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veterinary technician

308 Woolgar Ave, Yellowknife, NT X1A 3B5(View Map)
  • Company
    Yellowknife Veterinary Clinic - Yellowknife, NT
  • Job Type


Yellowknife, NT $35 - $45 an hour Bachelor's degree 2 years to less than 3 years Area of Specialization Small animals Emergency care Work Setting Veterinary clinic Specific Skills Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian Veterinary office management Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery Counsel clients on animal health care Conduct specialized procedures on animals such as animal identification and hoof trimming Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals Provide wound and bandage care Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry Security and Safety Child abuse registry check Driver's validity licence check Criminal record check Basic security clearance Transportation/Travel Information Valid driver's licence Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities Fast-paced environment Work under pressure Repetitive tasks Handling heavy loads Physically demanding Manual dexterity Attention to detail Hand-eye co-ordination Ability to distinguish between colours Combination of sitting, standing, walking Standing for extended periods Walking Bending, crouching, kneeling Personal Suitability Initiative Effective interpersonal skills Flexibility Accurate Team player Excellent oral communication Excellent written communication Client focus Judgement Organized

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