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animal health technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Pembroke, ON
K8A7H3

Salary

$31.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Tasks

  • Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
  • Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
  • Conduct specialized procedures on animals such as animal identification and hoof trimming
  • Counsel clients on animal health care
  • Conduct and assist in laboratory research
  • Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests
  • Veterinary office management
  • Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
  • Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
  • Provide wound and bandage care

Area of specialization

  • Small animals
  • Emergency care
  • Animal training

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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