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Part Time Kennel/Veterinary Assistant - Parmer Lane Pet Hospital

Southern Veterinary Partners Cedar Park, TX
  • Expired: 18 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Assist doctors and vet techs with appointments, prep patients for surgery and minor procedures, and proactively set up any equipment and or tools to be used for a patient
  • Assist with patients in boarding facility such as walking dogs, feeding, maintaining laundry room and kennel inventory
  • Collect laboratory samples such as fecal, urine, and ear cytologys
  • Restrain animals in a safe, efficient and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures
  • Obtain accurate vital signs on patients
  • Document any changes of a pets condition and vital signs appropriately in medical records and notify doctor or veterinary technicians of any unusual medical or behavioral problems
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the hospital including kennels and runs, treatment areas, exam rooms, and surgery suite
  • Properly clean and sterilize surgery packs
  • Communicate with clients per hospital policy in a compassionate and professional way on either the status of their pet, or any questions they may have
  • Perform other duties as assigned by doctors, receptionists, and veterinary technicians to assist in the smooth flow of the daily operation of the hospital

Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED certificate
  • Flexible schedule including some weekend and 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
  • Excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required
  • Must be dependable, demonstrate strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of medical procedures and animal handling experience minimum of 1 year

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, based on experience and expertise
  • Discounted Veterinary Care
  • Teladoc
  • A large network of over 1,000 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!

Southern Veterinary Partners

Address

Cedar Park, TX
USA