PATIENT CARE ATTENDANT

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Aug 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Patient care and husbandry - feeding, grooming, placing standing wraps, patient handling and restraint for procedures, including radiology and ultrasound, admitting and discharging patients, cleaning and stocking treatment areas, helping to maintain the hospital and clean as necessary, helping to maintain the equipment used in the hospital, and any other duties as requested by a nurse or veterinarian.

Position located in Kennett Sq., No public transportation available.

Qualifications: HS diploma and at least 1 year of experience in either caring for horses in a stable, barn (even if they are your own), or veterinary hospital or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Must be comfortable handling all types of horses, including stallions, racehorses, and foals. Able to work independently and to communicate well with colleagues.
Previous veterinary experience and experience with other large animal species such as cows, sheep, goats, and camelid species preferred.

Day shift for an average of 5 days a week, including at least two weekends a month.

Reference Number: 58-26548

Salary Grade: 022

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: Widener Hospital

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: 3-Animal Care