Company: Southern Veterinary Partners
Location: Flower Mound
Posted on: June 24, 2022
We are a full service, small animal hospital and dental
specialty referral hospital. Our doctor team consists of three
medical doctors, our dentist and a dental resident. Our reputation
in the area is outstanding. We have been established in Flower
Mound for 35 years and obtained our AAHA certification in 1998. We
work with the local animal shelter as well as several service dog
organizations. We are located just north of Dallas and Fort Worth
in the beautiful town of Flower Mound TX, voted "2017 Best Cities
for Families in the US", "2018 Most Livable Small City in the US".
We are a fully equipped hospital with electronic medical records,
full in-house lab, ultrasound, digital radiography, Cardell
monitors, and all the equipment needed to achieve full baseline
diagnostics. Our team lives the core values this hospital is built
on, we are known for wonderful service for our clients, and the
best medicine for their pets. 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/Assistant 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 Assistant 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/Assistants in the smooth
flow and operation of the clinic, care of clients and service to
the clients. 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
assistant Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision) Retirement
Plan (401k) Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD) 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) A large network
of over 5,000 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!
Keywords: Southern Veterinary Partners, Flower Mound , Kennel Assistant, Other , Flower Mound, Texas
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