Our kennel technicians are vital members of the Windmill Animal Hospital team. They make sure our patients are kept clean & comfortable, as well as well-fed and spoiled rotten! Our kennel techs also assist our veterinary technicians and doctors in providing patient care.
This is the traditional entry-level position in veterinary medicine; it is a great way to verify that veterinary medicine and animal care is the right choice for your career. Our most successful applicants are ambitious high school/college students with a desire to work with veterinary professionals and truly enjoy caring for animals.
Some Kennel Technician positions are part-time: after school in the afternoons, a.m. & p.m. shifts on weekends & holidays.
1. PATIENT CARE: walk, feed, medicate all boarding dogs; feed, medicate boarding cats; clean cages/runs/litter boxes; bathe dogs, cats;
2. HELP VETERINARY TECHNICIANS: patient restraint, clean exam rooms between patients, fill prescriptions, bring patients to front desk, take patients from front desk;
3. HOSPITAL CLEANLINESS: process all hospital laundry (bedding towels, surgical linens); sweep, vacuum, mop entire premises twice daily; clean glass doors twice daily; empty trash cans each evening;
4. HOSPITAL GROUNDS CLEANLINESS: pick up trash and animal wastes daily from yards, patrol parking lot for trash, keep dumpster enclosure neat and tidy.
If you are considering a career in veterinary medicine, and like the idea of tending the needs of boarding and hospitalized patients, send us your resume!