Grooming Assistant- Hurstbourne Animal Hospital

Southern Veterinary Partners Louisville , KY 40201

Posted 2 months ago

Our groomer assistant deliver high-quality grooming services to clients. The position is focused in both grooming and bathing dogs and cats. This position entails a large amount of individual work as well as teamwork with other veterinary staff.

A qualified applicant will demonstrate knowledge and skills in the grooming industry and will possess the following skills:

  • Utilize grooming instruments, including shears and dryers
  • Perform grooming services per client instructions
  • Comfort calming and working with nervous dogs to promote a positive experience
  • Positive attitude towards all pets and their owners as well as comfort with all breeds of dogs and cats
  • Direct customer service experience to establish a trusting bond with our clients and to handle potentially difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • High standard for cleanliness and the self-directedness to keep your workstation neat and tidy
  • Skilled in other areas including nail trims, ear cleaning, and anal gland expressing
  • Ability to receive feedback from clients
  • The position requires bending, kneeling, lifting (up to 50 pounds, as necessary), and standing for long periods of time. At least 2 years of pet grooming experience required.

Requirements

  • Utilizing standard office/business equipment.
  • Knowledge of veterinary medical terminology and procedures.
  • Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts
  • Experience with Avimark software is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments.
  • Possession of organizational skills.
  • Critical thinking Understanding logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, good judgment and ability to manage stressful situations.
  • 2-3 years experience as a professional groomer
  • References required

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)
  • Teladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7
  • Discounted Veterinary Care
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • A large network of over 1,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth
  • Opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals among a great team of people!
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