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Kennel Assistant

Company: National Veterinary Associates
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Midwest Animal Hospital seeks Kennel Attendant to join their growing team! The kennel attendant is responsible for the daily care, feeding and exercise of all boarding and hospitalized pets. He/She is to pay close attention to pets' status such as signs of stress and changes in eating or elimination habits, promptly notifying technicians and/or veterinarians when a pet needs medical attention. Assisting the technicians and doctors is required, which includes animal restraint, assisting in surgery/treatments and client service. The kennel attendant interacts with clients in person and by phone. Proper record documentation and accurate completion of boarding paperwork is critical. A kennel attendant must pay close attention to details, understand and follow proper feeding and sanitation procedures and monitor boarding and hospitalized pets. A kennel attendant is also responsible for all hospital maintenance including the parking lot. Physical Obligations: Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds Endure standing and walking on hard floor surfaces for extended periods of time Able to work in noisy work conditions with sounds from animals and equipment Take safety precautions for exposure to toxins, drugs, anesthesia and radiation Midwest Animal Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Midwest Animal Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: National Veterinary Associates, Orland Park , Kennel Assistant, Other , Orland Park, Illinois

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