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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 jaspervetclinic@telus.net

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.
Email jaspervetclinic@telus.net
Category Category -> Healthcare
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Salary
Location 6 Stan Wright Drive, Jasper AB T0E 1E0
Area Location -> AB - Other