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  • 1) Performs variety of animal health care duties to assist VETERINARIAN in settings such as veterinarians' clinics, zoos, research laboratories, kennels, and commercial facilities: Prepares treatment room for examination of animals, and holds or restrains animals during examination, treatment, or inoculation.

  • 2) Administers injections, performs venipunctures, applies wound dressings, cleans teeth, and takes vital signs of animal, under supervision of veterinarian.

  • 3) Prepares patient, medications, and equipment for surgery, and hands instruments and materials to veterinarian during surgical procedures.

  • 4) Performs routine laboratory tests, cares for and feeds laboratory animals, and assists professional personnel with research projects in commercial, public health, or research laboratories.

  • 5) Inspects products or carcasses when employed in food processing plants to ensure compliance with health standards.

  • 6) May assist veterinarian to artificially inseminate animals.

  • 7) May bathe and groom small animals.




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Job Number: 2584