Animal Care Attendant VCA Russell Animal Hospital Concord

Title Animal Care Attendant
Date 2020
Company VCA Russell Animal Hospital
City Concord

Short Description :

Caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500 doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists You will play an important role in bringing comfort to our furry patients and ensuring the smooth running of ,…

Full Description :

We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Attendant to join our team at VCA Russell Animal Hospital in Concord, NH. You will play an important role in bringing comfort to our furry patients and ensuring the smooth running of our facility. *1 Year of experience required to apply

Responsibilities will include:

  • Feed, groom and weigh animals
  • Clean cages and bathe animals
  • Cleaning and maintaining hospital premises
  • Assisting Doctors and Technicians when necessary
  • Soothe upset or frightened animals
  • Administer medication prescribed by Veterinarians (e.g. by mixing it with food)
  • Observe animal behavior or health condition and report to the Vet
  • Providing compassionate care and a home away from home for boarded and hospitalized pets

Skills

  • Proven experience as a Kennel Assistant or similar position working with animals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patient and caring personality
  • Ability to follow instructions properly
  • Comfortable being around animals (cats, dogs, birds, reptiles etc.)
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (e.g. lift up to 40 lbs)
  • Availability to occasionally work in emergencies

At VCA Russell Animal Hospital, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

  • You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500 doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.
  • You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

*Minimum age requirement: 18 years old

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.00 - $13.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 Hour Shift
  • 12 Hour Shift
  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Animal Care: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • https://vcahospitals.com/russell

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

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