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Kennel Assistant

Company: Englewood Animal Health Center
Location: Englewood
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:
Englewood Animal Health Center is located in beautiful Englewood, Florida. We are a full- service animal hospital providing veterinary care to dogs, cats, and some exotics/pocket pets. We welcome pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. We also offer in-house boarding and grooming. Here at Englewood we are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible. If you are a passionate and caring team player please apply today!
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 Technician 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 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 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:
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays) - for eligible positions only
  • SVP offers educational assistance for qualified teammates to enroll in AVMA-CVTEA accredited veterinary technician programs
  • Teladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7
  • Discounted Veterinary Care
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
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About This Location:

Englewood Animal Health Center is located in beautiful Englewood, Florida. We are a full- service animal hospital providing veterinary care to dogs, cats, and some exotics/pocket pets. We welcome pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. We also offer in-house boarding and grooming. Here at Englewood we are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible. If you are a passionate and caring team player please apply today!

Keywords: Englewood Animal Health Center, Captiva , Kennel Assistant, Other , Englewood, Florida

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