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veterinarian assistant Verified Expired

With some duties as a receptionist

Posted on October 07, 2021 by Employer details Charlottetown Veterinary Clinic

Job details

  • LocationCharlottetown, PE
  • Salary14.00 to 16.00 hourly for 36 to 42 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Full time
  • Day, Evening, Weekend, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Long term benefits
  • vacancies 1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #1833718

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Work setting

  • Veterinary clinic

Responsibilities

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
  • Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests
  • Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
  • Perform reception and clerical duties

Experience and specialization

Area of specialization

  • Small animals

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Work under pressure

Personal suitability

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

Benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Advertised until

2021-10-21

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