Kansas Veterinary Technician Association 

Kansas Veterinary Technicians Association

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Employment Opportunities

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 [email protected] , or stop by 4340 Clinton Parkway, Lawrence KS 66047 and apply in person.

 

 



August 3, 2018 

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Pet-Ag, Inc.  is seeking a veterinary technician for a relief/on-call customer affairs independent contract position.

 

This position is responsible for timely, courteous and professionally responding to customer inquiries, via phone/email and completing the necessary paperwork/follow-up.  This individual would need to follow all Pet-Ag policies and procedures.  The successful applicant needs to possess strong computer, communication, record keeping and phone skills.  Onsite paid training will be required.  After successful completion of training this position will be primarily remote.  The applicant will need to provide their own computer equipment.

 

About Us:

For over 80 years, Pet-Ag, Inc. has been a leader in advancing the science of animal nutrition. We pioneered the animal milk replacement category with Esbilac® for Puppies and KMR® for Kittens, the #1-selling, vet-recommended milk replacers. At Pet-Ag, Inc. we?re dedicated to helping animals lead healthy, vital lives by providing the most effective products, formulated with highest-quality ingredients and supported by state-of-the-art quality control and research.

 

How to apply:

Please forward your resume to [email protected]

 

June 11, 2018 

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Veterinary Technician

We are a new Small Animal Veterinary Hospital located in Manhattan, Kansas that offers its

employees a team-oriented, enjoyable work environment, professional development, and

competitive compensation.

The Company: At Fur Family Animal Hospital, we are passionate about preserving and

enhancing the bond between owners and their pets. We want to make a difference for this

community by helping companion animals live long, fulfilling, healthy lives and ease their

suffering when needed. We are committed to staying on the ?cutting edge? of veterinary

medicine while providing affordable, compassionate care to their patients and the best possible

service to their clients. Our doctor is a Fear Free certified practitioner and would love to discuss

making your pet?s visit more comfortable. We take pride in providing high quality preventative

and internal medicine, surgical care, and dental services to companion animals in the

Manhattan, Kansas area.

? We believe in employee engagement ? a fulfilled employee provides the best patient

and client care! We emphasize positive work-life balance.

The Position: We?re looking for a qualified Veterinary Technician. The pay range we?re offering

is $13-16/hour ? commensurate to experience and technical skills.

? We offer paid time off, sick leave, veterinary services at a reduced rate, paid continuing

education, licensing and organizational fees, and a uniform allowance.

? High level of responsibility as sole technician while business is starting up

? Potential for advancement as the practice grows

? Hours are 8-6 M, T, Th, F and 8-1 on W; closed for 1.5 hours over lunch

? No on-call/after-hours emergency, but may periodically need to come in for night

checks/treatments of hospitalized patients

Requirements:

? CVT/RVT preferred but not required

? Experience highly recommended but new graduates encouraged to apply

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

? Obtaining and recording patient history

? Animal handling and restraint

? Presenting treatment plans and estimates

? Extensive client interaction and education

? Physical exams and assessment

? Venipuncture

? Peripheral catheter placement

? Laboratory procedures

? Pharmacy

? Digital Radiology

? Monitoring anesthesia

? Dental prophylaxes including digital radiology

? Surgical preparation and assistance

? Patient recovery and nursing care

? Customary daily tasks

The Location: Fur Family Animal Hospital is based in Manhattan, Kansas. Manhattan was

recently ranked #2 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live (livability.com). With Kansas State

University in town, there?s always something to do. Tuttle Creek Lake and Milford Lake are both

nearby offering great outdoor recreational opportunities. It?s also very family-friendly with fun

places to visit such as the AZA-accredited Sunset Zoo and the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

The hospital is located in a booming economic growth center with plenty of new restaurants

and shopping establishments coming in to the area. It is adjacent to (but independent of) a

large boarding/daycare and grooming facility.

Why Should You Apply?

? Be a part of something new and exciting!

? Love your job, but also have a positive work-life balance

? Opportunities for professional development


May 7, 2018 

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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


Or copy this address in your web browser

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




January 15, 2018 
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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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