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VCA Animal Hospitals Animal Care Technician in Redmond, Washington

Well established and busy animal hospital looking for a detail oriented, self-starting, and responsible individual to join our kennel assistant team. Candidate must have a great attitude, be dependable, and have a high attention to detail. The right candidate is able to multitask, effectively communicate with others, is comfortable working alone and in groups, and is available to work some weekend, morning, and evening shifts. This is a physical position which requires multiple hours standing, lifting of items up to 50lbs, and use of stairs.

Kennel assistants are responsible for the day to day cleanliness of the hospital as well as assisting the doctors and technical staff with medical care of our patients. Excellent opportunity for those who are looking to start in the Veterinary industry.

We are a busy, fast paced hospital that prides itself on maintaining an excellent level of care, which includes the cleanliness of the hospital. We offer 401K, vacation time, sick time, employee discounts, and many learning opportunities within the hospital to help with employee advancement if desired. This position is vital to supporting the flow and function of the day, making our Animal Care Technicians an integral part of our staff.

Animal Care Technician position is full time.

Compensation: $16.50-$18.00/hr DOE

Daily tasks include:

-Restocking supplies





-Surgical pack prep

-General patient care

-Assisting with patient intake and discharge

-Assisting doctors and technical staff with surgical prep, restraint, and other needs

Resume and references requested.

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Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

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