring and more.  We want to provide an environment that will allow you to thrive and maximize your potential.  Our pay and benefits are second to none as we are looking for career minded co-workers.  You will absolutely love our doctors!  They are the most caring and competent group you will ever meet! 

Please send your resume to:  [email protected]


June 25, 2017

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Great Plains Pet Hospital located in Newton KS is looking for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our team.  We are a family-owned veterinary practice with a mission to provide excellent medical care and outstanding client service.  Our practice offers services to cats and dogs with a caring, compassionate and upbeat attitude.  Together we operate as a friendly, cohesive team to provide the highest quality of veterinary medicine to our patients and their owners.

The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic, kind, reliable and willing to assist in ALL aspects of veterinary care. Duties will include but not be limited to:

·        Proper patient restraint

·        Assist with radiology

·        IV catheter placement

·        Anesthesia monitoring

·        Dental cleaning

·        Prepping patients for surgery

·        Patient recovery

·        Collection, prep and reading of various labs

·        Manage prescription refill requests

·        Make call backs

·        Computer entry

·        Organize and clean treatment area, lab and exam rooms

·        Clean cages/laundry

·        Answer phone/make appointments

Great Plains Pet Hospital is a wonderful place to practice at your best! Individuals with a passion for practicing good medicine, a strong sense of teamwork and true compassion for pets and people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Email resume with cover letter to [email protected] or for more information Call Tom at 316-283-5600


May 14, 2017

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Are you looking to gain experience in an interesting, new field? Pet Poison Helpline (PPH)/SafetyCall International, PLLC (SCI) may have just what you?re looking for! PPH/SCI is looking to add a full-time (40 hours/week) Veterinary Information Specialists in our office in Bloomington, MN or remote from home if outside of the Twin Cities area.

Candidates who live in Minnesota outside of the Twin Cities Metro area or in the following states are eligible for remote from home positions: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas,Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Remote staff must be able to train in our home office in Bloomington, Minnesota for a 2-4 week period and meet the IT requirements described below. Candidates outside of the Twin Cities will have hotel and travel expenses reimbursed if applicable.  

About Us

Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) is a 24-hour animal poison control service for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.  SCI, the parent company of PPH, specializes in industry adverse event management related to humans and animals. PPH/SCI offers competitive pay, generous PTO and benefits for all full time employees, a fun work environment with many perks, growth opportunities and experience in a fascinating field.  We encourage all applicants to view our company overview videos at www.petpoisonhelpline.com and www.safetycall.com.

These positions are in a call center/office environment or remote from home if applicable. Given the nature of the positions, many pet owners and veterinary staff are calling under emergency or perceived emergency circumstances and are therefore in distress.  Staff must be able to manage cases under pressure and be comfortable talking to people in various emotional states.  


Veterinary Information Specialist Description

The Veterinary Information Specialist position is responsible for responding to incoming cases on Pet Poison Helpline and SafetyCall?s industry side via the telephone, email, and chat applications regarding potential toxic exposures, poisonings and other adverse events from pet owners and veterinarians related to various household and consumer products, animal health products, plants, OTC products, dietary supplements, prescription drugs, and other chemical exposures. Specialists take full histories and details of the events, triage the cases and provide accurate medical, health and safety information to the callers. Specialists document each case in an electronic record and follow up as necessary to ensure the well-being of the animals and facilitate adverse event reporting on the industry side. Information Specialists also handle minor human exposures.

Schedule

Full-time, 40 hrs/week.  Positions do not have a set schedule. Shift times and shift days will vary and include weekends, typically 2 per month and up to 3 during our busy season, and some holidays. At this time available shifts are primarily evening shifts (shift start times are ranging from 2pm-6pm CST and shift end times ranging from 10pm-2am-times CST). While we may be able to work with some scheduling restrictions, flexibility in availability is highly preferred as we operate 24/7.  Overnights are not required.

