Hiring Department: Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
This position is located in Kansas City but managed by the School of Veterinary Medicine at Columbia Campus. For application questions please contact the Columbia Campus HR at 573-882-7976.
The emergency hospital provides night, weekend and holiday patient care for animals that are critically ill, that are subject to change or deteriorate rapidly, and that require technically complex and time-consuming treatment and monitoring. Veterinary Technician responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Enter fees for all patients in a timely manner to promote excellent client service, Order supplies and stock the hospital daily with disposables, Clean animal cages and the hospital facility. Maintain a wide variety of complex equipment that is vital to providing care for patients. Answer client phone calls and emergency questions. Perform triage for animals presented for emergency care. Assist doctors with emergency procedures including keeping accurate medical records, catheter placement, phlebotomy, radiography, sedation, and anesthesia monitoring for emergency cases.
Salary: $13.27 – 22.73 per hour
University Title: Veterinary Technician
Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
Monday – Friday 6pm – 8am and Saturday 12pm – Monday 8am.
Please note that shifts include Nights, Weekends and Holidays.
- Graduation from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology Program.
- Licensure as a Registered Veterinary Technician in the State of Missouri, or eligibility to obtain Missouri Licensure within 6 months after start date.
This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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