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Kennel Assistant

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Veterinary Emergency + Referral Center of Hawaii (VERC) is an advanced 24-hour veterinary emergency and specialty hospital. Our dedicated board-certified specialists and highly-trained emergency professionals provide a collaborative approach to veterinary medicine. Supported by our modern, state-of-the-art facility, we offer a full in-house laboratory, ultrasonography, CT, MRI and electrochemotherapy.At VERC, our mission is to provide the highest standard of emergency and specialty medicine, offering the most comprehensive and progressive patient care on the Hawaiian Islands.About the Job:The Kennel Assistant serves as support to clinical staff and plays a vital role in patient care. Kennel Assistant must value the highest standards in quality of care while also respecting the personal limitations that may impact the decisions made by our clients.As the Kennel Assistant you will responsible for:

  • Assisting with appointments and communicate with clients both in person and on the phone
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the hospital, including laundry, washing dishes, kennels and runs.
  • Providing essential patient care, including feeding, bathing, clipping nails, and exercise of patients
  • Ensuring that treatment areas and exam rooms remain fully stocked
  • Taking direction from, and performing duties as instructed by Veterinarians and other technicians as neededAbout You:
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to adapt to different communication styles
    • Knowledgeable in basic animal husbandry including handling and restraint
    • Ability to accurately carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
    • Work history demonstrating strong organizational and time management skills as well as a strong sense of personal accountability
    • Must be able to handle several tasks and deal with an environment of changing priorities
    • Previous experience in a boarding facility or veterinary hospital or similar is preferred, but not required.
      Benefits of Working at Veterinary Emergency + Referral Center of Hawaii:
      • Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.
      • discount for employee petsEthos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.PM19PKwpAMzgB4

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health, Honolulu , Kennel Assistant, Other , Honolulu, Hawaii

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