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veterinarian assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

Courtenay, BC
V9N3P8

Salary

$22.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • College/CEGEP

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation available

Tasks

  • Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
  • Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery
  • Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
  • Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian
  • Identify livestock
  • Counsel clients on animal health care
  • May perform a variety of office management and clerical duties
  • Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
  • Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
  • Provide wound and bandage care

Transportation/travel information

  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Tight deadlines

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

  • 1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Other benefits
  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 40 to 50 hours per week

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