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Veterinarian Assistant
Posted date [Jun-11-18]  (ID: 198009)
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Jasper Veterinary Clinic Ltd. is looking for an experienced Veterinarian Assistant.

Position: Veterinarian Assistant (NOC 3213)

Salary: $3250/month

Benefits: Participating in a commission and bonus system, 20% off activity centre membership, uniform allowance, CE allowance and vet care and supplies at cost.

Number of Openings: 1

Primary work location and business address: 6 Stan Wright Drive, Jasper AB T0E 1E0

Secondary work location: 1070 Main Street, Valemount BC V0E 2Z0

Work hours:

Week 1 – 7.5 hours/day @ 5 days/week

Week 2 – 7.5 hours/day @ 4 days/week

Week 3 - 7.5 hours/day @ 5 days/week

Week 4 - 7.5 hours/day @ 4 days/week

Job duties for this position include:

  • Work with veterinarian to provide medical and health care for animals;
  • Provide assistance with animals before, during and after examination or surgery by preparing surgical equipment, preparing medications and vaccines, monitoring patients, and cleaning up after surgery;
  • Take pets’ weight and other vital signs upon arrival;
  • Handle, restrain and care for animals during procedures and examinations;
  • Collect and analyse samples and perform laboratory tests to assist in diagnosis of animal health problems;
  • Administer treatments as prescribed by a veterinarian;
  • Assist our veterinarian with animal dentistry;
  • Monitor and report any changes in pets’ condition;
  • Provide wound and bandage care;
  • Feed, bathe, walk and care for patients who stay overnight;
  • Clean and maintain the surgical room in preparation for procedures;
  • Calm and comfort anxious patients;
  • Maintain patient charts documenting daily care;
  • Educate clients on animal health care.

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of at least one-year animal health/veterinary technology college or university program is required;
  • Must have 1+ years experience working as a Veterinarian Assistant;
  • Must have valid driving license;
  • Must be comfortable around all types of animals and deeply care about their welfare;
  • Experience with animal restraint is an asset;
  • Must possess good communication skills;
  • Must have the ability to follow directions and perform duties thoroughly and accurately;
  • Must be exceptionally detail oriented;
  • Must be able to maintain composure during times of stress;
  • Must be able to work without supervision and must be capable of independent thinking;
  • Must have excellent problems solving, organization and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English.

To apply please email your resume to

Underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, would be acceptable. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Thank you.

Job Title Veterinarian Assistant
Company Name Jasper Veterinary Clinic Ltd.
Category Category -> Healthcare
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Location 6 Stan Wright Drive, Jasper AB T0E 1E0
Area Location -> AB - Other