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Ethos Veterinary Health Kennel Assistant in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Bulger Veterinary Hospital is looking for a talented individual that is looking to jump start their career in the animal health field. The Kennel Assistant position is a full-time summer position that serves as a support to clinical staff and plays a vital role in patient care.

About the Job:

As the Kennel Assistant you will responsible for:

  • Provide support to the entire veterinary hospital staff

  • Assisting with appointments and communicate with clients both in person and on the phone

  • Ensure that there is a clean, comfortable environment for patients and clients

  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the hospital, including laundry, emptying trash, washing dishes, kennels and runs.

  • Providing essential patient care, including feeding, bathing, clipping nails, and exercise of patients

  • Ensuring that treatment areas and exam rooms remain fully stocked

  • Taking direction from, and performing duties as instructed by Veterinarians and other technicians as needed

    About You:

  • The right candidate will have a strong desire to work in a busy team environment and a commitment to developing long-term working relationships with colleagues, clients and the community.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to adapt to different communication styles

  • Ability to accurately carry out instructions with minimal reiteration

  • Work history demonstrating strong organizational and time management skills as well as a strong sense of personal accountability

  • Must be able to handle several tasks and deal with an environment of changing priorities

  • Previous experience in a boarding facility or veterinary hospital or similar is preferred, but not required.

    Benefits of Working at Bulger Veterinary Hospital:

    Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.

    Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.

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