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Employment Opportunities




Seeking an independent, compassionate Veterinary Technician to join our growing team!

Why Belton Animal Clinic and Exotic Care Center?

We’re focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor and medical staff the ability to provide excellent service and care. In addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house labs, CO2 laser, cold therapy laser, and ultrasound. Our hospital also offers acupuncture, exotic animal care, and we are proud to be Fear Free certified.

Who are we looking for?

Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skillset and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. Must have at least 2 years experience. 

Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the veterinarian in exam rooms and use veterinary software for documenting medical notes
  • Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement
  • Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears)
  • Perform diagnostic imaging
  • Perform anesthesia
  • Prep patients for and assist in surgery
  • Perform dental prophies
  • Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable), under veterinary supervision
  • Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients
  • Communicate with and educate clients
  • Provide compassionate patient care

Benefits:

We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education
  • Generous discount for your pets

 Please apply here: https://grnh.se/6db43e972



Tosha Zimmerman
Talent Acquisition Manager, CVT

e. tzimmerman@vetpartners.com  p. 866.838.7278 x1122 f. 484.805.0300




December 11, 2018
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JOB OPPORTUNITY WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal Health Technician

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518452300#

Case Exam- 24VS-APHIS-MA-2019-0140: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/506458000

Overview

·         Open & closing dates

12/06/2018 to 12/12/2018

·         Service

Competitive

·         Pay scale & grade

GS 07 - 09

·         Salary

$41,365 to $65,778 per year

·         Appointment type

Permanent

·         Work schedule

Full-Time

Locations

1 vacancy in the following locations:

Dodge City, KS

Emporia, KS

Garden City, KS

Hays, KS

Kansas City, KS

Manhattan, KS

Pittsburg, KS

Salina, KS

Topeka, KS

Wichita, KS

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

 

 


December 6, 2018

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Veterinary Nursing Instructor

·       Colby Community College, Colby, KS

·       Full-time

Company Description

Colby Community College is located in northwest Kansas, approximately 50 miles from the Nebraska and Colorado borders. From a humble beginning of the 99 students in 1964, CCC now serves more than 1900 students annually. 

In addition to an 80-acre main campus, CCC has a 60-acre farm used as a hands-on laboratory and training facility. The college also accommodates hundreds of off-campus students through face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses.

A number of studies conclude CCC is a solid educational investment. Colby has a strong history of student performance, including the highest graduation rate among all Kansas community colleges. 

Job Description

Colby Community College is accepting applications for a Full-Time Veterinary Nursing Instructor in the On-Campus Veterinary Nursing Program.  Must have the ability to implement strategies that motivate students to complete course objectives. In addition to on-campus and online instruction, the successful candidate will assess student learning. An understanding of learning technologies and the use of multi-media to enhance learning and critical thinking is a must. Strong communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse student population are necessary. 

SALARY
Mid 30?s, depending on education and experience.

Flexible benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, life insurance, reimbursement accounts, sick leave and vacation leave allowances. Participation in state retirement program required.

APPLICATION
Positions will remain open until filled. Submit a letter of application, resume, all postsecondary transcripts and references to: 

Colby Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
1255 S. Range Ave.
Colby, KS 67701

Materials may be emailed to hr(at)colbycc.edu. 

Qualifications

·       Must be a credentialed veterinary technician who has graduated from an AVMA CVTEA-accredited program and be a Kansas Registered Veterinary Technician or be able to obtain the qualification prior to starting the position.  

·       Must have a minimum of two years of experience working in a veterinary practice.

·       Baccalaureate degree or above preferred.

Additional Information

CCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversifying its workforce and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

The successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

https://www.smartrecruiters.com/ColbyCommunityCollege/743999679881344-veterinary-nursing-instructor

 



December 1, 2018 
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Westwood Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced, compassionate veterinary technician to join our busy three-doctor AAHA practice. Good client communication skills are a must. Job responsibilities include assisting veterinarians with anesthetic and medical procedures, operating laboratory equipment, nursing care of hospitalized patients, admitting and discharging patients, maintenance and cleaning of medical equipment and stocking and cleaning of examination rooms.

We have digital XR, digital dental XR, a new IM3 dental, and in-house lab equipment with upgrades on the way. Benefits include a 401K program, paid continuing education, supplemental insurance, paid holidays, personal days and a personal pet discount.

Our employment application and information about our hospital can be found at:


October 20, 2018 

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Independence Community College

Position Announcement 

Veterinary Technology Instructor  

Independence Community College is seeking applications for the position of a full time non-tenure-track Veterinary Technology Instructor.  Independence Community College, a, rural, residential community college in southeast Kansas, serves approximately 3,000 full- and part-time students each year and has initiated continuous quality improvement through the Standard Pathway accreditation process. Independence Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ICC encourages diversity among its employees.

Position Summary

The college is seeking a team-oriented professional for the position of Instructor of the Veterinary Technology program. The focus of teaching includes the core courses listed in the Veterinary Technology program, which range from basic animal facility management to veterinary surgical nursing and clinical skills.  

Qualifications

The successful applicant must be a Licensed Veterinarian or Veterinary Technician licensed in the State of Kansas, or willing to become licensed in Kansas.  College teaching experience preferred; demonstrated ability to work with students, other faculty, or community members required.  Experience in private/clinical practice/zoo or wildlife industry, or laboratory setting also preferred. 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of Veterinary Technology Instructor position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, but only after full disclosure by the applicant.

1.       Work is performed under the general direction of the licensed veterinarian on staff.

2.       Position generally requires light work with occasional lifting of up to (30) pounds or more, carrying supplies, equipment. The job requires varying amounts of sitting, standing, climbing and walking.

