Veterinary Job Description

Veterinary Job Description

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Veterinary provides education on vaccines, flea and heartworm products, and assist in marketing veterinary services from which their pet would benefit, such as a dental cleaning, senior wellness, spay and neuter.

Veterinary Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective veterinary job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included veterinary job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Act as the extra eyes, ears and hands for the veterinarian and veterinary technician to ensure the best quality pet care and to maximize the veterinarian's and veterinary technician’s productivity
Development and implementation of long-term plan of education for Company employees, Vets, Key opinion Leaders, other clients of recommendation channel
Providing necessary professional veterinary support to sales and marketing departments, other departments if needed
Assists both clients and patient - lifting, cleaning up after pets
Checks animals in cages to make sure bedding is clean
Assists both clients and patient - lifting, Q & A, cleaning up after pets
Serves as instrument technician when needed, Assists in surgery circulator, sterilizes and packs surgical packs
Provide general updates on patients’ medical status when appropriate
Provide support to technician team by assisting with patient care
Provide support to Doctor team by assisting with administrative tasks including but not limited to ensuring all rDVM records have been maintained, going over estimates, calling clients for updates and coordinating services for specific ER patients

Veterinary Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Veterinary

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AALAS, ACVP, ALAT, LAT, ECVP, LC, CRCST, LATG, DABT, SRA

Education for Veterinary

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the veterinary job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Technology, Associates, Science, Veterinary, Pathology, Education, Biology, Veterinary Technician, Administration, Veterinary Science

Skills for Veterinary

Desired skills for veterinary include:

Computers
Intestinal parasites prevention & heartworm prevention & heartworm disease in both cats & dogs
IDEXX's products and services
Medical terminology
Veterinary industry
Anatomy
Spreadsheets & word processing software
Terminology
Industry trends
Clinical pathology

Desired experience for veterinary includes:

Please note that this position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work regularly work overnights, weekends, and holidays
The ideal candidate will be a team player who is friendly, outgoing, people - oriented and has excellent communication and client service skills
You believe preventive care is the best and only way to achieve a long and healthy life for each pet
You embrace our Five Principles of Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency, and Freedom
You are comfortable working in an environment with loud noise and strong smells
Provide professional interpretations of diagnostic tests for our veterinarian customers and demonstrate a commitment to high quality service

