Animal Health Technician (Barrhead Veterinary Clinic) – Barrhead, AB

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  • Barrhead, AB, Canada View on Map
  • Post Date: September 8, 2020
  • Salary: CA$23.50 - CA$23.50 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 23.50 Hourly
  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Healthcare
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Specific Skills

  • Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian
  • Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests
  • 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
  • Conduct specialized procedures on animals such as animal identification and hoof trimming
  • Conduct and assist in laboratory research
  • Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery
  • Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
  • Provide wound and bandage care
  • Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

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