3.       This position requires the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.

4.       The ability to clearly communicate verbally with an excellent comprehension of the English language is essential.

5.       The ability to handle animals of varying sizes and demeanors.

6.       Work is generally performed in both an indoor (clinical/classroom) and an outdoor (agricultural) setting.

Position Information

The Veterinary Technology Instructor is a 10-month, faculty position.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience and as per faculty contract salary schedule.  The instructor reports to the Veterinary Technology Program Director.

Application Procedures

First round review of completed applications will begin immediately.  The position will remain open until filled. Application packets consist of a letter of application, resume, references and transcripts, (unofficial copies are acceptable for consideration), with a completed application for employment.  Qualified candidates can apply on-line at www.indycc.edu/hr.

Independence Community College

Job Description

Veterinary Technology Instructor

 General Responsibilities

1.       Timely completion of reports and communications including attendance, student performance standards, safety issues, outcomes assessment, grades, governmental and any other necessary reporting.

2.       Collaborative, professional and responsible work behavior.

3.       High degree of ethical standards, including confidentiality, adherence to general rules of safety, procedures, and fair labor standards.

4.       Commitment to high professional standards, including professional growth.

5.       Responsiveness to leadership.

6.       Ensuring college assets (equipment, tools, vehicles, medications, animals, etc.) are safe and secure.

7.       Ensuring students have a safe learning environment.

8.       As needed, transporting students to and from the learning sites.

9.       Adherence to institutional policies and procedures.

10.    Adhere to the ethical standards of animal use and care set forth by the institution, the AVMA, and the USDA.

11.    Ability to work collegially with employees, students and the public.

12.    Serve as an effective ambassador for the college at all times, putting forth to others the best construct on the college and the program.

13.    Other duties as assigned by the Director of Veterinary Technology.

Qualifications

1.       Must be a Veterinary Technician licensed in the State of Kansas.

2.       College coursework in Veterinary Technology, science or math required.

3.       Ability to instruct students effectively with sensitivity to diverse populations, learning styles and developmental needs.

4.       Experience working with animals, under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian, assessing and addressing the animals? health and condition issues.

5.       Content knowledge in the area of the assigned field of teaching and an interest in of facilitating student learning.

6.       Community college teaching and experience and alternative course delivery systems preferred.

7.       Ability to communicate fluently by both verbal and written means with the veterinarian, students and animal owners.

8.      Valid driver?s license issued in the U.S., with the ability to maintain insurance under the college?s vehicle insurance plan.

9.       Must be insurable by the college to perform the basic functions of the job.

10.    Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Avimark, and Canvas desirable.

11.    An educational philosophy in alignment with a small, rural comprehensive community college.


August 27, 2018 

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EMERGENCY ANIMAL CLINIC of TOPEKA [EACT]

5501 SW 29th St., Topeka KS 66614

EACT is seeking to fill a full time Registered Veterinary Technician position for our small animal after hours clinic in Topeka.

Hours of operation: Monday?Friday 5:30 to Midnight,  Saturday Noon through Sunday Midnight,

                                      And all Holidays.

Fully computerized, IDEXX  lab, digital X-Ray, Surgery suite, two exam rooms.

Salary range: $37,500 to $45,500  dependent on qualifications.

Contact Dr. Peckham for information or to apply at:       dbpeckdvm@yahoo.com


August 26, 2018 

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VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Outstanding opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic veterinary technician interested in practicing quality medicine and surgery. New graduates are welcome to apply.

Our 3-doctor, AAHA-certified hospital is a well-equipped computerized facility with digital radiology (general and dental), ultrasound with color doppler, pulse oximetry, ECG, tonometry, doppler blood pressure, and in-house diagnostic laboratory. We utilize the services of a Board Certified Radiologist to review imaging studies.  Mentor with an ABVP diplomate and enjoy working with highly trained and utilized technical staff and willing clientele.

 

Salary is dependent on experience.  Responsibilities will include:

·         Prepare patients for surgery/dental procedures

·         Monitor anesthesia and assist during surgery

·         Perform routine dental cleanings

·         Perform laboratory testing including fecal, urinalysis, ear cytology and blood diagnostics

·         Follow-up with sick patients and surgery patients after discharge

·         Maintain inventory for surgery, lab and surgery supplies

·         Educate clients on treatments and vaccinations

·         Prepare and take radiographs

·         Assist veterinarians with exams

·         Fill patient prescriptions in ?hospital and phone prescriptions to outside pharmacies

·         Assist with training Tech Assistants

·         Perform blood draws, nail trims and express anal glands

The schedule is typically four days a week and alternating Saturdays until noon, and will involve being on-call on a rotating basis. 

 

Email a cover letter and resume to pcourton@cpah.com , or stop by 4340 Clinton Parkway, Lawrence KS 66047 and apply in person.

 

 July 31, 2018 

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K-State Veterinary Center in Manhattan, KS often has job opportunity

Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center

 

Veterinary Health Center at Kansas State University

Veterinary Technician Employment Opportunities

Veterinary Technician I or Veterinary Technician II or Veterinary Specialty Technician

Positions available in the following areas:

 Equine, ICU, Small Animal Surgery

Minimum requirement for the Vet Tech I positions are graduation from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician Program.

Necessary special requirements:   Must be registered as a paraprofessional under the authority of the Kansas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners within six months of appointment.

Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  KSU encourages diversity among its employees.

 Background check required for the candidates selected for hire.

Complete job descriptions located at http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/listing/.  Please submit all application materials by the closing date.

For a list of benefits offered by Kansas State University,

visit http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/docs/BenefitsSummary-

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