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Available Job Positions

Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to Annette Jones MAEd, BA, CVT Practice Manager at [email protected].

FT Certified Veterinary Technician Supervisor

South Metro Animal Emergency Care is looking for two certified veterinary technicians to join our team as a Technician Supervisor.  The ideal candidates will have a passion for emergency medicine and be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Openings

  • 2 Full Time Positions – during our emergency hours of nights, weekends and holidays

Qualifications

  • Minimum of four years’ experience in Veterinary Medicine, with Emergency experience being ideal and two years of lead or supervisory responsibilities.  Should be self-motivated, a quick thinker, able to multi-task efficiently, and have excellent communication skills and compassion.

Responsibilities

  • Perform all tasks assigned to veterinary technician
  • Supervise and encourage technical staff for daily efficiency(
  • Handle & document all minor disciplinary issues & review with Practice Manager
  • Oversee training of all technicians and encourage long term growth
  • Ensure all technicians follow proper safety procedures
  • Ensure proper housekeeping procedures for technician areas
  • Participates with the Practice Manager in interviewing/onboarding/performance evaluations
  • Attend and support management in all technician and leadership meetings
  • Be supportive and respectful of all decisions made by management regarding the technical team
  • Maintain open staff communication and be a liaison between staff and management
  • Refrain from negative talk, gestures, implied attitudes that reflect poorly on hospital employees, management, policies, equipment or facility
  • Other duties as assigned to keep hospital running smoothly and provide optimal pet care
  • Required work habits include regular on-time attendance, teamwork, initiative, dependability and prompt completion of tasks
  • Maintain patient, client, and employee confidentiality
  • Scheduling technicians with practice manager input
  • Coordinate technician call outs & find coverage

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health insurance to include medical and dental
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • License and Dues reimbursement
  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off
  • 401K Retirement plan
  • Uniform allowance
  • And more!

South Metro Animal Emergency Care in Apple Valley has been treating sick and injured pets for over 29 years.  Our dedicated staff understands how frightening pet emergencies and illness can be, and we’re committed to treating patients as if they were our own.  Come be a part of our team!

PT Veterinary Technician

Openings

  • 1 Part-time weekends and holidays

Qualifications

  • Current Certified Veterinary Technician license for the state of Minnesota. Non-credentialed technicians may be considered with extensive emergency technician experience.
  • All applicants must have 2+ years as a technician in a veterinary practice.

Responsibilities

  • Triage and obtain patient history
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Feline conscious handling and care
  • Phlebotomy and IV catheter placement
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Intravenous fluid delivery and monitoring
  • Attentive and compassionate nursing care
  • Enteral feeding support
  • Knowledge of IDEXX in-house laboratory equipment
  • Surgical assisting and anesthesia monitoring

Benefits

  • Competitive wages + $500 new hire bonus
  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off
  • On the Floor @ Dove membership
  • Continuing Education support
  • Uniform allowance
  • Full-time also receive health, dental, short & long term disability + professional membership reimbursement!
  • And more!

South Metro Animal Emergency Care in Apple Valley has been treating sick and injured pets for over 28 years. Our dedicated staff understands how frightening pet emergencies and illness can be, and we’re committed to treating patients as if they were our own. Come be a part of our team!

PT Veterinary Assistant - Current Tech Student

South Metro Animal Emergency Care, an AAHA accredited hospital, is looking for technician assistants to join our team.  The ideal candidates will have a passion for emergency medicine and be able to work in a fast paced environment. They should be dedicated to supporting their fellow team members, with the ability to follow directions precisely with excellent communication skills and compassion. The work of an assistant is challenging but very fulfilling! This is not a patient care position and as such, this position will have limited exposure to patients other than those tasks listed specifically below.

Openings

  • 2-3 Part Time positions for exclusive weekend and holiday shifts (4 shifts per month minimum.)

Qualifications

  • Current veterinary technician student who has completed one full semester of an accredited program. Experience in a veterinary practice is ideal.

