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24 HR. Animal Care Centre Prof. Corp. Veterinary Assistant Full Time in Regina, SK

24 HR. Animal Care Centre Prof. Corp.

Branch Regina SK CA

Position:
Veterinary Assistant
Location:
Regina, SK

24 HR Animal Care Centre is currently seeking a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team. Working with others….

24 HR Animal Care Centre is currently seeking a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team. As an AAHA accredited practice, we provide high-quality care to all of our patients and are looking for individuals who can help us do just that. The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, and the drive to succeed. To join our team the applicant must be friendly, personable, reliable, punctual, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

The main job duties required of our Veterinary Assistants are to maintain clinic cleanliness and sterility, while also providing basic patient care such as feeding and providing walks. Advanced assistant duties include assisting with proper patient handling and positioning for such things as sample collection, catheter placement, diagnostic imaging, wound care, etc.

Being a 24 hour clinic, shift work is a mandatory component of our business. As such, the candidate will need to be flexible and open with their availability as the shifts will fall during days, nights, and weekends. The shifts are generally 12 hours and may vary anywhere from 8am to midnight, on a rotational basis.

If your passionate about animals and can see yourself in this position long-term, we want to hear from you!

Skills and Abilities Work Setting
– Veterinarian clinic
Specific Animal Care Skills
– Assist with inoculation and treatment of animals
– Clean and disinfect cages, pens, aquariums, kennels, runs, stall and enclosures
– Prepare food and feed animals
Weight Handling
– Up to 26 kg (50 lbs)
Essential Skills
– Computer use
– Critical thinking
– Problem solving
– Working with others
– Oral communication
– Writing
– Document use
– Reading text
Animal Care Experience
– Domestic animals/pets (cats, kittens, puppies, dogs, etc.)
– Exotic birds
– Hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, etc.
Additional Skills
– Keep records of animals treated
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– Not required

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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