Kansas Veterinary Technician Association 

Kansas Veterinary Technicians Association

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Employment Opportunities

JOB OPPORTUNITY 

Veterinary Information Specialist-Full Time and Part Time

 

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.

 

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 8 ½ hours long and are primarily evening shifts (shift start times are ranging from 2pm-6pm CST and shift end times ranging from 10:30pm-2:30amCST). 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.

 

Part-time, 20 hrs/week. We have a daytime and an evening shift need. Employees will be scheduled 4 hours shifts, 5 days a week on a 2 week rotation which will include every other weekend.  

Daytime, PT Hours: 4 hour shifts between the hours of 7am-2pm CST. Week 1 will work Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Week 2 will work Monday-Friday

Evening, PT Hours: 4-hour shifts between the hours of 5pm-9pm CST. Week 1 will work Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Week 2 will work Monday-Friday.

 

Training

There is an extensive training program for this position. It will consist of 1-2 weeks remote training. There is also a requirement of 2-3 weeks, full-time that will take place in our office in Bloomington, MN. Candidates outside of the Twin Cities will have hotel and travel expenses reimbursed if applicable. 

 

Required Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

1.       Active CVT/LVT/RVT License

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 20mb download speed and a PC computer (no 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 careers@safetycall.com. 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.

 



September 5, 2019 

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Wakarusa Veterinary Hospital in Lawrence, KS is hiring a Registered Veterinary Technician.

This position is perfect for a candidate who is a Registered Veterinary Technician seeking a full-time opportunity.


Veterinary Technician is a punctual, dependable and knowledgeable individual who demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills in a team atmosphere. This individual should be warm and friendly and provide exceptional customer service. Experience in a veterinary hospital and with Avimark veterinary software is required.


As a Veterinary Technician,  you will:

 

?       Assist veterinarians

?       Restrain animals during exams

?       Monitor vital signs

?       Obtain blood, stool, and other samples

?       Test blood, stool, and other samples

?       Administer medications and vaccines, and treatments prescribed by a veterinarian

?       Perform laser therapy

?       Take x-rays and assist in ultrasonography

?       Perform dental cleanings and x-rays

?       Assist in emergency first aid

?       Prepare animals for surgery and assist doctors during surgery

?       Administer anesthesia


Additional Benefits:


  • Health benefit options
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Flexible hours 
  • Scrub allowance 
  • PTO/ vacation days 
  • 401 K retirement 
  • Profit sharing 
  • Additional training 
  • unlimited growth potential 
Wakarusa Veterinary Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug- Free Workplace. 


1825 Wakarusa Drive I Lawrence, KS  66047 I P 7 8 5 - 8 4 3 - 5 5 7 7 I F 7 8 5 - 8 4 3 - 7 4 0 6 w a k a v e t . c o m

e m a i l :  p e t @ w a k a v e t . c o m


August 30, 2019 
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Opportunity for RVT

Are you interested in joining a team with a caring and compassionate staff? A fun, dynamic work environment? Are you looking for a job in which you can continue to grow and develop skills? Then WE are looking for you!

Our growing animal hospital is in search of a Registered Veterinary Technician that is enthusiastic for a new adventure! We offer a progressive work place that encourages learning and team work. We are interested in adding dependable RVT?s that have compassion in animal care.

Salary is dependent on experience and we welcome new grads. 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

?            Perform blood draws, nail trims and express anal glands

The schedule is typically four days a week and alternating Saturdays, and will involve being on-call on a rotating basis. Please submit a cover letter and resume.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Pam Courton at pcourton@cpah.com


July 21, 2019 

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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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