Required Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

1.       Active MN CVT Certification or ability to obtain one

2.       1+years of work experience in a veterinary clinic/hospital

3.       At least one year of emergency/critical care experience preferred

4.       Ability to work varying shift times and varying days, including weekends as specified above.

5.       Proficiency with keyboarding and data entry, PCs, Microsoft Office, and common computer software and hardware.

6.       Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, ratios and percentages

7.       Excellent verbal and written communication that is clear, concise, professional and empathetic

8.       Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

9.       Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask

10.   Customer service focused attitude and behavior

 

Remote Agent Requirements

Candidates who work remotely must have or be willing to obtain and maintain at their expense certain IT requirements including reliable high speed internet with an ISP that can supply a cable modem internet service with a minimum of 10mb download speed and a PC computer (no laptops or Apple computers) with Windows 10 and the capability to display two monitors. Candidates must also have a designated home office area that meets certain requirements and may not have any other responsibilities during the time they are working such as caring for dependents.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter or introductory email to [email protected] Introductions should include which position is of interest, your availability and any scheduling restrictions, and why you are a good fit for the remote position if applicable. Submissions without a cover letter or introductory email that includes the requested information will not be considered. Our team will review each submission and contact the candidates that most closely match the qualifications.

 

Industry Representative, BAH-O

 

Are you looking for a change of pace in the Veterinary field? Want to gain experience in an interesting, fun work environment? SafetyCall International, PLLC (SCI) may have just what you?re looking for! SCI, parent company of Pet Poison Helpline is looking to add a fulltime (40 hours/week) Industry Representative in our office in Bloomington, MN or remote from home if outside of the Twin Cities area.

Candidates who live in Minnesota outside of the Twin Cities Metro area or in the following states are eligible for remote from home positions: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Remote staff must be able to train in our home office in Bloomington, Minnesota for a 2-3 week period and meet the IT requirements described below. Candidates outside of the Twin Cities will have hotel and travel expenses reimbursed if applicable.  

About Us

SafetyCall International, the parent company of Pet Poison Helpline, specializes in industry adverse event management (poison control) related to humans and animals, pharmacovigilance and consulting services.  SCI offers competitive pay, generous PTO and benefits for all full time employees, a fun work environment with many perks, growth opportunities and experience in a fascinating field! We encourage all applicants to view our company overview video at www.safetycall.com.

Position Description

The Industry Representative position is responsible for responding to incoming cases via the telephone regarding potential adverse events from pet owners and veterinarians related to various animal health products manufactured by an animal health client of SafetyCall. Industry Representatives provide answers to general inquiries on routine product use, such as clarification and information slated on product labels or inserts, and document lack of efficacy cases, product complaints, customer service and other inquiry cases. This position may also respond to and process product refund requests.  Industry Representatives take full histories and details of the events, triage the cases and provide accurate medical, health and safety information to the callers. Industry Representatives must accurately document each case in an electronic record to facilitate adverse event reporting and to ensure the well-being of the animals. Industry Representatives also handle minor human exposures to animal health products.

This position is in a call center environment or remote from home if applicable. Given the nature of the position, many pet owners are calling under emergency circumstances and are therefore in distress.  Industry Representatives must be able to manage cases under pressure and be comfortable talking to people in various emotional states.  

During the slower season, November-March, this position will be trained to manage other types of calls and/or additional administrative or phone related tasks.

Schedule

Full-time, 40 hours per week. April-October normal hours are M-F varying 8 hours shifts between 8AM-5PM CST. There may be occasional weekend shifts required during these months. From April-October, very limited vacation use is permitted due to the work load. November-March, the position is daytime hours but will include up to 2 weekends per month.

Required Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

1.       CVT/LVT/RVT Certification. Candidates must have an active Minnesota CVT License or be eligible to obtain it upon hire. (To be eligible for Minnesota certification, candidates must have graduated from AVMA accredited program and passed the national VTNE exam.)

2.       6 months of work experience as a certified/licensed technician in a veterinary clinic/hospital

3.       Proficiency with keyboarding and data entry, PCs, Microsoft Office, and common computer software and hardware.

4.       Excellent verbal and written communication that is clear, concise, professional and empathetic

5.       Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask

6.       Customer service focused attitude and behavior

7.       Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

8.       Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, ratios and percentages

9.       Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance.

Remote Agent Requirements:

Candidates who work remotely must have or be willing to obtain and maintain at their expense certain IT requirements including a land line telephone with the ability to connect to a headset (cell phones cannot be used), reliable, high-speed cable modem internet service, PC computer (no Macs) with Windows 10 and the capability to display two monitors. Candidates must also have a designated home office area that meets ergonomic requirements and a locking file cabinet. Remote staff may not have any other responsibilities during the time they are working such as caring for dependents.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter or introductory email to [email protected] Introductions should include your availability and any scheduling restrictions, salary requirements and why you are a good fit for the remote position (if applicable). Submissions without a cover letter or introductory email that includes the requested information will not be considered. Our team will review each submission and contact the candidates that most closely match the qualifications.


April 8, 2017 

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