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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Veterinary Technician

Cape Coral, USA
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COMPANY: ELLIE VET LLC

Job Description

Job Summary

  • Examines pets and other animals for signs of illness or injury, provides routine care, and administers medication, under the supervision of the veterinarian.

 

General Accountabilities

  • Holds or restrains animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Cleans and maintains kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Fills medication prescriptions.
  • Assists veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Monitors animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
  • Cleans, maintains, and sterilizes instruments or equipment.
  • Examines animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
  • Educates or advises clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.
  • Administers medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Collects laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
  • Provides emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.
  • Performs routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as taking or developing x-rays.
  • Exercises animals or provides them with companionship.
  • Performs office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.
  • Performs hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws or cleaning and polishing teeth.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

 

Job Qualifications

  • Experience: 1-2 years of experience as a veterinary technician

 

Skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Service orientation
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Complex problem solving
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Monitoring

 

 

Company Description
We are a veterinary clinic servicing the Cape Coral and surrounding areas.


Role: Veterinary Technician
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Location: Cape Coral,

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