Veterinary Technicians are responsible for assisting the Veterinarians. Veterinary Technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, use multiple radiology techniques, administer and monitor animals under anesthesia, assist in surgery, perform dental procedures and deliver compassionate nursing care.
Veterinary Technicians must build positive, professional relationships with clients and staff members. Veterinary Technicians must have completed a certified program in veterinary technology and have received at a minimum an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology.
Veterinary Assistants are responsible for assisting the Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians. This will include helping doctors with physical examinations, assisting in the exam room, dispensing medications, helping position patients for and processing radiographs, preparing patients for surgery, providing nursing and comfort care, performing treatments and basic laboratory diagnostic tests.
Veterinary Assistants must build positive, professional relationships with clients and staff members. Veterinary Assistants should have completed or be in the process of completing their high school diplomas and must pursue significant on-the-job training.
Receptionists are the customer-relations experts in a veterinary practice. They are the clients' first impression of the practice, on the phone or in person. Receptionists must possess strong organizational skills, excellent telephone and in-person communication skills, and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Receptionists must have compassion for animals and their owners and understand the stress that patients and clients endure.
Receptionists are responsible for greeting clients, differentiating routine cases from emergency cases, scheduling appointments, entering client, patient and financial data into the computer, generating invoices and explaining them to clients, and processing payments.
Receptionists should expect to spend nearly all of their workdays at the front reception area. The position requires the completion of a high-school degree or further education, competence in the English language, patience, and a pleasant manner. Ideally, newly hired receptionists will possess computer skills and have had cashier and related front-office work experience.
Kennel Attendants are responsible for the day-to-day care of boarders. This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, bathing, and monitoring the well being of dogs, cats, and occasionally, other companion animals. Kennel Attendants must have sufficient physical strength, mobility, and stamina to lift and/or move heavy pets and objects, the dexterity and confidence to administer medications, and the ability to monitor pets for signs of distress or disease. It is essential that Kennel Attendants have the ability and willingness to learn and the desire to provide gentle, compassionate care for boarded pets. Kennel experience is not always a prerequisite for this position.
Daycare Attendants is responsible for the supervision, control and management of daycare dogs and ensuring the safety of the playgroup. Daycare Attendants may also be assigned care of other animals boarding at the resort. Additionally the Daycare Attendant is responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of the playrooms as well as other areas of the resort.
Please drop off or mail your resume and application to:
Countryside Pet Clinic 1936 North Andover Road, Andover, KS 67002-8301 (316)733-8433
or email us at [email protected]