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Veterinary Nurse I Intern

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

Job Description:

About This Role:

This Veterinary Nurse I (Limited Term) Intern position provides an opportunity for professional growth in the Veterinary Health Center. An outstanding graduate veterinary nurse will be selected to obtain high quality, enhanced technical experience and training through employment in defined specialty areas. The objective of this position is to enhance employee marketability for private practice and/or assist with obtaining two years of post-graduate experience to qualify for future Nurse II openings in the VHC.

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:

  • Completion of a two-year college program in animal or veterinary technology accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of basic and emergent veterinary medical concepts, animal behavior and animal husbandry.
    • Knowledge of operating room sterile technique.
    • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
    • Ability to perform diagnostic procedures.
    • Willing and able to master new techniques.
    • Ability to adhere to appropriate safety procedures.
    • Ability to prioritize daily tasks.
    • Ability to work in high intensity environment.
    • Skilled in time management.
    • Skilled in interpersonal communication.
    • Skilled in written communication.
    • Skilled in basic computer skills.
      Other Requirements:
      • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
      • Must be a registered paraprofessional under the authority of the Kansas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners within six months 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:

        $17.65 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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