Our Veterinary Assistants deliver outstanding patient and client care by ensuring the safety, comfort and well-being of all the pets in our hospital. The Veterinary Assistants provide front-line pet care as well as assisting nurses and doctors in the treatment room. This is an entry level position with the opportunity for additional training and growth within the clinic. Our pets are our number one responsibility and priority.
Some of the duties of this position include:
● Assisting in the treatment room
● Safe restraint of animals for medical treatment
● Cleaning and maintenance of facility
● Restocking of supplies
● Care for animals in kennel area
● Basic grooming of pets
● All other kennel duties associated with care of pets in our facility
We are searching for people with a passion for pets! If you love pets, come join our team.
This job requires the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 40 pounds. This job requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to reach and grasp, and the visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read information. Employees are routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, could be exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards and medications.
Please come by our hospital during normal business hours to fill out an application. Applicants wishing to speak with a hiring supervisor should come between the hours of 8-10am or 2-4pm on M/T/R/F. We appreciate your interest in the position.
Our office is located at 800 E. 63rd Street, KC, MO 64110, in the Brookside area.