Veterinarian

Veterinarian

  • College of Applied and Health Sciences
  • Closing: Fri 08 Mar 2024

Job Function

Veterinarian will be responsible for diagnosing and treating animals who are sick, injured or need routine care. Their duties include giving advice to humans on how to properly care for their pets, administering medication and performing surgery on animals.

Responsibilities

Examine animals and check their health status.

  • Diagnose illnesses and determine the best treatment.
  • Dress wounds of injured animals
  • Perform dental, ophthalmic, and orthopedic surgeries
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent diseases
  • Spay and neuter cats and dogs as needed
  • Prescribe medication
  • Advise animal owners on nutrition, preventive healthcare, and general care.
  • Assist students during the practical. 
  • Update Clinic records.

Contribution to External Engagement 

  • To be involved in activities to raise the regional, national and international profile of the College and indeed the University. 
  • To forge advantageous relationships with key local and national bodies, organizations and companies. 

Other related activities and functions 

  • To carry out specific College roles and functions as may be reasonably required.
  • To engage in training programs and continuous professional development which is consistent with the needs and aspirations of the College.
  • To take part in and manage, if required, staff seminars or more cross-college activities, functions, and events such as Open days, student recruitment events, etc. 
  • To diligently support quality assurance and enhancement measures within the College and the University.
  • To undertake any such duties as may be reasonably requested that are commensurate with the nature and grade of the post. 

 

Experience

Minimum of two years’ experience as a veterinarian in highly specialized professional Veterinary clinic/Hospital. 

  • Work experience as a Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician or Veterinarian Assistant
  • Experience conducting various types of surgeries, vaccinations, and health checks on animals.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment (e.g., X-ray machines) and anesthesia procedures.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain medical terms and conditions using simple language
  • Patience and a love for animals
  • Laboratory experience in Veterinary laboratory and diagnostic lab. 

Skills

Mandatory Skills:

  1. Competence in IT skills. 
  2. Ability to demonstrate leadership in outreach activities. 

Desirable Skills:

  1. Ability to develop and maintain a research program and to publish in international journals
  2. Ability to offer consultancy services to industry and generate external income. 

Qualification

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree

 

 

Job Overview

  • College of Applied and Health Sciences
  • Job nature : Full Time
  • Posted date : Wed 21 Feb 2024
  • Closing date : Fri 08 Mar 2024

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