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Job Details

Veterinarian Assistant Posted on Feb 22, 2018 by Leduc Pet Hospital Inc

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 24, 2018
Job Requirements


Leduc Pet Hospital Inc






Will train

Work Setting

Veterinary clinic

Specific Skills

  • Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian
  • Veterinary office management
  • 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 wound and bandage care

Security and Safety

Basic security clearance

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Organized

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

Mar 24, 2018

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 Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Veterinary and Animal Health Technologists and Technicians

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

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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