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Pet Care Assistant

Job ID: R-79473

Location(s): 2603 W. 95th St, Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States, 60805

Job status: Part time Apply now

The Pet Care Assistant works with the veterinary medical team to provide and prepare for the best medical care
of pets.
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.
THE FIVE PRINCIPLES
 Quality – The consumer is our boss, quality is our work and value for money is our goal.
 Responsibility – As individuals, we demand total responsibility from ourselves; as associates, we support
the responsibility of others.
 Mutuality – A mutual benefit is a shared benefit; a shared benefit will endure.
 Efficiency – We use resources to the full, waste nothing and do only what we can do best.
 Freedom – We need freedom to shape our future; we need profit to remain free.
HIRING QUALIFICATIONS
COMPETENCIES
Leadership
 Customer Focus
 Peer Relationships
 Integrity & Trust
 Action Oriented
 Listening

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