A Veterinarian, also known as a Veterinary Doctor, is a medical professional who protects the health and well-being of animals. They diagnose and control animal diseases and treat sick and injured animals. They also advise owners on proper care of their pets and livestock.
Veterinarians specialize in treating pets, horses, wildlife or farm animals. Some veterinarians treat fish, marine mammals, and invertebrates. A veterinarian can also teach at educational institutions, or work in research or food safety fields. Also known as veterinary surgeon or vet.
- Location: North Bay, ON
- Salary: 110,000 to 120,000 annually for 40 hours per week
- Terms of employment: Permanent employment
- Day, Evening, Weekend, Morning
- Start date: Starts as soon as possible
- Benefits: Health benefits, Long term benefits
- vacancies: 1 vacancy
We are looking for an empathetic veterinarian to prevent and treat illnesses in our practice’s patients and to improve their health and well-being. The veterinarian’s patients will include dogs, cats, hamsters, rats, birds, and closely related animals. You will collaborate with team members to uphold ethical practices and medical standards, and to share veterinary knowledge. You will work together with clients to select the best treatment solutions for individual patients, using state-of-the-art pharmaceuticals, materials, and equipment.
To be successful in this position you need to collaborate effectively with clients to create tailor-made health solutions for pets. Preferred candidates are organized, well-informed, and have high emotional intelligence.
- Assessing and examining patients, and diagnosing their medical issues.
- Conducting laboratory tests on specimens to diagnose medical conditions.
- Performing diagnostic imaging and ultrasound tests.
- Performing surgery, dressing and treating wounds, and prescribing medication.
- Promoting preventative care by advocating and administering routine vaccinations, and by educating clients on positive diet and lifestyle choices for pets.
- Improving patients’ dental health by performing checkups, and cleaning and extracting teeth.
- Euthanizing patients.
- Ensuring compliance with veterinary ethics and relevant statutes, policies, and procedures.
- Maintaining patients’ medical records.
- Doctor of veterinary medicine degree.
- Appropriate state licensure.
- Strong affinity for animals.
- Ability to make prudent decisions regarding the welfare and well-being of animals.
- Outstanding communication skills.
- Excellent people skills.
- Outstanding organizational skills.
- Undeterred by being scratched, bitten, or exposed to infectious diseases, and resilient to noise.
- Available to work extended hours.
- Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
- Veterinary clinic
- 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
- 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
- Efficient interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Team player
- Values and ethics
- Dental plan
- Vision care benefits
Long term benefits
- Other benefits
- Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
- You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.
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