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Assistant Staff Veterinarian job at Horeb Services Uganda Ltd

About the Organization

Job Description

Assistant Staff Veterinarians play a crucial role in supporting the overall veterinary care team. They work under the supervision of senior veterinarians and assist in a variety of tasks to ensure the health and well-being of animals.

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Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Duties

Animal Examinations:

  • Assist in conducting physical examinations of animals.

  • Take detailed medical histories from pet owners.

Treatment Administration:

  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as prescribed by the supervising veterinarian.

  • Monitor and record the progress of animals undergoing treatment.

Surgical Assistance:

  • Prepare animals for surgery, including administering pre-surgical medications and performing necessary pre-operative procedures.

  • Assist during surgical procedures by handling instruments, monitoring anesthesia, and providing support to the surgeon.

Diagnostic Procedures:

  • Collect samples (e.g., blood, urine, feces) for laboratory testing.

  • Perform basic diagnostic tests such as blood tests, urinalysis, and radiographs.

  • Assist in interpreting test results and diagnosing medical conditions.

Emergency Care:

  • Provide first aid and emergency care to injured or critically ill animals.

  • Assist in stabilizing animals in emergency situations.

Support Duties

Client Interaction and Education:

  • Communicate with pet owners about their animal's health, treatment plans, and preventive care.

  • Provide education on proper pet care, nutrition, and disease prevention.

Record Keeping:

  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records for all animals treated.

  • Ensure that records are up-to-date and easily accessible for the veterinary team.

Facility Maintenance:

  • Ensure that examination rooms, surgical suites, and equipment are clean, sterile, and well-organized.

  • Assist in maintaining an inventory of medications, supplies, and equipment.

Administrative Duties

Scheduling and Coordination:

  • Assist in scheduling appointments, surgeries, and follow-up visits.

  • Coordinate with other veterinary staff to ensure efficient workflow and patient care.

Billing and Financial Transactions:

  • Assist with billing clients for services rendered.

  • Handle financial transactions and manage client accounts.


Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Should be holding Veterinarian Degree Minimum of 2 years of experience in a veterinary practice, with a focus on poultry.

  • Strong understanding of avian anatomy and common poultry diseases.

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving

  • Conduct regular health assessments and administer vaccinations.

  • Diagnose and treat a wide range of poultry diseases and injuries

How to Apply

To HR & attach CV, Academic docs, Experience certificates & Passport copy.

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Contact : +256784963044/+256707818110

Submit your CV, Academic docs, Experience certificates & Passport copy to our office or email & confirm with contacts herein if your documents have been received.

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