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5/21/15

Pet Emergency Education, LLC is Hiring Veterinary Technicians and experienced Veterinary Assistants to teach canine and feline CPR classes. Work around your current job for some extra money. We are expanding to offer our accredited and recognized Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid Certification Classes throughout the country. If you feel comfortable teaching people and would you be interested in joining our instructor’s team, please email a resume, cover letter and references to info.petemergency@gmail.com. Our clients include veterinary clinics, doggie daycares, training facilities, 4h clubs and more. Our company handles all administrative aspects of the classes including scheduling, processing of registrations and marketing. Instructors are independent contractors and are compensated a percentage of the registration fees in exchange for teaching. To learn more about our company visit us at www.petemergencyeducation.com 

6/18/15

Prairie View Animal Hospital in Grimes is seeking candidates to fill a full-time veterinary technician position including some Saturdays. RVT or 2 years’ experience is preferred. Duties include patient care, client communication, performing lab work and other diagnostics, and other duties as needed. Benefits for full-time include paid CE, vacation/holiday pay, uniform allowance, and health insurance. Candidate must be able to work independently and have excellent communication skills. Please send resumes or inquiries to dave.thilges@prairieviewah.com.


7/3/15

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is accepting applications for a certified Veterinary Technician for the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The LVMC provides specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents and interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work in teams to provide 24-hour, state-of-the-art care to animal patients.
Under general supervision, this position will provide care for ill and injured animal patients. Duties include instructing and demonstrating veterinary care, animal husbandry, and experimental techniques to veterinary students and providing assistance to students, clinicians, and faculty members in various departments in their treatment of animals, teaching, and clinical research.
This position will provide animal restraint for equine, food animal and small animal disciplines. The duties of this position require the ability to lift 50-70 lbs, have sufficient manual dexterity, and good eye-hand coordination for suturing and intravenous catheter placement. Additionally, this position must be able to run while holding onto a horse during the lameness examination; lead a horse or other large animal with a lead rope and lunge a horse; tolerate urine, feces, blood, and other body fluids; withstand strong and offensive odors; work in very cold and very warm environments; tolerate hay, straw, grain dust, and loud noises; and support heavy weights.
The successful candidate will possess multi-tasking skills to manage patients and students while performing procedures; demonstrate attention to detail for managing cases, scheduling, and performing or supervising procedures; have the ability to identify patients and the suspected procedure needed; and possess excellent communication skills to effectively interact with patients, clients, referring veterinarians, faculty, and staff members.

Certification as a Veterinary Technician is required. Preferred qualifications include experience that demonstrates skills with computer programs used to measure and calculate lameness equipment including Excel and MatLab; experience within a veterinary hospital or other related veterinary facility conducive to animal handling and care; experience with Animal Care and Use Committee training guidelines; and experience working with equine/large animals.

For more information on this position, or to apply, please visit the following website: https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/13036

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, (515) 294-7612. 

7/7/15

The veterinary technician position for the surgical department offers the opportunity to be involved and provide support and assistance to our specialists throughout all aspects of the surgical service. We are seeking individuals who are interested in providing exemplary patient care and maintaining outstanding communication with both clients and referring veterinarians. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has strong interpersonal skills, and has the desire to learn and develop their skills and capabilities.
Minimum requirements for this position would include: graduation from an accredited AVMA program for veterinary technology and/or met requirements for certification in the state of Iowa. Please send resumes to sparks@iowavrc.com or fax(515) 278-2056. 


7/20/15
Jordan Creek Animal Hospital is seeking a full or part time Registered Veterinary Technician. We are a 5 doctor, AAHA accredited small animal practice located in West Des Moines. Must be dependable, flexible, and possess strong communication and technical skills. Please drop off cover letter and resume or mail to: Jordan Creek Animal Hospital, 3401 E.P. True Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50265 or email to christina@jcah.net.

7/23/15
Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, is accepting applications for a certified Veterinary Technician in Anesthesia, at the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The LVMC provides specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents and interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work in teams to provide 24-hour, state-of-the-art care to animal patients.

This position provides and uses appropriate anesthetic techniques and principles for patients and research animals in the LVMC. The anesthesia technician will assess animals prior to anesthesia and determine an anesthetic protocol that is suitable and in the patient’s best interest for the procedure to be performed. This position will also need to have a complete understanding of the physiologic and pharmacologic principles of the medications and preparations used in the field of anesthesia, including medications for pain management.

The anesthesia technician will provide service with the guidance, supervision, and instruction from the anesthesiologists of the LVMC. The technician will also instruct and demonstrate veterinary anesthetic techniques to veterinary students and will provide assistance to veterinary clinicians and investigative staff in their treatment of animals, teaching, or research functions. This position will also cross train with other technician positions throughout the hospital and fill in if needed in other areas.

The responsibilities of this position will require the successful candidate to have the ability to lift up to 50 – 75 lbs and restrain patients as needed; lift dogs onto tables and manually restrain them; manipulate horses in induction area and aid in hoisting onto surgical table; manually work with knobs and buttons; handle a lead rope; see sufficiently well to detect respiratory motions of the chest; and hear sufficiently well enough to detect soft heart murmurs.

The successful candidate will possess multi-tasking skills to manage patients and students, demonstrate attention to detail for managing cases, and possess excellent communication skills to effectively interact with patients, clients, referring veterinarians, faculty, and staff members.

Certification as a Veterinary Technician is required. Clinical experience with anesthesia; experience within a veterinary practice and/or research related facility as a veterinary technician; a veterinary technician specialist in anesthesia; experience with medical technical procedures, such as IV’s or urinary catheter placement, venipuncture, etc.; academic experience working with animals; front office experience which demonstrates communication skills; experience with Microsoft Office; record keeping experience, such as inventory, treatment sheets, lab logs, equipment, etc.; supervisory experience; laboratory experience with PCV, TLP, chemistries, etc.; experience with equipment monitors, such as IV pumps, syringe pumps, Pulse Ox, Dopplers, ECG units, etc.; experience, training, or demonstrated skills in critical care nursing for ill, injured, or post-op hospital patients; and animal husbandry experience to include overall care and/or nutrition of animals, are all preferred.

For more information on this position, or to apply, please visit the following website: https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/13433

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, (515) 294-7612.

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