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Veterinary Nurse - Referral Coordinator

Apply now Department: 3670080070 Veterinary Health Center
Job no: 512640
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:

The Veterinary Health Center (VHC) within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Triage Veterinary Nurse II or III. This position will provide centralized contact with all veterinarians who interact with the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center by triaging cases as they come in and determining the appropriate service for consultation.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be registered as a paraprofessional under the authority of the Kansas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners within six months of employment.
  • For a Veterinary Nurse II:
    Completion of a two year college program in veterinary and animal technology accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and two years of relevant experience.
  • For a Veterinary Nurse III:
    Completion of a two year college program in veterinary and animal technology accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and five years of relevant experience as a state credentialed veterinary technician (RVT, LVT, CVT).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to multi-task in a high stress environment at an advanced level
  • Advanced knowledge of veterinary terminology, advanced medical procedures and a clear understanding of veterinary emergencies
  • Ability to make sound decisions in a stressful situation
  • Ability to prioritize and recognize the most effective & efficient process to accomplish the daily work flow
  • Adaptable to different computer systems/advanced computer skills
  • Ability to answer multiple phone lines

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$17.34 - $29.94 per hour


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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