small animal veterinarian

Full Time

Website Misty Hills Farm Limited

Overview

Languages

English

Education


  • Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry

Experience


1 to less than 7 months

Work Setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Laboratory
  • Willing to relocate
  • Veterinary clinic
  • Farms

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
  • Administer budget
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent and treat diseases
  • Advise clients on feeding, housing, behaviour, breeding, hygiene and general care of animals
  • Enforce government regulations in disease control and food production including animal or animal-based food inspection
  • 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

Supervision

  • 5-10 people

Credentials

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

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

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver’s validity licence check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Weight Handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal Suitability

  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

Additional requirements

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
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