This veterinary technician will assist the doctors at Mid-Rivers Eqine Centre in providing care to horses. They may perform routine laboratory procedures and clinical procedures, such as taking blood, dispensing and giving medication, and performing medical tests, all under the supervision of a veterinarian. They will need to be familiar with a range of diagnostic equipment and provide specialized nursing care for injured or ill horses. They will also responsible for recording an animal's history, as well as information on its weight, food intake, diet, behavior, and other symptoms, which is a necessary tool in diagnosing an animal's illness and developing a treatment plan.
Technician will need to live 30 minutes or less from the hospital so that they can be available for emergencies and night time patient monitoring.