Veterinary Assistant and Kennel Attendant

Assistants | Prairie Village, KS

   Seeking an independent and compassionate team member for our dual role: Veterinary Assistant and Kennel Attendant to join our team!

Why Mission Road Animal Practice in Prairie Village, KS?
We’re focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor and medical staff the ability to provide excellent service and care.
 
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for candidates with recent veterinary assistant experience, strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skillset and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. Prefer applicants to have veterinary experience.

Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this community. 

Schedule:
This is a full-time need. Will work as an assistant from Wed-Fri and Kennel Attendant shift is split shifts on Saturday and Sunday from 7:30a-12:00p and 5:00p until tasks are done. Will work every weekend.

Responsibilities:
  • Must be fine working as a dual role between veterinary assistant and a kennel attendant.
  • Assisting Veterinarians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians.
  • Handling and restraining pets for exams and procedures.
  • Assist in the taking of x-rays
  • Monitor and collect urine and fecal samples as needed
  • Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
  • Responsible for cleaning/maintenance of hospital.
  • Care of hospitalized/boarded pets as needed
  • Fecal parasite sample collection and preparation
  • Preparation of a prescription drug, other than a controlled substance, for dispensing
  • Surgical assistance to a licensed veterinarian

Benefits:
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:  

  • Competitive salary: $15/hr. 
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents 
  • Paid time off for full-time employees 
  • 401(k) plan 
  • Continuing education allowance for licensed technicians 
  • Guardian voluntary benefits