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Job Details

Veterinarian

Posted on Oct 07, 2020 by Animals First Clinic

  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $96,817.00 to $125,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 06, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Animals First Clinic

Languages

English

Education

Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

Experience

No experience

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Veterinary clinic
  • Private practice

Specific Skills

  • Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds or performing surgery
  • Diagnose diseases or abnormal conditions in individual animals, herds and flocks through physical examinations or laboratory tests
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent and treat diseases
  • Advise clients on feeding, housing, behaviour, breeding, hygiene and general care of animals
  • Provide a range of veterinary services including obstetrics, dentistry and euthanasia
  • Perform routine, emergency and post-mortem examinations

Security and Safety

Eligible for professional liability insurance

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • 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

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability

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.

Advertised Until

Nov 06, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Veterinarian is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Veterinarians
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to diagnose and treat sick and injured animals, and to prescribe medications; may conduct veterinary research, co-ordinate the operations of animal hospitals, clinics and mobile services to farms, and may enforce government regulations in disease control and food production including animal and animal-based food inspection

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with scientific instruments and medical equipment to diagnose diseases and perform surgery

social

Interest in mentoring by treating sick and injured animals, by advising clients on proper care of animals and by providing euthanasia services

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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