Kennel Assistant (PT)

Job Description

Overview

Are you are wanting to join a caring and friendly team in a family community right outside of Nashville, TN? At The Animal Clinic, we pride ourselves on our high quality patient care as well as a strong family-oriented team. In our five-doctor hospital, we practice laser therapy, acupuncture, and orthopedic medicine, offering Gold Standard care at all times. If this sounds like the work family that you have been looking for, we would love for you to come work hard and play hard as our newest teammate!

The Kennel Assistant is responsible for providing a clean, efficient and healthy environment for the animals being treated or boarded at the hospital. A day in the life of a Kennel Assistant:

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the hospital, including kennel area, runs, treatment area, and outside grounds.
  • Feed hospitalized animals and boarders.
  • Monitor and record important information about the animals’ conditions, behavior and habits (elimination, eating, etc.).
  • Walk animals three times a day.
  • Notify the Doctor or a Veterinary Assistant of unusual medical or behavioral problems.
  • Clean treatment, exam, surgery and lab areas daily.
  • Maintain laundry throughout the day and keep laundry area neat.
  • Assist the Doctor and Veterinary Technicians/Assistants with restraint and treatment of animals.
  • Monitor and maintain the kennel inventory to include food, cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned that assist the Doctor, Receptionist and Veterinarian Technicians/Assistants in the smooth flow and operation of the clinic, care of clients and service to the clients.

Responsibilities / Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Flexible schedule including some weekend/holiday shifts.
  • Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.
  • Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Previous experience as a kennel technician.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, based on experience and expertise
  • Discounted Veterinary Care
  • SVP offers educational assistance for qualified teammates to enroll in AVMA-CVTEA accredited veterinary technician programs
  • Teladoc
  • A large network of over 4,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth
  • Opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals among a great team of people!

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Job Details

Employment Type:
Full-time
Position Type:
Other
Earliest Start Date:
16-Apr-2021
Modified
16-Apr-2021

Job Location

Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States

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