Veterinary Assistant

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

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St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Position Summary

Our Nestlé Development Center (NDC) in St. Joseph, MO is home to dogs and cats who help us learn, research, and better understand the well-being of pets and promote the human animal bond. When you join us, you'll work to ensure our pets have the best quality of care while participating in cutting edge pet food research. Research that contributes to innovative, first to market dietary solutions as well as trusted all life stage pet food. Our center is located near the metropolitan area of Kansas City, within 30 minutes of the Kansas City International airport. St. Joseph is a tight-knit, rural community packed with character, still within commuting distance to the city thus, providing many residential opportunities.
As a Veterinary Assistant, you will perform and assist with the necessary work and support related to the health care of the cats and dogs under supervision of a veterinarian. You’ll gain knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé Purina R&D Petcare Manual, QMS and GLP.

  • Review prescriptions, administer treatments, and observe animals during treatment; monitor & report progress to veterinarians
  • Perform daily rounds and report to the veterinarians sick or unusual behavior
  • Provide care of pets in clinic including handling, husbandry, and cleaning duties
  • Perform surgery supply set-up including sterilization of surgical instruments and patient preparation for surgical procedures
  • Gain the knowledge to monitor heart rate, respiration, and temperature of patient during and after minor anesthetic procedure
  • Main necessary records including animal and anesthetic/prophylactic care records and filing/inputting laboratory results
  • Record animal medical/clinical data as outlined in protocol; enter health into database


Requirements

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of professional working with animal husbandry experience OR a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Zoology, or a scientific field


Other

  • 1+ years of experience working in an animal clinic environment is preferred
  • 1+ years of experience assisting with dental cleanings is preferred
  • Must be willing to work overtime hours if needed

The approximate pay range for this position is $32,800.00 to $45,000.00. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to background, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location of the position.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com).

REQUISITION ID:

279124

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Position Summary

Our Nestlé Development Center (NDC) in St. Joseph, MO is home to dogs and cats who help us learn, research, and better understand the well-being of pets and promote the human animal bond. When you join us, you'll work to ensure our pets have the best quality of care while participating in cutting edge pet food research. Research that contributes to innovative, first to market dietary solutions as well as trusted all life stage pet food. Our center is located near the metropolitan area of Kansas City, within 30 minutes of the Kansas City International airport. St. Joseph is a tight-knit, rural community packed with character, still within commuting distance to the city thus, providing many residential opportunities.
As a Veterinary Assistant, you will perform and assist with the necessary work and support related to the health care of the cats and dogs under supervision of a veterinarian. You’ll gain knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé Purina R&D Petcare Manual, QMS and GLP.

  • Review prescriptions, administer treatments, and observe animals during treatment; monitor & report progress to veterinarians
  • Perform daily rounds and report to the veterinarians sick or unusual behavior
  • Provide care of pets in clinic including handling, husbandry, and cleaning duties
  • Perform surgery supply set-up including sterilization of surgical instruments and patient preparation for surgical procedures
  • Gain the knowledge to monitor heart rate, respiration, and temperature of patient during and after minor anesthetic procedure
  • Main necessary records including animal and anesthetic/prophylactic care records and filing/inputting laboratory results
  • Record animal medical/clinical data as outlined in protocol; enter health into database


Requirements

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of professional working with animal husbandry experience OR a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Zoology, or a scientific field


Other

  • 1+ years of experience working in an animal clinic environment is preferred
  • 1+ years of experience assisting with dental cleanings is preferred
  • Must be willing to work overtime hours if needed

The approximate pay range for this position is $32,800.00 to $45,000.00. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to background, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location of the position.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com).

REQUISITION ID:

279124

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

St. Joseph, MO, US, 64503

St. Joseph, MO, US, 64503


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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