Posted on Jan 21, 2021 by Red Deer Veterinary Clinic
Location Red Deer, AB
Earnings $23.00 hourly
Work Hours 40 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1  Vacancy
Closing Date Mar 10, 2021
Red Deer Veterinary Clinic
- Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
3 years to less than 5 years
Area of Specialization
- Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian
- Veterinary office management
- Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests
- Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
- Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
- Counsel clients on animal health care
- Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery
- Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
- Provide wound and bandage care
- Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Work under pressure
- Repetitive tasks
- Handling heavy loads
- Physically demanding
- Manual dexterity
- Attention to detail
- Hand-eye co-ordination
- Ability to distinguish between colours
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Standing for extended periods
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Mar 10, 2021
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Interest in assisting veterinarians before, during and after surgery, and by preparing surgical equipment, administering and monitoring anesthetics and cleaning up after surgery; in conducting specialized procedures such as animal identification and hoof trimming, and in preparing medications and vaccines under the direction of veterinarians
Interest in operating laboratory equipment to produce X-rays radiographs, collect samples and perform other tests to assist in the diagnosis of animal health problems
Interest in compiling information from tests to assist in the diagnosis of animal health problems; and in conducting and assisting in laboratory research
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