BluePearl Kennel Assistant - Surgery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Kennel Assistant - Surgery
Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital
is seeking a dedicated Kennel Assistant to join their team in the surgery department! This position is for our Norh Hills, Pittsburgh location.
Do you have a passion for animals?
Are you looking to improve your skills and learn more about the veterinary health industry?
Would you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment?
If you answered "yes" to the questions, then we would love to hear from you.
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.
As a Kennel Assistant, you will:
Observe patients for obvious signs of health concerns and report any findings to senior staff.
Clean and disinfect areas of the hospital as often as is necessary to maintain high standards of care.
Prepare patient meals, clean patient cages,and bedding, and maintain litter boxes.
Safely approach and restrain cooperative patients as needed during treatments.
Provide routine attention to patients, including walking dogs.
Effectively clean and maintain hospital equipment and tools.
Quantify patient voids and report findings to senior Veterinary Assistant or Technician.
Remove and wash soiled laundry and keep clean laundry stocked.
Patrol facility regularly to ensure cleanliness.
Our passion is pets. We offerTrupanionpet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
We encourage you to grow with us. Our associates are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in their career.
To transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our ownBluePearlUniversity for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.
We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
Parental leave benefits
Flexible work schedules
401k and retirement planning
Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans
A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.
is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity
and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized
as a result of
such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a