Wedington Animal Hospital is a well-established, progressive, eight doctor general practice located in Fayetteville, AR. We offer many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Wellness Services, Preventative Care, Urgent Care, Emergency & Critical Care, General & Orthopedic Surgery, Internal/External Medicine, Digital Full Body and Dental X-Ray, Dedicated Dental Suite, Ultrasound, Full In-House Laboratory, In-House Pharmacy, Cold Therapy Laser, Medical and/or Vacation Boarding, Grooming & more.
Wedington Animal Hospital is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a part of the Northwest Arkansas Region, a fantastic community that is growing rapidly. Fayetteville recently enjoyed the ranking of 4th best city to live in the United States in the US News and World Report Best Places to Live 2021.
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Seeking a responsible, dependable, pet groomer with at least one year of grooming experience under the leadership of a professional groomer, or a graduate of a licensed grooming program to join our grooming team. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and driven to provide excellent customer service to our clients. As a member of the grooming staff you have the option of flexible work days as well as full or part time work. We prefer quality over quantity so there is never any pressure to meet a particular daily quota. We have the demand, you set your schedule, make as much or as little as you choose. This is a contract employee position, which means that you are an employee rather than an independent contractor.
Perform grooming services including brushing, bathing, ear and teeth cleaning, expression of anal glands, & trimming nails, etc.
Groom and style pets based on pet owner instructions and requests. Follow customary procedures and breed standards.
Ensure wellness and safety of those in our care at all times.
Clean grooming area at the end of each day
Excellent communication skills with the ability to ask probing questions to ensure clarity around pet needs and preferences.
Ability to move / lift animals of varying weights
Ability to stand and bend for an extended period of time
Ability to work full or part time
Must provide your own grooming tools (clippers, blades, scissors, combs, brushes)
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
+ Ability to sit or stand and work at a computer for long periods of time.
+ Ability to be confident around animals (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc. Candidate to confirm species treated with practice leadership for additional clarity.)
+ Client needs and work volume may occasionally require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position may require special working hours, including working weekends, evenings and/or holidays.
+ Must have mental capacity and processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
+ The noise level in the work environment is moderately high. Ear plugs will be available upon request.
+ Job requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform required duties while working.
+ Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
+ Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate other equipment as required.
+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
+ Hospital teammates are routinely exposed to a variety of animals that may bite, kick or scratch, and on occasion, may be exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological or zoonotic hazards and/or medication/controlled substances.
We offer our staff:
WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National OriginRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Seeking a responsible, dependable, pet groomer with at least one year of grooming experience under the leadership of a professional groomer, or a graduate of a licensed grooming program to join our grooming team. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and driven to provide excellent customer service to our clients. As a member of the grooming staff you have the option of flexible work days as well as full or part time work.