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University of Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Veterinary Medicine Surgery

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 commensurate with education and experience.

Salary Range: $13.27 - $22.73 /hour

Grade: GGS-006


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The Veterinary Health Center at Kansas City is an Emergency Clinic and open nights, weekends and holidays. Operating hours are Monday - Thursday 6pm - 8am and Friday 6pm - Monday 8am. Work schedule will be discussed during interview.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a two-year American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program and license as registered veterinary technician with the State of Missouri.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have excellent communication skills, to interact with pet owners and veterinary staff. Must have an understanding of animal behavior and strong clinical skills in order to properly evaluate an animal’s condition and provide treatment. Must be detailed-oriented and well organized to take medical histories, carry out instructions, document patient statistics and update records. Enjoy working with animals and have the ability to comfort, handle and restrain small animals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, 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 Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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