Grooming Assistant - PT - Central
Job Req #: 0148
Facility: Noah's Animal Hospital & 24-Hour Emergency Center located at 56th & Emerson (Indianapolis)
5510 Millersville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46226
Schedule: Part-Time, Days, 24-32 hours per week
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and every other Saturday
Summary of Job
We are looking for a motivated, friendly individual to be part of our team providing care as a Grooming Assistant. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking for a practice where they can get their foot in the door, help clients appreciate the value of pet healthcare and enjoy a team oriented environment.
The purpose of the Grooming Assistant position is to provide support to the grooming department with performing baths and prepping patients for grooming appointments at Noah’s Animal Hospital. In addition, employee will assure the constant cleanliness of cages, runs and grooming related areas, and equipment within the grooming suite. The Grooming Assistant reports directly to the Groomer.
Administer baths (ordinary cleansing and medicated) and perform any grooming that may be necessary to the treatment and constant cleanliness of each animal.
Walks patients prior to groom or bath as well as before leaving for the day.
Provide each patient with water prior to and after bathing and/or grooming appointments.
Recognize and record any unusual condition or abnormal behavior of any patient; brings these concerns to the attending groomer and/or attending veterinarian.
Perform required procedures for all bathing and grooming patients, such as nail trims, ear cleanings, and anal gland expressions.
Assist clients in scheduling future grooming appointments
Assist clients with checking in and out
Able to read and understand medical records and vaccination history
Able to perform basic office duties
Performs other duties as assigned
Our Core Values:
- Demonstrating Compassion
- Providing Memorable Client Experiences
- Being Easy to do Business With
- Operating with Integrity
- Working with Passion
- Excellence in Care and Service
- Being Helpful
- Finding and Keeping the Right People
Experience, Education and/or Training
- Any kennel/pet care experience (required)
- Comfortable around a variety of animals and especially different dog breeds
- Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor including ability to place dog on grooming table
- Ability to learn to administer medications and recognize abnormal conditions
Benefit Eligible: No
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Why Noah’s? Noah’s Animal Hospitals are all about making life better for people and their pets – literally, it’s our mission. We know pets are cherished family members of our clients and strive to make their experience with us as comfortable and pleasant as possible, no matter what circumstances bring them in. Whether it’s the first visit for a brand new puppy or the final goodbyes to a lifelong companion, our compassionate care shines in exceptional service.