Responsibilities

  • Client Service – phone calls, triage, paperwork
  • Assisting in the transport of patients from different locations within the practice
  • General hospital cleaning
  • Surgical Suite and Supplies cleaning and preparation
  • General hospital supply stocking
  • Patient restraint
  • General cleanliness of patients
  • Management of patient eliminations
  • Act as support to the technical staff which may include a multitude of non-patient care tasks to keep the hospital running effectively such as refilling dilute disinfectants in cleaning bottles, keeping the treatment area clean between procedures and patients, or making copies of necessary treatment forms.

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Employee pet discount
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing education support
  • Uniform allowance
  • And more!
PT Client Service Representative

Openings

  • 1 Part-time position for weekends and holidays with occasional weeknight shifts available (minimum 4 shifts/month)

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working in a client focused role in a veterinary practice.
  • An Associate’s Degree or higher required.
  • The ideal candidates will not only be able to excel in an emergency environment and veterinary clinic but will also have a passion for going above and beyond for our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Emergency triage over the phone and in person
  • Client check-in and record management
  • Client check-out accounts receivable and working with clients on payment options
  • Anticipate client’s needs, provide information and compassion
  • General clean-up of the lobby, exam rooms, and entrance.

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Employee pet discount
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing education support
  • Uniform allowance
  • And more!

South Metro Animal Emergency Care in Apple Valley has been treating sick and injured pets for over 28 years.  Our dedicated staff understands how frightening pet emergencies and illness can be, and we’re committed to treating patients as if they were our own.  Come be a part of our team!

Experienced Relief Veterinarian

South Metro Animal Emergency Care is looking for an experienced emergency veterinarian for relief shift coverage. Ongoing needs throughout the year for time off coverage and additional holiday coverage.

Working Shifts and Pay

  • Monday – Friday nights, 6 pm – 8 am
  • Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays, 8 am – 8 pm or 8 pm – 8 am or 1 pm – 1 am
  • Relief veterinarians are paid a base hourly rate or a percentage of production, whichever is greater.

All Doctors must maintain Standards of AAHA including the following qualifications:

Communication Skills and Medical Knowledge

The candidate can effectively take a history from the owner of the pet and following a thorough physical exam clearly explain their recommended diagnostic workup,  results of the diagnostics and their recommended treatment plan.

Compassion

The candidate will have compassion for pets, their owners and coworkers.

Customer Service Skills

Excellent customer service skills that provide the client with attentive, courteous and informative service.

Dedication

The candidate will demonstrate dedication to the profession.

Team Player

The candidate can work closely with the support staff to deliver exceptional patient care and service to clients.

Experienced Emergency Veterinarian

South Metro Animal Emergency Care is looking for an experienced and talented emergency veterinarian to join our team.  The ideal candidates will have a passion for emergency medicine and be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Position Schedule

Currently, we have openings for full-time, part-time and relief positions.

Salary

DVM’s are paid a percentage of production.

Qualifications

This position requires a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, experience in Emergency Medicine and the ability to demonstrate or support the following AAHA standards:

Communication Skills and Medical Knowledge

The candidate can effectively take a history from the owner of the pet and following a thorough physical exam clearly explain their recommended diagnostic workup, results of the diagnostics and their recommended treatment plan.

Compassion

The candidate will have compassion for pets, their owners and coworkers.

Customer Service Skills

Excellent customer service skills that provide the client with attentive, courteous and informative service.

Dedication

The candidate will demonstrate dedication to the profession and to South Metro Animal Emergency Care by sharing the following:

  • Number of years working in the field of Small Animal Emergency Medicine and Surgery
  • Willingness to attend Emergency and Critical Care continuing education events.
  • Flexibility with work schedule.
  • Respected by clients and coworkers
  • Awards or Commendations received
  • Any Publications in Emergency Medicine
  • Continuing Education presentations
  • Volunteer work

Team Player

The candidate can work closely with the support staff to deliver exceptional patient care and service to clients.

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Generous CE allowance
  • Employee discount
  • 401K Retirement plan
  • Uniform allowance
  • And more!

South Metro Animal Emergency Care in Apple Valley has been treating sick and injured pets for over 26 years.  Our dedicated staff understands how frightening pet emergencies and illness can be, and we’re committed to treating patients as if they were our own.  Come be a part of our team!  Please visit our website at www.smaec.com for more information about our hospital.