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Job Details

Veterinarian

Employer

Pets People Practice AB Inc

Date Posted

July 29, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $96,817.00 to $120,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 13, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Pets People Practice AB Inc

Languages

English

Education

Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry

Work Setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Private practice
  • Veterinary clinic

Tasks

  • Diagnose diseases or abnormal conditions in individual animals, herds and flocks through physical examinations or laboratory tests
  • Hire and train staff
  • Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds or performing surgery
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent and treat diseases
  • Advise clients on feeding, housing, behaviour, breeding, hygiene and general care of animals
  • Perform routine, emergency and post-mortem examinations
  • Provide a range of veterinary services including obstetrics, dentistry and euthanasia
  • Responsible for overall operation of animal hospital, clinic or mobile service to farms
  • Supervise animal health technologists and animal care workers

Supervision

3-4 people

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Weight Handling

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

Personal Suitability

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

Experience

Will train

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

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

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

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Manual Dexterity

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