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Veterinary Assistant - Float

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

About This Role:

The Veterinary Health Center (VHC) within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Veterinary Assistant to join our dedicated team to help provide exemplary patient care and quality customer service. Veterinary Assistants in this position will provide patient and administrative support to the faculty, staff, and veterinary students of the VHC. This position will include many engaging responsibilities such as overseeing patient intake, assisting with treatments, ensuring accuracy of visit charges, and providing quality customer service from patient check-in to discharge. Working hours for this position will include daytime hours Monday-Friday. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail will be key in succeeding in this position.

Why Join Us:

The Veterinary Health Center is a teaching hospital that offers routine, emergency, and specialty care services. The VHC strives to provide exceptional care for patients from high-quality routine healthcare to state-of-the-art advanced therapy for seriously ill patients. The Veterinary Health Center is located in Manhattan, Kansas and is a vibrant college community with a population of over 55,000 in the Flint Hills. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes 24 vacation days plus other paid time off (holidays, sick, and discretionary), health insurance, life insurance, and retirement plans. 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.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and one year of relevant experience.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 1 or more year(s) of experience as a veterinary assistant.
    • Ability to handle, restrain, and provide medical treatments to domestic animals.
    • Experience working with electronic medical records systems.
    • Experience in client services.
      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:
      • Resume
      • Cover Letter
      • Contact information for three professional references
        Screening of Applications Begins:

        Immediately and continues until position is filled.

        Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

        $15.50 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 Jobble

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