Assisting the veterinarian by performing health checks, surgery, and providing medications for animals.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Perform intake on new animals including exam, vaccines, testing.
Examine animals in the shelter for diseases, parasites, injuries and other afflictions.
Assist the veterinarian with diagnostic exams and medical procedures.
Collect blood, urine, and stool samples as needed.
Prepare animals for surgery. Monitor health during surgery and recovery.
Administer vaccinations and medications for animals in the clinic and kennel.
Perform basic first aid on injured animals.
Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of medication and medical equipment.
Clean instruments and surfaces. Wrap packs.
Clean recovery and other cages in the clinic area. Clean crates if needed.
Data entry of medical information, procedures, and notes.
About LifeLine Animal Project
Founded in 2002, LifeLine Animal Project (LifeLine) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. LifeLine is working to end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs and cats in metro Atlanta shelters and is the managing organization of Fulton County Animal Services and the DeKalb County Animal Services shelter