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New Job Veterinarian In Alberta

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veterinarian

veterinarian

Company : Pets People Practice AB Inc
Salary : $96,817–$120,000 a year
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Work Setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Private practice
  • Veterinary clinic

Tasks

  • Diagnose diseases or abnormal conditions in individual animals, herds and flocks through physical examinations or laboratory tests
  • Hire and train staff
  • 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
  • Responsible for overall operation of animal hospital, clinic or mobile service to farms
  • Supervise animal health technologists and animal care workers

Supervision

  • 3-4 people

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

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 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal Suitability

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

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits