|Profession||Skills Required||Duties Performed|
- Repairing: Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
- Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Systems Evaluation: Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
- Educate and advise clients on animal health care, nutrition, and behavior problems.
- Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
- Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments and equipment.
- Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Service Orientation: Actively looking for ways to help people.
- Take animals into treatment areas, and assist with physical examinations by performing such duties as obtaining temperature, pulse, and respiration data.
- Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses and blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
- Conduct specialized procedures such as animal branding or tattooing, and hoof trimming.
- Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Negotiation: Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
- Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Euthanize animals.
- Determine the effects of drug therapies, antibiotics, or new surgical techniques by testing them on animals.
- Inoculate animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.