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BluePearl Part-time Veterinary Technician - Emergency in Kansas City, Missouri

Part-time Veterinary Technician - Emergency

Kansas City


Vet Technician

Opening Statement

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Kansas City, MO (Northland) is hiring!


BluePearl’s Northland (Kansas City, MO) location is hiring an extraordinary Emergency Veterinary Technician (licensed preferred) for a part-time weekend (Fri - Sunday) position.

  • Do you want to work in a fast paced, learning environment?

  • Are you a technicians that loves emergency cases and providing care and comfort to the critically ill or injured patient?

  • Are you committed and passionate about enriching lives through remarkable care for pets?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, then we want to hear from you.

Some shifts will qualify for shift differential pay

As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will:

  • Perform physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.

  • Understand normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.

  • Perform phlebotomy.

  • Utilize your ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.

  • Utilize your ability to read and follow orders written on treatment sheet accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Alert veterinarian if a patient's status has changed and/or physical exam or monitoring parameters are outside of normal ranges.

  • Calculate basic medical math.

  • Understand classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.

  • Administer medications via appropriate routes and duration.

  • Prepare medications and patient for discharge, and communicates discharge instructions to client.

  • Maintain solid grasp of common veterinary medical terms and abbreviations and is able to converse with other veterinary professionals in medical terms.

  • Implement appropriate animal husbandry skills to decrease disease spread, injury and stress to patients.

  • Provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.

  • Possess a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.

  • Remain current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.

Why BluePearl?

  • Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.

  • Our team has access to a regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.

  • We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.

Additional perks and benefits based on eligibility:

  • NEW company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • NEW Parental Leave Benefits

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options

  • Paid Time Off and Floating Holiday Plans

  • Shift Differential for all hourly associates

  • Weekend Shift Differential for all hourly associates

  • Health Savings Account, Flexible Savings Account

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Annual Scrub Allowance

  • Referral Bonus Program

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

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