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 2/13/2019

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 and radiographs. 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. 

 

 

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