Careers with MN Pets

About MN Pets

Founded in 2010 by Dr. Rebecca McComas, MN Pets is a mobile practice providing end-of-life veterinary care for pets. We are a multi-doctor, 7-day per week in-home euthanasia, acupuncture/comfort care practice serving pet owners in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the greater 7-county metro area.

Client Support Specialist

MN Pets currently has an opening for a full-time support specialist.

Primary Responsibilities of the client support specialist

  • Communicate with clients and MN Pets veterinarians, via phone and email
  • Help clients assess their pet’s quality of life, help them understand their options and provide resources to aid in the decision-making process
  • Provide support for clients, make referrals and help clients understand end-of-life options for their pets, provide follow-up support as necessary
  • Coordinate visit logistics for clients, veterinarians, transporters and referring clinics
  • Schedule end of life visits in medical records database
  • Assist in coordinating the cremation processes and urn delivery
  • Assist with office operations and special projects, including medical supply inventory, blog/social media content relating to geriatric conditions in pets, and Comfort Care assistance

Requirements:

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
– Demonstrated empathy, patience and compassion while speaking with grieving clients
– Basic understanding of geriatric conditions, veterinary medicine and end-of-life care
– Good working knowledge of PCs and general competence for computer file management
– Reliable vehicle and driver’s license
– Basic understanding and interest in veterinary medicine
– HS diploma required, experience or degree in related field is preferable (veterinary assistant, veterinary technician, shelter/rescue medicine, counseling, social work, etc)

Compensation & Benefits
– Paid hourly (depending on qualifications), benefits including PTO and 401k available with full-time hours
– Office location is in Oakdale
– On-going training on client support, end-of-life topics, grief and loss and more

If you fit these criteria and have a desire to be a part of a growing team, please contact us by emailing your cover letter and resume to careers@mnpets.com.

Pet Transportation Specialist

Primary Responsibilities of the pet transportation specialist:

  • Travel to our clients’ homes after their pet as died and transport them to the cremation facility
  • Assist doctors with large pets (over 90lbs) and transport them to the cremation facility
  • Ensure the pet is treated with respect, dignity and gentleness
  • Respond to clients’ needs compassionately, professionally and supportively
  • Assist with cremation process and urn delivery

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of the human-animal bond and demonstrated empathy, patience and compassion while speaking with grieving clients
  • Good working knowledge of PCs and general competence for computer file management
  • Basic understanding and interest in veterinary medicine
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted, and up to 100 + pounds with assistance
  • Must be flexible, punctual, organized and have a can-do attitude
  • Must be comfortable around pets and handling body care

Schedule & Compensation

  • Part-time, on-call position with future opportunity for full-time employment
  • Mobile/work-from-home position
  • Must be available for on-call shifts 2 weekends per month, plust at least 1-2 weekdays
  • On-going training on client support, end-of-life topics, and grief and loss

If you fit these criteria and have a desire to be a part of a growing team, please contact us by emailing your cover letter and resume to careers@mnpets.com.

Veterinarian 

We have an opening for a part-time veterinarian interested in temporary employment with the option of a future full or part time associate position (long term).

Bring meaning back into your work. Join MN Pets and focus on high-touch work, supporting people through the loss of their pet with gentle at-home euthanasia and comfort care (hospice). Take time to care for clients with no more than one appointment every 90 minutes. Our doctors are backed up by our trained support team who helps clients with decision-making and aftercare. Our close team of seven associates receives ongoing training and support.

Practice where every appointment matters.

Requirements:

Must be a licensed veterinarian in Minnesota.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted, and up to 100 + pounds with assistance.
Must be flexible and punctual.
Must be professional with a can-do attitude.
Must be compassionate, sincere and sensitive.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to Dr. Rebecca McComas and Ms. Kristi Lehman at careers@mnpets.com.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you! 

MN Pets is an equal opportunity employer.