Externships

Job Title: Externships
Job Responsibilities:

Our externship program provides an invaluable learning experience to veterinary students in their 3rd and 4th years of study. Your days will be spent working hands-on with one of the veterinarians on staff at the hospital and will include a wide variety of learning opportunities.

Status: Currently No Position Available. (all submissions will be kept on file)
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Night Attendant

Job Title: Night Attendant
Job Hours: Generally Over Night
Salary: TBD
Job Qualifications:

The only requirement for participation in this program is established hands on experience with handling horses.

Job Responsibilities:

This specific program was developed for training and educating people interested in horses and gaining experience within the veterinary field. This program was developed in response to our need for part-time assistants that could be assigned to intensive or critical care patients and provide more one on one observation and care.

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Office Professional - Medical

Job Title: Office Professional - Medical
Job Hours: Full Time: Monday – Friday; 8 am to 5 pm; some Saturdays
Salary: Based on Experience
Job Qualifications:

Individual must thrive in a fast paced environment and under pressure. Applicant must have excellent phone skills and professional interaction with Clients. You should be well organized, possess a good memory, and be detail oriented.


Office experience is important – at least three years using computer programs for medical or client data entry is preferred. Horse experience and/or familiarity with medical terminology are preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

Scheduling & Client Communications:



  • Evaluate initial phone call & determine needed action

  • Schedule doctors’ patient visits – clinic, hospital & farm calls

  • Update and adjust as required in response to emergencies & other changes

  • Coordinator between clients, doctors, technicians and staff


Processing:



  • Patient intake & discharge

  • Patient history data entry

  • Billing & payment processing

  • Electronic & paper records management

Status: Currently No Position Available. (all submissions will be kept on file)
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Registered Veterinary Technician

Job Title: Registered Veterinary Technician
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: TBD
Job Qualifications:

Experience with horses.


Have graduated from an accredited veterinary technician program.


Preferably 3-5 year experience and licensed in Missouri. Will consider new graduates.


Lives 30 minutes or less from the hospital.

Job Responsibilities:

This veterinary technician will assist the doctors at Mid-Rivers Eqine Centre in providing care to horses. They may perform routine laboratory procedures and clinical procedures, such as taking blood, dispensing and giving medication, and performing medical tests, all under the supervision of a veterinarian. They will need to be familiar with a range of diagnostic equipment and provide specialized nursing care for injured or ill horses. They will also responsible for recording an animal's history, as well as information on its weight, food intake, diet, behavior, and other symptoms, which is a necessary tool in diagnosing an animal's illness and developing a treatment plan.


Technician will need to live 30 minutes or less from the hospital so that they can be available for emergencies and night time patient monitoring.

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