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Pet Care Assistant

Job ID: R-66295

Location(s): 777 South Willow St, Manchester, New Hampshire, United States, 03103

Job status: Full time Apply now

SUMMARY OFJOBPURPOSE ANDFUNCTION

ThePet Care Assistantworks with theveterinary medical team to provide and prepare for the best medical careofpets.

ESSENTIALRESPONSIBILITIES ANDTASKS

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

Prepare the treatment room for examination of petsandall necessary medical item and supplies (e.g.vaccinations, fecal loops, slides, etc.) for the veterinarianand/or veterinary technician.

Set up fecals, smears,and skin scrapingsas allowed by state rules and regulations.

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

Hold or restrainpets during examination, treatment, or inoculation.

Prepareroutine in-house laboratory tests (e.g. canine heartworm, feline leukemia, FIV, and canineparvovirus)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 andpet (when approved by the veterinarianor veterinarytechnician).

Bathe and dippets when necessary to treat dermatological conditions(when advised by veterinarian orveterinary 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 cleaningas outlined by hospitalprotocols

Other job duties as assigned.

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