Small Animal Veterinarian Posted on Dec 12, 2017 by McKnight 24 Hour Veterinary Hospital
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $85,000.00 annually
Work Hours 35 to 44 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 2 Vacancies
Closing Date Feb 07, 2018
McKnight 24 Hour Veterinary Hospital
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities
- Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Certification
7 months to less than 1 year
Supervise animal health technologists and animal care workers
- Veterinary clinic
- Private practice
- 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
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Attention to detail
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Values and ethics
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.
Feb 07, 2018
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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
Interest in precision working with scientific instruments and medical equipment to diagnose diseases and perform surgery
Interest in mentoring by treating sick and injured animals, by advising clients on proper care of animals and by providing euthanasia services
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