Veterinary Assistants

  • Full Time
  • Cambridge , ON
  • Posted on May 15, 2021
  • Vacancy: 5
  • Salary: 19.00 to $25.00 per hour

Veterinary Assistants

Salary $19.00 to $25.00 per hour
Job Type Full Time
Vacancy 5
Job ID 36893519
Employer name
Posted Date 15-05-2021
Expired at 15-02-2022


Yellowknife Veterinary Clinic is currently seeking 2 full-time Veterinary Assistants to join our team in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

We are a family owned and operated business  We are an industry leader in providing caring and compassionate veterinary services. Our vision is to provide the best services in prevention and intervention for our clients. We specialize in treating small animals and providing emergency care.  We also have a boutique which is well stocked with formulated foods for the optimal balance of nutrients and the best taste. We operate at 308 Woolgar Ave, Yellowknife, NT X1A 3B5.

In this role, some of your duties will include:

  • Assist in:
    • Administering treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian;
    • Veterinary office management;
    • Diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests;
    • Preparing medications and vaccines under direction of the veterinarian;
    • Providing information to clients on animal health care;
    • Conducting specialized procedures on animals such as animal identification and hoof trimming;
    • Providing nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals;
    • Providing wound and bandage care; and
    • Performing routine animal dental procedures and assist  the veterinarian with animal dentistry.
  • Assist the veterinarian before, during and after surgery;
  • Handle and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery;

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of a two-year post-secondary program;
  • Ability to work with people and animals and a willingness to learn;
  • Flexibility working odd hours as emergencies arise;
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills;
  • Working knowledge of veterinary software including Cornerstone by IDEXX and Vetware by Solutions Vet

The applicant must provide a list of previous jobs held including the time frame, the location, position, reason for leaving, and contact information for those businesses. The applicant must also provide at least 3 references from supervisors in previous employment or others who can speak to their abilities and experiences. These references must be available to speak with the interviewer.

The wage for this position is $19.00 to $25.00 per hour, based on experience, for 37.5 to 40 hours per week.  Benefits include dental insurance.

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