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University of Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 13, 2022

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.

Job Description

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 Range: $17/hour

Grade: GGS 006


Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Monday - Friday 6pm - 8am and Saturday 12pm - Monday 8am.

Shifts will be discussed during interview

Please note that shifts include Nights, Weekends and Holidays.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 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.
Benefit Eligibility

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

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-884-2577 .

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.


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