- Kept work area sanitary.
- Followed schedule in timely manner.
- Worked with animals and people.
- Feeding and treatment of animals, and cleaning and maintenance of animal quarters.
- Maintained a high level of organization, following scheduled cleaning procedures
- Greeted customers and completed transactions
- Socialized the animals in order for them to become adoptable
- Worked independently in managing the kennel at times
- Learned additional responsibilities throughout the job as assigned
- Expected to perform duties the veterinarian and technicians did not have time for.
- Cleaned and sanitized instruments, prepared for surgeries, cleaned up after surgeries, general janitorial duties, and cared for patients.
- Learned to use AVImark, the computer program utilized by the clinic.
- Trusted to exchange bills for equivalent change at banks.
- Greeted customers entering establishment.
- Stocked shelves and organized merchandise.
kennel attendant/animal assistant
- Clean facilities and equipment
- Record vital signs, such as weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate, capillary refill time as directed by medical or nursing staff.
- Collect specimens, such as urine, feces, etc.
- Set up treating or testing equipment, such as oxygen, radiograph (x-ray) equipment, or fluid pumps, as directed by a physician or nurse.
- Clean and sterilize instruments using ultrasonic cleaners and autoclave and dispose of contaminated supplies.
- Prepare and administer medications as directed by veterinarian.
- Perform routine laboratory tests; blood and urine analysis.
- Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions
- Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury,
- Do facility laundry and clean, organize, maintain, and disinfect animal quarters, such as pens,
- Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, and cleaning ears.
- Answer telephones and schedule appointments, and respond to questions from patrons
- Provide information about animals, such as behavior, habitat, breeding habits, or facility activities.