Veterinary Kennel Assistant

Acoma Animal Clinic - Glendale, AZ

30+ days agoFull-time

We are seeking a compassionate veterinary assistant to join our organization. The veterinary assistant/kennel is responsible for assisting the veterinary staff with patients and maintaining clean and sanitary conditions throughout the clinic. The ideal candidate will be willing to learn new skills and develop their talents as an assistant. Must have excellent customer services skills.

Responsibilities:

Assist in holding and restraining animals

Clean and sterilize surgical instruments

Ensure exam and operating rooms are cleaned and stocked

Provide care for animals after procedures

Assist with collecting samples such as blood and urine

Keep clinic clean

Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent

One year previous experience in animal clinic preferred, but not necessary

Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently

Interpersonal communication skills

Attention to detail

Physical ability to restrain or lift larger pets when necessary

Flexible schedule with Saturday availability

Benefits (if applicable)

Medical Insurance

PTO

Scrub allowance

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • previous animal clinic: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school (Preferred)