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Pet Care Assistant

Job ID: R-96690

Location(s): 5736 Ward Way, Arvada, Colorado, United States, 80002

Job status: Part time Apply now

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

 Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.

 Prepare the treatment room for examination of pets and all necessary medical item and supplies (e.g. vaccinations, fecal loops, slides, etc.) for the veterinarian and/or veterinary technician. Set up fecals, smears, and skin scrapings as allowed by state rules and regulations.

 Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator, Veterinary Assistant and Veterinary Technician.

 Hold or restrain pets during examination, treatment, or inoculation.

 Prepare routine in-house laboratory tests (e.g. canine heartworm, feline leukemia, FIV, and canine parvovirus) as allowed by state rules and regulations.

 Monitor the comfort of hospitalized patients. Ensure the comfort of hospitalized patients by "walking", exercising, feeding, and cleaning cages and pet (when approved by the veterinarian or veterinary technician).

 Bathe and dip pets when necessary to treat dermatological conditions (when advised by veterinarian or veterinary technician.

 Clean the surgical suite and instruments.

 Ensure cleanliness of the hospital including but not limited to housekeeping such as laundry, dishes, mopping, cage cleaning, trash collection and removal and instrument cleaning as outlined by hospital protocols

 Other job duties as assigned

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