Kennel Assistant

Sandy Springs, GA
Category: Hospital Support Staff
Posted Date: January 9, 2019
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BluePearl’s Sandy Springs location is hiring an exceptional Kennel Assistant

We have recently seen a great amount of growth in the Georgia market at BluePearl. With all of the tremendous growth that we are experiencing we are looking to fill a Kennel Assistant position in our Sandy Springs location. If you are looking for a position with an amazing team in veterinary medicine, in which you can make a difference in the lives of the pets that we love, please check us out!

Summary of job purpose and function

A Kennel Assistant attends to the basic needs of animals that are patients of the hospital and cleans the hospital facility, equipment and tools. The role may include assistance with basic patient care such as safe restraint of patients during treatment.

Essential responsibilities and tasks

  • Observes patients for obvious signs of health concerns and reports to senior staff.
  • Cleans and disinfects areas of the hospital as often as is necessary to maintain high standards of care.
  • Prepares patient meals, cleans patient cages and bedding, and maintains litter boxes.
  • Safely approaches and restrains cooperative patients as needed during treatments.
  • Provides routine attention to patients, including walking dogs.
  • Effectively cleans and maintains hospital equipment and tools.
  • Quantifies patient voids and reports to senior Veterinary Assistant or Technician.
  • Removes and washes soiled laundry and keeps clean laundry stocked.
  • Patrols facility regularly to ensure cleanliness.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

Who are we?

BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, cutting edge healthcare.

We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere!

Your success is our success!

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training.

Additional Benefits:

BluePearl offers health benefits options, competitive compensation, flexible hours, scrub allowance, opportunity to bring your dog to work, additional training, and unlimited growth potential!

Why our Sandy Springs location?

Our BluePearl Sandy Springs location was founded in 1998 as Georgia Veterinary Specialists and is the largest private multi-specialty referral hospital in Georgia.

The board certified clinicians at our BluePearl Georgia hospitals are committed to actively participating in the continued process of education, publication and research.

The services and specialties offered at our Sandy Springs location include 24/7 emergency medicine, cardiology, critical care, dermatology and allergy treatment, diagnostic imaging and radiology, internal medicine, neurology/neurosurgery, nutrition, oncology, radiation oncology, ophthalmology, radiation therapy, radioiodine I-131 hyperthyroidism treatment, radiology and surgery. We also offer several advanced diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities including an MRI, CT scanner, linear accelerator, fluoroscopy, gamma camera, I-131 therapy, laparoscopic surgery, flexible and rigid endoscopy, lithotripsy and CO2 laser. We also have a commercial diagnostic laboratory in-house with a clinical pathologist present.

Atlanta is a great place to work and live! Atlanta is home to the Georgia Aquarium, Six Flags, the College Football Hall of Fame, Stone Mountain, Centennial Park, the Chattahoochee River, SEC football, several professional sports teams and year round arts & music festivals. Georgia’s four seasons are perfect for the outdoor enthusiast – it’s only a short day trip to the mountains or the coast!

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