Veterinary Assistant / Kennel Assistant

Job Description

Animal Care Hospital of Clifton Park, New York is adding to our team of all stars!! We have a high-functioning, fun-loving, close-knit team and we're looking for the right person to enhance our crew! We are a family owned business and value a positive work culture and want you to join us!

We will be moving into a new state of the art facility in the summer/fall of 2019, which will be nearly 4x the size of our current hospital!

If you are an outgoing, multi-tasking individual with a knack for good judgement who takes pride in their work (and may or may have not been referred to as a "crazy cat lady" or "extra enthusiastic dog dad") then you just might be the one for the job!

Applicants must be able to work a schedule that includes morning shifts, evening shifts, weekend shifts as well as cover some holidays. This position requires the ability to lift 50 pounds.

Essential Responsibilities: Attend to the daily care taking needs of the animals in the boarding facility and hospital, such as feeding, walking and providing water and clean bedding. Clean and disinfect animal cages, exam rooms, and treatment areas. Maintain equipment, clean and sterilize instruments, and assist the veterinarian and licensed veterinary technician as needed. Properly restrain patients for testing and treatment. Prepare laboratory specimens. Maintain patient charts that document daily care.

Benefits : The opportunity to work for an organization known for integrity, compassion and providing exceptional service. A positive and productive work environment in which you have the opportunity to serve the public and their pets. Salary is dependent upon experience and benefits include 50% health and dental insurance coverage, flexible-spending plans, paid time off, paid holidays, 401k w/ safe harbor match and 529 plans, continuing education and employee pet discounts.

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