Credentialed Veterinary Technicians

Veterinary Information Specialist – Full Time

Veterinary Information Specialist Description

The Veterinary Information Specialist position is responsible for responding to incoming cases on Pet Poison Helpline and SafetyCall’s industry side via the telephone, email, and chat applications regarding potential toxic exposures, poisonings and other adverse events from pet owners and veterinarians related to various household and consumer products, animal health products, plants, OTC products, dietary supplements, prescription drugs, and other chemical exposures. Specialists take full histories and details of the events, triage the cases and provide accurate medical, health and safety information to the callers. Specialists document each case in an electronic record and follow up as necessary to ensure the well-being of the animals and facilitate adverse event reporting on the industry side.

Schedule

Full-time, 40 hrs/week.  Positions do not have a set schedule. Shift times and shift days will vary and include weekends, typically 2 per month and up to 3 during our busy season, and some holidays.

Evenings: Available shifts are 8 ½ hours long and shifts range from 2pm-2:30amCST. While we may be able to work with some scheduling restrictions, flexibility in availability is highly preferred as we operate 24/7.  Overnights are not required.

Floats: Available shifts are 8 ½ hours long and shifts range from 8am-12:30amCST. While we may be able to work with some scheduling restrictions, flexibility in availability is highly preferred as we operate 24/7.  Overnights are not required.

Required Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Active CVT/LVT/RVT License
  • 1+years of work experience in a veterinary clinic/hospital
  • At least one year of emergency/critical care experience preferred
  • Ability to work varying shift times and varying days, including weekends as specified above.
  • Proficiency with keyboarding and data entry, PCs, Microsoft Office, and common computer software and hardware.
  • Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, ratios and percentages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication that is clear, concise, professional and empathetic
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • Customer service focused attitude and behavior
To Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter or introductory email to careers@safetycall.com. Introductions should include which position is of interest, your availability and any scheduling restrictions, and why you are a good fit for the remote position if applicable. Submissions without a cover letter or introductory email that includes the requested information will not be considered. Our team will review each submission and contact the candidates that most closely match the qualifications.


Relief – Flexible Scheduling Veterinary Technician
All positions currently filled, but accepting applications for future opportunities

Pet Poison Helpline/SafetyCall International is currently seeking Relief full-time and part-time veterinary professionals with flexible scheduling to join our remote team! This is a great opportunity for people currently out of work, working reduced hours or for those looking to make extra income during these difficult times.

Schedule

We are looking for candidates that can work full or part time hours between 16-40 hours per week, including every other weekend (both Saturdays and Sundays) OR every Saturday/Sunday rotations. Flexible scheduling options are available to fit around your lifestyle with variable shifts between 8am-12:30am CST. Weekday shifts will need to be a minimum of 2 hours and weekends shifts a minimum of 4 hours.

We are looking to start positions as soon as June 1st, 2020.

Training

Training will be done remote from home. Candidates must be able to commit to a 3-week, full time remote training process up front. Training schedules are determined in advance and will have limited flexibility with scheduling restrictions. After training is complete, schedules will be more flexible and customizable.

Position Details

The Veterinary Information Specialist position is responsible for responding to incoming pet owner cases on Pet Poison Helpline via the telephone regarding potential toxic exposures and poisonings. Specialists take full histories and details of the events, triage the cases and provide accurate medical, health and safety information to the callers. Specialists document each case in an electronic record and follow up as necessary to ensure the well-being of the animals.

Position Requirements
  • Active CVT/LVT/RVT License and 1+years of work experience in a veterinary clinic/hospital.
  • OR Minimum of 5 years of work experience as a veterinary technician (non-certified) or veterinary assistant performing technician responsibilities in a fast-paced veterinary clinic/hospital.
  • At least one year of emergency/critical care experience preferred.
  • Ability to work varying shift times and varying days, including weekends as specified above.
  • Proficiency with keyboarding and data entry, PCs, Microsoft Office, and common computer software and hardware.
  • Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, ratios and percentages.
  • Verbal and written communication that is clear, concise, professional and empathetic.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask.
  • Customer service focused attitude and behavior.
Remote Agent Requirements

Candidates who work remotely must have or be willing to obtain and maintain at their expense certain IT requirements including reliable high speed internet with an ISP that can supply a cable modem internet service with a minimum of 20mb download speed and a PC computer (no Apple computers) with Windows 10 and the capability to display two monitors. A landline or cell phone is acceptable. Candidates must also have a designated home office area that meets certain requirements and may not have any other responsibilities during the time they are working such as caring for dependents.

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and an introduction cover letter or email that includes how many hours per week you desire AND any scheduling restrictions (for example, not available Mondays, only available for 4PM-12:30AM due to work schedule, etc.). Submissions should be emailed to careers@safetycall.com.

Apply Now!

Thanks for your interest in employment with PPH/SCI! Interested candidates can apply by sending a cover letter & resume to careers@safetycall.com or by submitting the form below. We review all applicants and contact those who most closely match our hiring needs.

We are always accepting resumes for DVMs and CVTs for future employment opportunities! We recommend submitting a resume to careers@safetycall.com even if you don’t see an open position.

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