Veterinary Technician

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 550463766
  • Posted Date: May 25, 2023
  • Closing Date: Jul 12, 2023
  • Company: Spall & Harvey Animal Hospital Inc.
  • Category: Healthcare & Social Workers
  • Business Location:Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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Job Details

  • Experience: 1 year - 2 years
  • Opening Positions: 2
  • Remuneration: $21.00 per hour 40 hours per week
  • Commencement Date: As soon as possible
  • Education: College certificate or diploma from 1 to 2 years
  • How to apply: email to [email protected] or by mail

Job Description

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
  • Conduct and assist in laboratory research
  • Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests
  • Veterinary office management
  • Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
  • Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
  • Provide wound and bandage care

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

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