veterinarian assistant - Quesnel (BC) - Job posting

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Veterinarian Assistant Verified This job posting has been provided directly by the employer through Job Bank’s employer job posting system.

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Employer details Dragon Lake Veterinary Hospital

Job details

  • Location 2372 Larch Avenue
    Quesnel, BC

    V2J 5T9

  • Salary$$16.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent
    Full time
  • Evening, Weekend, Flexible Hours
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Other Benefits
  • vacancies 1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #1535255

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills
Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian; Veterinary office management; 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; 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; Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
Animal Specializations
Horses; Domestic animals/pets (cats, kittens, puppies, dogs, etc.)
Area of Specialization
Small animals; Emergency care; Animal training
Work Setting
Animal hospital
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information
Relocation costs covered by employer
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Client focus; Judgement; Organized
Animal Care Specific Skills
Prepare food and feed animals; Monitor and document animal behaviour; Clean and disinfect cages, pens, aquariums, kennels, runs, stall and enclosures; Assist with inoculation and treatment of animals

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This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Students, Visible minorities, Youth

Advertised until

2020-11-20

Intended job posting audience

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.

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