We are always happy to accept resumes from dependable, enthusiastic, hard working, honest, team-orientated people who wish to join our team of veterinary healthcare professionals. If you possess these qualities and wish to work with others who do as well, please consider our employment opportunities even if no openings are listed below. At Mariposa Veterinary Wellness Center, our practice, services and staff are held to the highest standards of the veterinary profession as an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association.

 

Updated 1/10/2019

KENNEL ATTENDANT/ASSISTANT
1 Position Currently Available

This is a full-time position with weekday, weekend and holiday hours.

Kennel Attendants are essential staff members at Mariposa Veterinary Wellness Center who are accountable for providing the highest level of patient care; maintaining compassion, sympathy and professionalism in high-stress situations. They are responsible for ensuring patient safety; handling large, anxious and shy pets; feeding, bathing, walking and medicating patients; assisting technicians in keeping exam rooms clean, sanitizing kennels and obtaining fecal and urine samples as necessary. They observe and report to technicians/doctors any and all problems of hospitalized or boarding pets. They also learn proper handling and restraint of animals, are responsible for cleaning and upkeep of the clinic, and assist technicians and doctors with necessary treatments/procedures. Duties will also include hospital maintenance, including caring for clinic animals, maintaining cleaning supply inventory and stocking supplies.

Kennel attendants may assist with necessary treatments of patients including restraint, radiographs and anesthesia. They may also be needed to enter medical history into the computer system and follow up with clients by phone. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs., recognize specific behaviors in animals, have the ability to learn and understand medical terminology, and work with computers and office equipment. Excellent customer service along with the ability to spell, alphabetize and perform basic mathematics are essential. 

Must be available some evenings, some weekends and have some veterinary, humane society or customer service-related experience. There are several areas of potential growth as a kennel assistant in our clinic. 

CLIENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
1 Position Available

Mariposa Veterinary Wellness Center is seeking a full-time customer service representative for our busy, AAHA-accredited, small animal practice. Client service representatives play a very important role at Mariposa Veterinary Wellness Center, managing our client and patient interactions in person and via phone. We depend on compassionate team members who truly believe in our philosophy of care. Individuals who are outgoing, well-organized, excel at multitasking and communicate well are highly encouraged to apply for this position. This position includes in office work at our Lenexa location Monday through Friday with some weekend availability. Applicants must be available some Saturdays 8am-12pm and have either veterinary, animal rescue/shelter or customer service-related experience. If you work well with others, thrive in hands-on learning environments and share our passion for animals, our amazing team of veterinary professionals would love to meet you!

Candidate must be proficient in English.

Responsibilities include: Maintain and help organize an active, multi-veterinarian veterinary clinic through compassion and understanding for both clients, patients and teammates. Ability to speak clearly, answer multiple phone lines and interface with clients and teammates through verbal and written correspondence; computer operation (familiarity with Avimark software a plus); ability to schedule appointments, set up new clients and patients; facilitate preparation and maintenance of medical records, client education as well as patient intake and dismissal. Ability to sit at a computer for several hours at a time and work efficiently in a fast-moving, often loud reception area with a variety of animal species while accurately handling financial transactions, retail sales, filing and managing front office and reception area.

We offer a friendly, team-oriented work environment, health insurance, competitive pay and an uniform allowance. For consideration, please respond with cover letter and resume showing the required experience to susan@mariposavet.com

 

 

If you have an interest in one of the above open positions,
please fill out the application below or email us:

Employment Application Form (fill out and submit online)
Employment Application Form (available here in PDF file format for you to print)

Email susan@mariposavet.com

Mail employment application form and resume to:

Mariposa Veterinary Wellness Center
13900 Santa Fe Trail Dr., Lenexa, KS 66215

FAX: (913) 825-3331