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NESTLE PURINA PETCARE COMPANY Veterinary Technician - 21000815 in Saint Joseph, Missouri

Veterinary TechnicianJob DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:This position is responsible for organizing and performing the necessary support work related to the health and welfare of the pets in the facility under general supervision.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all Nestl Purina PetCare procedures and protocols2. Perform pet care procedures as follows:Perform daily rounds and assist with routine veterinary care of the petsPerform husbandry duties to ensure the health and wellness of the petsProvide care of pets in clinicOrganize and perform dental care programContact and assist relief vets when needed3. Maintain necessary pet health records4. Maintenance of veterinary suite and associated areas:Maintain safe, sanitary and orderly work area5. Responsible for inventory control and record keeping6. Practice safety in the work areaADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Weekend and Holiday workJOB QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Knowledge):Associate Degree in Veterinary TechnologyLicensed Veterinary Technician in the State of Missouri or able to be licensedSkillful at handling petsAbility to work well independently and in a teamGood interpersonal, communication, organization, and math skillsComputer literacySPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED:Advanced training or experience in animal science, veterinary technology, or animal handling, grooming, or behaviorThe Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Job: Veterinary TechnicianPrimary Location: St. Joseph, MO USOther Location: United States--Career Area: ProfessionalNestle Purina PetCare Companyhttps://nestleusa.taleo.net/careersection/9/jobdetail.ftl?lang=enandjob=21000815Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity