Companion Animal Veterinarian - Animal Health Centre

Date Posted: May 27, 2024

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Degree in medicine dentistry veterinary medicine or optometry

Experience

Experience an asset

Work setting

  • Private practice
  • Veterinary clinic

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Diagnose diseases or abnormal conditions in individual animals herds and flocks through physical examinations or laboratory tests
  • Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication setting bones dressing wounds or performing surgery
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent and treat diseases
  • Advise clients on feeding housing behaviour breeding hygiene and general care of animals
  • Perform routine emergency and post-mortem examinations
  • Provide a range of veterinary services including obstetrics dentistry and euthanasia
  • Supervise animal health technologists and animal care workers

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and coursesĀ 

  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Certification
  • Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Eligible for professional liability insurance
  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Commission

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer

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