El Paso Animal Hospital is a well-established seven doctor small animal practice in Derby, KS.
Our facility is a 2019 Peoples Choice & Merit Award Winner in DVM360 Hospital Design Contest, an international design competition amongst veterinary clinics. We opened a new construction 9,000 sq. ft. facility in May, 2018 after 40 years of serving the Derby community. This state of the art, award winning facility has 8 exam rooms including one designated as a comfort room and one used for special procedures such as cold laser, ultrasound, and chemotherapy; 2 surgery suites; a spacious check in/check out/retail/waiting area with a relaxed, laid back feel; spacious treatment area; in house laboratory; isolation treatment and housing room with separate entrance; luxury boarding suites; and so much more.
We are seeking a full-time associate veterinarian to join our team. The new associate has the primary responsibility for patient care, striving to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care for our patients. In addition, the veterinarian must be able to promote teamwork and communicate well with pet owners and staff members.
With over 125 years of combined experience amongst our 6 doctors, our practice offers a unique mentorship opportunity for any vet at any level of experience.
El Paso has served the Derby community since 1978, with the original founder Dr. Gary Oehmke still working hard in the practice every day. Derby, a town of 25,000, offers many larger town amenities with a small town feel while being less than 5 miles from the metro area of Wichita, Kansas.
We provide a wide array of services, medical and surgical, including exotics, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and oncology. Specialities include advanced surgical procedures, diagnostics which include in house lab work, digital radiographs, dental radiographs, and ultrasound, and aggressive therapeutic approaches. Loyal clientele, excellent support staff, top notch customer service, and fair pricing set us apart from the rest.
Pay and signing bonus will be competitive with a full benefits package including health insurance, continuing education stipend, profit sharing, license fees, liability insurance, KVMA and AVMA dues and paid vacation. Applicant must hold Kansas state veterinary license. Salary and signing bonus commensurate with experience.
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The Kennel Technician provides care and the basic needs of animals that are being groomed, boarded or that are patients of El Paso Animal Hospital, including cleaning of cages, runs and ward areas, laundry, walking and proper feeding, medicating and care of all hospitalized animals. The Kennel Technician ensures that the hospital is left clean and sanitary at the end of each day and work week.
Primary Job Duties -
- Provide compassionate care for pets.
- Restrain pets for veterinarians and technicians
- Monitor and collect urine and fecal samples as needed
- Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
- Clean cages, runs, boarding area and/or hospital facilities, including exam rooms and treatment room.
- Exercise hospitalized/boarded dogs as needed.
- Bath, groom and provide care to boarded and hospitalized animals.
- Ensure that cages and animals are properly identified and that personal property (toys, treats, blankets, leashes) are stored in the proper area identified.
- Launder and dry towels and blankets.
- Ensure all tasks on cleaning checklist are completed with care daily.