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- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Administer medication, immunizations, and blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
- Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination and operating rooms, and animal loading/unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
- Dust, spray, or bathe animals to control insect pests.
- Management of Financial Resources: Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
- Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Take and develop diagnostic radiographs, using x-ray equipment.
- Provide information and counseling regarding issues such as animal health care, behavior problems, and nutrition.
- Prepare and administer medications, vaccines, serums, and treatments, as prescribed by veterinarians.
- Time Management: Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Conduct postmortem studies and analyses to determine the causes of animals' deaths.
- Inspect animal housing facilities to determine their cleanliness and adequacy.
- Perform administrative and business management tasks such as scheduling appointments, accepting payments from clients, budgeting, and maintaining business records.