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Veterinary Assistant - Specialty Surgical Services

Apply now Department: 3670080070 Veterinary Health Center
Job no: 512923
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 05A

About This Role:

The Veterinary Health Center (VHC) within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Veterinary Assistant. The Veterinary Health Center (VHC) within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Patient Intake/ Floater Veterinary Assistant. The purpose of this position is to provide quality client services during the morning patient drop-offs and during the day providing help with patient care throughout the hospital as needed in various departments. This position will provide help with patient intake, transporting patients throughout the hospital for a variety of services, aiding VHC veterinarians and Registered Veterinary Nurses in the performance of their duties to improve the efficiency of the hospital and improve client service experience. The hospital's mission includes the requirement of providing quality medical services to clients and training for professional veterinary students. Client services must be provided in a professional manner since first impression of service quality must be established at the time of initial contact to facilitate customer satisfaction, goodwill, and repeat customer business.

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:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

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:

  • High School Diploma
  • One year of experience as a Veterinary Assistant providing patient care

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience as a veterinary assistant providing patient care
  • Ability to handle, restrain, and provide medical treatments to domestic animals
  • Experience in a client services position (i.e. sales or customer service)

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:

$13.96 - $20.55 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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