Veterinary Examples

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Veterinary Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of veterinary. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for veterinary
  • Contribute to our Continuous Quality Improvement processes
  • Evaluate health of rodent and non-rodent species (as needed) in response to concerns of husbandry or research staff, including animals in ABSL-2 or 3 facilities
  • Review and amend, as needed, treatment for animals with documented health concerns
  • Communicate concerns, updates and follow-up regarding health cases with CCM veterinary and husbandry staff, research staff
  • Catalog and use controlled substances to provide services or treatments
  • Document health conditions and observations as required by local, state and federal regulatory agencies
  • Ordering and receiving facility supplies, monitoring material replenishment systems
  • Assist in the creation, validation and maintenance of visual controls and SOPs
  • Work holiday and weekends as assigned, and after hours, as needed
  • Performs a broad range of duties typical of both a veterinary clinical care and research setting
Qualifications for veterinary
  • A market leading company that continues to reinvest $100M per annum into R&D devoted to veterinary diagnostics
  • CPD is actively encouraged with regular attendance at conferences
  • Opportunity to make a difference and positively impact your community by helping pets, people and livestock
  • ACVP or ECVP board certification or Australian Fellowships in Veterinary Pathology
  • Veterinary degree suitable for New Zealand registration
  • Minimum 3 year of experience in veterinary medicine required
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Veterinary Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of veterinary. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for veterinary
  • May assist in or perform surgery
  • May train, observe and monitor research personnel
  • Administers medications/treatments to affected animals throughout the University
  • Assists with training of investigators and research staff regarding surgical and scientific techniques federal and local regulations
  • Makes routine rounds of facilities and labs to ensure animal health
  • Prepares, performs, and submits labwork as needed
  • Orders and maintains inventory of drugs, surgical, and veterinary supplies
  • Provides assistance to the University laboratory animal veterinarians in their duties
  • Maintains records, inventory, and disposition of both federally controlled substances and uncontrolled prescription drugs
  • Collects biological and blood samples from sentinel or sick animals
Qualifications for veterinary
  • Please note that this position requires a schedule and the ability to work regularly work overnights, weekends, and holidays
  • Provides antibody production services to research staff, including antigen injection and blood collection from a variety of species
  • Certification or licensure as a Veterinary Technician in another state is desirable
  • Rodent breeding experience, including understanding of rodent behavior and breeding schemes
  • Conduct necropsies on a range of species (predominantly laboratory animals) at high levels of biocontainment
  • Histopathological examination of tissues, including immunohistochemical interpretation
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Veterinary Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of veterinary. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for veterinary
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small projects, including negotiation of resources
  • As required, assumes the responsibility of the Senior Veterinary Scientist his/her absence
  • Supports the Senior Director of the Clinical R&D Americas East to meet his objectives
  • Assists in the design and protocol development for target animal studies conducted for Avian Biological and Pharmaceutical products or market support studies as directed
  • Implements, conducts, or monitors and reports on trials conducted by the department, as directed, to establish the safety and efficacy of new vaccines/compounds and develops new claims for existing products
  • Summarizes trial data, interacts with Project Leaders/statisticians as required, and prepares trail reports according to specified timelines as directed, and following the procedures designated in the Animal Health Procedures
  • Assists in design, implementation, conduct, and reporting of Biological/Pharmaceutical Research Studies in Avian as required
  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with researchers and cooperators in the region for clinical and non-clinical work
  • Maintains contact with universities, private research institutions, government laboratories, producers and producer’s associates on relevant scientific matters to be aware and report on competitor activity and to identify new development and market support opportunities and potential trial cooperators
  • Supports regional efforts to promote the licensing of vaccines, products, and/or technologies
Qualifications for veterinary
  • Associates degree in Biology, Physiology, Veterinary Technology or Vet medicine required
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent
  • Ability to lead scientific issue identification and resolution and work cross-functionally within a team and matrix environment
  • Ability to work under pressure/time constraints and adapt to change
  • AALAS (technician level) preferred
  • Knowledge of animal husbandry and physiology
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of veterinary. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for veterinary
  • Undertakes preliminary evaluation of proposals and grant-in-aid requests submitted by outside cooperators and investigators
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays (should you work a bank holiday, then you will receive a day off in lieu)
  • Ordering supplies and services required for the program’s operations, processing payments for vendors and upkeeping inventories of supplies and tracking expenses
  • Contractor will be working independently in handling and performing all basic procedures for Old World NHPs, rodents, and rabbits, and perform all basic tasks competently and without supervision
  • Close visual attention is necessary in a majority of work and it is the responsibility of the contractor to inform the investigator, supervisor, and veterinarians of abnormalities, changes, , in animal conditions
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits to suit your needs such as subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme
  • Conduct daily and weekly assessments and treatments of animals identified with abnormalities
  • Support the training program by conducting didactic and hands on training courses
  • Administer the health surveillance program as described, including animal and sample submission and tracking of results
  • Proficiently perform survival animal surgeries and provide perioperative care
Qualifications for veterinary
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 2 years directly related experience with animals, preferably in a research setting or equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience
  • Veterinary Technician certification (CVT) and/or AALAS Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) or Surgical Research Anesthetist (SRA) certification preferred
  • Knowledge of and comfort with technology in the workplace including tablet technology, animal census and IACUC software, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Primarily be responsible for managing and overseeing others in the manager of porcine modules under general anesthesia
  • Registration as a veterinary surgeon by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
  • Board Certification by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the subspecialty of Oncology
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a veterinary. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for veterinary
  • Problem solve/Critical thinking
  • Greet patients (and their people!)
  • Ensure that every patient and owner are comfortable in the lobby
  • Exercise Fear Free© practices for our patients
  • Manage electronic medical records
  • Communicate with clients before and after their visit
  • Ensure that lobby and work area are clean and presentable
  • Ability to work in stressful and difficult situations
  • Prioritize work flow and easily change direction
  • Provides high-level customer service
Qualifications for veterinary
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Attractive salary, bonus and pension scheme
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus time in lieu for bank holidays worked
  • Access to a variety of retail discounts, subsidised membership at over 2,000 participating health clubs, childcare vouchers and the cycle to work scheme
  • A range of other employment benefits including an excellent staff discount scheme
  • Experience in handling both small and large animal patients

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