Wedington Animal Hospital is a well-established, progressive, fast paced 8 doctor general/emergency/small animal/exotics practice located in Fayetteville, AR. We offer many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Wellness Services, Preventative Care, Urgent Care, Emergency & Critical Care, General & Orthopedic Surgery, Internal/External Medicine, Digital Full Body and Dental X-Ray, Dedicated Dental Suite, Ultrasound, Full In-House Laboratory, In-House Pharmacy, Cold Therapy Laser, Medical and/or Vacation Boarding, Grooming & more.
Wedington Animal Hospital is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a part of the Northwest Arkansas Region, a fantastic community that is growing rapidly. Fayetteville recently enjoyed the ranking of 4th best city to live in the United States in the US News and World Report Best Places to Live 2021. (https://realestate.usnews.com/places/arkansas/fayetteville)
Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Fayetteville attracts outdoorsy types with its abundance of state parks, acres of community green space, playgrounds, parks and walking trails. The metro area also boasts a first-class performing arts center, an active local food movement, live music venues and a dynamic festival scene.
People often comment on the friendliness of Fayetteville residents. People wave and smile at each other in the street, and community events are well-attended. With dozens of volunteer organizations and nonprofits, there's an abundance of ways to get involved in the community.
Under direction of the Caretaker Supervisor, Caretakers are responsible for the day-to-day care of boarded animals. This includes feeding, watering, maintaining a clean and healthy environment, walking, bathing, and monitoring the wellbeing of dogs, cats and occasionally, other companion animals. Caretakers must have sufficient physical strength, mobility, and stamina to lift and/or move heavy pets and objects, and the ability to monitor pets for signs of distress or disease. It is essential they have the ability and willingness to learn and the desire to provide gentle, compassionate care for boarded pets. Needs to be able to work in a fast-paced environment with other team members. Must be able to work weekends and holidays as these are prominent boarding times.
Duties include but are not limited to:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. The employee is often required to lift and carry materials weighing fifty pounds or more; handle dogs weighing up to 150 lbs.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to hazards associated with aggressive patients; hazards associated with infected animals and controlled substances; exposure to unpleasant odors and noises; exposure to bites, scratches and animal wastes; possible exposure to contagious diseases.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.*
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Job Type: Part-time