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Job Details

Veterinary Technician

Employer

Leduc Pet Hospital Inc

Date Posted

July 23, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $23.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 22, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Leduc Pet Hospital Inc

Languages

English

Education

Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry

Work Setting

  • Veterinary clinic
  • Animal hospital

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
  • Counsel clients on animal health care
  • Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
  • Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals

Security and Safety

Basic security clearance

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Work under pressure

Experience

1 to less than 7 months


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

Interest Codes

Veterinary and Animal Health Technologists and Technicians
METHODICAL

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

OBJECTIVE

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

INNOVATIVE

Interest in compiling information from tests to assist in the diagnosis of animal health problems; and in conducting and assisting in laboratory research

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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